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Check our news page for news about key dates, upcoming workshops / courses, events, talks, walks, special interest groups and general information about what's going on at the Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto.

February-at-a-Glance

Check out everything that is going on at the Academy this month.

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Academy Debate: “Be It Resolved That AI Will Enhance Human Capacity to Learn” (Winter 2024 Forum #3 Summary)

With suddenness, the wide-ranging and powerful possibilities of Artificial Intelligence have hit the front pages, thrilling some but not all. New developments in A.I. will drive its impact on education and on learning in general. With a combined total of 47 years in the Academy, four members debated this. (They created their own thoughts; not A.I.!).

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Moe Hosseini-Ara, Toronto Public Library’s Director of Branch Operations and Customer Experience: “How One of the Best Library Systems in North America Navigates Our Complex World” (Winter 2024 Forum #2 Summary)

How have the roles of our public library changed from providing just books on shelves to media in many forms and multiple community services? And, most recently, how has our library responded to a devastating cyberattack?

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Workshop Registration Closed

2023 / 2024 Registration is now closed. The Workshop Registration Process for 2024 / 2025 begins in April 2024.  

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Randomization

In response to some concerns about randomization being raised, an adhoc committee, stemming from the Long Range Planning consultation meetings in the Fall of 2023, was struck.

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Presenting the Presenters: “China in Space” by Helen Prislinger and “Oppenheimer” by Jim Lutz (Winter 2024 Forum #1 Summary)

The forum, held at Tartu on January 17, was one of our favourite events, Presenting the Presenters. As you know, we hold this event once each term to highlight exceptional presentations that have been nominated by a workshop facilitator for these forums.

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A Few Pics from our Holiday Luncheon

Our members enjoyed a Holiday Luncheon on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 in the Event Hall at Tartu. Here are a few pics from the event.

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Response To COVID Incidence at The Academy

Guided by Toronto Public Health, the Academy’s primary concern is the well-being of our members.

The Board continues to monitor the incidence of COVID including plans to deal with COVID increased incidence.

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Welcome to the Winter 2023 Academy Quarterly Review!

We are pleased to announce that the Winter 2023 issue of the AQR in now available. Enjoy!

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Welcome to the Autumn 2022 Academy Quarterly Review!

We are pleased to announce that the Autumn 2022 issue of AQR is now available. Enjoy!

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