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Upcoming Events

Into The Bat Cave

Oct 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Are you afraid of bats? Well, did you know that bats are afraid of you?! During the month of all things creepy and crawly, we’re asking young people to take bats off the list of creatures that make them squeal. While bats may seem a... more

#BlackLivesMatter in Canadian Schools, in partnership with CC-UNESCO

Nov 17, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Join us in a national conversation to empower and promote positive images of Black youth today within our communities. United Souls is a Black Student Leadership group from David Suzuki S.S composed of passionate human beings who share a... more

Communities make the difference: World AIDS Day

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

This classroom and event will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy, and building strong communities. They will look at how their unique locations translate on a global... more

Past Events

Le journalisme, les fausses nouvelles et la désinformation

Oct 27, 2020 - 13:30 PM-14:30 PM (Eastern)

Journalism, Fake News, and Disinformation

Oct 27, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Break the Fake with MediaSmarts and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. One of the most important issues in today’s digital world is the spread of online misinformation. In this session, marking Media Literacy Week, we want to take the... more

World Food Day - Sustainable Food Systems

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

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations was founded in 1945. World Food Day is held to raise awareness of the suffering caused by hunger and obesity, of the importance of nutritious diets and food security, and of the... more

World Mental Health Day: Balancing our Minds

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

In recognition of World Mental Health Day on October 10, CGE invites you to take a closer look at how our perceptions of mental health and illness are shaped by popular culture and influenced by the media every day. Join us for a frank... more

Sept 30: RCMPTalks Online Safety

Sep 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The Internet has become a part of our daily lives. However, all we seem to hear about are the negative sides of the Internet: people being bullied, ripped off, meeting people who aren't who they say they are etc. It's important that we... more

#GoalUp Global Citizenship

Sep 29, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Social Studies, Humanities, Global Citizenship. This classroom and event will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy, and relationality. They will look at... more

Pollinators Webinar - Canadian Wildlife Federation

Jun 23, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Gardening is one of the simplest and most profound ways you can connect with nature. Thankfully, you have pollinators as allies to support you in your efforts. There are over 1,000 species of pollinating animals in Canada – from various... more

Building Bridges: RCMPTalks Reconciliation

Jun 9, 2020 - 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Eastern)

The RCMP recognizes that reconciliation is not a single event or speech, nor is it something that can be checked off a list. Reconciliation is constant, a movement towards the future, a reflection of the past, and an ongoing dialogue.... more

World Environment Day - #Decarbonize2020 Launch

Jun 5, 2020 - 11:30 AM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Under the moral patronage of UNESCO, TakingITGlobal and the Centre for Global Education coordinate the #Decarbonize:#Decolonize global youth project. This project is a mobilization of student learning and action across 35 high schools... 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

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