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Memos & Announcements Archive

May 19, 2019 - Community Update

In this update you will find: (i) Promotions; (ii) Congress at UBC; (iii) spring convocation; (iv) Alumni Reunion: (v) Spring Convocation; Leading with Impact; (vi) Changes to OISE Constitution and By-Laws;  (vii) UTQAP Reviews; (viii) with gratitude to Professor Doug McDougall. (Read More)

March 21, 2019 - Community Update Faculty Appointments 2019-20

I am very pleased to announce that all of our 2018-19 faculty searches have been successfully concluded with the appointment of five exceptional faculty members to continuing positions at OISE for 2019-20. (Read More)

March 7, 2019 - Appointment of Associate Dean, Programs

I am very pleased to announce that Professor Normand Labrie of the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning has been appointed as Associate Dean Programs for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2019. (Read More)

December 17, 2018 - Community Update from the Dean

In this update you will find information about: (i) AERA Toronto; (ii) Graduate Student Research Conference; (iii) Teaching & Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony; (iv) Website & Intranet Project; and (v) OISE Building Closure. (Read More

October 18, 2018 - Community Update from the Dean

This update includes information about: (i) President's Chair in Education and Knowledge Technologies, (ii) Space Planning Committee, (iii) Faculty Council, (iv) UTQAP, and (v) Convocation Ceremony. (Read More

September 20, 2018 - OISE Space Planning Committee -Call for Membership

Please review the call for membership to the OISE Space Planning Committee (Read More)

September 17, 2018 - Announcement of Faculty Search Committees

Membership of four faculty search committees for 2018/19 (Read More)

September 6, 2018 - Community Update from the Dean

This update includes information about: (i) IEN Move to 5th floor, (ii) Faculty Searches, (iii) Lobby Project, (iv) Inside OISE e-Newsletter, (v) OISE Wellness Committee. (Read More

May 29, 2018 - Community Update from the Dean

This update includes information about: (i)  Promotions, (ii) Congress, (iii) Spring Convocation Reception, (iv) Student Success Centre,  (v) Support for International Students, (vi) Graduate Student Research Conference and (AERA Toronto 2019).  (Read More

May 9, 2018 - Announcement of Advisory Committee for the Appointment of a Director, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study

Membership of the advisory committee is as follows (Read More).

 

April 11, 2018 - Announcement: Appointment of Chair of Department of Social Justice Education

I am very pleased to announce that Professor Njoki Wane has been appointed Chair of the Department of Social Justice Education for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2018. (Read More)

April 10, 2018 - Community Update from the Dean

As this term winds down, I know that many of you will be very busy with various academic and scholarly endeavors. This update includes: (i) Faculty Renewal, (ii) Convocation, R.W.B. Jackson Lecture, (iii) GSRC, (iv) AERA, (v) Congress, (vi) Town Hall, (vii) VOIP, (viii) new staff, and (ix) thanks to Professor Abigail Bakan.   (Read More)

January 28, 2018 - Community Update from the Dean

I hope that the beginning of 2018 found you feeling rejuvenated from the holiday break and ready for a fantastic year full of possibility. This update includes: (i) Academic Plan, (ii) Grand Opening Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study, (iii) International Ph.D. Students and Fees, (iv) OISE Wellness Committee, (v) OISE Decanal Promotions Committee, and (vi) Sexual Violence and Harrassment Policy.  (Read More)

November 8, 2017 - Community Update from the Dean

I hope that your fall is going well; it is hard to believe that we are only weeks away from completing the academic term. I am writing to provide an update on some recent events and new initiatives. (Read More)

September 12, 2017 - Community Update from the Dean

Welcome to the 2017/18 academic term! This update includes information about: (i) Academic Planning, (ii) Tenure, (iii) Faculty Searches, (iv) renovations and construction, and (v) scent free environment. (Read More

June 29, 2017 - Community Update from the Dean

With the summer now here, I do hope that everyone can and will find time to enjoy the warmer weather and possibly a somewhat different pace. This is my final Dean’s Community update for the academic year - I will start updates again in September. (Read More

May 17, 2017 - Community Update from the Dean

I want to thank all of you for your hard work during the very busy academic term that has just concluded. As the weather slowly (very slowly) signals the transition to spring/summer, I thought I would share a few items of information and good news. (Read More)

April 12, 2017 - Announcement: Acting Associate Dean Programs Appointment

Dean Glen Jones announces the appointment of Professor Normand Labrie as Acting Associate Dean, Programs beginning July 1, 2017. Normand will be Acting Associate Dean for the six month period when Professor Doug McDougall is on administrative leave.

March 22, 2017 - Community Update from the Dean

As we all begin to ponder spring, I thought that I would share updates and information on some key issues. (Read More)

 

January 26, 2017 - Community Update from the Dean

With the term solidly underway and the glimmer of the holiday season well behind us, let me take a moment to provide you with another update. (Read More)

January 23, 2017 - Announcement: Suzanne Stewart and the New Dean's Advisory Council on Indigenous Education

It is with a heavy heart that I announce that Professor Suzanne Stewart, Special Advisor to the Dean on Aboriginal Education has taken an appointment... (Read More)

January 23, 2017 - Announcement: Associate Dean Appointments

I am extremely pleased to announce the extension of the appointment of Professor Doug McDougall as Associate Dean, Programs, and of Professor Michele Peterson-Badali as Associate Dean, Research, International & Innovation. (Read More)

December 26, 2016 - Decanal Promotions Committee & Search Committees for 2016-17

I am pleased to announce the composition of the Decanal Promotions Committee for 2016-17. (Read More)
 

December 15, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Dean Glen Jones

As we wind down for the holiday break, I want to provide you with my last community update of the year and share several good news items and initiatives. (Read More)


November 11, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Dean Glen Jones

It has been a very busy time at OISE and many of you may already be anticipating the holiday season. (Read More)


September 23, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Dean Glen Jones

I know how exceptionally busy the start of this term has been for all of us as we settle into our routines – every ounce of patience, understanding and support is well appreciated. (Read More)


September 7, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Dean Glen Jones

I hope that everyone has had a wonderful summer break and that the beginning of September finds you all very well and rested. (Read More)


September 6, 2016 - OISE Search Committees for 2016-2017

I am pleased to announce that OISE will be conducting three searches during the 2016-17 academic year. (Read More)


August 8, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Dean Glen Jones 

I hope that everyone is enjoying the summer and that you are finding time to rest and relax with family and friends (Read More)


May 19, 2016 - A Message from Glen A. Jones on his Appointment as Dean of OISE

I am hunbled, honoured and excited to be entrusted to lead OISE over the next five years. (Read More)


May 19, 2016 - Appointment of Glen A. Jones as the Dean of OISE (PDAD&C #62)

We are delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Glen A. Jones as the Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.  (Read More)


May 13, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Interim Dean Glen Jones

With winter-term classes now completed, many of you will be pondering ways of enjoying the wonderful weather. I hope everyone finds some time to enjoy a bit of rest and rejuvenation over the next few months. In the meantime, I am writing to provide some updates and information.(Read More)


March 10, 2016 - Appointment of Chair for the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Clare Brett as the Chair of the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (CTL) for a five-year term effective July 1, 2016. (Read More)


March 1, 2016 - A Message to the Community from Interim Dean Glen Jones

The term is quickly moving along and spring will soon be upon us (though it does not look like spring outside today). I am writing to provide you with an update on a few important matters. (Read More)


December 3, 2015 - A Message to the Community from Interim Dean Glen Jones

We hope that you have had a very successful academic term. I am writing to provide you with an update on a few important matters. (Read More)


October 19, 2015 - A Message to the Community from Interim Dean Glen Jones

I hope that everyone is having a productive fall – the academic term seems to be speeding along. I am writing to bring you up-to-date on several important matters. (Read More)


September 9, 2015 - Indigenous Education Initiative (IEI) Announcement

A year ago, OISE received a $5-million gift from an anonymous donor to strengthen Indigenous education research in Canada by establishing a fellowship and launching a comprehensive five-year initiative exploring the educational needs and aspirations of Indigenous peoples. (Read More)


August 27, 2015 - A Message to the Community from Interim Dean Glen Jones

I hope that everyone is enjoying the last weeks of the summer term as we move (perhaps a bit too quickly) into a new academic year. The senior administrative team has now settled into our new offices and we have been working hard to transition... (Read More)


July 3, 2015 - A Message to the Community from Interim Dean Glen Jones

As you know, OISE has been going through a period of major transition in terms of staffing, organization, and leadership. As the Interim Dean, I am writing to provide our community with information on a number of recent changes, and to share some of the initiatives... (Read More)