Wednesday, February 07, 2007

The Social Economy Centre (OISE/UT) Lunchbox Speakers' Series - Learning About The Social Economy In Ontario High Schools : February 21 2007

The Social What?: Learning About The Social Economy In Ontario High Schools

Panel: Jan Haskings-Winner, Cynthia Lushman, and Daniel Schugurensky
Wednesday, February 21, 2007, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto
252 Bloor Street West,
Toronto, Ontario
Room 12-199

Jan Haskings-Winner, textbook writer and economics instructor at OISE/UT (seconded from the TDSB), Cynthia Lushman, Education Officer for the Ontario Co-operative Association, and Daniel Schugurensky, associate professor at OISE/UT, will talk about what Ontario high school students learn about the social economy, especially nonprofit organizations, co-operatives, worker participation, and unions.

This event will be webcast and we will accept questions via e-mail from remote participants. Go to the following webpage for detailed instructions to set up for and view the webcast:

For more information, go to or contact Sherap Winn at or (416) 923-6641, extension 2087

Other sessions will include: March 28 - Aboriginal Social Economy Issues; April 25 - Social Responsibility in Credit Unions; and May 16 - Fair Trade. For more information, visit

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