Jump to Main Content
Decrease font size Reset font size Increase font size

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.


Latest news


  • January 22, 2019
    Traumatized Subjectivity and Consent: Addressing the Needs of Vulnerable Youth in Sexuality Education
  • January 23, 2019
    Plotting Black Studies in Canada
  • February 19, 2019
    Individual and Collective Learning in Community Organizing in Response to the Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan


Future students

Join a supportive community of learners and educators in one of the world’s most diverse cities. 




Current students

Access course timetables, tips for completing your degree requirements, forms, doctoral guidelines, student support services, and more.