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Reinventing Education in a Virtual World: Episode Perspectives Live with Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

December 9, 2020

Nadia Naffi was invited to participate in a roundtable discussion organized by Colleges and Institutes Canada as part of their series entitled « Perspectives  Live”. This virtual episode addressed the following theme: Reinventing Education in a Virtual World.

The round table was moderated by the Executive Director of Collège Boréal, Daniel Giroux, with the support of Normand Latour, retired host after 35 years at Radio-Canada.  The two other guest speakers are Pierre Charland, Co-Chair of the The UNESCO Chair in Curriculum Development (UCCD) of the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), and Jacques Cool, director of CADRE21 – Centre d’animation, de développement et de recherche en éducation pour le 21e siècle.

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is the national, voluntary membership organization representing publicly supported colleges, institutes, CEGEPs and polytechnics in Canada and internationally. CICan’s members work with industry and social sectors to train learners of all ages and backgrounds at over 670 locations serving urban, rural, and remote communities across Canada. The association is committed to quality education and skills development opportunities for all Canadians as a means to maximize labour market participation and support Canada’s prosperity.