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Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work

 

CLSEW: For Research, Education and Policy


Established at the University of Toronto in 2014, the Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work (CLSEW) merges two research centres - Centre for the Study of Education and Work and the Social Economy Centre. (To read more about either research centre, visit the History pages of our website).

 

CLSEW’S Upcoming Events

The Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work presents Speakers Series and Workshops specifically catered to those interested in issues related to labour, social economy and community development:

For more information, please look under Events on the menu.

Previous Speakers Series talks are available under Archived Talks.

CLSEW’S Special Announcements

CLSEW is proud to announce Professor Sumner's recent book release!

 Learning, Food, and Sustainability: Sites for Resistance and Change

 Learning, Food, and Sustainability: Sites for Resistance and Change  Jennifer Sumner (editor)  Palgrave/Macmillan (Springer)  2016 This edited volume explores the intersection of learning and food, both within and beyond the classroom, all within the context of sustainability. Taking a broad pedagocial approach to the question of food. It focuses on learning and change in a number of key sites including schools, homes, communities and social movements, keeping in mind that we need to learn our way outof our current unsustainable food system and in to more sustainable alternatives.

Jennifer Sumner (editor)

Palgrave/Macmillan (Springer)2016

This edited volume explores the intersection of learning and food, both within and beyond the classroom, all within the context of sustainability. Taking a broad pedagocial approach to the question of food. It focuses on learning and change in a number of key sites including schools, homes, communities and social movements, keeping in mind that we need to learn our way out of our current unsustainable food system and in to more sustainable alternatives.    


CLSEW’S Research

The Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work brings together academics, labour educators, and participants in the social economy and broader community:

  • Non-profit organizations
  • Co-operatives
  • Social enterprises
  • Unions
  • and, Worker-and-community recuperated enterprises.


CLSEW’s research focuses on:

  • Marginalized social groups, and
  • Work and learning in the public and private sectors.


CLSEW’s research aims to understand and enrich the often under-recognized contributions of work and learning dynamics throughout their full range of variation in Canadian society and internationally.


In addition to an active research program, CLSEW offers resources:

  • A speakers’ series,
  • Workshops leading to a certificate,
  • and, Outreach to community organizations.


CLSEW at OISE/UT

The Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work is housed in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education within the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.  We are linked with the collaborative graduate programs in Workplace Learning and Social Change and Community Development.

Keep up-to-date with CLSEW’s initiatives on:

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