Changemaker Education: Canadian Network

Changemaker Education networks support post-secondary institutions and their students to be changemakers. The RRU Ashoka Research Chair in Research Effectiveness focuses on understanding and improving the contributions that knowledge, research and researchers make to social change processes.”

Dr. Brian Belcher,
Royal Roads University

Meet Canada’s Changemaker Education community

Together, we’re supporting our young people to become the leaders and changemakers we need for a sustainable, prosperous future.

At home and around the world.









Highlights from the Network

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Changemaker Campuses renew their designation for another four years

Congratulations to Georgian College, Mount Royal University, HEC Montreal, Wilfrid Laurier University and Royal Roads University on the renewal of their Changemaker Campus designations!

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Laurier’s team named champion at 2023 Enactus National Exposition

The team will represent Canada at the Enactus World Cup. Learn about the amazing initiatives designed by WLU students.

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Georgian receives $360,000 in NSERC funding to develop future changemakers

Learn more about this partnership between Georgian College, Ashoka Canada and the Simcoe County District School Board.

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CERF research featured in special edition of Social Innovations Journal

Explore research from the Changemaker Education Research Forum, featuring Changemaker Campuses, in a special edition of the Social Innovations Journal (SIJ) published in partnership with Ashoka.

Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Expanding Possibilities for the Future of Higher Education

The Exchange is Ashoka U’s annual global gathering for social impact educators. See highlights from our 2019 Exchange in San Diego, CA!

“What makes a movement?” Ashoka U Exchange 2019 keynote panel

Ashoka Fellows Saru Jayaraman, Jessica Ladd, Erica Gerrity and Rev. Jennifer Bailey discuss their work, their impact, and what it takes to build a better future.

Ashoka Canada and Royal Roads University have established a new research chair in changemaking.

The Ashoka Research Chair in Research Effectiveness aims to evaluate change through socially engaged and effective research.

Changing the Now in Simcoe County

Over the course of eight months in 2019, Georgian College — an Ashoka Changemaker Campus — took on the challenge of building a region of changemakers in Simcoe County.

Accelerate Canada’s future changemakers

Innovative leaders are urgently needed to navigate the radical cultural shifts we face. Ashoka Canada is preparing students to thrive – and lead – this changemaking movement.