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Tuesday, January 25 • 16:00 - 17:00
After the Bell – Learning Outside the Classroom

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The Rideau Hall Foundation’s Catapult Canada team alongside youth serving organizations Northern Youth Abroad (Northern Compass), Unity Charity and Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre will lead a discussion on learning supports that exist outside the classroom and their innovative approaches to supporting youth in their respective communities.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Greater understanding of the challenges that exist in the education system    
  • Greater appreciation of the unique supports delivered to youth in rural and urban settings    
  • Confidence in adapting solutions that have emerged from the work of youth-serving organizations

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Léandre Nawej

Program and Partnerships Co-ordinator, Rideau Hall Foundation
Léandre Nawaj has worked on projects advancing education equity, youth employment, gender inclusion and corporate sustainability efforts through governments and NGOs. Today, Léandre supports Rideau Hall Foundation with learning initiatives for young Canadians. She calls Tiohti:áke/Montreal... Read More →

Lois Phillip

Team Lead, Northern Compass
Lois Phillip, a Dene woman who grew up in Fort Providence, served as teacher then principal at Deh Gáh School for more than 20 years. She has founded many projects and organizations including Northern Compass, and Northern Loco, where she now works, and has been recognized for excellence... Read More →

Rebecca Harrison

Executive Director, Unity Charity
Rebecca Harrison is the Executive Director of Unity Charity, and has dedicated her career to the Canadian arts and cultural sector in both for-profit and non-profit capacities. For Rebecca, music and mentorship are central to all things!

Liz Robins

Learning Hub Project Co-ordinator, Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre Society, Smithers, BC
Liz Robins traces her emancipatory roots to her Celtic heritage; she is an advocate for students and dedicated to fostering educational opportunities that lead to greater justice for all. Liz has specialized in Indigenous community-based education since 2012, and acknowledges with... Read More →

Tuesday January 25, 2022 16:00 - 17:00 EST