Concordia University and UrsaMtl
In April 2021, we partnered up with Ana Milic from Concordia University and MJ Katcho from UrsaMtl for an experiential learning opportunity. We started working on on an intergenerational project that will benefit a neighbourhood community organization, Projet Changement – a community center for seniors. This experience helped us learn about the organization and explore the social justice issues that lie at the core of their mission.
In an effort to raise awareness and funds for their cause, we organized an online pie sale in May. The pies were baked by the student body in the UrsaMtl kitchen, under MJ's guidance.
UNESCO and Hanze University of Applied Sciences
From March to April 2021 we met with Hanze University, a UNESCO Chair, for training in Futures Literacy. Their team worked with our staff to help design lessons that would give our students the tools they would need to better guide them as they prepare for an unknowable future.
Futures Literacy involves considering differing perspectives of the future and breaking down assumptions to find new ways to put potentially radical ideas into practice. Head over to the UNESCO Futures Literacy page to learn more.