Right to Play and OISE Continuing & Professional Learning – exploring possibilities to learn and play

Oct 4th, 2017  |  News

Right to Play (RTP) and OISE Continuing & Professional Learning (OISE CPL) today announced their intent to collaborate and partner in learning initiatives aligned to their collective organization goals, particularly in the areas of professional education, international development, children and youth learning and innovative learning methodologies.

With aligned values and goals in providing access to quality education around the world, together they plan to extend their reach and advance joint program development opportunities both nationally and internationally.

Specific projects will be outlined in the months ahead, and both organizations are thrilled to be bringing their teams together to explore possibilities. “We have shared values and goals, and we’re excited about ways we can collaborate and learn from one another”, said Elisabeth Rees-Johnstone, Executive Director at OISE CPL.

Kevin Frey, CEO of Right To Play added: “We are inspired by this collaboration with OISE CPL and look forward to working together to harness our shared vision to build better futures and drive lasting impact for children, their families and their communities.”

About Right To Play

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.

About OISE

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. 

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