Student Advisory Committee helps foster a two-way conversation between Ontario’s students and EQAO.
Sudbury-North Bay |
Thunder Bay |
Toronto and Area
"I want to make positive and meaningful contributions in education … I would welcome the opportunity to be a voice for students."
—Andrew, Grade 12, Barrie Region
"I can say with confidence that it also takes a fire to drive your passion and chase your dreams ... I made the significant discovery that my calling was to make the world a better place by creating positive change."
—Harry, Grade 10, Barrie Region
"I believe I can help students to succeed on their EQAO journey … I will strive my best for future students so they can succeed."
—Levina, Grade 11, Barrie Region
"I have contributed to positive change in a diverse amount of ways ... [I have led] children in learning respect for one another, kindness and acceptance."
—Piper, Grade 11, Barrie Region
"I want to become the support and crutch for others, and use the knowledge I have now to improve these assessments and programs as well as changing the views of other students, no matter the background."
—Vanessa, Grade 10, Barrie Region
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"I would like to help students become positive spirits so they will become role model to smaller students … I want to help make a change to the students of Ontario."
—Fatima, Grade 11, London Region
"I have helped make my community a better place and I’m just trying to make this province a better place."
—Jack, Grade 7, London Region
"I feel that giving students the chance to collaborate and share their thoughts and ideas will help make positive changes in our education."
—Lilian, Grade 8, London Region
"I enjoy listening to and discussing the multiple perspectives people have when talking about the issues important to them."
—Mira, Grade 11, London Region
"I love taking on a leadership role and making change … I wish to use my voice to make a difference."
—Miraj, Grade 11, London Region
"I will bring a new innovative perspective to the team … exceptional compromising skills and strong leadership skills."
—Sierra, Grade 11, London Region
"Learning from other students allows me to understand the different perspectives, experiences and challenges that students face at their schools."
—Sofia, Grade 11, London Region
"I’ve always been passionate about others’ and my own education … I often try to look for ways that I can apply others perspectives and opinions into my thinking … I have a deep passion for helping others."
—Valerie, Grade 10, London Region
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"I wish to be a member so that I can be an effective voice for students … I have a passion for helping others."
—Claire, Grade 10, Ottawa Region
"I believe that it is imperative to have decision makers around the table that reflect our community to get a true balance of voices across Ontario."
—Kaamraan, Grade 11, Ottawa Region
"I’ve made positive change in both the world and my own community. From hockey to Haiti to smaller things like going to the DU over the lunch hour to hang out with special needs kids."
—Patrick, Grade 11, Ottawa Region
"The student must feel valued, regardless of academic achievement."
—Eve, Grade 9, Ottawa Region
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"When discussing education, I believe equality is the most important noun to consider."
—Danielle, Grade 12, Sudbury-North Bay Region
"Helping people and creating better lives for others is a passion I have; this passion is something I can easily use to contribute to the change."
—Destinee, Grade 12, Sudbury-North Bay Region
"I want to be a member of the committee that will improve the experience of students even further through their student lives and bring new ideas to EQAO and its programs."
—Isabelle, Grade 11, Sudbury-North Bay Region
"Lifting the marginalized voices of my peer group is a goal I take very seriously … every student deserves to feel a sense of belonging during their time at school."
—Madelyn, Grade 11, Sudbury-North Bay Region
"I believe that I can make a very positive impact for future testing … I would use this opportunity to be a voice from a student perspective having experienced the importance of preparing for future success."
—Dominique, Grade 11, Thunder Bay Region
"It makes me feel confident that I am getting the same great education in Thunder Bay that students across the province are experiencing."
—Grace, Grade 7, Thunder Bay Region
"I have participated in activities that help raise awareness locally and globally … giving back is important to me."
—Marie, Grade 8, Thunder Bay Region
"I have developed myself in the area of working well with people, taking leadership roles and taking initiative and will use all of my skills and more … to make a positive impact."
—Desiree, Grade 9, Toronto and Area Region
"Creating positive change is important for students …. Whether it’s making your voice heard, or doing a small favour to one of your peers, everyone has the potential and capability."
—Deva, Grade 10, Toronto and Area Region
"I am passionate about helping my peers reach their potential and would like to reduce any barriers that may impede their progress."
—Donna, Grade 11, Toronto and Area Region
"In school, I stay focused and attentive in class … answer questions and share my ideas ... I am eager to share my voice on behalf of the students of Ontario."
—Isabelle, Grade 9, Toronto and Area Region
"As a constant learner, I believe that high-quality education is a critical ingredient to set children for success."
—Swayam, Grade 7, Toronto and Area Region
"Every morsel of knowledge that enters our minds must be considered a positive change in society because education and knowledge is how our world progresses, prospers and, indeed, changes for the better."
—Terence, Grade 12, Toronto and Area Region