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William Waters Teacher-in-Residence in Urban Education
Through its Centre for Urban Schooling, OISE is offering a two-year secondment to teach in its Initial Teacher Education program, focused on teaching and learning in classrooms and schools in urban contexts.  Click here to download the information brochure.  To apply, email Mary Lovatsis at 416-978-1120

Two OISE faculty make the grade in TVO Best Lecturer contest
Holistic. Empowering. Passionate. Engaging. OISE students say these qualities and more are what matter in excellent teaching. See what it takes to get nominated for TVOntario's Big Ideas Best Lecturer Competition and how OISE faculty Suzanne Stewart and Njoki Wane measure up. The top 10 lectures will air on TVOntario beginning Saturday February 28, 2009.

Suzanne Stewart
What the students say: "Dr Stewart values equanimity between students and professors, encourages open debate & discussion, values diversity in thought and learning style among her students, and teaches using a holistic framework, engaging students cognitively, emotionally, spiritually and kinaesthetically."



Njoki Wane
What the students say: "Dr Wane has proven herself to be an outstanding professor who organizes her classes and lectures from a holistic perspective. Her lectures have empowered and inspired many students. She is passionate and immerses herself in her work. Prof Wane motivates students to critically engage with her lectures and to see how her lectures are directly related to our lives."