Join us in Toronto, Canada to learn how Canada became a world leader in K-12 education and why it is ranked #1 globally for SDG 4 - Quality Education. During this visit you will have an opportunity to meet with Canadian education experts, authorities, and local schools, and observe how educational theory works in practice in Canadian classrooms within the Greater Toronto Area.
The department of Continuing and Professional Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education offers two Edu-Visit opportunities every year in spring and autumn. These educational visits are conducted in English and are designed to showcase Canadian practices in education.
Edu-Visits are designed for teachers, principals, administrators, post-secondary students and all others interested in learning about the Canadian educational system. Enrol as an individual or as small groups who wish to learn together.
For groups of 12 people or more, we are happy to customize a visit. Please email email@example.com for more information.
*The price includes fees for presentations, workshops, visits to schools and other organisations, lunches, one group dinner, local transportation to site visits, a city bus and harbour tour, and a trip to scenic Niagara Falls and the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
PLEASE NOTE: The final confirmation letter will be sent to the participants either when there are at least 10 participants registered, or at the latest shortly after the final registration day on July 29, 2020 and for the Spring 2021 visit on April 1, 2021. The organiser is not responsible for any travel or accommodation-related costs.
The aim of the visit is to explore Canada’s unique decentralised education landscape which has equity as a uniting theme, and from coast to coast to coast produces top performing results on international benchmarks such as PISA. This visit will also provide an examination of the education system in the province of Ontario. Participants will learn how Ontario cultivates and continuously develops a high-quality teaching profession and strong leadership at all levels of the system. See how it is building on past achievements and moving forward with ambitious goals.
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) is recognized as a global leader in graduate programs in teaching and learning, continuing teacher education, and education research. It is one of the largest and most research-intensive faculties of education in North America. During your visit you will meet and exchange ideas with OISE experts and practitioners who have been part of the Ontario education transformation story.
Deepen your insight of Ontario education by visiting public school in the city of Toronto. You will be welcomed to observe lessons and interact with principals, teachers, and pupils. Experience the daily life of Ontario schools!
* Program details are subject to change based on availability and scheduling.
The choice, booking and payment of accommodation in Toronto during the visit is the responsibility of the participant. However, the following accommodations are within a close proximity to the OISE building (walking distance or short transit ride or taxi):