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Events

  • Monday, October 21 to Tuesday, December 31
    Positive Behaviour Guidance for Children: Online Workshop Series
    Learn about practical, useful positive guidance information, strategies, and resources in this online workshop series by the U of T Family Care Office.
    Location:


    More info: https://uoft.me/behaviour-guidance
  • Wednesday, October 23 to Tuesday, December 3
    Graduate Information Sessions for Future Students (Oct - Nov)
    Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free information session to learn about OISE's diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application process, admissions, and scholarships. For many sessions, graduate administrators and current students will be on hand to share their insights. No registration required!
    For more information and location details, visit the SGS website.
  • Wednesday, October 23 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    Brown Bag Research Lunch: Professor Leesa Wheelahan on "Theorizing the Role of Colleges: Rethinking the Mission"
    The Associate Dean, Research, International & Innovation invites the OISE community to our research brown-bag sessions featuring presentations by OISE's Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Chairs. Leesa Wheelahan, William G. Davis Chair in Community College Leadership and professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, will present "Theorizing the Role of Colleges: Rethinking the Mission".
    * All are welcome to attend. No RSVP necessary.
    * Please bring your lunch and be mindful that this is a nut-free event.
    * Coffee/tea will be provided.
    Location: OISE Room 12-199

  • Wednesday, October 23 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Indigenous Artist-in-Residence Open Studio: Vanessa Dion Fletcher
    Join us for the second Open Studio with Indigenous artist-in-residence Vanessa Dion Fletcher, and learn about her uniquely powerful art practice that explores the complexities of physical and cultural bodies, especially Indigenous feminist bodies, colonialism, language, and more. Drop in, no registration required.
    **This event series if funded by the City of Toronto Indigenous Arts and Culture Partnerships Fund and OISE's Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning.
    Location: OISE Room 10-148

  • Wednesday, October 23 - 4:30 - 5:30 PM
    International Perspectives on Climate Education: Australian Schools and Education for Sustainability: What can we learn?
    Led by Snowy Evans
    Australia faces considerable challenges with respect to growing populations, the impact of climate change and unsustainable practices. Australian education has committed to building capacity for future generations to mitigate impending environmental and sustainability challenges through the sustainability cross-curriculum priority. In this session we will look at education for sustainability in Australia, examine how schools are responding to the cross-curriculum priority and consider how you might apply learnings within your own context. Free, but registration required.
    Location: OISE Room 5-280


    More info: http://www.studentservices.oise.utoronto.ca/workshops.aspx
  • Wednesday, October 23 - 4:45 - 6:15 PM
    CIDESA Documentary and Pizza Night: "Knock Down the House"
    Join the Comparative, International and Development Education Student Association (CIDESA) for a viewing of the Netflix documentary, Knock Down the House (2019), which goes behind the scenes as four determined women, including US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, challenge big-money politicians in the 2018 race for Congress. Drop in, pizza will be served!
    Location: OISE Peace Lounge, 7th Floor

  • Thursday, October 24 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    Minimizing Brain-Strain: Understanding Stress and Learning
    How does stress impact learning? In this free one-hour webinar, Professor Todd Cunningham discusses the neural responses to stress and offers strategies you can apply to minimize its impacts. Register for this OISE Continuing & Professional Learning InnovED event.
  • Thursday, October 24 - 5:00 - 9:00 PM
    LGBTQ+ History Tour of U of T
    Join in for a LGBTQ+ history tour on University of Toronto campus! From the fun and outrageous to the political and groundbreaking, LGBTQ+ students, staff, faculty and alumni have always made history and you'll see exactly where. Register for free (includes gourmet bites and beverages).
  • Friday, October 25 - 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Master of Teaching (MT) Digital Day
    Learn how to incorporate technology in your classroom. Certificates will be provided. Registration required.
    Location: OISE Building


    More info: https://wordpress.oise.utoronto.ca/mtdigitalday/
  • Friday, October 25 - 12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Seminar + Book Launch: Transnational Perspectives on Democracy, Citizenship, Human Rights and Peace Education
    Comparative, International and Development Education (CIDE) Seminar
    Join us for discussions around issues of democracy, peace and human rights in education, followed by the celebration of the launch of "Transnational Perspectives on Democracy, Citizenship, Human Rights and Peace Education," by Mary Drinkwater (co-editor), Kathy Bickmore, Reva Joshee, Sarfaroz Niyozov et al. Book discount available at the event. Drop in, refreshments will be provided.
    Location: OISE Room 7-105

  • Saturday, October 26 - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    TDSB Ecoschools & OISE Conference: A New Climate
    The 2019 TDSB EcoSchools conference aims to share a wide range of ideas and teaching strategies for environmental education in classroom and community settings, with a focus on climate change and action. Keynote speakers and interactive workshops will address the professional learning needs of both experienced and novice K-12 teachers. This event is FREE for OISE students and TDSB employees. Registration required.
  • Monday, October 28 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM
    IEN 30th Anniversary Lecture: Proclaiming the Roots and Realities of Indigenous-Black Peoples on Turtle Island
    Indigenous Education Network (IEN) 30th Anniversary Lecture Series presents "Proclaiming the Roots and Realities of Indigenous-Black Peoples on Turtle Island," a talk by Ciann Wilson, Assistant Professor, Community Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University. Ciann has over a decade of experience working within African, Caribbean and Black communities across the Greater Toronto Area first as a youth programmer and now as a health researcher. This event is free, but registration required.
  • Thursday, November 7 - 5:00 - 7:00 PM
    Wellbeing Emphasis Book Launch
    Three books authored by faculty
    Please join us and enjoy food and drink as we celebrate the publication of these books authored by faculty: The Holistic Curriculum by Jack Miller; Critical Issues in Education: Citizen Documentary in the Digital Age edited by Karen Cooper and Rebecca Hughes; and Fostering Mindfulness by Shelley Murphy.
    Each book will be available at a discount.
    Location: OISE Room 12-199

  • Tuesday, November 12 - 3:30 - 5:00 PM
    Reconsidering Higher Education Reform in the Arab World
    Comparative, International and Development Education (CIDE) Seminar
    In an era of globalization, researcher Elizabeth Buckner will explore how national university systems around the world are being called upon to fulfill a new mandate: to produce highly-educated and entrepreneurial workers for a global economy. Refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!
    Location: OISE Room 7-105

  • Wednesday, November 13 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Indigenous Artist-in-Residence Open Studio: Vanessa Dion Fletcher
    Join us for the third Open Studio with Indigenous artist-in-residence Vanessa Dion Fletcher, and learn about her uniquely powerful art practice that explores the complexities of physical and cultural bodies, especially Indigenous feminist bodies, colonialism, language, and more. Drop in, no registration required.
    **Culminating series event will be held Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Details to come.
    **This event series if funded by the City of Toronto Indigenous Arts and Culture Partnerships Fund and OISE's Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning.
    Location: OISE Room 10-148

  • Thursday, November 28 - 12:00 - 12:45 PM
    OISE Wellness Lunch & Learn Event: Mapping Sustainable Happiness
    Facilitated by Hilary Inwood
    Our happiness is integrally related to that of all life forms on earth -- what is truly best for people is good for the planet, too. Join Hilary Inwood and learn more about sustainable happiness and begin to map and connect its elements to your own life. Free! No registration required.
    Location: OISE Room 12-199


    More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/wellness/index.html