Tuesday, 6 February 2007

LUNCH EVENT: "THE SOCIAL WHAT?: LEARNING ABOUT THE SOCIAL ECONOMY IN ONTARIO HIGH SCHOOLS"

The following comes from Rhonda Sussman of the Centre for the Study of Education and Work (CSEW), a community of practice, engaged in dialogue, research and action on learning and work issues, part of Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (OISE/UT):

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LUNCH EVENT: "THE SOCIAL WHAT?: LEARNING ABOUT THE SOCIAL ECONOMY IN ONTARIO HIGH SCHOOLS"

The Social Economy Centre (OISE/UT) Presents

The Social What?: Learning About the Social Economy in Ontario High Schools
Panel: Jan Haskings-Winner, Cynthia Lushman, and Daniel Schugurensky

February 21, 2007
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto
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 email questions 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~

Bring your lunch and a mug; coffee, tea and water will be provided. For more information, go to http://sec.oise.utoronto.ca/english/lectures.php

To RSVP, or for more information, contact Sherap Winn at swinn@oise.utoronto.ca~or (416) 923-6641, ext. 2087.

Mark your calendars:

· March 28 - Aboriginal Social Economy Issues
· April 25 - Social Responsibility in Credit Unions
· May 16 - Fair Trade

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