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Racism and Islamophobia


Canadian Race Relations Foundation

The work of the Foundation is premised on the desire to create and nurture an inclusive society based on equity, social harmony, mutual respect and human dignity. Its underlying principle in addressing racism and racial discrimination emphasizes positive race relations and the promotion of shared Canadian values of human rights and democratic institutions.

The CRRF also:

The Centre for Urban Schooling (CUS)

The CUS has developed a Culturally Responsive and Relevant Pedagogy (CRRP) resource to assist educators in connecting with and supporting their students in relevant and responsive ways that support equitable and inclusive learning environments.

Educator’s Equity Toolkit

The Harmony Movement’s Educator’s Equity Workbook aims to support schools and teachers in implementing the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Realizing the Promise of Diversity: Ontario’s Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy, and in creating more equitable, inclusive and welcoming learning environments.

Harmony Movement

The Harmony Movement is Ontario's leading provider of educational programs promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. We inspire students and educators to think critically, challenge stereotypes and become catalysts for change. Harmony Movement offers a variety of unique initiatives: customized school programs for students; training sessions for educators; full-day student conferences and assemblies/keynote presentations.

Learning at the Aga Khan Museum: A Curriculum Resource Guide for Teachers, Grades One to Eight

Learning at the Aga Khan Museum: A Curriculum Resource Guide for Teachers, Grades One to Eight by Patricia Bentley and Dr. Ruba Kana’an (Head of Education and Scholarly Programs, Aga Khan Museum) gives teachers ideas and resources for using the Aga Khan Museum collection, exhibitions, and performing arts programs to teach core competency skills in Arts, Sciences, Mathematics, Literacy, and Social Studies while fulfilling specific expectations in the Ontario Ministry Curriculum.

Featuring lesson plans, a glossary of terms, and strategies for art-based learning, this resource is perfect for classroom use and for teachers’ reference during a class visit to the Aga Khan Museum.