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The speaker begins by describing and addressing specific, anecdotal problems experienced at his own school. The issue of province-wide testing. The Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) prepared to work with the Ministry of Education to develop matrix testing. Research on learning and what it tells us. Extracurricular activities. Solving learning problems at the early grades. A look at the future for Ontario and the challenging and changing role education must assume. Rethinking Canada's position in the world today. A brief look at the world today. Real changes in the educational process 15 years ahead and starting in the primary schools. An example of a supportive corporation. Education as the most important primary industry of the decade.