FSS Alumni

Carer involvement for school outcomes for children in care

This seminar will present work from a new and in-depth longitudinal analysis of carer involvement in the education of 690 teenagers in foster and kinship care in Ontario over a period of four years. The study examined home and school based involvement as well as academic socialisation, and analysed how these are linked with school performance.

  • Aoife O’Higgins, Rees Centre for Research for Fostering and Education, University of Oxford

 

English
Sub-title: 
CRECS noon-hour Colloquium
Date: 
Monday, 28 May 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Sommet Femmes et leadership 2018

Autour du globe, il devient manifeste que l’avancement des femmes constitue un facteur prépondérant pour faire progresser la société, améliorer la santé des populations mondiales et accroître la richesse économique des nations. Cependant, les femmes se heurtent souvent à des obstacles structurels lorsqu’il s’agit de faire avancer leur carrière et de gravir les échelons supérieurs menant au succès professionnel. Si on constate des progrès dans ce domaine dans certains pays, en revanche les statistiques sur la parité des sexes montrent qu’il en va autrement au Canada.

French
Sub-title: 
Autonomiser les femmes, quel que soit leur milieu
Date: 
Monday 5 March 2018 à 12 h 00 to à 19 h 30
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2018 Women's Leadership Summit

Throughout the world, the advancement of women is proving to be a determining factor in societal progress, global health improvements and increases in national wealth. However, women often face structural barriers to career advancement and to reaching the highest echelons of professional success. While other countries are making great strides, statistics on gender parity in Canada do not reflect similar progress.

More information:

http://www.uottawa.ca/alumni/2018-women-s-leadership-summit

 

English
Sub-title: 
Empowering women from all backgrounds
Date: 
Monday, 5 March 2018 - 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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Neurodiversity in the University

French
This talk with introduce the term “neurodiversity”, which has been used to denote respect for different forms of diversity rooted in neurological difference. It has been most consistently adopted by members of the autistic community, but its reach extends beyond autism. Professor Michael Orsini will discuss how an appreciation for diverse brains and minds has important implications for us as students and educators in the University. 
  Open to undergraduate and graduate students and members of the community.  
Sub-title: 
On the Challenges of Appreciating Neurological Difference
Date: 
Monday 29 January 2018 à 14 h 30 to à 16 h 00
Event language: 

Du milieu universitaire à la fonction publique (...)

French

Du milieu universitaire à la fonction publique : le périple en deux actes d’une évaluatrice de programmes
(Présentation en anglais)

La transition des études supérieures au milieu de travail peut être non linéaire et imprévisible, tout en se révélant enrichissante au bout du compte. Je parlerai du parcours qui m’a menée de l’environnement universitaire à la fonction publique, et plus précisément au Service correctionnel du Canada (SCC). J’aborderai en outre l’évaluation de programmes dans le contexte du SCC.

Sub-title: 
Diner colloque du CRSEC
Date: 
Friday 23 March 2018 à 12 h 00 to à 13 h 30
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From academia to the public service...

English

From academia to the public service: The tale of a program evaluator in two acts
The transition from graduate studies to the workforce can be both non-linear and unpredictable, yet ultimately rewarding. I will speak about my path from the academic environment to working in a public service setting, specifically the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). I will also discuss program evaluation in the context of the CSC.
Rebecca Cherner, Evaluation Analyst. Correctional Service of Canada

 

Sub-title: 
CRECS noon-hour Colloquium
Date: 
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Event language: 

Neurodiversity in the University

English
This talk with introduce the term “neurodiversity”, which has been used to denote respect for different forms of diversity rooted in neurological difference. It has been most consistently adopted by members of the autistic community, but its reach extends beyond autism. Professor Michael Orsini will discuss how an appreciation for diverse brains and minds has important implications for us as students and educators in the University. 
  Open to undergraduate and graduate students and members of the community.  
Sub-title: 
On the Challenges of Appreciating Neurological Difference
Date: 
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Event language: 

Mauril Bélanger Lecture Series

The University of Ottawa, the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Citizenship and Minorities (CIRCEM), in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada, invite you to the launch of a lecture series in honour of the late Mauril Bélanger.

English
Sub-title: 
New Frontiers: The Dynamics of Francophone Space in the Capital
Date: 
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Lancement de la série de conférences Mauril-Bélanger

L’Université d’Ottawa, la Faculté des sciences sociales et le Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche sur la citoyenneté et les minorités (CIRCEM), en collaboration avec Bibliothèque et Archives Canada (BAC), vous convient à la toute première de la série de conférences en l’honneur de feu Mauril Bélanger.

French
Sub-title: 
Nouvelles frontières : dynamiques de l’espace francophone de la capitale
Date: 
Thursday 15 February 2018 à 19 h 00 to à 21 h 00
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Contextualisation de la fermeture d’une école communautaire

Contextualisation de la fermeture d’une école communautaire urbaine : les politiques de l’Ontario, la politique municipale et l’érosion de la citoyenneté
(Présentation en anglais)
Les dernières études qui touchent à la fermeture des écoles — plus particulièrement celles qui proviennent des É.-U. — ont tendance à souligner le rôle des politiques néolibérales. Dans quelle mesure le néolibéralisme est-il pertinent pour expliquer les fermetures d’écoles dans le contexte des politiques ontariennes ?

French
Sub-title: 
Diner colloque du CRSEC
Date: 
Friday 17 November 2017 à 12 h 00 to à 13 h 30
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