Government of Manitoba

Diversity education

For Educators: Reaching Out!

This part of the Belonging, Learning and Growing website features professional learning opportunities and supports related to diverse students, equity, and antiracism education.


Manitoba Grants for Education for Sustainable Development
Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning and Manitoba Hydro are offering Education for Sustainable Development Grants to promote professional learning for sustainability in classrooms. The grants will provide up to $2000 to cover expenses, such as teacher release time, professional learning, and teaching/learning resources.

UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) in Manitoba
What is the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network? (ASPnet)
Established by the United Nations in1953, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) includes almost 7,800 member schools and institutions in 175 countries.

The ASPnet provides a forum for the promotion of UNESCO ideals as well as global citizenship, social justice, student leadership and provincial, national, and international networks. A publication created by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCU), Key Words for Participating in the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network, provides a full description of the ASPnet. The document is available at the Canadian Commission for UNESCO: Associated Schools Project Network website.

MTS Equity and Social Justice Initiative Grants
The Manitoba Teachers’ Society has made funds available as Equity and Social Justice Initiative Grants, to support teacher-initiated ESJ projects in 2010-2011. These projects may take the form of action research study groups or activities and events.