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Guidelines for better legal workshops: best practices for effective public legal education presentations

Access to Justice Week (A2J Week) brings together a range of justice sector stakeholders to develop meaningful, public-centred solutions that advance systemic change in the justice system. OJEN is pleased to support A2J Week in 2021 with activities for students, teachers, community workers, and legal professionals. To learn more about A2J Week events in Ontario, […]

Top 5 Significant Cases of the Past Year – SLI 2021

Event Summary:  The Ontario Justice Education Network is offering a free online session for secondary school teachers on ‘The Top 5 Cases’ of the past year. This webinar features Professor Sonia Lawrence from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. The Ontario Justice Education Network is offering a free online session featuring Professor Sonia Lawrence from Osgoode Hall Law […]

Black Legal Action Centre: Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in the Education System

Date and time: Wednesday, August 25, 1-2 p.m. Speakers: Jody Dunn, Provincial Anti-Black Racism & Justice Programs Manager and more Event description: The Black Legal Action Centre was created in 2017 to address anti-Black racism in Ontario. In this session, they join OJEN to talk about anti-Black racism in schools, the Ontario school to prison pipeline, and […]

OJEN’s New Resources 2021

Event Summary: Secondary school teachers, join us for a free online session highlighting OJEN’s new resources for the classroom! A long-time favourite of the Summer Law Institute, OJEN staff present new resources available for your classroom. This year’s webinar will feature a number of online resources and plans for program delivery throughout the year! Date and […]

So, You want to Be a Paralegal: Exploring Careers in Law

Date and time: Monday, August 23, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Speakers: Linda Pasternak, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., J.D, Paralegal Program Coordinator/Professor, Seneca College Event description: Are your students interested in a career in law? This webinar will cover what paralegals and law clerks do, recent changes in paralegals’ scope of practice and the training required to enter […]

Canada and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – Child Rights in Action

Date and time: Friday, August 20, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Speakers: Mary Birdsell, Executive Director, Justice for Children and Youth Legal Clinic Jane Stewart, Litigation Lawyer, Justice for Children and Youth Legal Clinic Event description: Learn about and receive resources on the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and how it’s implemented in Canada. This […]

Three Areas of Law Impacting Your Student Outcomes

Date and time: Thursday, August 19, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Speakers: Sarah Pole, Program Director, Childhood Arrivals Support and Advocacy (CASA), Justice for Children and Youth Legal Clinic Erica Lalonde, Program Manager, Enhancing Access to Special Education (EASE), Justice for Children and Youth Legal Clinic Kaffie Abdirashid, Education Advocate, Justice Centre – North West Toronto, Justice for Children […]

Child Witnesses in the Criminal Courts

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Time: 3:00 pm Speakers: Child Advocate Worker from BOOST – CYAC (Child and Youth Advocacy Centre), Crown and Defence Counsel, and Toronto Police Officer – CYAC. Event description: Panel discussion about the how child witnesses are supported throughout a criminal case, from the early stages of the police investigation through to court preparation, testimony […]

How OJEN Helps Make Teaching Law a Breeze

Date and Time: Tuesday, August 17 – 1:00- 2:00 pm Event Summary:  Join OJEN staff in this webinar to learn about how our programs and resources engage your students and meet curriculum expectations. We will walk you through our Courtrooms & Classrooms program, some of our most popular resources, and our annual events. Whether you’re teaching […]

Going from Student to Staff: Issues facing young workers in 2021

Date and time: Monday, August 16, 2-3 p.m. Speakers: Joshua Mandryk, Goldblatt Partners LLP: Unpaid internships, work-credit programs, and youth labour Ryan White, Cavalluzzo LLP: Uber, gig apps, and their legal challenges Event description: What does good work look like for your students in 2021? Whether they are continuing on to post-secondary learning or heading straight into the workforce, […]

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