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The University of Toronto (UofT) offers the following Knowledge Management education and training opportunities:

Faculty of Information (iSchool) 1)

Graduate Degrees/Programs

  • Diploma of Advanced Study in Information Studies
  • Master of Information (Concentration by thesis/coursework: Knowledge Management and Information Management; Collaborative Specialisation: Knowledge Media Design)
  • PhD-Program (Field of study: Knowledge Management and Information Management; Collaborative Specialisation: Knowledge Media Design)


Knowledge Justice and Equity Spring Seminar (KEJSS, online)

    May 2022:
    #1 Knowledge Justice: Different Ways of Knowing and Doing
    #2 Inequities of Article Processing Charges: How the Oligopoly of Academic Publishers Profits from Open Access

Professional Development Talks

  • Sep 2017: Blake Melnick presents “Companies will live or die based upon the success of their knowledge strategies”

Faculty of Information > Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI) 2)

Graduate Degrees/Programs

  • Collaborative Program/Specialization in Knowledge Media Design (available to master’s and Ph.D. students from other UofT departments, centres, or institutes) 3)

Faculty of Information > iSchool Institute 4)


  • …on topics in information and knowledge management
    (e.g. Putting Knowledge to Work; Records and Knowledge Management; The Information Audit; Knowledge Management Concepts; Personal Knowledge Management; Knowledge Management: Building Smart Organisations; Aligning People, Process and Technology for Knowledge Management Success; The Resilient Organization); Communities of Practice: Leveraging Information and Knowledge Management Systems for Strategic Advantage

The Knowledge Management Lab

Graduate Degrees/Programs

  • The principal researchers of the Knowledge Management lab are affiliated with the Department of Computer Science and Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto. Students can carry out research under the Master’s and Ph.D programs, at either Department or Faculty.

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT) 5)

Graduate Degrees/Programs

  • MA, MEd, PhD in Curriculum Studies & Teacher Development (Collaborative Specialization: Knowledge Media Design)
  • MA, MEd, PhD in Language & Literacies Education (Collaborative Specialization: Knowledge Media Design)

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT) 5) > Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology (IKIT) 6)


  • Knowledge Building International (KBI) 7)
  • Knowledge Society Network (KSN)** 7)
  • IKIT Mexico*


  • Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI)*
  • Motivation, Learning, and Knowledge Building in the 21st Century, June 18-21, 2004, Stockholm (Sweden), Visby (Sweden), Tallinn (Estonia), Birka Cruises (Baltic Sea)
    (The Scandinavian Summer Cruise at the Baltic Sea; Jointly organised by: Karolinska Institutet – Department of Learning, Informatics Management and Ethics, Centre for Cognition, Understanding and Learning, the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Special Interest Group (SIG) Higher Education, and the Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology (IKIT))

      Interactive Round Tables: Knowledge Building
      Theme: Education (Tables: Traditional Bedside teaching and Clinical PBL – Are they compatible?; Practices of Teacher Guidance in the Computer Supported Collaborative Learning; Beyond best practice: Promoting a knowledge building orientation toward technology enhanced curriculum development among preservice educators; A Research on Peer Collaboration during Scientific Discovery Learning Based on Computer Simulation; Preservice teachers’ online progressive discourse about teaching in laptop

      Symposia: Knowledge Building
      Teaching at the Cutting Edge of Inquiry (Invited Symposium)
      A Conversation on Critical Issues in Idea Improvement (Invited Symposium)
      Theoretical Innovations
      Networks and theories (Interactive Symposium)

      Keynotes: Knowledge Building
      Soft Skills: A Critical Look
      Ideas at the Center: Whose Ideas?


Virtual Meetings, Workshops, Seminars, Practica, Tours, and other events

    April 26, 2006: Virtual Meeting #44 – “Partnership for systemic professional development in knowledge building: The Barcelona Experience.”
    March 16, 2006: Virtual Meeting #43 – “Video as a resource for professional development.”
    February 21, 2006: Virtual Planning Meeting #42 – “2006 Summer Institute and Summer Camp.”
    January 26, 2006: Virtual Meeting #41 – “Bootstrapping creative professional development.”
    December 2, 2005: Virtual Meeting #40 – “Knowledge Building Discourse and Democratizing Knowledge.”
    November 21, 2005: Virtual Meeting #39 – “Continually Improvable Learning Objects.”
    October 31, 2005: Virtual Meeting #38 – “Interoperable Knowledge Building Environments.”
    September 21, 2005: Virtual Planning Meeting #37 – “KSN: Professional Development.”
    June 23, 2005: Virtual Meeting #36 – “Educational system and use of technology in Italy.”
    June 8, 2005: Virtual Meeting #35 – “International Forum of Policy Makers.”
    May 23, 2005: Virtual Meeting #34 – “Tomorrow’s Innovators Summer Camp.”
    April 28, 2005: Virtual Meeting #33 – “The role of Summary Street in a knowledge-building community.”
    March 30, 2005: Virtual Meeting #32 – “Educational Reforms and Knowledge Building: Issues and New Directions in Singapore.”
    February 24, 2005: Virtual Meeting #31 – “Educational Reforms and Knowledge Building: Issues and New Directions in Hong Kong.”
    January 25, 2005: Virtual Meeting #30 – “Discussion of goals and objectives in the international learning sciences’ community: Understanding learning from scientific and inter-disciplinary perspectives.”
    January 12, 2005: Virtual Meeting #29 – “Literature review and research strategy for teacher online discourse.”
    December 7, 2004: Virtual Meeting #28 – “International Participatory Mentoship.”
    November 25, 2004: Virtual Meeting #27 – “Development of Knowledge Building Communities across the Knowledge Society Network.”
    November 19, 2004: Virtual Meeting #26 – “Self-Assessment of Knowledge Building.”
    November 8, 2004: Virtual Meeting #25 – “Diverse Student populations and Knowledge Building.”
    October 29, 2004: Virtual Meeting #24 – “Instructional Design and Teacher Roles.”
    October 25, 2004: Virtual Meeting #23 – “International Design Experiment: Assessment of Knowledge Building.”
    October 18, 2004: Virtual Meeting #22 – “Unlocking the Knowledge Building Principles.”
    October 4, 2004: Virtual Meeting #21 – “Simulations, Prototyping, and Knowledge Building.”
    May 11, 2004: Virtual Meeting #20 – “Mobile Technologies and Pervasive Knowledge Building.”
    April 22, 2004: Virtual Meeting #19 – “Project-Based Learning and Knowledge Building.”
    March 29, 2004: Virtual Meeting #18 – “Knowledge Building Innovation in the Making.”
    February 24, 2004: Virtual Meeting #17 – “Comprehending Difficult Text as a Task for Collaborative Problem-Solving.”
    January 29, 2004: Virtual Meeting #16 – “The Knowledge Society Network: Testing Our Ability to Move Beyond Best Practice”
    December 12, 2003: Virtual Meeting #15 – “Fostering Knowledge Building Communities – Potentials and Challenges”
    December 9, 2003: Virtual Meeting #14 – “Bootstrapping to knowledge building”
    November 18, 2003: Virtual Meeting #13 – “Conceptual Change”
    October 28, 2003: Virtual Meeting #12 – “Designs for Idea Improvement”
    October 24, 2003: Virtual Meeting #11 – “Harnessing Technology to Promote Model-Based Learning and Scientific Literacy”
    September 30, 2003: Virtual Meeting #10 – “Understanding Design Research”
    September 9, 2003: Virtual Planning Meeting #09 – “Embedded & Transformative Assessment”
    June 26, 2003: Virtual Meeting #08 – “Theoretical Foundations of Learning and Knowledge Building”
    June 5, 2003: Virtual Meeting #07 – “Telementoring: A Knowledge Building Approach”
    May 29, 2003: Virtual Planning Meeting #6 – “ICCE Conference in Hong Kong”

    May 9, 2003: Exploring the Knowledge Society Model in Health Care
    April 29, 2003: Early Efforts and New Directions
    April 15, 2003: Knowledge Building Theory, Part II
    April 8, 2003: Professional Development: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice
    April 1, 2003: Knowledge Building Theory, Part I

    Fall 2002: Virtual Tour – “The distinction between learning and knowledge building”
    2000 Fall & 2001 Spring: Virtual Tour – “The distinction between the belief mode and the design mode”
    1998/99 academic year: Virtual Tour – “The distinction between guided discovery and engagement in the full process of knowledge creation”

Faculty of Medicine / Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) > Learning Institute

Certificate Courses

  • Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate (KTPC)


  • Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTT) Workshop

School of Continuing Studies


  • 0219 Knowledge Management 8)

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