YCEC Summer Institute 2012
August 21, 2012
Nia Centre for the Arts will hosting the 5th Annual YCEC 2012 Summer Institute entitled Learning Beyond the Walls: Education Done Differently in partnership with The York Centre for Education and Community (YCEC), Educational Attainment West, and the Toronto District School Board. This event will be held on Tuesday, August 21st 2012 (5:30pm – 8:30pm) at the North York Civic Centre and Wednesday, August 22nd 2012 (8:30am – 4pm) at the TEL Building at York University.
This unique conference will bring together teachers, educators, community organization leaders and activists, community members, artists, parents, and youth to explore how community organizations and schools can collaborate to best support student engagement and achievement. Teachers will learn about the wide range of opportunities available to schools through collaborative work with community agencies; and community agencies will learn directly from schools about their challenges, needs, and successes – all with the aim of further strengthening school/community connections.
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