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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

Middle East in Transition: Peace & Conflict (Middle School)

Oct 23, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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


Middle East in Transition: Peace & Conflict (High School)

Oct 23, 2012 - 13:00 PM-14:30 PM (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 International Video Conference

Oct 17, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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 personal... more


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


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