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Welcome to the OISE Alumni and Friends website

Watch past events

In this webinar, alumna Dr. Rumeet Billan explored the issue of trust in society today and offered participants 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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Ready or knot: Christine's knitting basics

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Janet’s sustainable parking spot paradise

July 2021

Writers' Roost Episode 4: Charles Pascal (coming soon)

July 15, 2021

An introduction to residential schools in Canada

July 15 - August 12, 2021

Anti-Discriminatory Education: Seeds for Change Series

August 17, 2021

Isabella gamifies your classroom

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.


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 the coronavirus pandemic.

Chasing Encounters

Produced by PhD student Yecid Ortega, Chasing Encounters podcasts invites education researchers working at the nexus of language, culture and identity to discuss critical topics like racialized accents, immigration and identity.

Accidental Intellectual

This podcast, produced by OISE students, features conversations about success and setbacks with leaders in the healthcare space to reveal the 'human behind the experts.'


OISE Youth Research Lab's debut podcast brings youth participatory action research practitioners together in discussion about issues, opportunities and ethical dimensions in their field.

Supporting Struggling Readers in French Immersion

In episode 1 of a new podcast on supporting readers in French immersion, OISE student Krystina Raymond explores a highly successful school-based early reading intervention conducted at École Howden, a French Immersion school in Manitoba.

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!