MEDIA ADVISORY: What Can the History of Education Teach Us about Canada at 150?

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017

 

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education invites members of the media to attend a panel discussion that will bring together four academics to engage the public in a dialogue connecting how Canadians learn and think about the history of education.

WHAT: What Can the History of Education Teach Us about Canada at 150? Panel discussion on how Canadian citizens learn and think about the history of education to our everyday lives

WHEN: March 2, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Desmarais Building, Room 12102 (55 Laurier Avenue East | Map)

The discussion will address four important topics:

  • Racism and anti-racism
  • French-English relations
  • Citizenship education
  • Northern and Indigenous perspectives

Panelists and experts available for commentary:

Tim Stanley, Professor

  • Racism and anti-racism, social foundations of education

Stéphane Lévesque, Professor

  • French-English relations, Canadian history

Lorna McLean, Professor  

  • Citizenship education

Heather McGregor, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Northern and Indigenous perspectives

This is a bilingual event

Media inquiries

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
613-762-2908
sarah.foster@uOttawa.ca

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