Developing a Global Perspective for Educators

Have a Heart Day on Parliament Hill

Gather up your class, school, or organization to celebrate Have a Heart Day on Parliament Hill.

Date: February 10, 2016
Time: 10:30am to 11:15am
Location: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario
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Put Reconciliation into Action — Celebrate Have a Heart Day!

On February 14, put reconciliation into action—celebrate Have a Heart Day. Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation campaign that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are. There are many ways you can celebrate Have a Heart Day: Continue Reading…

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October Professional Learning Sessions


a) October 2 – Aboriginal Education & Blanket Exercise (1-3 pm)
b) October 9 – Maker Space Technology (1-3 pm)
c) October 16 & 17 – Creativity Symposium
d) October 20 – OCT presentation- 7:30 pm Alumni Auditorium
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Global Brown Bag Seminars & Other Talks


Oct 13 — Environmental Education—Part 2: Best Practices (Lisa)
Nov 3 — Learning through Simulations and Classroom Resources (Tracy)
Nov 17 — Student Action Project Learning aimed at Social Change (Lisa, Ian)
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Global Cohort Orientation: Teaching above the Fray

This Fall semester, get ready to witness “Teaching above the Fray” at Developing a Global Perspective for Educators, Faculty of Education UOttawa.

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UPLIFT: A travel show at the frontlines of social and environmental challenges


UPLIFT is a travel show following hosts Barnabe and Nisha as they discover countries and cultures at the frontlines of social and environmental challenges, and meet the community builders, artists, activists, social entrepreneurs and innovators working on solutions. Visit http://www.upliftfilms.org for more details.

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Project of Heart eBook is now available!

Project of Heart: Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC. This publication is dedicated to the more than 150,000 Aboriginal children across Canada who endured the Indian Residential School system, and to the memory of at least 6,000 children who perished in it. Project of Heart’s goals are to honour the survivors and their families, and to help educate Canadians about the atrocious history and ongoing legacy of residential schools. Only when we understand our shared history can we move forward together in a spirit of reconciliation. Continue Reading…

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