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Welcome to the OISE Alumni and Friends website

Watch past events

In this webinar, alum Dr. Rumeet Billan explores the issue of trust in society and offers tools for managing for and earning trust.

At a 2020 webinar, Black faculty at OISE discussed issues related to anti-Black racism in education.

Access our highly popular alumni webinar, Mindfulness Practice as a Training Ground for Resilience 



Events and Programs   

Come out and experience OISE's vibrant and inclusive social community. At this time, all OISE events will take place virtually for the safety of our community members. See what's coming up below!

Upcoming events



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Isabella gamifies your classroom

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Natural Curiosity: A COVID look at the Indigenous lens

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Perry King on Rebound: Sports, Community, and the Inclusive City

October 14 - December 16, 2021

U of T Alumni Virtual Book Club: The Midnight Library

October 16, 2021

OISE Virtual Open House 2021

October 20, 2021

Alumni & Senior Mentor Coaches Meetup: OISE Mentorship Program

October 21, 2021

Toronto Writing Project (TWP) Speaks with Literacy Scholars

October 29, 2021

Everyone but Fajza: Book Launch by Prof. John P. Portelli

November 6, 2021

Climate Courage: Educators Addressing the Climate Crisis

Date TBC

Effective Writing in Academia and the Workplace: OISE Mentorship Program

Ongoing classes



OISE Wellness Program

Join us for weekly drop-in sessions to help you reconnect with your body, mind, and emotions.

Hart House Creative Classes

Nurture your creative thinking, and learn to live better in a virtual world — all from the comfort of your own home! Use promo code alumni for 30% off.

Mastering LinkedIn

A free step-by-step online course to master LinkedIn, this exclusive resource for U of T alumni is available for a limited time (normally $125; expires June 2022). Turn your profile into a recruiter magnet.

Open Online Courses

In partnership with both Coursera and EdX, the University offers free massive open online courses on cool topics from health to computing to Indigenous studies.


OISE community series and podcasts 



OISE Stay at Home Club

In a time of social distancing, it can feel challenging and isolating to come up with fresh ideas for teaching and entertaining children at home. The OISE Stay At Home Club is a live series that features alumni and friends of the Institute leading interactive lessons for children and adults alike.

Learning in a Time of Corona

OISE students Gauravi Lobo and Laurel Bingman help reveal the daily experiences of educators, parents and students living and learning in Mumbai and Houston during COVID-19.

Chasing Encounters

Education researchers working at the nexus of language, culture and identity discuss critical topics like racialized accents, immigration and identity.

Accidental Intellectual

Conversations about success and setbacks with leaders in the healthcare space to reveal the 'human behind the experts.' 


Youth participatory action research practitioners discuss the issues, opportunities and ethical dimensions of the field.

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