EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Blakey, J. Douglas
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Some history of Upper Canada College. Carrying on its founder's tradition. The need to adapt. The need for independent schools to be clear about their fundamental purpose and direction. Defining characteristics, strengths - what they are not. Contemplating the question - how best can the institution … serve the greater public good? UCC's role today. Some comments on the International Baccalaureate Diploma. An exciting new programme, with a four-fold mandate. Another UCC initiative. Details of the Horizons programme. Dealing with the possible sexual abuse in the 1970s. What UCC has done. Concluding with what the founder, Colborne, might find on the campus today.