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Upcoming Events

UNESCO Human Rights Day

Dec 8, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Calling all Canadian high schools to come celebrate and learn about Human Rights, at home; and around the world with UNESCO! Have your classroom celebrate International Day of Human Rights through a series of fun and interactive... more


Residential Schools: Stories told and Shared

Dec 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools in Canada. We will be exploring the cause and reasons for the creation of residential schools, the effects the schools have had on... more


Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness– LIVE from the Middle East

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


International Polar Bear Day

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to celebrate International Polar Bear Day by connecting LIVE to the Canadian Arctic, the backyard of our Polar Bears. On February 26th, students will be joining globally through video conference technology for a... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Mar 1, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet, over the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video-conference will... more


International Women’s Day: A Day for the Potential of Girls

Mar 8, 2017 - 11:00 AM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

We will be hosting four 40 min sessions that will blow your mind! Expert speakers, with first-hand experience in the difficulties women face in developing countries, will share their experiences. Join us for one or all four as we listen... more


Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

This event will bring youth together from across North America to understand and take action on the issue of violence against aboriginal women and all parties involved. Students will examine and internalize literature, sharing poetry,... more


Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness – LIVE from the Middle East

May 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


Climate Change in Your Backyard and Around the Globe

Jun 1, 2017 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

Join schools and researchers from across North America as they discuss effects of Climate Change on their regions and around the globe and what can be done to reduce its impact. Students will have access to an interactive webpage, where... more


Past Events

Explore 150 Wishes Workshop

Dec 2, 2016 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

As we approach the 150th anniversary of Canada, we want to explore Canada's past, present and future with youth across the nation. Join us for an arts-based, interactive workshop where students will have the opportunity to meet and talk... more


Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Nov 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This exciting video-conference will connect students with several young artists from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East to discuss the significance of resistance art in the context of conflict. We will explore how the... more


Trump or Triumph: Walls Around the World

Nov 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Our Walls video-conference is a great lead-in activity to our Resistance Art: Visual Art event on November 30. We will explore the many walls that exist around the world from the West Bank of Israel & Palestine to the city of Prague and... more


The Plight of Liberalism: From Ancient Greece to Trump's America

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

This half-day conference will host four 40 minute sessions throughout the morning, examining multiple perspectives on Liberalism: its success/failure around the world, and interpretation in modern cultures/media. Topics that will be... more


Polar Bear: LIVE from the Canadian Arctic

Nov 7, 2016 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Connect your classroom directly to the Canadian Arctic, LIVE from the backyard of our Polar Bears. In video conferences and webcasts, hosted inside the Polar Bears International mobile Research Station, we will be connecting with schools... more


LIVE from COP22: Marrakech, Morocco

Nov 3, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

This two-part event, on November 3rd and November 17th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet, over the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video-conference will... more


DeforestACTION

Oct 27, 2016 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

DeforestACTION provides an array of educational resources that help students engage in meaningful, global collaborative problem-solving by exploring the global issue of deforestation. As one of the world’s largest global movements of... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Oct 19, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two part event on October 19th and 26th will explore how we think about the choice between violence and non-violence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements, and in the current context of transition in the... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 12, 2016 - 11:00 AM-13:15 PM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day honours our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. During this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada and around the world will be coming together live to share personal stories... more


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