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Upcoming Events

Transformative Arts

May 30, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Secondary) In preparation for International Arts Education Week (May 21-27) we will join CCUNESCO to explore the ways in which ART brings us closer together. This week aims to increase the global community’s awareness on the importance... more

Celebrating School Actions for Wildlife

May 31, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Small individual actions can have a big collective impact! That’s why we want to inspire schools to take action for wildlife for Environment Day (June 5). From bird feeders to native plant gardens, join the Canadian Wildlife... more

Canadian Indigenous History Month

Jun 2, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

(Grades 6-9) June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. Join our honoured guests from the Senate of Canada as we explore the progress and shortfalls of the implementation of the TRCs 94 Calls to Action. On the eight year... more

World Oceans Day 2023 (Secondary)

Jun 8, 2023 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

(Secondary) June 8 is World Oceans Day, the global movement to recognize the importance of our shared ocean. Join us as Ocean Wise helps uncover some of the main issues facing our oceans and what we can do to help!

World Oceans Day 2023 (Primary)

Jun 8, 2023 - 13:00 PM-13:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) June 8 is World Oceans Day, the global movement to recognize the importance of our shared ocean, celebrate the amazing plants and animals within it, and consider humanity’s dependence on a healthy blue planet for our survival.... more

Past Events

Dec 1: #Decarbonize Global Celebration: Marking a Pivotal Year for Climate Change - Paris Agreement and Youth Action

Dec 1, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:15 PM (Eastern)

Students from over 50 countries around the world come together via video conference to celebrate the 4 months of online learning, collaboration, and leadership in the #Decarbonize Global Youth Climate Project. This event sparks the... more

SDG Series: “H2Whoa! Water Conservation and Protection”

Nov 24, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Join us for a dialogue with experts on what improving water quality really takes, and why the role of youth matters, from restoring wetlands that have vanished to managing the lands that grow crops to the policies that create a real... more

SDG Series: "Poverty Alleviation & Youth Empowerment: Experiences and New Ideas"

Nov 17, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

How do we think about, learn about, and act to diminish poverty, while also improving social solidarity? This event is a blend of a learning workshop and discussion group on how to alleviate poverty and its impacts on communities. An... more

Nov 4 & 5 - LIVE from COP26

Nov 4, 2021

This series will be hosted by the Centre for Global Education and our Global Lead #Decarbonize Students LIVE from the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. Each event will have a different focus and guest... more

Oct 29: Halloween’s Creepy Crawly Creatures with the Canadian Wildlife Federation

Oct 29, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

You wouldn’t associate a rabbit or salmon with the Halloween season, but for some reason this spooky holiday has laid claim to spiders, bats, crows and more. Let’s explore these festive creatures and find out once and for all if they... more

Journalism, Fake News, and Disinformation

Oct 25, 2021 - 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 Canadian Media Literacy Week, we want to... more

Oct 20: Global Dignity Day - An International Celebration

Oct 20, 2021 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

Youth in schools around the world will participate in Global Dignity Day, a day to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. In celebration with this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada... more

Oct 13: International Day of the Girl Child: Focus on Afghanistan

Oct 13, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. An investment in realizing the power of adolescent... more

Oct 8: World Mental Health Day

Oct 8, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 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 29: #Decarbonize Global Launch: Youth Action

Sep 29, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

#Decarbonize: #Decolonize is a school-based program that brings together thousands of U18 students and educators, from 50 countries, across the Global North and Global South, in eight months of ongoing dialogue on climate resilience,... more

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