TEACH Outside the Box Program

Registration is now OPEN for our 2023-2024 program
(running five Saturdays in October 2023- March 2024).

Spots are limited, and registration closes September 30th!

TEACH Outside the Box Social Justice Certificate Program and Alternative Placement

Open to:

  • community educators and formal educators
  • Trent B.Ed Teacher Candidates (Alternative Settings Placement)
  • Trent Teacher Education Stream students
  • all others interested in Social Justice Education

TEACH Outside the Box is a unique opportunity for teacher candidates and community educators to participate in a series of interactive workshops and an optional community placement. At TEACH Outside the Box you will be part of a collaborative network of educators, learning alongside your peers and from community partners as you build your own social justice education toolbox!

Highlights of TEACH Outside the Box:

  • Exploring critical education theories from various perspectives (global, Indigenous, anti-oppression, popular education, the arts)
  • Engaging with different ways to teach (in and outside of the classroom)
  • Puts theory into practice with an optional community-based alternative placement.

Previous Workshops (2022-2023) – **2023-2034 Syllabus still in development**

Format : 40 hours between workshops, meetings, and tasks

Orientation (at Trent on an evening in early October – Date TBA)

Saturday Workshops (@ Sadleir House in Peterborough from 9:30am-3:30pm – mandatory).

Workshop #1: Education for Change: The Theory and Practice of Social Justice Education (October)

Workshop #2: Indigenous Ways of Teaching and Learning
(November) Outdoors Location: (Camp Kawartha by Trent University)*

Workshop #3: Anti-Racism in the Classroom: Building Resilience through Uncomfortable Conversations (January)

Workshop #4: Queer Intersectionality in the Classroom (February)

Workshop #5: The TEACH-In – Program Consolidation and Celebration (March)

Additional Dates (TBA)
Four, one hour Reflection, Action and Dialogue Sessions (RADS) on ZOOM on a weeknight following each workshop (Dates TBA, and will be recorded).

E-mail teachpeterborough@gmail.com for more details or to answer any questions!

Click here to register!