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Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Dec 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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


LIVE from COP 20, Peru

Dec 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two-part event, on December 2nd and December 12th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connects students with... more


Infectious Diseases: Ebola

Dec 1, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Currently the world is working together to stop the spread the infectious virus of Ebola. Join us for a very informational conversation on what communities and world leaders are doing to stop the spread of the virus. We will have a guest... more


Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness– LIVE from the Middle East

Nov 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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


Polar Bears! Live from the Canadian Arctic

Nov 11, 2014

The Centre for Global Education and TakingITGlobal are proud to team up with Polar Bears International to connect your classroom directly to the Canadian Arctic, LIVE from the backyard of our Polar Bears. In video conferences and... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Nov 6, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 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


National Teen Driver Safety Day

Oct 23, 2014 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

On October 23, schools and students clubs from across Canada will gather with experts to challenge their to go beyond just learning about Driver Safety and rather to see themselves as local agents of change connected to a national... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Oct 22, 2014 - 0:00 AM-0:00 AM (Eastern)

This two part event on October 22nd and 29th will explore how we think about the choice between violence and nonviolence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements, and in the current context of transition in the... more


Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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 psychological... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 9, 2014 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (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


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