News and Events

Project Updates in Response to COVID-19

Due to the global COVID-19 situation, CANOPY has suspended all project-related travel and events for an indeterminate period. This includes the practicum exchange from Queen’s University (March/April 2020) and the second CANOPY Partnership Meeting in Bodø, Norway (May 2020). Subsequent programs, such as the semester study exchange (Fall 2020), will continue to be evaluated…

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Bringing Students to the Table: the First CANOPY Seminar engages Educational Leadership

“From policy to sustainability, deep learning to intercultural engagement, progress in our field begins and ends with educational leadership,” reflects Project Manager, Morten Edvardsen. This is why, he claims, CANOPY has commenced with educational leadership as the first of four annual themes. Before the project progresses into later-year topics of Digital Innovation and Educational Technology (2021), Indigenous Studies, Diversity, and Inclusion (2022), and Exceptional Learners (2023), the foundation will be laid by a consideration of leadership…

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A distinguished inauguration: CANOPY launches with a visit from the Norwegian Embassy in Canada

To commence the first project seminar, the CANOPY Partner Group was honoured with the attendance of a fifteenth participant. Line B. Lønnum (Head of Consular Affairs, Business Promotion, and Higher Education for the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa, Canada) joined the CPG to hear member presentations, lead a roundtable discussion, and share information about Embassy initiatives…

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“Remarkable” and “Inspirational”: CANOPY attends the Queen’s Conference on Education

Attending the popular Queen’s Conference on Education (QCE) on 11-12 January 2020, the CANOPY group joined with hundreds of post-secondary student delegates for an exciting and lively forum on teaching and learning. Inaugurated nearly 20 years ago, this annual event is an entirely student-run professional development conference organized for teacher education students from universities throughout Canada…

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