Welcome to CIDEC!
Welcome to CIDEC, a research centre and graduate collaborative specialization. CIDEC's mandate is to promote excellence, collaboration, and innovation in comparative and international educational research at OISE. The CIDEC community includes over 50 faculty members, adjunct faculty, and visiting scholars. More than 120 graduate student researchers with an interest in international issues and comparative methodologies in the field of education are affiliated with the Centre.
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MARCH 6-10, 2016
OISE/CIDE @ CIES 2017 Atlanta
CIESC-SCECI Pre-Conference 2017
Re-imagining and Re-visioning Education: Challenging Inequity and Injustice
May 27, 2017, 9:30 to 4:30
As we approach the 50th Anniversary of CIESC-SCECI we recognize the pressing need to mobilize ourselves as academics in the face of neoliberal challenges to knowing, learning, and educating in contemporary globalized institutions of education. This involves stepping out of the narrow confines of the academy and mobilizing the research knowledge we produce, considering the ways that we bridge practice, policy and research with stakeholders such as community partners, youth, communities and citizens. Thus, this pre-conference will focus on how struggles of inequality and injustice, as well as related challenges to democratic life, inform the work we do within the field of comparative and international education
Proposals for workshops with up to 300 words should be submitted with the following criteria: 1) title, 2) how the workshop will respond to one of the guiding questions, 3) theoretical concepts informing the workshop activities, 4) preference of 2-hour or 4-hour timeslot; 4) what the participants can expect to accomplish at the workshop; and 5) the significance of the workshop for the pre-conference theme.
Send proposals by January 30, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be directed to Melody Viczko, Chair of the CIESC-SCECI Pre-conference Committee, at the same address.
(Photo: Ruth Hayhoe is accompanied (left) by her husband, Walter Linde. Lee Wing On is on the far right, and between him and Professor Hayhoe is Mark Bray (HKU).)
Honorary Doctorate for CIDE Faculty Ruth Hayhoe
The Comparative Education research Centre (CERC) is delighted that on 15 December 2015 one of its distinguished Associate Members, Prof. Ruth Hayhoe, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK). Please join CIDE in congratulating Dr. Hayhoe on this accomplishment.
CIDE Highlighted in OISE RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS PAGE
How Canada helped China rebuild universities after the Cultural Revolution
OISE/CIDEC's Ruth Hayhoe on a half a century of change
Read Karen Mundy and Francine Menashy's chapter titled "The World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and Private Sector Participation in Basic Education: Examining the Education Sector Strategy 2020"
Watch Sarfaroz Niyozov, CIDE Faculty, and the Central Asia-Afghanistan Research Group talk the challenges to education in Afghanistan.
Listen to more CIDEC webcasts.
Comparative and International Education (formerly known as Canadian and International Education)
Comparative and International Education (formerly known as Canadian and International Education) has just published its latest issue. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cie-eci/ and visit our web site to read the articles and book reviews. Several CIDE students/faculty/visiting scholars are contributors.
CALL FOR PAPERS Special issue June 2017 (English) DEADLINE EXTENDED
CALL FOR PAPERS Special issue June 2017 (Francais) DEADLINE EXTENDED
Outrage and Sadness
As CIDE Director and on behalf of the CIDE community of faculty, staff, students and alumni, I would like to express my mixed feelings of outrage and sadness in response to the reprehensible act of violence committed against innocent Canadians from the Muslim community in Quebec City. What happened there is totally at odds with the Canadian values of universal community, tolerance and anti-discrimination that the CIDE program and its members share and enact in their professional and daily lives. My deepest sympathies go to the families directly affected by this tragedy, and I would ask the CIDE community to join me in a sincere message of respect and friendship to our friends and colleagues from the Canadian and international Muslim community.
In peace together, Steve Anderson
CIDEC Winter/Spring 2017 Seminar Series
CIDEC Winter 2017 Seminar Schedule
The Joseph P. Farrell Student Research Symposium 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017, SMART ROOM – 7-105 (10:15 to 4:00 pm)
CIDEC’s annual Joseph P. Farrell Student Research Symposium 2017 (SRS) provides an opportunity for students to present their thesis research, a partial requirement of the CIDE program (for MA, PhD, and EdD students).
Nine CIDE students will present and over 40 students, alumni and faculty will likely attend throughout the day.
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This symposium is presented annually in honour of the memory of CIDEC Co-Founder Joseph P. Farrell who passed away in December 2012
TEACHERS InCIDE (SIG)
During the 2016-17 academic year, Teachers inCIDE sessions will be held on the last Thursday of the month, from 5:00pm to 6:30 pm.
Our next session will be on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:00pm to 6:30 pm, Room 10-148.
NEW - Educational Conversations Around the Globe
A RICE/CIDEC compendium… [link to report pdf]
WORKING WITH, AGAINST AND DESPITE GLOBAL ‘BEST PRACTICES’: EDUCATIONAL CONVERSATIONS AROUND THE GLOBE
Sarfaroz Niyozov, Associate Professor, CIDEC, OISE, University of Toronto & Paul Tarc, Associate Professor, RICE, University of Western Ontario
What are global best practices? What is the character of these so-called best practices, their conceptual underpinnings and routes of assemblage? Which ‘best practices’ are travelling, how, and to which ‘local’ educational domains? How are they interpreted and engaged in local contexts and what are their effects? And ultimately, how are progressive and critically-minded educators to work with, against and despite global ‘best practices?’
Read the compendium
CIDE Fall 2016 Newsletter
* Director's Message * CIDE Alumni Report * Course Announcements* Reflection Piece on Japanese International Education Policy * UNGEI Update * New CIDEC Projects * Awards & Publications * Spring 2015 CIDE Graduates * Announcements
Fall 2016 Newsletter
CIDE ANNUAL REPORT 2015-16 NOW ONLINE
2015-2016 Annual Report
2014-2015 Annual Report
2012-2013 Annual Report
Call for Sumbissions for Winter 2017 CIDE Newsletter Welcome
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Teachers inCIDE SIG calling for new members!!!
Teachers inCIDE is a graduate student interest group (SIG) at OISE that focuses on inquiry related to teachers and teaching from a comparative, international and development perspective. It promotes a peer support environment for graduate students’ research journey. Through reading and discussing research articles as well as conversations with different CIDEC-affiliated professors, we aim to broaden our understandings of teachers' lives and work. If you are interested in joining the group, please send an email to email@example.com. We thank you for your interest.
CIDE Study Groups
We are a group of graduate students and professors from different departments at OISE who share an interest in teacher education, teacher development/learning, and comparative, international and development education. We meet twice a month at OISE. During our meetings, we share updates about our research, lives, thesis works/progress; discuss common issues of interest; exchange resources; and learn from each other. If you are interested in joining the group, please contact Yishin Khoo firstname.lastname@example.org or Sardar Anwaruddin email@example.com.
CIES 2014 Toronto: Language Issues SIG HIGHLIGHTED Panel
Languages and literacies in international development: Where theory meets practice, a roundtable with Prof Jim Cummins
Chair: Stephen Bahry, CIDEC, OISE/UT Visiting Scholar
Introduction: Chair and Jim Cummins’ Introductory Remarks (15 minutes)
A: Primary Level Multilingual Education. Panelists, Kimmo Kosonen, Payap University & SIL International; Carol Benson, Teachers College, Columbia University (10 minutes). Jim Cummins’ Response (10 minutes)
B: Early Literacy. Panelists, Barbara Trudell, SIL, Senior Literacy and Education Consultant; Peggy Dubeck, RTI, Senior Literacy Researcher (10 minutes). Jim Cummins’ Response (10 minutes)
C: Indigenous Education. Panelists, Desmond Odugu, Lake Forest College; Jessica Ball, University of Victoria (10 minutes). Jim Cummins’ Response (10 minutes)
D: Audience Questions & Comments (15 minutes)
VIDEOS TO FOLLOW
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Dr. Stephen Anderson, CIDE Director
VIDEO | Dr. Joseph Flessa – Clase Magistral sobre Liderazgo Escolar - June 9, 2016
Worldviews Lecture on Higher Education
Professor Simon Marginson of the Institute for Education at University College London deliverde the first annual Worldviews Lecture on Media and Higher Education on April 21st at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. The lecture, entitled "Universities, the plutocracy and the 99%: Is high participation in higher education the problem or the solution, in societies that are becoming more unequal?” was recorded and the webcast can now be streamed from this website:
Watch Lecture Watch Q & A
The Worldviews Lecture is a legacy of two successful international conferences on the media and higher education organized by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations, Inside Higher Education, University World News, and the Higher Education Group, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Information on Worldviews can be found at http://worldviewsconference.com/
Check out the SESEA Rapid Reviews on school improvement in East Africa
Joel Westheimer University Research Chair in the Sociology of Education, University of Ottawa.
Why Our Obsession with Quality and Accountability is Eroding Public Education and What We Can Do About It
CIDE Faculty Monica Heller is elected President (2013-15) of the American Anthropological Association, the world's largest academic society for anthropologists.
Former Co-Director Karen Mundy Speaks at UN
Professor Mundy's talk begins at approx: 18:48
CIDEC Seminar Series Webcasts
Dr. Simon Marginson, Professor, University of Melbourne
"Nation-states, educational traditions and the global patterning of higher education"
Dr. Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Visiting Scholar
"Social integration as key to quality education: Lessons from refugee education"