Justice Education in Schools:
Best Practices and Post-Secondary Partners

May 24 - 25,

Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Presented by: Ontario Justice Network and Law in Action within Schools

This two-day symposium will examine justice education and highlight the resources and expertise of those who are successfully promoting an understanding of the justice system in partnership with local schools. Topics will include:

Best Practices

        • Civics 10 - how can the justice sector get involved
        • Engaging the legal profession - Justice education as Pro Bono work
        • Strategies for engaging historically disenfranchised youth
        • The schedules, demands and routines of a school
        • Speaking with Students; classroom demeanor and dynamics
        • Dealing with controversial questions about racial profiling, politics, religion etc.
        • Technology and Public Legal Education resources for teachers
        • Measuring success - Evaluating justice education programs

Post-Secondary Partners

        • Best practices in Canada
        • Tutoring/mentoring programs
        • Engaging post-secondary students, professors and alumni
        • Links to a faculty’s Development initiatives
        • Funding options and partnerships
        • Working with Legal Clinics and Student Clinics
        • Strategies for Admissions outreach

There is no registration fee to attend this symposium. Conference materials, snacks and lunch will be provided both days. Travel subsidies are being considered and may be available for those traveling from other parts of the province and Canada.

Registration is due by May 15, 2007.  Please fax the registration form to 416-947-5248 or email it to symposium@ojen.ca. Visit www.ojen.ca for more information and the complete registration package.