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OISE Annual Research Celebration

March 14, 2011

TORONTO, ON – Education faculty and graduate students will showcase their research at an annual event open to the public.

Featured researchers include:

Indigo Esmonde – How can we use mathematics as a tool to understand the world and effect change?

Jim Cummins – Improving language and literacy learning in multilingual school contexts

John Portelli – What have been the constraints on achieving truly democratic education?

Kari Dehli – How do schools respond to emergent media?

Katreena Scott – How can we better address the needs of abused children and their families?

Kiran Mirchandani – How can workplace learning challenge social inequality?

Blair Mascall – Does sharing leadership within schools have an impact on student achievement?

Becky Xi Chen – How do children develop literacy skills in their first and second languages?


What: OISE’s Annual Research Celebration
When: Tuesday, March 29, from 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: University of Toronto, OISE Library, Ground Floor, 252 Bloor St. W.

For more information please contact: Janice Spencer at 416-978-1127 or

About OISE:
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto is an international leader in the research, teaching and study of issues that matter in education. As Canada’s largest faculty of education, OISE operates a broad range of innovative academic programs and research initiatives.