Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 20 countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children.
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) has, for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. As the largest and most research-intensive institute of education in Canada and one of the largest in North America, OISE has helped to transform education in Ontario, throughout Canada and around the world. Guided by the highest standards of scholarship and a commitment to equity and social justice, OISE examines major issues in education, human development and professional practice and considers their impact now and in the future.