In-Focus 2023: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Our EDI initiative aims to raise awareness of the topics of Equity Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), particularly accessibility in in-person, online and hybrid courses in line with the coming new provincial accessibility guidelines.

Along with the newly available EDI resources, attention to equity, diversity, and inclusion in course design will be accompanied by a variety of professional development sessions, conversations, and workshops.

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Making Media Accessible

Wednesday, April 5 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join our workshop where we will discuss approaches, review considerations, and explore tips and tricks for leveraging instructor presence to deliver great learning experiences for students. This session will cover:

  • Different approaches to Instructor Presence
  • Considerations of instructor wellbeing and time management, as well as student needs
  • Tips and tricks for making the most of Instructor Presence


Indigeneity and Accessibility

Wednesday, March 29 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This interactive Viewpoints session aims to question, challenge, and complicate the myriad ways that accessibility and technology intersect with decolonizing education, and engage with a variety of strategies and pathways to create a more accessible future.

Knowledge Mobilization Project Gallery

From March 20th to 31st

This gallery displays a class of MEd student’s work that addresses the following scenario: You have under 6 minutes to advocate for your profession and/or students, and persuade a leader to consider your arguments for a specific intervention or issue. What would you do?


What Inclusion Means to Me

From February 13th to March 31st

Participate in this exciting campaign to raise awareness about equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) for a chance to win a $50 Indigo gift card. Organized by ETS, Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education Department (ECPS) and Edith Lando Virtual Learning Centre.


The ‘Universal’ in UDL

Tuesday, February 28 | 12:00pm – 01:00pm

In this interactive Viewpoints session, we discuss the critical barriers related to universality in learning and how UDL can more explicitly address educational injustices and barriers to learning related to equity, diversity, and accessibility.


Foundations of Web Accessibility

Wednesday, February 15 | 12:00pm – 01:00pm

In this workshop on Web Accessibility for staff we will explore ways you can improve communications and online contents using Web Content Accessibility Guideline.


Tech in Transit – Tinkercad: 3D Designs Made Easy and Fun

Wednesday, February 8 | 12:00pm – 01:00pm

Technology in Transit is a monthly event organized by the Educational Technology Support (ETS) office for students in the Faculty of Education to showcase their learning technologies.


Ally and Web Accessibility Drop-In

Monday, January 16 | 12:00pm – 01:00pm

This workshop introduced the tool, as well as web accessibility principles which can be used to improve the accessibility of your course content on Canvas.

2022 events


  • Dec 2: Web Accessibility (workshop for staff)
  • Dec 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities