The Mosaic Institute
Next Generation

Next Generation Workshops

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In response to school closures during COVID-19, we are offering all our curricular materials for free through Google Classroom. Teachers and parents, feel free to use any of our interactive modules, thought-provoking questions, and creative projects with your students and teenagers! Our Google Classroom code is exc2xll.

Thanks for your interest in our workshops! We offer a combination of in-class workshops, full day programming and full week programming that focus on peace and conflict themes in a local and global context, as well as the Mosaic model of research, dialogue and action.

We are keen to connect with teachers and school/ board administrators who are interested in and committed to fostering empathy, open mindedness, intercultural understanding, and critical thinking in inter-disciplinary ways.

We are able to customize a program that meets Ontario curriculum expectations and the needs of your board, school and students. To learn more about the themes we cover in our workshops, browse the topics below.

Peace and Conflict Series

What does peace look like? Is peace possible in our world today? What is my role in the peace process? Students will explore the meaning of peace and conflict in our 'Peace and Conflict' modules. These modules will use world issues to discuss the causes of conflict and the approaches to fostering a more peaceful world.

Our workshops are interdisciplinary and customized to fit the needs of your students. Educators can choose one or all of the workshops below:

Workshop 1 - Who Am I In the Peace Process? Identity & Self-Awareness

Workshop 2 - What Does Peace Look Like? Is Peace Possible In a Globalized World?

Workshop 3 - Trauma & Mental Health in the Peace Building Process

Workshop 4 - Restorative Justice: Tactics & Tools

Workshop 5 - Conflict Simulation: Real Life Simulations

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Dialogue Series

Why is language important? What is my communication style and preference? How can I create more meaningful relationships with others and become a better active listener? Students will develop the skills and knowledge to answer these questions in our ‘Dialogue’ modules. A key part of resolving conflict and creating peace is self-awareness and learning how to listen and communicate with empathy.

Our workshops are interdisciplinary and customized to fit the needs of your students. Educators can choose one or all of the workshops below:

Workshop 1 - What Is My Communication Style/ Preference?

Workshop 2 - Do You See What I See? The Danger of a Single Story

Workshop 3 - Hearing vs. Listening - An Empathetic Communication Model

Workshop 4 - Courageous Conversations & Brave Spaces

Workshop 5 - Collective Visioning

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Action Series

What does meaningful social change look like? What tools and skills do I need to positively impact my own community? Students will learn about the importance of self-care, civic awareness and community mobilization in fostering social change through our ‘Action’ modules. These modules pair well with our ‘Dialogue’ modules as well, as students practice skills that are essential to civic action, such as conflict resolution and communication.

Our workshops are interdisciplinary and customized to fit the needs of your students. Educators can choose one or all of the workshops below:

Workshop 1 - Power Mapping

Workshop 2 - Is This What Democracy Looks Like? In Canada & Abroad

Workshop 3 - Activating Advocacy: A Social Justice Action Plan Tool Kit

Workshop 4 - Self Care and Collective Care

Workshop 5 - Bringing the SDG's Alive

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Research Series

Why does prejudice, systemic injustice and inequities exist? What causes societal and cultural change? Students will utilize these questions to develop their own social issues research and call to action project in their community. By moving through the phases of research, dialogue and action, students will become familiar with the Mosaic model and our approach to navigating social issues and polarizing situations. Students will present their findings and action project to a panel of diverse change-makers from a variety of industries.

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