The EDIO provides a range of educational training and workshop sessions that seek to strengthen understanding and advance equity practices across the UTSC campus. We offer a number of recurring sessions (open to students, staff, and faculty) related to equity, access, discrimination, and harrassment.
Contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you require more information about our existing sessions or are interested in arranging customized training for your students, department, or group.
As part of UTSC’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence, all U of T staff and faculty have an essential role to play in creating and promoting an inclusive, respectful and equitable campus community. This foundational course will explore key equity concepts and include self-reflection activities that will contribute to a greater understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion principles and practices to help advance equity and inclusion at the University of Toronto. In this 90 minute session, participants will:
As part of UTSC’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence, all U of T staff and faculty have an essential role to play in creating and promoting an inclusive, respectful and equitable campus community – this includes understanding the negative impacts of microaggressions. Advancing equity and inclusion at the University of Toronto requires that we understand and recognize microaggressions, how they manifest in the workplace or classroom, and learn methods for addressing and reducing them. In this 90 minute session, participants will:
Explore the impact of microaggressions
Understand how microaggressions may show up in your specific unit
Self-reflect on individual behaviours that can be a barrier to building inclusive environments
Building an equitable and inclusive UTSC community requires all staff and faculty to understand the historical context of race and anti-Black racism and its ongoing impacts on Black communities. Racism is more than just individual actions – it is also a system that exists in our culture, in our institutions, and in how our workplaces function. In order to address anti-Black racism, we need to discuss and learn about how it manifests within these systemic and institutional structures. In this 90 minute session, participants will: