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Upcoming Events

International Women's Day

Mar 9, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 8-12, Social Studies/Humanities, Global Citizenship, ASPNet Schools This year our #IWD2019 will have a focus on Gender-Based Violence. Our guests will discuss current events and share their thoughts on how we... more


World Water Day

Mar 19, 2020 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

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... more


Global Refugee Crisis: Art & Advocacy

Apr 1, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

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


Global Refugee Crisis: Art & Advocacy (FRENCH)

Apr 1, 2020 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

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


Green Gigs: Sustainable Careers

Apr 7, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 8-12, Education, Environmental Studies, Sciences, Sustainability During this conference, students and educators will explore alternative career pathways in industries focused on environmentalism and... more


AVIKA: We Are All Treaty People

Apr 28, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 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... more


Climate Change and Traditional Knowledge (FRENCH)

May 6, 2020 - 12:00 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... more


#GoalUp - Global Citizenship & SDGs

May 14, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 9-12, Social Studies/ Humanities, Global Citizenship This video conference will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy and relationality. They... more


AVIKA: UNDRIP - The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Jun 2, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Indigenous Studies, Social Studies/Humanities This videoconference will give teachers and students a better perspective of UNDRIP - The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - and... 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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