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Upcoming Events

Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Grades 6-11, Social Studies Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child by joining our 90 minute virtual session with amazing, powerful women from across the globe. The three primary goals of this... more


Global Dignity Day 2018

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 5-12, Social Studies 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... more


Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF): Bats Aren't Scary, but Extinction Is!

Oct 24, 2018 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 2-6, Science, Animals, Environmental Stewardship Kick off Bat Week by registering for this event. We will connect your class with Canadian Wildlife Federation Bat Expert, Mike Anissimoff, as we talk about bat... more


Global Refugee Crisis

Nov 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 8-12, Social Studies, World Politics, English This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with experts from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, who will share their experiences... more


Climate Change and Traditional Environmental Knowledge (Pt. I & II)

Nov 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Science, Social Studies, Environmental Stewardship This two-part event, on November 28th and December 5th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference... more


Resistance Art

Dec 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Art, Social Studies This exciting video-conference will explore how different art mediums can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social issues, conflicts and oppression within our communities & world... more


Past Events

Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2012 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference explores the universality of mental illness and challenges to mental health, as well as topics including stress, stigma, and mental disorders. Ahead of the event, participating students will join international peers... more


International Day of the Girl Child Conference

Oct 9, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This October, the world will celebrate the first United Nations designated International Day of the Girl Child. This day is needed to raise awareness, focus attention, and promote action with respect to the unique challenges and... more


Transit of Venus

Jun 5, 2012 - 16:30 PM-18:30 PM (Eastern)

The Transit of Venus occurs when Venus passes directly between the earth and the sun. The planet will appear as a small dot moving along the sun\'s surface. We are hosting a live event with schools around the world which will include... more


Live from Rio: How Youth are Using Technology to Remake Our World

Jun 5, 2012

Connect live to Rio+20: the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development on World Environment Day! With speakers from the UN's Commission on Sustainable Development Child and Youth Major Group, this event examines the complex... more


Resistance Art in the Middle East

May 17, 2012 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

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


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


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