Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE) National Symposium 2018

Starts:  Jul 13, 2018 12:00 AM (NT)
Ends:  Jul 15, 2018 7:00 AM (NT)
All hands are invited on deck in Newfoundland this summer to join CaNOE in navigating a course for ocean literacy in Canada. Our aim is to pull together to develop our uniquely Canadian perspective on what it means to be ocean literate and help shape a national ocean literacy strategy.
Presentations and discussions will explore four sub-themes:
  • Ocean literacy and culture
  • Ocean literacy and education and communication
  • Ocean literacy and science and technology
  • Ocean literacy and stewardship and conservation
End of day workshop sessions will address specific questions to help identify local actions that align with a “roadmap” that is being developed to create an ocean literacy strategy for Canada. One question will focus on the essential ocean science literacy principles, already adopted by the US and the EU (in adapted form).
Over the three days, we will celebrate and learn from successful efforts in ocean education across the country, including indigenous experiences, and build a resources map to share best practices!


Marine Institute of Memorial University
Marine Institute of Memorial University
Canada, AB