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University of Toronto to host 50 Punjab teachers for teacher training course

July 25, 2014

TORONTO, ON – The government of the Indian State of Punjab is sending 50 of its teachers to the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto for an intensive four-week teacher development program from July 28 to August 22, 2014.

At OISE, the teachers, will be led by top OISE faculty and researchers through an innovative professional learning experience, custom designed by OISE’s Continuing and Professional Learning Office to improve and enrich their teaching skills, and assist them to build knowledge to meet the needs of diverse learners, adapt to changing curriculum, incorporate current research into daily teaching practice and integrate technology into their classroom practice. The aims of the program are to enhance capacity in Punjab’s education system and enable the teachers to become mentors back in India.


WHAT: Punjab government/OISE Teacher Development Program

WHEN: Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 22, 2014.

WHERE: Ontario Institution for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Steve Robinson
Director of Strategic Communications
Ontario Institution for Studies in Education (OISE)
Tel: 416-978-0008

Continuing and Professional Learning
Tel: 416-978-2107