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Upcoming Events

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


Bees, Butterflies, and Other Pollinators - CWF

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

Grades 2-9, Science, Animals, Environmental Stewardship Join us and our friends from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as we take a closer look at pollination! Our conversation will cover what the role of... 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


Invasive Species: Something Fishy in Canada’s Lakes & Rivers

Apr 16, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 2-9, Science, Animals, Environmental Stewardship Join us and our friends from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as we investigate what's happening in Canadian rivers and oceans - who is in there? Is that... more


Climate Change and Traditional Knowledge (FRENCH)

Apr 21, 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


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


#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


Endanged Species Day - American Eels - CWF

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

Grades 2-9, Science, Animals, Environmental Stewardship Join us and our friends from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as we take a closer look at endangered species! Our conversation will cover what the role of... 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

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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