PS News

Reports on recent College activities and a selection of announcements, events and initiatives in the wider education community.

College Conference

The 2011 College Conference provided workshops on a variety of topics for education stakeholders at sessions in Toronto, Ottawa and Sudbury. Videos of conference presentations are available at ➔ College Communications ➔ Videos.


Elder Garry Sault - of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation - opened the inaugural meeting of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit External Advisory Committee at the College in June.


The College partnered with the College of Early Childhood Educators in June to provide play-based learning opportunities at The Ultimate Block Party: The Arts and Sciences of Play, staged at Toronto's Fort York by the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO).

from left: ETFO President Sam Hammond, OCT, College Council Chair Liz Papadopoulos, OCT, Council member Hanno Weinberger, OCT, and College Registrar Michael Salvatori, OCT, watch as children collectively recreate Henri Matisse's collage Beasts of the Sea.