Over the past numerous months, folks from the Rideau Students' Union, the Ontario Student Trustees' Association and the Toronto Youth Cabinet have been working in conjunction to develop policy regarding mental healthcare. After a lot of hard work, yesterday, we released a petition organizing this policy and in the hopes that it can be taken to the Provincial Government for implementation. If you want to read the petition or sign on, click on the button below. Thank you so much to Faiz Jan, Amy Nguyen, Kirsten Kelly, Joy Liu and Stephen Mensah for your amazing work on this project.
By Amy Nguyen, Desmond Anuku, Austin Wang, Jaden Dai, Lefan Hu, Yeeren Chen, Amir Yazdani, Eric Luo, Faiz Jan, Andi Si, Alexander Li, Ammi Paul, Julien Liang, Jadie Leung, Kosar Hemmati, Abel Diress, Ali Kalkas, Antonio Samuna, Cynthia Zhang, William Chen, Vicky Ungariuddanie, and Edward Yang.
This report investigates the Quadmester and Octomester systems and their applications in Ontario high schools, how they affect students' academics, their mental health and possible alternatives to the system that allow for maximum learning while ensuring precautions remain to prevent virus spread during the Coronavirus pandemic.