PD Opportunties

Canadian Symposium – 2021 – Virtual PD Opportunity

Here is an opportunity to get in some PD specifically focused on Home Economics Education.  And better yet right from your living room.

The Canadian Symposium will be held virtually from UBC in Vancouver, BC, on February 27 and 28, 2021.

Presentations will come from around the world and all are focused on home economics education.  The cost is $65.00.  What a great opportunity for such a low price.

Registration Link: https://www.ca-symposium.com/2021-ubc

This is the thirtieth year of this awesome education PD so check it out!


Home Economics and Everyday Living MASTERS Program

Applications are currently being accepted for Cohort 6 for a Masters in Curriculum and Pedagogy with a focus on Home Economics and Everyday Living through the University of British Columbia.

Over the last 6 cohorts there has been atleast one Saskatchewan teacher enrolled with this 100% online Master Program.

For more information or to register click on the link below.

Home Economics and Everyday Living Masters – intake deadline is October 2020 and start date is September 2021

Information Session regarding the HEEL Masters Program from January 2020.

Canadian Symposium in Home Economics Education

The Canadian Symposium provides a forum for sharing information and research, and action planning to strengthen home economics/family studies/human ecology/family and consumer science education in the future. Educators/researchers/academics gather to:

  • present current research in Home Economics and related fields (education, family sociology, food studies, nutrition, housing, environment, ecology, curriculum studies)

  • discuss the current status and new developments in Home Economics/Family Studies/Human Ecology at both the public school and postsecondary levels

  • share innovative curriculum projects designed to enhance Home Economics/Family Studies/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Science programs

  • address current social, political, cultural, economic issues that have implications for Home Economics/Family Studies/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Science programs.

Vancouver, BC will be the VIRTUAL  host site for February 2021.  Click here for more details regarding past symposiums and set your sights on attending an amazing professional development opportunity specific to home economics education.