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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 to help you manage for and earn trust.

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

Access our widely 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



January 26, 2022

OISE Webinar: Mindfulness for Inclusive Leadership

January 26, 2022

The COVID Slide: The Challenges of Learning Online with Dr. Todd Cunningham

January 28, 2022

OISE Teaching Excellence Awards nomination deadline

February 3, 2022

Asian educators’ experiences during COVID-19: How the surge in anti-Asian hate impacted Asian Canadian teachers and leaders 

February 4, 2022

Plotting Black Studies in Canada: Prof. rosalind hampton

February 8, 2022

Navigating Graduate Studies as a Parent/Guardian

February 17, 2022

OISE Writers’ Roost: How Much Does a Great School Cost? By Barbara J. Smith

February 19, 2022

Polar Pursuit Virtual Scavenger Hunt by Dyslexia Canada

Ends March 10, 2022

Alumni Virtual Book Club: Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

April 8-9, 2022

OISE GSRC 2022: Moving Mountains: Uprooting and Pushing Boundaries in Education

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Nadia's Caribbean Carnival read-along!

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Natural Curiosity Web Series: Recovery, Reflection and Reciprocity

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

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.

Never miss an OISE event again!

Update your contact information online or call 1-800-463-6048, and we'll send you invites to upcoming events!