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NWOLI: Registration is Open – October 13, 2017!

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO LAW INSTITUTE (NWOLI) – Registration is Open! Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017 Time: 8:30AM – 4:30PM Location: Bora Laskin Faculty of Law – John N. Paterson Auditorium Draft Agenda is HERE! Please join us for our Northwestern Ontario Law Institute! OJEN’s NWOLI gives secondary-school teachers from across Northwestern Ontario the opportunity to participate in […]

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OJEN is hiring in Toronto! (Updated)

We are excited to announce that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hiring a full-time Project Leader for our Department of Educator Support.    Please see attached posting and distribute widely.   Aboriginal candidates and members of marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is Monday, August 28th at 9 am.     OJEN Project Leader – French Language […]

OJEN is hiring in Sudbury!

We are excited to announce that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hiring a part-time OJEN Project Officer for our Youth Police Dialogue program in Sudbury starting in June.    Please see attached posting and distribute widely.   Our ideal candidate for this position is a post-secondary student. Aboriginal students and members of visible minorities are encouraged to apply. Application […]

OJEN is Hiring in Ottawa!

We are excited to announce that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hiring a Bilingual Project Officer in Ottawa for summer 2017. Please see attached posting for details. Our ideal candidate for this position is a post-secondary student. Aboriginal students and members of visible minorities are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is Monday, May 29 (12:00 […]

Canada 150 / OJEN 15!

Canada may be getting more publicity, but 2017 is a milestone year for OJEN too.  We’re turning 15! That’s 15 years of justice education programs for youth; 15 years of creating free classroom resources for high school teachers; 15 years of meaningful volunteer opportunities for justice professionals; and 15 years of preparing youth to become legally […]

Register Now for the 2017 Summer Law Institute!

UPDATE: View 2017 Draft Schedule HERE! Date: Tuesday, August 29th and Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 Location: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON The OJEN Summer Law Institute gives Ontario teachers an opportunity to participate in presentations and discussions with judges and lawyers about timely legal issues that enhance classroom teaching and learning. Registration Fee: […]

OJEN is recruiting: Justice Education Fellowships 2017-18

OJEN is now accepting applications from Ontario law students for four (4) Justice Education Fellowship positions in 2017-18. If you are an incoming 2L, 3L, or LLM student at an eligible law school (including Lakehead University, University of Ottawa, University of Western Ontario, and Queen’s University) and you have a passion for public legal education […]

OJEN has a new website!

If you visit our site regularly, you’ve probably noticed that a few things have changed around here. We are very proud to present our new website, which launches today! In addition to a revitalized new look, we’ve introduced some new elements which we hope will make your life easier in a couple of ways.   The same […]

OJEN’s Grade 5 Poster Challenge – Registration is Open!

Register now for OJEN’s Grade Five Poster Challenge OJEN is pleased to once again host the Grade Five Poster Challenge. The Poster Challenge is a great opportunity for grade five students to learn and demonstrate an understanding of the rights of Canadians. Teachers can use the challenge to educate students about the Charter of Rights […]

Register Now – Women@Justice: Leaders in Law (Ottawa, high school girls)

Location: 284 Wellington Street, Boardroom 5140, Ottawa Women@Justice: Leaders in Law is a 2-hour program on Tuesday, October 18 in which students will learn about women’s careers in law and the public service.  Along the way, they will meet female mentors from the Department of Justice Canada, law students from the University of Ottawa, and […]

The Tate Herbert Memorial Fund Supports Justice Education Programs for Youth

Each October, the Herbert family in Barrie, Ontario hosts a benefit show and donates the proceeds to OJEN. Tate’s Tableaux honours the life of their son, Tate, who died of cancer in 2013 while studying Law and Society at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University.  Donations to the fund in his name support OJEN’s programs for young […]

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