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Julie Payette Interview ( audio )

1. Julie, you were born in Montreal and are a Canadian icon, many students look to you as a model⎯where did your passion for this career come from and what educational moments contributed to this?

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2. Generally, what do you consider to be the fundamental or more important dimensions of education?

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3. Looking back on your many and varied educational experiences, what changes would you suggest for education?

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4. Statistics show that still young girls do not choose to study sciences as often as they might. How do you think that this could be changed?

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5. If parents want their children to pursue higher education what would your advice be to them?

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6. What educational suggestions would you have for policy makers?

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7. Based on your wealth of experience, what changes are needed to make the best possible world for all children?

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8. We all wonder about space and about the adventures that you have in space, is it possible to describe one such adventure for our audience?

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CALL for Submissions

We are welcoming submissions to be considered for publication in our twenty-first issue entitled "Teaching With Technology: Pedagogical Possibilities and Practicalities" (AUTUMN 2017) and our twenty-second issue entitled "Teaching and Learning With Stories" (SPRING 2018).

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