Virtual Education *NEW*

Virtual Education *NEW*

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario is offering a new virtual education program to connect students from across the province with their provincial parliament. Students will be introduced to Ontario's Parliament and government through an interactive and engaging virtual experience which relates to key concepts of their curriculum. Each program will be modified based on the group's grade level.

A customized virtual education program is also available to post-secondary groups.

Group
Students
Max 35
Group type
Grades 4-12 and post-secondary
Availability

Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

Duration
45 min

Advanced registration required.
Questions? Contact us at 416-325-7500 or email PPPROutreach@ola.org.

Highlights

The virtual education programs will touch upon many of the same themes that are explored in our onsite education programming including the following subjects: levels of government, MPPs, ridings, parliamentary players, legislative process, civic engagement and active citizenship.

Please note: 

  • The teacher requesting the program must ensure the appropriate arrangements and approvals have been confirmed with the school administration. 
  • A teacher must be present throughout the program.
  • The teacher must ensure the students are in a suitable space to enable them to participate without any interruption, and must provide the required technology.
  • Our program supports the school curriculum and is designed to enhance the material already introduced by the teacher.
  • Maximum group size is 35 students.
  • Virtual sessions may be recorded to help improve our future programming; you will be required to fill out a consent form in advance for your class.

Technical requirements

  • A computer, microphone, webcam, projector, large screen or Smartboard and sound is required.
  • An internet connection is required—a wired connection is recommended.
  • We use Microsoft Teams —an account is not required however, we recommend you download the free software for an optimal experience
  • You will be provided with a URL meeting link to join the video call.
  • Students should be seated theatre style in front of the webcam and screen.

In order to ensure a successful program in your classroom, we will arrange a “technical check-in call” in advance of your program. Please contact PPPROutreach@ola.org for more information or to book your technical check.