Environmental Education

Environmental Education Symposium, 2009

Acting Today, Shaping Tomorrow
February 24 – 26, 2009

The symposium, entitled Acting Today, Shaping Tomorrow, was held in Toronto and brought together more than 600 representatives from school boards, school authorities, faculties of education and organizations with a direct interest in environmental education in Ontario.

The symposium:

  • launched the Acting Today, Shaping Tomorrow Policy Framework
  • provided opportunities to build teacher capacity in environmental education
  • provided opportunities to showcase resources developed by teachers, boards, other ministries and stakeholders that support student learning linked to the elementary and secondary curriculum.

During the symposium more than 70 sessions were held addressing topics related to environmental education, including:

  • school board initiatives
  • facilities management
  • classroom practices

Many of the presentations are now available.