Professional Learning Fellowship

Discover the Professional Learning Fellowship, a transformative 14-week program designed to empower seasoned professionals and teams in driving meaningful organizational change.

Anchored in our inquiry-driven process model, the Professional Learning Fellowship (PLF) provides the structure and support needed to elevate your strategic thinking and cultivate influential leadership skills. 

Our experienced team of Process Facilitators and Experts-in-Residence, will provide personalized coaching, mentorship and insight as you navigate your real-world workplace challenge within a supportive community of your peers.

As a Fellow, you will emerge equipped with actionable strategies and a comprehensive leadership roadmap to implement within your organization. Apply for the Professional Learning Fellowship and unlock your potential to drive lasting, positive change in your organization (and beyond)!

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop and articulate a work-related project or initiative aligned with your professional goals.
  • Enhance your leadership skills through guided reflective practice and critical analysis.
  • Apply a systems-thinking mindset to identify barriers and uncover growth opportunities within your organization.
  • Navigate the process of turning ideas into actionable plans, proposals, or frameworks.
  • Build strong connections with peers and mentors, fostering a collaborative learning environment.
  • Gain insights from Experts-in-Residence and apply evidence-based research to bridge theory and practice.
  • Drive sustained impact within your organization by implementing your project or initiative.


The OISE Continuing & Professional Learning Professional Learning Fellowship is open to experienced professionals with a minimum of 5-7 years of progressive work experience, demonstrating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Leadership Experience: Hold a leadership role or a professional position with the capacity to influence organizational change.
  • Focused Inquiry: Have a clear area of interest or a specific challenge within your organization to explore during the fellowship.
  • Learning Commitment: Be willing to engage in both self-directed and collaborative learning activities over the 14-week program. 
  • Availability: Fellows should expect to participate in weekly synchronous sessions. Be sure to review the online meeting schedule, under "Full Course Details" on the course page to help plan your schedule accordingly.
  • Reflective Practice: Show openness to reflective practice and engage deeply with peers and mentors.









Full Course Details

Section Title:

Professional Learning Fellowship

Enrolment Session:

2025 Winter



Total Hours:



Wed, Thu




5:00PM to 7:00PM



16 Jan 2025 to 24 Apr 2025

Delivery Option:


Schedule & Location:

Course Fee(s):


Section Note(s):

Deadline to Apply: NOVEMBER 28, 2024 at 12:00 PM EST.

Registration in this course requires an "Approved" application - please be sure to submit your application by the stated deadline. 

Online - Synchronous & Asynchronous

This session will run for 14 weeks.  Engagement in this program will consist of independent exploration, facilitated one-on-ones, collaborative working sessions, and virtual seminars.  Fellows will be expected to actively engage in approximately 7-9 hours of learning activity per week, for a total of 125 hours.


  • Click "Apply Now" to begin your course application - you will be prompted to create or login to your OISE CPL learner account
  • The application will require completion of a self-reflection questionnaire and a copy of your updated CV
  • Applications will be reviewed following the registration deadline. Successful applicants will be notified via email, and receive a direct link to register for the course. Please note that payment is required in full in order to complete your registration
  • Requests for withdrawal received before the 14th calendar day of the session will receive a full refund, less a $300 fee. Refunds requested after the 14th calendar day of the session will not be processed
  • Please review OISE CPL's registration policies under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies

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