Holocaust (Shoah) Knowledge Exchange Day

This workshop was organized by SELU in partnership with the Concentus Citizenship Education Foundation Inc., the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Azrieli Foundation.  High school teachers (Grades 9-12) were the target audience for the event.  The day included hearing a survivor’s eyewitness account of the Holocaust and opportunities to review resources, including the new citizenship education resources.  Approximately 50 people participated in the knowledge exchange day that was held in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

“This was an incredibly powerful experience for me. I will never forget being fortunate enough to hear the first-hand account of such a brave and inspiring woman.”

Courtney Wall, teacher
Regina Catholic School Division 

“Some of the best professional development I've experienced."             

Erinn Herranen, teacher 
Lumsden Elementary School

Courageous Conversations Forum

This province-wide event was organized by SELU in partnership with the Concentus Citizenship Educational Foundation Inc. and the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. Community champions, decision-makers, leaders and stakeholders were the target audience for this event. Over 120 people from a myriad of organizations and agencies participated in the event that was held November 15, 2016 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Highlights of the day included keynote speakers Judge David Arnot and Dr. Joel Westheimer, an eight-member provincial panel and e-journalism students from Aden Bowman Collegiate. Check out the students’ blog to learn more about the forum.

“I am humbled by the support the different stakeholders displayed for the work teachers are doing in the classroom. It really provided hope and inspiration that this work will make a difference.”

Brett Kirk, teacher
Hanley Composite School 

“There is a strong network of people in education, social justice, government, police and law, and religious spheres doing good work and are willing to work together for a more just and equitable Saskatchewan.”

Rev. Ron McConnell
McClure United Church

“The voices of youth are even more powerful and inspiring than I knew.” 

Deborah Hamp, director of operations and engagement,
Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre

International Learning Events

SELU has a track record for facilitating international learning opportunities on behalf of Colleges and Departments at the University of Sasktchewan.  More information about this service is provided on the Our Services section of this website.