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Upcoming Events

Global Dignity Day

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM-13:00 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


What is Truth? #AlternativeFacts

Oct 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to join us in looking at society’s shifting role from consumer to content creator, bringing with it a new challenge of determining the accuracy and validity of source material. During the video conference... more


LIVE from United Nations Climate Conference in Germany (COP23) Part 1

Oct 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Part 1 of this two-part conference will connect students and overview activities that examine the complex nature of climate change and how youth can get involved to help make a difference. Students will have the opportunity to... more


LIVE from United Nations Climate Conference in Germany (COP23) Part 2

Nov 8, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Part 2 of this conference will be brought to you live from Bonn, Germany. It will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with innovators attending the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change and explore... more


Middle East in Transition: From the Arab Spring to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Nov 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

During this conference students will explore the evolution of governmental ideologies and the current social climate within the Middle East, with a focus on agents of change (eg. Social Media). This conference will be... more


Resistance Art: A UNESCO Human Rights Exploration

Dec 7, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Have your classroom celebrate International Day of Human Rights through a series of fun and interactive activities. This exciting video-conference will explore how the visual arts can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social... more


Global Citizenship: SDGs, Globalization & You

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

This video conference will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy and relationality. They will seek out and build consensus on how their unique locations translate on a... more


North American Residential Schools: Past, Present & Future Impacts

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

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


International Women’s Day: Poetry of Witness

Mar 8, 2018

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers will share their first-hand experiences and stories about the difficulties women face. During this conference, women, young and old, will share... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 12, 2018

This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees experts, who will share their experiences within the United Nations working with Refugees. This conference... more


Past Events

Live Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 9, 2012 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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


Voice, Agency and Democratic Values in the Middle East - Part 2

Mar 8, 2012 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Join activists in the Middle East to critically explore issues of human rights and democracy as they are understood and experienced within the context of a complex and tense ideological landscape. This challenging video conference... more


LOW Carbon Lunch

Mar 7, 2012 - 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Eastern)

Did you know that the food system is responsible for approximately 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions? Reduce your carbon footprint and take a bite out of climate change, starting with your lunch! Join students around the world as... more


Voice, Agency and Democratic Values in the Middle East - Part 1

Feb 22, 2012 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Join activists in the Middle East to critically explore issues of human rights and democracy as they are understood and experienced within the context of a complex and tense ideological landscape. This challenging video conference... more


Live from the UN Climate Change Conference

Dec 8, 2011

Held in conjunction with the UN Climate Change Conference, this event examines the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at the conference in Durban, and explores practical steps and movements youth can be... more


World AIDS Day

Nov 30, 2011 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Challenge indifference, commemorate victims, celebrate progress and commit to action as part of this powerful video conference. Join students in schools around the world as we build awareness and action... more


LOW Carbon Lunch

Nov 18, 2011 - 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Eastern)

Did you know that the food system is responsible for approximately 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions? Reduce your carbon footprint and take a bite out of climate change, starting with your lunch! Participate in the LOW Carbon Lunch... more


LIVE from the Middle East in Transition (Part 2)

Nov 3, 2011 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

The foundations explored in Session One will be applied to the current political contexts of transition in the Middle East. Session Two will explore the distinction between legitimate legal structures and a moral set of rules governing... more


LIVE from the Middle East in Transition (Part 1)

Oct 27, 2011 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This session 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 Middle East. Students will... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 20, 2011 - 09:00 AM-11:00 AM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day is a time to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. Thousands of students from schools across Canada will be coming together LIVE via video conference. Through the sharing of... more


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