In partnership with the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada and British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth, the UBC Faculty of Education presents the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture and the Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy Award Ceremony.
Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, UBC Faculty of Education
Her Honour, the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
Rights and Belonging: Bringing Janusz Korczak’s Legacy to Life in Contemporary Times
How do we ensure children’s rights and a sense of belonging are at the centre of our work? Join Dr. Charlesworth as she discusses rights-based education for those who work with children and youth.
Mr. Jerry Nussbaum, President, Janusz Korczak Association of Canada
Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Professor, UBC Faculty of Education and NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair of Social and Emotional Learning, University of Illinois Chicago
Cayley Burton, Recipient of the 2020 Janusz Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
7:00 – 8:30 pm PST
Her Honour, the Honourable Janet Austin, OBC Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
Dr. Jennifer Charlesworth, British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth
Ms. Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, Board Member of the Janusz Korczak Association
Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in Social and Emotional Learning; Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois in Chicago; Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education at the University of British Columbia; Associate Faculty member in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia; and Janusz Korczak Medal Recipient
Ms. Cayley Burton, Master of Arts student in Early Childhood Education and 2019 Janusz Korczak Scholarship Recipient