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August 9, 2017

Empower Reading team at SickKids brings their program to Cree Nation communities

The Empower Reading team began working with the Cree School Board in the Cree Nation of James Bay, Quebec in January 2015. Originally a pilot project in two schools in one community, Empower has expanded to eight remote communities in the region.

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February 14, 2017

SickKids staff share their knowledge with International Learners Program cohort from Singapore

Peggy and Karen are recent graduates of the International Learner Program (ILP) at the Learning Institute. The two participants, from KK Women's and Children's Hospital in Singapore, took part in a six-week observership in SickKids' Cleft Lip and Palate Program.

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January 9, 2017

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister of Canada visits the SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership in Accra, Ghana

On January 6, 2017, the Honourable Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, visited the SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership at the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives.

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November 28, 2016

SickKids, Toronto Paramedic Services and Heart & Stroke teach CPR live on Breakfast Television!

To commemorate CPR Awareness Month SickKids hosted some special guests to highlight the importance of basic CPR training in emergency situations. Kicking off a day long series of sessions collaboratively taught by educators from SickKids, Toronto Paramedic Services and Heart & Stroke, a special morning session was featured live on Breakfast Television.

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October 7, 2016

SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership expands education program to Tamale, Ghana

As the first training site outside of Accra, the Paediatric Associate Membership Programme in Tamale will help build nursing capacity in the northern regions of Ghana.

August 22, 2016

Building connections and transforming paediatric care in China

SickKids International (SKI) has recently landed in China to commence two new collaboration opportunities. Partnering with hospitals in the north and south of the country, each project is focused on a different clinical specialization.

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October 27, 2015

It's Learning Disabilities Awareness Month!

It’s Learning Disabilities Awareness Month! Take a peek at our interactive infographic and learn more about the different types of learning disabilities and the work of SickKids Learning Disabilities Research Program.

September 23, 2015

Celebrating Education Event showcases learning and innovation at SickKids

It would be nearly impossible to showcase the entirety of the innovation, learning and discovery happening at SickKids every day, but yesterday’s Celebrating Education Event gave a great snapshot.

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