Community-Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR) Virtual Institute

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Take part in the Community-Based Participatory Action Research Virtual Institute in June 2020

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You are invited to the Community-Based Participatory Action Research Virtual Institute in June 2020, co-hosted by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), the Centre for Critical Development Studies at the University of Toronto at Scarborough and the Toronto Centre of Learning and Development.

Over the course of four weekly 90-minute online modules participants will be introduced to CBPAR principles and phases, and will learn how to use CBPAR methods observation and arts-based methods through readings, resources, reflection, and experiential learning activities. Given the time limitation, this Institute will not be covering the full range of CBPAR methods. Those who complete at least one module will receive resources on other methods, as well as invitations to take part in future CBPAR learning opportunities offered by OCIC and the UNESCO K4C Toronto Hub.

Module topics and facilitators (Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 AM EST):

  • June 3, 2020: Introduction to CBPAR’s principles and phases
  • June 10, 2020: Mindful Participatory Observation
  • June 17, 2020: Visual Storytelling Methods
  • June 24, 2020: Muralling

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To ensure the quality of the learning experience space will be limited. Early registration is available to those affiliated with the institute partner organizations including CCDS, CL&D and OCIC members. You can also become an OCIC member today.

Depending on availability, General admission will start May 20, 2020.  Please stay tuned for more information. While we encourage attendance throughout the Institute it is not mandatory to complete all four modules. The only mandatory module is the first one. After completing this introductory module participants can register for any or all of the remaining three modules. Those who register will receive instructions to access the online learning platform.

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Organizer Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC)

Organizer of Community-Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR) Virtual Institute

OCIC is a membership association of Ontario-based, not-for-profit, voluntary organizations and individual associates working both in the North and South for global justice.

As a Council, OCIC strives to increase the effectiveness and collective impact of its members' efforts to promote sustainable and people-centred development in a peaceful and healthy environment, and to educate and engage the Canadian public on global issues.

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