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Events

  • Saturday, May 25 -
    Project Wild Workshop
    This fun 6 hour workshop will introduce you to activities that help students of all ages learn about nature-based learning indoors and outdoors. Sign up available soon - save the date for now!
    Location: TBA

  • Wednesday, May 29 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
    The Everyday Life of Disability Seminar
    "In the gym, on the street, in the air. Disability is always there." Join three scholars: OISE's Tanya Titchkosky, Rod Michalko and Devon Healey for a seminar on the everyday life of disability. Refreshments will be provided.
    Location: OISE 5-260, 5th Floor

  • Wednesday, May 29 - 7:00 - 10:00 PM
    Alumni Reunion SHAKER at Ripley's Aquarium
    Young U of T alumni will have Canada's largest indoor aquarium all to themselves at the biggest SHAKER of the year. It's the first event of Alumni Reunion 2019 and your chance to party with other U of T grads while you take endless selfies with exotic sea creatures. Register now.
    Location: Ripley's Aquarium 288 Bremner Blvd.


    More info: http://my.alumni.utoronto.ca/s/731/18/register.aspx?sid=731&gid=1&pgid=14888&tags=SHAKER
  • Thursday, May 30 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM
    OISE Alumni Reunion 2019
    Leading with Impact: Celebrating OISE Alumni
    This evening is a toast to all OISE alumni - a diverse community of change-makers who are making an impact in the world of education and beyond! Together, we'll celebrate with:
    --A special panel discussion featuring three trailblazing alumni who have dedicated their lives to change the world: Street nurse and Order of Canada recipient, Cathy Crowe; activist, educator and CBC host, Amanda Parris; and the 25th Premier of Ontario; The Honourable Kathleen Wynne.
    --A presentation of the Legends and Leaders Awards, as well as 25 and 50-year anniversary pins.
    --Dinner, drinks, raffle draws and prizes.
  • Friday, May 31 - 6:00 - 7:00 PM
    Professor Lauren Bialystok: The dispute over Ontario's sex education curriculum
    OISE Alumni Reunion lecture
    Join in for an OISE Alumni Reunion lecture featuring Professor Lauren Bialystok, who will discuss Ontario's sex education curriculum and the importance of inclusive education, as well as analyze the moral panic over sex education and the paradoxes of pluralism in the era of LGBTQ+ rights. Registration is required.
    Location: Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St


    More info: http://my.alumni.utoronto.ca/s/731/18/register.aspx?sid=731&gid=1&pgid=14888&tags=edu
  • Saturday, June 1 - 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    OISE Kids' Passport at U of T Alumni Reunion
    Get curious about the environment at OISE Kids' Passport with the exceptional educators from Natural Curiosity! You and your kids will engage with Indigenous perspectives in environmental education, learning and play. There will also be face painting between 10:30am - 1:30pm! Let your natural curiosity unfold at OISE Kids' Passport. RSVP, it's free.
    Location: Front Campus, King's College Circle


    More info: http://my.alumni.utoronto.ca/s/731/18/register.aspx?sid=731&gid=1&pgid=14888&tags=edu
  • Tuesday, June 4 -
    OISE Dean's Reception at Congress 2019 in Vancouver
    Join Dean Glen Jones, faculty, students, alumni and friends for OISE's annual reception at Congress 2019, Canada's largest humanities and social sciences conference. Come together with colleagues and friends at the inviting Ponderosa Residences on UBC campus for this special evening. RSVP required.
  • Tuesday, June 4 - 5:30 - 7:00 PM
    Regards croisés pour changer le regard sur les élèves plurilingues: pratiques inclusives en classe de maternelle multilingue
    Andrea Young, Université de Strasbourg
    En dépit des résultats de la recherche, de nombreux professionnels de l'éducation en France considèrent les langues minorées comme un obstacle à l'acquisition rapide de la langue dominante. De telles représentations, couplées à une insuffisance de formations pertinentes et conséquentes, conduisent ces derniers à ignorer voire interdire les langues minorées parlées à la maison dans l'enceinte de l'école.
  • Wednesday, June 5 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    International Educational Leadership and Policy Doctor of Education (EdD) Webinar
    Learn more about OISE's newest Doctor of Education (EdD) cohort. The International Educational Leadership and Policy cohort webinar will feature faculty from the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education and an overview of the EdD program offerings.
  • Thursday, June 6 -
    "Write-In" Days for doctoral students
    "Write-Ins", also known as writing boot camps, are full-day sessions where doctoral students bring their laptops and their work (theses, comps, assignments) to write in a quiet space, uninterrupted, for the day. They are designed to give you a pleasant and supportive place to write, alongside fellow thesis travelers. During the session, no talking, social media or phone calls allowed in the room. Faculty are on-hand if you choose to step out to consult about any aspect of your doctoral thesis proposal or drafts.
    Please register in advance.
    Location: 11-164

  • Friday, June 7 - 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Good Food Machine Teacher Summit
    FoodShare, together with LoyaltyOne, EcoSource, and special guest, The Green Bronx Machine's Stephen Ritz, invite all Ontario elementary teachers for a *free* day of learning, experiencing, networking and ideation. Come and see why over 200 schools nation-wide are raving about the Good Food Machine program, an experiential learning, curriculum-linked food literacy program for teachers of all experience levels and students of all ages.
    Space is limited. RSVP by May 31 before 5pm by sending an email to goodfoodmachine@foodshare.net.
    Location: Globe & Mail, 351 King St. East


    More info: https://foodshare.net/program/goodfoodmachine/
  • Saturday, June 15 -
    "Write-In" Days for doctoral students
    "Write-Ins", also known as writing boot camps, are full-day sessions where doctoral students bring their laptops and their work (theses, comps, assignments) to write in a quiet space, uninterrupted, for the day. They are designed to give you a pleasant and supportive place to write, alongside fellow thesis travelers. During the session, no talking, social media or phone calls allowed in the room. Faculty are on-hand if you choose to step out to consult about any aspect of your doctoral thesis proposal or drafts.
    Please register in advance.
    Location: 11-164

  • Monday, June 17 - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    16th Annual Summer Institute on Early Childhood Development
    Accounting for Quality in the Early Childhood Workforce
    The Summer Institute is an annual collaboration between the School of Early Childhood at George Brown College and the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto. The Institute strives to offer timely information to inform early childhood research, policy and practice. As Canada embarks on a new early years strategy, the Institute examines the importance of the early childhood workforce and the infrastructure necessary to support educators working in an increasingly challenging and diverse sector.
    Join Canadian and international experts in discussing the key elements in defining and sustaining a qualified early childhood workforce. Plus workshops and poster sessions featuring leading edge approaches to advancing early years practice and policy.
    Location: George Brown College 51 Dockside Dr


    More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/atkinson/Events/2019_Events/Summer_Institute_2019.html
  • Monday, June 17 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Summer Institute 2019: Accounting for Quality in the Early Childhood Workforce
    Atkinson Centre is pleased to announce its 16th Annual Summer Institute (#SI2019) keynote speaker, Iram Siraj, Professor of Child Development and Education at the University of Oxford. Professor Siraj will present "Fostering Effective Early Learning through Professional Development". She will also deliver a workshop on "Developing the whole child through movement play: Using the MOVERS to improve quality of physical well-being". See website for full speaker list and program schedule. Registration is required.
  • Thursday, June 20 -
    "Write-In" Days for doctoral students
    "Write-Ins", also known as writing boot camps, are full-day sessions where doctoral students bring their laptops and their work (theses, comps, assignments) to write in a quiet space, uninterrupted, for the day. They are designed to give you a pleasant and supportive place to write, alongside fellow thesis travelers. During the session, no talking, social media or phone calls allowed in the room. Faculty are on-hand if you choose to step out to consult about any aspect of your doctoral thesis proposal or drafts.
    Please register in advance.
    Location: 11-164