TORONTO, June 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The School for Social Entrepreneurs - Ontario (SSE-O), a new approach to social justice and equitable economic prosperity, comes to Ontario! SSE-O's untraditional and unique educational model puts the emphasis on students as self-directed learners. By nurturing community-based social entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds, SSE-O supports social-purpose businesses and innovative non-profits that address the evolving and complex challenges faced by local communities.
|What:||Launch Event & Ribbon Cutting|
|Who:||The Hon. Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport|
|Alastair Wilson, Chief Executive, SSE UK & Global|
|Marjorie Victor Brans, Director, SSE Ontario|
|When:||Wednesday June 27, 2012|
|●||4pm:||Registration and refreshments|
|●||4:30pm:||Remarks and ribbon cutting|
|Where:||Daniels Centre of Learning|
|540 Dundas Street East at Sackville|
The School for Social Entrepreneurs Ontario (SSE-O) is based on a highly successful model from the UK's School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE UK/Global), founded in London in 1997 by Michael Young, the UK's foremost social entrepreneur. There are now 12 SSE schools, with eight sites based in the UK and two franchise schools operating internationally in Australia. An Ontario collaborative formed in 2010 to bring SSE-O to North America.
For further information:
Marjorie Brans, Director, SSE-O [email protected], 647-402-3559
Media Contact: Cynthia Ross [email protected], 416-882-3731