Upcoming Arts and Learning Events

CCL Poetry Weekend

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 7:00pm to Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 4:00pm

Second Annual Centre for Creative Learning Poetry Weekend! This is an opportunity to meet and work with some of the strongest voices in modern Canadian poetry.

June 3rd, 4th and 5th 2016



Catherine Graham

Steven Heighton

Jeanette Lynes

Ian Burgham



Friday night reading by Steven Heighton – refreshments – social – introduction to the poets and the weekend



14th World Festival of Children's Theatre

Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5:00pm

You are invited to participate in the upcoming Play! A Symposium, June 10 – 12, 2016 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. This two day event will effectively begin the International Amateur Theatre Association’s (AITA/IATA) 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre, to be held for the first time in North America in scenic Stratford, Ontario, from June 5 – 14, 2016. Organisers expect Play! A Symposium to be a dynamic and thought provoking launch for the overall Festival.

Imaginative Learners in Imaginative Schools - 11th IERG Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 2:30pm to Friday, July 8, 2016 - 5:30pm

Call for papers deadline: March 25

The 11th IERG International Conference on Imagination and Education will be held in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada between 6 – 8 July, 2016 at the SFU Harbour Centre. For the 11th time, this event offers a unique opportunity for teachers, academics, policy makers and other professionals from around the globe to share their broad array of knowledge and perspectives.

Colloque international Théâtre – Éducation : Pluralité des trajectoires

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:45pm

L’enseignement du théâtre emprunte différentes trajectoires. La pluralité de ces parcours observée dans divers pays soulève des enjeux liés à la formation des joueurs, des spectateurs, des enseignants, des animateurs et des intervenants.  Dans une perspective d’échanges, de croisements et de production de connaissances, le Colloque international Théâtre – Éducation : Pluralité des trajectoires vise à dresser un portrait de la situation et à réfléchir collectivement sur les différentes pratiques, les approches et les modèles développés.

46th Annual CODE Conference - Pick Your Path: Inquiry in the Drama and Dance Classroom

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00pm

We recognise as educators that Drama and Dance are powerful means for teachers to use inquiry with students at all levels, which allows students more choice in their learning. We, too, can benefit from exploring our own professional paths, both as artists and educators. Full conference details coming soon.

2016 Call for Presenters and Workshop Leaders