Conference

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.
  1. How can we shape a more inclusive future for Canadians?
  2. 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?
  3. How can these policies and practices support official bilingualism and the Indigenous Languages Act, the TRC Calls to Action, equity, diversity, and inclusion?
  4. Does multiculturalism have a future role in Canadian education?

Past Events:

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