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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 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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April


EECOM 2021

Wednesday April 21st - Saturday April 24th

With most of the world’s population living in urban areas, helping citizens understand their impact on their environments is key to making cities more sustainable and livable. EECOM 2021’s theme is well-timed to address growing concerns about the climate crisis.

EECOM 2021 is being chaired by EcoSchools Canada, the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE), and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Sustainability Office. It will be based out of the University of Toronto.

Read more about the conference.


May


Cultivating Green School Grounds

Wednesday May 5th, 4-5pm EDT

The design and development of ‘green’ school grounds is transforming outdoor educational spaces around the world, turning empty asphalt into rich learning grounds. Join the TDSB’s Gail Bornstein and Karen Dobrucki as they discuss the benefits, design considerations and processes for school grounds that support wellbeing, sustainability and cross-curricular learning. Examples of successful projects in the TDSB will be shared, and time provided to ask questions of these experts.

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


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