ReconciliACTION – SAFE Conference: Oct 21-22
FRIDAY OCT 21 – SATURDAY OCT 22
REGINA, U of R Education Building (Main Foyer) Map
$50 (full-time employment); $25 (part-time employment); $10 (students)
SCIC Members: if cost is a barrier, please contact Steffany @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 306.757.4669
SCIC is a proud partner in this year’s conference of the Social Justice and Anti-Racist Anti-Oppressive Forum on Education (SAFE), titled “ReconciliACTION”. Featuring keynote speaker Chelsea Vowel and workshops on Global Citizenship Education with special guest Lynette Shultz, this conference offers opportunities to explore educating for anti-racist, anti-oppressive, global citizens.
Join us as we build relationships and create a supportive community of educators in Saskatchewan.
Who should attend:
public educators; teachers (pre-service and in-service); administrators; volunteers, board, or staff of international development organizations or other social and ecological justice groups; human rights, anti-poverty or anti-racist advocates; anyone interested in promoting and advancing global citizenship, international cooperation, justice and peace, and inspiring others.
To register: visit www.sasksafe.com
About Chelsea and Lynette
Chelsea Vowel is Metis from manitow sâkâhikan (Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta). She has a BEd, an LLB, and is an MA candidate in Native Studies at the University of Alberta. An educator and author, Chelsea is passionate about the Cree language, Indigenous law, and the joy of raising five daughters. Her book, Indigenous Writes, will be available at the conference. Read her work & learn more
Lynette Shultz is the Associate Dean International, Faculty of Education, and Director of the Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research, University of Alberta. Her research interests include global social justice and education policy, global governance, citizenship and education. Listen Lynette discuss the “Ethical Space” and Global Citizenship Education
Tentative Program Schedule:
See all session options here
Friday October 21st – Theme: ReconciliACTION
8:00-9:00 am – Registration and Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am – Welcome and Keynote Introduction
9:15-10:15 am – Keynote: Chelsea Vowel
(10:15-10:30 am – Break)
10:30-11:45 am – Session 1 (choose from 5-6 options)
(11:45-12:45 pm – Lunch Break)
1:00-2:00 pm – Session 2 (choose from 5-6 options)
2:15-3:15 pm – Session 3 (choose from 5-6 options)
3:15 pm on – Next Steps
*Saturday October 22nd –Theme: Global Citizenship Education (GCE) – Pedagogy, Methodology, and Resources
8:30 am–4:00 pm – Facilitated Workshop with Lynette Shultz
*The goal of this day is to introduce participants to select theories, and practical resources and tools that will widen their understanding of global citizenship education and international development issues, and to enable teachers, public educators, and others involved in promoting global citizenship to critically and productively interact with both their immediate and global educational and social development environments.
About SCIC’s approach to Global Citizenship Education
In order to move humanity towards sustainable, peaceful solutions to global challenges, we believe schools need to prepare students to become critically informed, motivated, globally competent citizens with social problem solving skills and a willingness to challenge misinformation and government inaction. Learn more
SAFE (Social Justice and Anti-racist Anti-oppressive Forum on Education) seeks to provide ongoing knowledge, resources, workshops and conferences which support teachers in their approach to Anti-Racist Anti-Oppressive theory and practice. Learn more.