Saturday, September 27 - 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
OISE hosts Educating for Peace & Justice Conference
OISE hosts one of North America's largest annual safe schools conferences, Educating for Peace & Justice: Action for Safe and Equitable Classrooms, Schools and Communities, a day-long event for teacher candidates, grad students and teachers on Saturday, September 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. With dozens of workshops focussed on critical themes in education, participants have the opportunity to engage with experts and other educators to address issues in and learn strategies for dealing constructively with conflict, teach peacemakikng and sustain activist practices in school settings. Registration is free and participants will receive a certificate documenting this professional development experience.
Wednesday, September 24 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM
LHAE Welcome (back) party
All current and new students, staff and faculty are welcome. Come out for great food, conversations, and beats!
Wednesday, September 17 - 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Ferguson: Militarization and the Criminalization of Youth
Panel and Discussion with Rinaldo Walcott and Shahrzad Mojab
Wednesday, September 17 - 4:30 - 6:30 PM
CIDE: Student Mini-Symposium (PhD and MA students)
Multi-Lingual Scholars' Writing; Social and Academic Experiences of Saudi Women
Neville Panthaki, James Corcoran and Alaa Aldosari
Monday, September 15 - 5:00 - 7:00 PM
International Student Cafe
As essentials guide to being an international student at U of T
New international graduate students are invited to attend the OISE International Student Cafe, hosted by OISE Student Services. Erika Bailey, International Transition Advisor from the Centre for International Experience and Kelci Archibald, Career Educator from the U of T Career Centre will touch upon the legal, academic and social aspects of building your life in Canada and at the U of T.
We hope you can make it!
Monday, September 15 - 4:00 - 5:00 PM
CIDEC Meet & Greet
For Faculty, Staff and New and Returning Students
Meet and greet for faculty students
Friday, September 12 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Invitation to a book launch hosted by the Centre for Women's Studies in Education
Psychiatry Disrupted: Theorizing Resistance and Crafting the (R)evolution
The Centre for Women's Studies in Education (OISE), the Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault, and McGill-Queen's University Press invite you to the launch of Psychiatry Disrupted, a ground-breaking anthology on resistance which theorizes compelling questions that no other book touches. With talks by editor Bonnie Burstow, contributors Dr. Chris Chapman, Ambrose Kirby, Susan Schellenburg, Dr. Rosemary Barnes, and A.J. Withers, and from CAPA activist Rebecca Ballen.
Also attending will be Jennifer Chambers from the Empowerment Council as well as members of the Friendly Spike Theatre Company, from the Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault, and the Psychiatric Survivor Archives of Toronto.
Wednesday, September 10 - 3:00 - 6:00 PM
Social Justice Education Graduate Student Orientation Party!
OISE's Department of Social Justice Education welcomes new graduate students on Wednesday, September 10 from 3-6 p.m. in the department Lounge on the 12th floor. Share the excitement, learn more about the department, meet our faculty and bond with your fellow students!
Wednesday, September 10 - 2:30 - 5:00 PM
Applied Psychology & Human Development Student Orientation
Applied Psychology & Human Development welcomes new graduate students on Wednesday, September 10 from 2:30-5 p.m. in the OISE Library (Ground floor). Share our excitement, learn more about the department, meet our faculty and bond with your fellow students! A full orientation program will be posted soon!
Tuesday, September 9 - 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Online Learning tools at OISE
Education Commons drop-in workshop
Online Learning tools at OISE
Many face-to-face courses at OISE will have some component of online learning, not just blended and fully online courses. At OISE, multiple different platforms may be used in conjunction with the main UofT Blackboard system.
This is a drop-in for all members of the OISE community: students, faculty & staff.
If you have any questions about the online learning platforms you may be using here at OISE, or would like a quick overview of the online technologies available to you, please stop by one of our drop-in sessions. OISE courses will generally use one or more of our 3 main Online Learning platforms: Blackboard, C2C (Connect 2 Create) and Pepper. An Online Learning platform consists of various online tools for accessing course readings, having an online discussion with peers or attending a real-time webinar ("Collaborate"). We can also help you with any UTORid or email questions.
Monday, September 8 - 4:30 - 7:00 PM
New OISE Graduate Student Orientation
OISE welcomes all new graduate students on Monday, September 8 from 4:30-7 p.m. in the OISE Library (Ground floor). Share our excitement, learn more about OISE, meet the dean, faculty and other great folks, and bond with your fellow students!
Stay for the reception afterwards where you can chat more with other new and current students.
The New Graduate Student Orientation is hosted by the Graduate Students' Association (GSA) and OISE Student Services.
Thursday, September 4 - 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Leadership, Higher & Adult Education Student Orientation
OISE's Department of Leadership, Higher & Adult Education welcomes new graduate students on Thursday, September 4 at 5:30 p.m. in room 5-280. Share the excitement, learn more about the department, meet our faculty and bond with your fellow students!
Thursday, September 4 - 4:30 - 7:00 PM
Curriculum, Teaching & Learning Student Orientation
For Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development students and Language and Literacies Education students.
4:30-5:00 pm - Welcome and Introductions - GROUND FLOOR AUDITORIUM
5:00-5:45 pm - Meet the Faculty, Staff and Students - GROUND FLOOR LIBRARY
6:00-7:00 pm - Program Breakout sessions
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by August 25, 2014.