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Environmental Education Webinars

Enviromental Education Webinars

 

Climate change education continues at the TDSB during the global pandemic. The EcoSchools team, in collaboration with colleagues at OISE’s Environmental and Sustainability Education Initiative, have created a series of weekly webinars to help shift environmental learning to the virtual world during this time of school closures. A wide range of environmentally themed topics will be explored, please review the webinar subjects below. Please join us – these sessions are open to anyone to attend!

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January Webinar Series:


Learning about Water as a way into Ecojustice Education

Wednesday, January 20th, 4-5pm EST

What does Ecojustice Education look like in classrooms? Join TDSB teachers Farah Wadia and Velvet Lacasse as they describe their work in raising issues of environmental justice through the study of water with local and global connections.

Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


February Webinar Series:


Artistic Approaches to a ‘Just’ Recovery

Thursday, February 11th, 4-5pm EST

How can art education contribute to a ‘Just’ Recovery from the pandemic? This session, led by OISE art educator Hilary Inwood, explores how taking an activist approach to art-making with students can deepen their thinking about the roles artists play in raising awareness of and taking action on environmental justice. Those who attend will be invited to contribute their own artwork to OISE’s annual environmental installation.

Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


OISE’s Sustainability & Climate Action Plan

Thursday, February 25th, 4-5pm EST

Every level of education has a key role to play in addressing the climate crisis, including faculties of education. OISE is one of the first Canadian faculties of education to develop its own Sustainability & Climate Action Plan (SCAP), aiming to engage students, staff and faculty in reducing its carbon footprint and better embedding sustainability and climate action in its work. This webinar launches the SCAP by sharing its development process, key components and how all members of the OISE community and its partners can support the plan.

Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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