• Canadian Mothercraft Society

    When: June 24, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where: EY Canada, 100 Adelaide Street West, 40th floor, Toronto

    Scott McCain, board member of Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation will make opening remarks and participate on the panel.

  • Accounting for Quality in the Early Childhood Workforce

    When: June 17, 2019

    Where: George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive, Toronto, Ontario

    The Summer Institute is an annual collaboration between the School of Early Childhood at George Brown College and the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto. The Institute strives to offer timely information to inform early childhood research, policy and practice. As Canada embarks on a new early years strategy, the Institute examines the importance of the early childhood workforce and the infrastructure necessary to support educators working in an increasingly challenging and diverse sector.

    Iram Siraj, Professor of Child Development and Education at the University of Oxford will present Fostering Effective Early Learning through Professional Development at the 16th annual Summer Institute. In addition to her keynote presentation, Professor Siraj will lead a workshop on Developing the whole child through movement play: Using the MOVERS guide to improve the quality of physical well-being.