Yvonne Runstedler & James Dixon – The experiences of transgender students in Catholic Secondary Schools
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Yvonne Runstedler is doing a PhD in Human Relationships at Wilfrid Laurier University, alongside James Dixon, who is doing a BA in Christian Studies & Global Citizenship. They are special guests this week.
Ontario Catholic schools operate under the authority of the provincial Ministry of Education and have denominational rights under the law. Since these schools are publicly funded, divergent values can cause tension between and among the various public and ecclesiastical stakeholders. Best practices on the inclusion, treatment and belonging of transgender students is a topic that has caused a myriad of responses.
For upcoming interviews check out the Grad Chat webpage on Queen’s University School of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs website – https://www.queensu.ca/grad-postdoc/research/share/grad-chat