All-of-Canada Summit on Fall Return & Recovery

Date: Tuesday, Aug.17 2021
Time: Noon EST – 2.30pm EST

THE WORLDWIDE COMMISSION TO EDUCATE ALL KIDS (POST-PANDEMIC)   

To address the catastrophe of children (primary and secondary levels), in the hundreds of millions around the world, ousted from all forms of schooling (physical and virtual alike) during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

  

ALL-OF-CANADA SUMMIT OF THE COMMISSION – FOR A SUCCESSFUL FALL RETURN TO SCHOOL ACROSS THE COUNTRY 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17TH, 2021  

From the Institute for 21st Century Questions (21CQ)   

 

Noon EST – 12.15pm EST (Toronto/Ottawa/Montréal time)   

Introduction & Welcome – Explanation of the Genesis, Mission, Membership, Work to Date and Forward Working Agenda of the Commission to Educate All Kids (Post-Pandemic); Short Briefing on Canada’s “Third Bucket” Catastrophe & the Challenge of Broader Recovery and Return for Canada’s Education Systems 

Irvin Studin, President, Institute for 21st Century Questions; Chair, Worldwide Commission to Educate All Kids (Post-Pandemic)  

  

12.15 – 12.30 EST  

Greetings from International Commission Members  

Nancy Rousseau, Principal, Little Rock Central High School (Little Rock, Arkansas, USA) 

Andrew Ratcliffe, Executive Director, Impact on Urban Health, and Past Managing Director, Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative (London, UK) 

Canute Fagan, Dean of Discipline, Calabar High School (Kingston, Jamaica) 

  

12.30pm – 1.15pm EST   

Medical/Scientific Briefing – Toward a Full-On Return to School in Fall 

Martha Fulford, Professor, McMaster University Medical School 

Kwadjo Kyeremanteng, Head of ICU, The Ottawa Hospital

Jennifer Grant, Medical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician, Clinical Associate Professor, UBC

 

1.15pm – 2pm EST   

Regional Pictures & Plans for Return & Recovery – Short Presentations & Discussions 

 

2pm – 2.25pm EST 

Open Discussion, Q&A, including from students, parents and families across Canada 

   

2.25pm – 2.30pm EST  

Next Steps for Action on the Ground & Commission Forward Working Plan   

Irvin Studin  

 

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