The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School cultivates and strengthens relationships with the wider educational community through research and collaboration. The laboratory school principals and teaching staff attend and speak at workshops, conferences, and seminars locally, nationally, and internationally, and maintain partnerships with the laboratory school community. The Laboratory School is also a member of the International Association of Laboratory and University Affiliated Schools (IALS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the American Educational Researchers Assocation (AERA).
Below are links to our affiliated organizations and schools.
Scadding Court www.scaddingcourt.org
Jackman ICS assists in the preparation of participants in Scadding Court's Outer Limits Program, an opportunity for community youth to travel to developing countries to teach English Language Learners. As well, the school welcomes participants in the Slice Program, offering career path practicum for young adults.
Kobe Shinwa Women's University, Kobe Shinwa, Japan
Jackman ICS has a 10+ year parternship with the Education Faculty at KSWU who bring education students and researchers from Japan to the laboratory school each year, and invite reciprocal visits.
Zhejiang Preschool's Teachers' Training School, Hangzhou, China
Jackman ICS has a partnership of exchange and research with laboratory school colleagues in Hangzhou, China.
Natural Curiosity www.naturalcuriosity.ca
A resource for teachers, Natural Curiosity is a new environmental education resource published by The Laboratory School at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study. Through the work on this resource and its companion guide, Jackman ICS has strengthened partnerships with the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), and public elementary schools across Ontario.