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Upcoming Events

World Water Day: The Impacts of Climate Change on Water

Mar 22, 2019

Grades 8-12, Social Studies/Humanities, Sciences, Environmental Stewardship Students from across the planet will come together to share the effects of Climate Change on our most precious resource - Water. Discussions on how... more


(FRENCH) Climate Change & Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Apr 2, 2019 - 12:0 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, French, Science, Social Studies, Environmental Stewardship, ASPNet Schools Through the understanding and integration of Traditional Knowledge, this conference will examine the complex nature of climate change... more


AVIKA: We Are All Treaty People

Apr 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 8-12, Indigenous Studies, Social Studies, Humanities During this event, students will have the opportunity to discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing treaties and the impacts these agreements... more


Earth Week & UNDRIP

Apr 25, 2019 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)


Earth Week

Apr 25, 2019 - 11:00 AM-24:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Indigenous Studies, Social Studies/Humanities, Environmental Studies, Sciences During this conference, students & educators will explore human rights and examine why the United Nations felt Indigenous communities from around... more


(FRENCH) Women in STEM

May 8, 2019 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 8-12, Social Studies/Humanities, Global Citizenship, ASPNet Schools Expert speakers, with first-hand experience in the difficulties women face, will share their stories and expertise on gender parity. They will... more


AVIKA: Residential Schools: Past, Present & Future Impacts

May 9, 2019 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Indigenous Studies, Social Studies/Humanities 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... more


Past Events

World AIDS Day

Nov 29, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Challenge indifference, commemorate victims, celebrate progress and commit to action as part of this powerful video conference ahead of World AIDS Day, by joining schools around the world to build awareness and action around HIV/AIDS,... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Bullying & Cyberbullying (English)

Nov 19, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Bullying and cyberbullying are pervasive problems in schools and communities across Canada. Stories of youth unable to cope with bullying in schools and online are increasingly common. In response, many initiatives across Canada have... more


COP19 from Warsaw, Poland

Nov 12, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two-part event on November 12 and 21st will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. This conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Oct 24, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two part event on October 24th and 31st 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... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 16, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

The designation of October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child is, according to the United Nations, a day meant to focus "attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the... more


Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This video conference will explore issues related to mental health and illness among adolescents.. Understanding symptoms and methods in which to manage mental illnesses are important tools in achieving a healthy state of... more


Child Soldiers: Caught Up in Conflict

Jun 6, 2013 - 12:30 PM-14:00 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


Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission

May 27, 2013 - 12:30 PM-14:00 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 causes/reasons for the creation of residential schools, while also looking at the effects the... more


Live Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 16, 2013 - 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


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