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York Region DSB – Quest Conference 2019

2019 11/4 | Connects Page, School Board News, Trustee PD

The York Region DSB’s Quest 2019, The Quest: Indigenous Education and Equity is taking place on November 20-22, 2019 at the Sheraton Parkway North Hotel.

At Quest 2019, participants will develop a deeper understanding of indigenous education and equity, and share their inquiries and knowledge through active participation.

The program will showcase learning in a traditional workshop format, as well as teaching in a traditional indigenous education setting. Some of this year’s speakers include Jesse Wente, Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, Kike Ojo-Thompson, Dr. Debbie Donsky and Gabrielle Scrimshaw. Conference co-hosts are Dr. Avis Glaze and Pamala Agawa.

The key strategy components that are the basis for keynote addresses and workshop presentations include:  Building Knowledge and Capacity, Learning, Teaching and Assessment, Disrupting Oppression, and Engaging Families, Guardians and Communities.

Each year, Quest brings together 1000+ members of the education community from around the world. Participants explore current issues in education and learn together to improve student achievement and well-being.

Register now

Be the first to get conference updates by following @YRDSB  or by searching #YRDSBQuest on Twitter. You can also follow the conference on Instagram @YRDSBQuest.

Please visit www.questconference.ca for more information about speakers, program, pricing and registration.

If you have any questions please contact: quest@yrdsb.ca

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