Education

  • Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Find out what competitions are open to students and how they can participate.

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  • Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Dr Giff has been promoting the importance of geography and GIS to K-12 schools in the Western Arctic!

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  • GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    Learn more about the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 program and also check out how one of the 2018 recipients has been making use of his award

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  • Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Nihal Wijesekera, January’s GIS Ambassador helped to ignite the geography spark at a school in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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  • GIS Day 2018: A celebration of maps

    GIS Day 2018: A celebration of maps

    Explore K-12 events that occurred in Canada and find out how GIS Ambassadors, professionals, teachers and students celebrated the day of maps.

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  • Halton Catholic District School Board: Promoting active travel to school

    Halton Catholic District School Board: Promoting active travel to school

    Find out how a public-facing app can help officials to make better decisions about safety and infrastructure changes in the region.

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  • Rob Langston: November’s GIS Ambassador

    Rob Langston: November’s GIS Ambassador

    Discover how this recipient of the Canadian Geographic Education 2018 Geographic Literacy Award has been supporting GIS in K-12 education in Manitoba.

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  • Craig MacLachlan: Putting GIS on the map in K-12 schools in Nova Scotia

    Craig MacLachlan: Putting GIS on the map in K-12 schools in Nova Scotia

    How can GIS be used to make important decisions and engage students in learning and understanding the world around them?

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  • Meet Matthew Pietryszyn and the City of Brampton’s GIS Ambassadors

    Meet Matthew Pietryszyn and the City of Brampton’s GIS Ambassadors

    How are these GIS Ambassadors promoting GIS and Brampton’s award-winning open data portal called GeoHub to the K-12 community?

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  • Giving a voice to youth in urban planning with Survey123 and ArcGIS Online

    Giving a voice to youth in urban planning with Survey123 and ArcGIS Online

    Discover the impact of Maximum City, an award-winning program at the University of Toronto Schools Experience Innovation summer camps.

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  • It’s never too early to plan your fall education conferences

    It’s never too early to plan your fall education conferences

    Find out where you can find Esri Canada’s K-12 group present and what GIS workshops they will be facilitating.

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  • August’s GIS Ambassador: Molly Pratt

    August’s GIS Ambassador: Molly Pratt

    Discover how she uses story maps to engage students in learning about healthy living in the Yukon.

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  • Discover the results of the first Esri Canada Student Story Map Competition

    Discover the results of the first Esri Canada Student Story Map Competition

    The top 10 story map submissions included topics in history, geography and the environment.

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  • GIS Ambassador Larisa Johnstone helps students in Essex County think spatial

    GIS Ambassador Larisa Johnstone helps students in Essex County think spatial

    Meet a passionate GIS professional who supports teachers and students in Essex County, ON applying mapping and spatial analysis to real-life concerns.

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  • What’s new in ArcGIS Online – June update

    What’s new in ArcGIS Online – June update

    K-12 educators will be interested to know this latest update includes new functionality including relationship mapping

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  • Discover mapping resources for National Indigenous History Month

    Discover mapping resources for National Indigenous History Month

    What ArcGIS Online education resources can you share with your students?

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  • Get ready for GIS Day 2018! It’s never too early to begin planning

    Get ready for GIS Day 2018! It’s never too early to begin planning

    Find out how Esri Canada can support your event, and explore some of our ready to use education resources.

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  • GIS Ambassador Steven Hills supports GIS education in Manitoba

    GIS Ambassador Steven Hills supports GIS education in Manitoba

    Find out his involvement with the Skills Manitoba GIS competition and beyond.

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  • Skills Canada GIS 2018 competition wrap up

    Skills Canada GIS 2018 competition wrap up

    Find out what the challenge was in each province, which school boards participated and how you can get your students involved next year.

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  • Scholarship recipient Ben Mitten excited by future career in GIS

    Scholarship recipient Ben Mitten excited by future career in GIS

    Discover why Ben made the change from human resources into forestry technology at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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