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Welcome to CIDEC!

Welcome to CIDEC, a research centre and graduate collaborative program. 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.


CONFERENCES/EVENTS/NEWS

CIDE Faculty, Students and Alum were presenters, chairs and discussants at over 75 sessions at CIES 2015 (Mar 8-13) in Washington D.C.  http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/cies/cies15/ …

CIDE presenters 2015


How Canada helped China rebuild universities after the Cultural Revolution

How Canada helped China rebuild universities after the Cultural Revolution


OISE/CIDEC's Ruth Hayhoe on a half a century of change
 

Marianne Larsen (UWO), Vandra Masemann (OISE) and Melissa White (UNB)

Vandra Masemann awarded David O. Wilson Award at CIESC

Presented at CSSE Conference 2014

The award recognizes distinguished long service to the field of comparative and international education and outstanding achievement and contribution in research, mentorship and teaching. The award is named in memory of Dr. David Wilson to acknowledge the life-long contribution he made to CIESC and the field of comparative education.   

Congratulations Vandra!


Double Loss for CIDEC

Roxana Ng in 2013

Our esteemed and dear colleague, Roxana Ng, died on January 12 after a short battle with cancer. Roxana's serenity, warmth, and intelligence will be will be sorely missed by the entire CIDE community.

Roxana requested that donations be made to InterPares in lieu of flowers.  We are also requesting photographs, stories, and words of tribute for a website that will be constructed in honour of Roxana and her work.  If you wish to contribute, please email your photos and stories to jamie.ryckman@utoronto.ca or angelasabrina.lytle@utoronto.ca.

Finally, Roxana was honoured in a motion at Toronto City Council.  Thank you to Councillors Krystin Wong-Tam and Pam McConnell for this condolence motion


The passing of CIDEC Founder Joe Farrell in 2012

"U of T's Joe Farrell developed alternative models to aid learning in developing world" - Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail Obituary by Noreen Shanahan

Pdf of obituary

We are deeply saddened to announce that CIDEC founder and Professor Joe Farrell passed away suddenly on December 8, 2012. Respected and loved by faculty and students alike, Joe�s generosity of both intellect and spirit will be missed by the entire CIDEC community. Memorial donations in Joe�s name can be made online by visiting:  https://donate.utoronto.ca/. Donations should be directed to the CIDE Founder Scholarship: In memory of J. Farrell  For further information, contact CIDEC Administrator cidec.oise@utoronto.caWe are deeply saddened to announce that CIDEC founder and Professor Joe Farrell passed away suddenly on December 8, 2012. Respected and loved by faculty and students alike, Joe’s generosity of both intellect and spirit will be missed by the entire CIDEC community. Memorial donations in Joe’s name can be made online by visiting:

https://donate.utoronto.ca/

Donations should be directed to the CIDE Founder Scholarship: In memory of J. Farrell.

The December 2012 of the CIESC journal, Canadian and International Education is dedicated to Joe Farrell. You can read the dedication (and CIESC members can read the other excellent articles, including one by CIDE Co-Director Sarfaroz Niyozov)

Read Around the World in 40 Years: A Tribute to Joe Farrell

For further information, contact CIDEC Administrator cidec.oise@utoronto.ca


Watch Ruth Hayhoe's keynote address during the first Ministerial Roundtable at the International Education Forum and Expo in Hong Kong. 

 


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"


 Picture of Sarfaroz NiyozovWatch Sarfaroz Niyozov, CIDEC Co-Director, and the Central Asia-Afghanistan Research Group talk the challenges to education in Afghanistan. 


Listen to more CIDEC webcasts.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CIDE ANNUAL REPORT 2014-15 NOW ONLINE

2014-2015 Annual Report

2012-2013 Annual Report


The WINTER/SPRING CIDE Newsletter is now available

In this issue...

Director's Message * Joseph P. Farrell Student Research Symposium 2015 * CIES 2015 Report * OISE-BNU-Teachers College Inaugural Virtual Seminar * Canada-China Partnership Project Update * Interview with Dr. Anita Gopal * CIDESA News * Awards & Publications * Fall 2014 CIDE Graduates * Announcements


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 teachers.incide.oise@gmail.com. We thank you for your interest.


CONGRATULATIONS to CIDE Faculty Professor Peter Sawchuk

David E. Hunt Award for Excellence in Graduate Education 2015

Professor Peter Sawchuk, Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 26 at 2 p.m. in the Nexus Lounge. Please join us in congratulating our colleagues during the Inspiring Educators Celebration, which will include the teaching awards presentations, the OISE book launch, and celebrating recently promoted faculty.


CIDEC Winter/Spring 2015 Seminar Series REVISED

CIDEC Seminar Series Schedule Winter/Spring 2015


CIDEC Presents

The Joseph P. Farrell Student Research Symposium 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015, SMART ROOM – 7-105 (10:15 to 3:30 pm)

CIDEC’s annual Joseph P. Farrell Student Research Symposium 2015 (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


"U of T's Joe Farrell developed alternative models to aid learning in developing world" - Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail Obituary by Noreen Shanahan

Pdf of obituary

Memorial donations in Joe’s name can be made online by visiting:

https://donate.utoronto.ca/

Donations should be directed to the CIDE Founder Scholarship: In memory of J. Farrell.

PRESENTATION


RE-NAMING OF JOURNAL

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 the web site to read the articles and book reviews

CIDE Students Olivier Bégin-Caouette, Yishin Khoo, and Momina Afridi have a feature article entitled: The Processes of Designing and Implementing Globally Networked Learning Environments and their Implications on College Instructors’ Professional Learning: The Case of Québec CÉGEPs


CIDE Study Groups

Teachers InCIDE

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 yishin.khoo@mail.utoronto.ca or Sardar Anwaruddin s.anwaruddin@mail.utoronto.ca.

More to come...


 
 

 

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