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Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Collaborative Specialization in Educational Policy

Seminar series archives: 2010 to 2016

2010 - 2012

2010-2011

November 17, 2010
Allocating Educational Resources under Conditions of Scarcity
Norton Grubb (University of California at Berkeley); Nina Bascia (Educational Administration); Dan Lang (Higher Education); Kenneth Leithwood (Educational Administration); Ben Levin (Educational Administration); Creso Sá (Higher Education)


December 1, 2010
How Policy Affects the Work People Do
Nina Bascia, Jamie-Lynn Magnusson, Peter Sawchuk, Department of Leadership Higher and Adult Education, OISE


January 19, 2011
Educational Policy and Big Systems
Glen Jones, Blair Mascall, Creso Sà, Department of Leadership Higher and Adult Education, OISE


March 2, 2011
Transnationalism and Educational Policy
Kiran Mirchandani, Sharhzad Mojab, Karen Mundy, Harold Troper, Department of Leadership Higher and Adult Education, OISE


March 30, 2011
Educational Policy and Social Diversity
Jim Cummins, Diane Gérin-Lajoie, Reva Joshee, OISE


April 6, 2011
Policy Problems, Research Methods and Policy Audiences
Diane Farmer, Eunice Jang, Michal Perlman 

2011-2012

January 11, 2012
Some suggestions on how schools can best respond to fiscal pressures


Feb 29, 2012
Evidence In the Activation of Health Policy
Richard Volpe, Laidlaw Research Centre, OISE


March 29, 2012
Society and Security: Policy as Social Relations
Shahrzad Mojab and Sara Carpenter, Department of Leadership Higher and Adult Education, OISE


April 4, 2012
Building Capacity for Anti-Poverty Policy Making from the Bottom-Up: A Focus on Activist Learning in Toronto
Sue Carter, PhD Candidate, OISE; Cutty Duncan, Project Coordinator, Mount Dennis Action for Neighbourhood Change; Joseph Sawan, PhD Candidate, OISE; Peter Sawchuk, Professor,  Department of Leadership Higher and Adult Education, OISE


May 16, 2012
Reflections on Teamwork, Partnerships, and Assessing the Quality of Evidence
Ruth Childs, Susan Elgie, Christie Fraser, Jayme Herman, Susan Palijan, and Greg Rousell
 

2012 - 2013

October 31, 2012
Assessing Multiple Dimensions of Adolescent Literacy Development in a Multicultural Context: Research Perspectives and Policy Implications (Video)
Alister Cumming, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, OISE


November 14, 2012
Effective Advocacy Research 
Kelly Gallagher-Mackay, People for Education


November 28, 2012
Making a Difference in Urban Schools: Ideas, Politics and Pedagogy (Video)
Jane Gaskell, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


December 12, 2012
Evaluating National and Provincial Assessment Frameworks and Policy (Video)
Eunice Jang, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, OISE


February 6, 2013
Reva Joshee, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE (Video)
 

February 20, 2013
From Evidence and Policy to Developing Knowledge for Government Work  
Carol Campbell, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


March 27, 2013
An Alternative Educational Policy Arena: The Case of Chile (Video)
Joseph Flessa and Stephen Anderson, Department of Leadership, Higher & Adult Education, OISE
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April 17, 2013
Teacher Unions and Policy: International Cases (Video)
Nina Bascia, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE

2013 - 2014

October 23, 2013
The Courts and Educational Reform: A Comparative Perspective between Canada and US 
Paul L. Tractenberg, The Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor and the Alfred C. Clapp Distinguished Public Service Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School-Newark


November 13, 2013
Grassroots Policy Creation: Going to Scale in a School District (Video)
Blair Mascall, Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE
 

November 27, 2013
Academic Senates and University Governance in Canada: Challenges and Crises (Video)
Glen Jones, Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


January 22, 2014
How School Principals Influence Student Learning (Video, Powerpoint)
Elizabeth Dhuey, Professor, School of Public Policy, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources at the Department of Management at the University of Toronto


February 5, 2014
Rethinking the Foundations of Education Policy: A "Dynamics of History" Approach (Video)
Abrar Hasan, Former Head of Education and Training Policy Division, OECD


March 26, 2014
Global Contexts and Representations of New Mobilities: A Transversal Element to Explore in Educational Policies (Video)
Professor Diane Farmer, Director, Centre de Recherche en Education Franco-Ontarienne, OISE


April 16, 2014
It Will Work in Kitchener, But Will it Work in Kenora?
Beverley Freedman, Educational Services Consultant and Former Superintendent, Durham Region District School Board

2014 - 2015

October 29, 2014
Measuring What Matters: Potential Implications in Broadening What the Education System Measures in Defining Student Success (Video)
David Hagen Cameron, People for Education


November 19, 2014
High-Stakes: Standardized Testing, Teacher's Work and Urban Schools in the US and Canada (Video)
Arlo Kempf, Lecturer and Program Director, Department of Curriculum, Learning and Teaching, OISE


December 10, 2014
Research-Policy Connections: Institutional Realities, Options and Trade-offs
Professor Scott Davies, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


January 21, 2015
Discourses of Teacher Professionalism: A Study of Union-Active Teachers (Video)
Pamela Osmond, PhD Candidate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


February 18, 2015
Who You Know and What You Know: Understanding Policymaking Through a Social Network Lens (Video)
Joelle Rodway-Marci, PhD Candidate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


March 25, 2015
Changes in Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps in International Comparison, 1964-2012 (Video)
Anna Katyn Chmielewski, Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE

2015 - 2016

October 28, 2015
Media Matters: Examining the relationship between the news media and educational policy (Video)
Sachin Maharaj, Ph.D Student, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


November 18, 2015
Access to postsecondary education: Under-representation and marginalization, and what universities and government do about it (Video)
Rona Abramovitch, Senior Advisor, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, Ryerson University
 



December 9, 2015
A Prospective Public Policy on Public Policy Schools (PaperVideo)
Mel Cappe, OC, Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance


January 20, 2016
Policy Development Through Community Action: The National Taskforce on the Experiences of Graduate Students with Disabilities (Video)
Presenter: Hillary Arnold, Senior Researcher, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario 
 

February 17, 2016
Bottom Up Support for Research and Evidence Informed Practice: Early Lessons From an Attempt at a “Self Improving System” (Video)
Philippa Cordingley, Chief Executive, Centre for the Use of Research and Evidence in Education


March 30, 2016
Knowledge Mobilization and Design Thinking: Towards Enhancing the Impact of Homelessness Research (Video)
Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and Professor at the Faculty of Education, York University


April 20, 2016
Bringing Counter-hegemonic Pedagogies to Scale in Mexico and Colombia (Video)
Santiago Rincon-Gallardo, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE

2016 - 2017

October 17, 2016 (added as optional)
This Educational Moment in Alberta
Jim Brandon, Associate Dean, Professional and Community Engagement, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary


October 26, 2016
The Wonderful Dance of Evidence, Practice and Policy
Charles Pascal, Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, OISE


November 9, 2016
Charter School Reform in Deindustrialized Inner Cities (Video)
Daniel Hamlin, PhD Candidate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


November 30, 2016
Knowledge Networks and the Global Governance of Education (Video)
Robyn Read, PhD Candidate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


January 11, 2017
Ontario’s Full-Day Kindergarten Policy
Jan Pelletier, Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, OISE


February 8, 2017
Investigating the effects of access initiatives for underrepresented groups (Video)
Ruth Childs, Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


March 22, 2017
International Research Project (Video)
Nina Bascia, Chair and Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE


May 11, 2017
The Many Ways that Parents Game the System: Mixed Method Evidence on the Transition into Secondary School Tracks in Germany (Video)
Hanna Dumont, German Insititue for International Educational Research


May 17, 2017
The Politics of Evidence-informed Policy-making: A Case Study of the Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy (Video)
Jacqueline Sohn, PhD Student, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE