As part of Phase II of the Knowledge Network for Applied Education Research (KNAER), the Ontario Government has launched a call for proposals to identify a network host(s) and establish a knowledge network for promoting equity and inclusive education.
This call for proposals is a call to action to education and research leaders to address systemic, persistent inequities in school achievement among racialized and marginalized children and youth. The Learning and Leading for Equity Knowledge Network is an opportunity for those working in the space of equity and inclusive education to engage in on-going learning, collective thinking and purposeful action to identify and reduce systemic biases within and across school communities
- The Learning and Leading for Equity Knowledge Network will:
bring together diverse partner organizations to mobilize evidence from educational research and professional practice connected to diversity and equity;
- facilitate the use of evidence-based practices for instruction to support improved educational achievement for racialized and marginalized students; and
- contribute to Ontario’s Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy in partnership with educators, researchers and stakeholders across Ontario.
The Learning and Leading for Equity Knowledge Network Host(s) will be the lead organizations responsible for coordinating the collaborative activities of the network partners and communities of practice to be established through the network.
$325,000 per year for an estimated total of $975,000 over three years
The deadline for submission is June 12, 2017.
Those interested in pursuing this opportunity are asked to immediately contact:
Director, Strategic and Institutional Research Initiatives
416-736-2100 ext 22507
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