Centre for Teaching Excellence



2019 Symposium: Learning Transformation

Childcare will be available for the 2019 Symposium and the pre-conference event. However, childcare will not be provided for the post-conference event as it falls on a Saturday.

Visiting a small northern community is an experience you won’t want to miss.

Risky Teaching: How our students’ success depends on our willingness to fail
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jay Roberts, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Education at Earlham College.



The 2019 Place-based Education Conference

JOIN US AT THE 2019 Place-Based Education Conference: Building Strong and Transformative Communities TOGETHER
November 7-9, 2019
Flint, Michigan
A three-day conference designed to inspire and support a community of educators around the power of place-based learning. Place-based education transforms how teachers teach and how students learn by expanding classrooms to include a community’s organizations, history, and natural features. 

Who should attend?
This national conference is for K-12 educators and students, university faculty and students, non-formal educators, natural resource professionals, staff of community organizations, business leaders, policy makers, and funders.




Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).


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