This one-of-a-kind Certificate is a unique program providing an interactive opportunity to assess human rights issues and discuss practical strategies and solutions with your colleagues and learn from an expert, multi-disciplinary faculty.

Designed specifically for those working in the education sector, the Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights for Education Professionals will give you the knowledge you need to deal with these critical and challenging issues in your organization.

Taught by a highly distinguished faculty of lawyers, human rights professionals and leading academics.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

Who Should Attend

Human Rights Professionals

Human Resource Professionals

Human Rights Lawyers

Employment and Labour Law Practitioners

Legal Aid Lawyers · In-House Counsel

Education Union Representatives

Education Associations

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Professionals

Disability and Return to Work Managers

Human Rights and Equity Consultants

Human Rights Commission/Human Rights Tribunal Staff


Program Chair

Patrick Case, LSM, LLB, LLM,

Assistant Deputy Minister, Education Equity Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Education



Lavinia Latham B.A.(Hons.), J.D

Equity and Human Rights Advisor, Toronto Catholic District School Board

“The Human Rights Law for Educators certificate course was nothing short of amazing!  As a human rights lawyer, I found the material to be incredibly engaging and thought-provoking. Thank you very much for the hard work that you do on a daily basis to make programs like this available for human rights advocates.”


View the 2021 program agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.  A  detailed agenda for the upcoming program will be available soon. 


Feb 25, 26 & Apr 1 & 2, 2022

$2,195 + HST


February 25, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

February 26, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

April 1, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

April 2, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Printable Registration Form

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“Do you offer financial assistance?”

Yes, we do! As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge.

Certificate of Program Completion

In order to successfully receive an Osgoode Certificate, participants must complete both program modules (4 days) and successfully complete the post-program multiple-choice assessment.

CPD & Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive20h 55m
EDI3h 15m
Total24h 40m

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Online Technical Requirements

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