NEW EVENT! ONLINE SYMPOSIUM AT U OF A
A symposium has been arranged to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21st) and the 50th anniversary of the Multiculturalism Act in Canada.
- The website is here: https://mcsymposium.wixsite.com/mar22-23
- The symposium title is: Symposium on the Impact of Multiculturalism on Public Education
- Registration is free.
- Questions to be explored by presenters are given below.
- How can we shape a more inclusive future for Canadians?
- What are the national and provincial multicultural and educational policies and practices that have arisen, fallen and/or endured since the announcement of Multiculturalism in 1971, what can we learn from them and how might they contribute to the next 50 years?
- How can these policies and practices support official bilingualism and the Indigenous Languages Act, the TRC Calls to Action, equity, diversity, and inclusion?
- Does multiculturalism have a future role in Canadian education?
On Tuesday, November 3 at 17:00 hosted a webinar with Dr. Alan Sears and Dr. Lindsay Gibson on the place and purpose of commemoration and remembrance in education.
Dr. Sears is one of Canada’s pre-eminent educators and researchers in citizenship education; Dr. Gibson’s research has helped bring the Historical Thinking Concepts to the forefront.
Here is a link to a recording of the webinar! Use the password: N9&xfuzM