Skip to main content Skip to local navigation
Home » ED Global

ED Global

ED Global at York University offers a broad range of Education and Professional Learning Consulting Services.

We work collaboratively with school boards, educational organizations and diverse communities to develop and deliver custom solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients.

Our professional team of educational leaders have extensive experience providing leadership and curriculum development, training, and a full range of consulting services in countries and regions around the world.

ED Global has the expertise to help your organization thrive–maximizing positive change, impact and results.

Our Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • School Systems Improvement and Development Work
  • School Leadership Development
  • Inclusive Education
  • Digital, Inquiry-Based and Project-Based Learning
  • Assessment and Instruction
  • Planning and Assessment for English Language Learners
  • Social and Emotional Learning 

ED Global Advantage

  • Reputable thought leadership with practical expertise 
  • Customized solutions specifically tailored to your needs 
  • Specialists in kindergarten to grade 12 education
  • Experience working with a diverse range of institutions (government, public, private, non-profit, NGOs)
  • Customized and flexible program delivery options
  • Experienced providers of over 100 professional learning courses covering a broad range of topics

Module Offerings

1. Leading and Managing

  • strategic leadership and accountability
  • leaderhip theories and styles/competencies
  • equity-based leadership
  • culture of coaching and mentoring

2. Legal Obligations & Responsibilities

  • relevant legislation (accessibility, human rights, anti-racism, etc.)
  • system infrastructure, policies & practices and school improvement planning
  • legal obligations and ethical responsibilities according legislation, policies and regulations
  • labour relations policies
  • eithical use of technology, safe schools
  • performance appraisal practices for ongoing professional learning

3. Strategic Leadership and Accountability

  • individual and systemic biases, discrimination, and barriers
  • manifestations of power and privilege
  • shared school/system vision
  • culture of demogratic citizenship and social justice responsive to the needs of the community
  • school/system performance, processes and protocols for communication 

4. Inclusive Pedagogical Leadership

  • critical pedagogy, DI UDI, experiential learning
  • individual profiles and transition plans
  • diversity, equity, advocacy and anti-oppression frameworks for inclusive cultures
  • RRI-Response to Intervention, identifying and responding to individual student needs

5. Research & Theories of Learning and Teaching

  • emerging research & trends, ocal, national, global (mental health, spec. ed, diversity)
  • educational leadership (Ontario Leadership Framework, (OLF) as an example)
  • conflict negotiation & mediation
  • data collection, management, and analysis strategies to inform school improvement planning
  • effective decision making and problem solving

6. Relationships & Partnerships

  • strategies for engaging all stakeholders
  • strategies for professional learning networks and social media contexts
  • models of effective partnerships to build relationships
  • strategies to foster a school culture promoting shared knowledge and responsibility

1. Universal Design and Differentiated Learning

  • classroom and individual student profiles

2. Digital, Inquiry - Based and Project Based Learning

  • understanding big-impact approaches and practices
  • knowing when to use them

3. Aligning Assessment and Instruction 

  • 4 areas of assessment and the triangulation of data
  • fundamental principles
  • learning goals and success criteria
  • designing a variety of assessments for different learners

4. Curriculum Mapping

  • scope and sequence
  • curriculum analysis
  • unit design
  • lesson plan design

5. International Education

  • Information coming soon...

6. Planning and Assessing for English Language Learners

  • leveraging students' linguistic and cultural identities while strategically planning lessons focussed on curriculum learning, developing academic language proficiency and social skills
  • strategies for grouping, instructing, and using assessment data to support multilingual learners

Information coming soon...

Leaders supporting future leaders in education.

As one of the top Faculties of Education in Canada, we are committed to empowering future generations to uncover new possibilities in the advancement of education.

Contact us to learn more

Office of the Dean,
Faculty of Education

Winters College
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario

Top 40 in the World

York University named as one of the world’s leading universities in the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.


Top 5

Faculty of Education ranks 5th in Canada in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject

Top 100

Faculty of Education ranks 66th globally in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject

Top 150 in the World

The Faculty of Education ranks 126-150 (THE's 2024 Times Higher Education Rankings)

Top 80

for Research Quality (THE's 2024 Times Higher Education Rankings)

Top 10

The Faculty of Education has consistently been in the Top 10 schools in Canada for the last 4 years (Maclean’s 2024)