At the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (SCS), we celebrate the continuous journey towards knowledge, expansion, and new understandings. We’re here to help you step up and take ownership of your future, again and again.
We are committed to ensuring an equitable, respectful, accessible, and inclusive environment for all of our staff, instructors, lifelong learners, and community partners/collaborators. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is a core value of our division and we strive to build our culture around these principles and collaborate with those who value the same. Our purpose is to strengthen human potential one individual, one organization, and one community at a time.
We are focused on embedding EDI and Accessibility principles in all we do. SCS aligns its EDI commitments with those of the University, as expressed in their statement on Equity, Diversity and Excellence. This includes being intentional about fostering learning and work environments that address barriers, are free from discrimination and harassment, and foster a sense of inclusion and belonging.
The SCS EDI Office’s priority is that all can learn, work, and research in environments free from discrimination or harassment based on age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, creed, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, place of origin, race, record of offences, sex and/or sexual orientation. Our EDI work is focused on being a catalyst for positive change through programming, strategic and institutional initiatives, educational/learning opportunities, communication and accountability, issues resolution and restoration, and accessibility and universal design.
It is our collective responsibility to ensure that we learn, interact and engage in important dialogue with inclusivity and respect, creating space for all individuals and their unique lived experiences. EDI work and lifelong learning are aligned in that both are ongoing and evolving, and SCS is a leader in supporting your journey.