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
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,
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: http://sec.oise.utoronto.ca/english/webcast.php
For more information, go to http://sec.oise.utoronto.ca/english/lectures.php or contact Sherap Winn at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 http://sec.oise.utoronto.ca/english/lectures.php.
On Co-op is part of The Ontario Rural Council (TORC) rural youth forum, held Tuesday March 6th at the Ramada Inn on the Bay in Belleville.
Youth and non youth are invited to attend more than 10 sessions and plenaries on getting youth involved, technology and youth engagement. Youth participants will also create a set of rural youth priority issue areas and recommendations for action.
For more information, and to register, visit http://www.torc.on.ca/.
For more information and to view the full proposal guidelines, please see http://www.socialeconomynetwork.ca/hub/index.php?page_id=238
In addition, CSEHub is currently looking into obtaining bursaries to facilitate conference attendance by participants/presenters from Latin America, Asia and the Pacific and Africa.
For more information, please see the conference website.