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Welcome to the Department of Social Justice Education

Are you interested in earning an Master of Education from OISE? Register for our Master's of Education Information Webinar on November 6.

The Department of Social Justice Education offers a multi and interdisciplinary graduate program developed from the past programs of History and Philosophy of Education as well as Sociology in Education. This department provides students with critical understandings of the social, historical, cultural, political, economic, and ethical contexts of education, broadly conceived. Based on the diverse intellectual traditions of the humanities and social sciences, the department is committed to multi and interdisciplinary studies in education, with a focus on equity and social justice from a variety of perspectives including history, philosophy, sociology and political science.

Winter Master of Education (MEd) Open House 

Learn more about SJE's Master of Education program at our upcoming Open House on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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Latest news

  • March 20
    SJE Student Colloquium
  • November 27, 2018
    Dr. Martin Cannon speaks at the Native Women Association conference
  • October 02, 2018
    Dr. Njoki Wane receives African Scholars Award


  • March 26, 2019
    Policy, Prescriptions and Partnerships: Exploring Family Engagement in Ontario Education
  • March 27, 2019
    Cartographies of Blackness
  • April 23, 2019
    Critical Assessment of Indigenous Food Systems in Ghana: Environmental Justice Perspective


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