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Media Spotlight – Bronwen Low, DISE, in the Montreal Gazette

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Published: 18Dec2020

Quebec’s law on religious symbols appears to be emboldening racists to lash out against student teachers who are members of minority groups, a new survey has found.

“Quite shocking things were reported, and this was in the school context,” said Bronwen Low, an associate professor at McGill University’s department of integrated studies of education, and one of the report’s authors. “This is a bill that’s not supposed to affect teacher education. It’s only supposed to apply to teachers, so the fact these student teachers are experiencing negative treatment and actions is alarming.”

Read the full Montreal Gazette article here: MontrealGazette.com/news/bill-21-resulted-in-racism-towards-student-teachers

More coverage on CBC Radio's Daybreak Montreal.

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