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Social Innovation: Drug education takes a philosophical route

Hello everyone, In the past two years, I have been working on a research project called “Using Philosophical Inquiry in Drug Education” with UBC and CARBC (Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia) through the postdoctoral fellowship I received from Mitacs (a national organization that builds partnerships between academia, industry, and the world – to create a more […]

Philosophical Inquiry at the Queen Mary Elementary School :)

Hello all, I was invited by two lovely teachers, Ms. Maria King and Ms. Meredith Hall, at the Queen Mary Elementary School yesterday. I facilitated a discussion on the topic of ‘friendship’ in their classes. It was an amazing experience and I’m humbled by their comments: “Mahboubeh, that was one of the best, most positive, […]

Question of the Month

The School of Inquiry posts a question every month in the window to engage the community in inquiry 🙂 So far, we have had a question for Nov.: “What do you think we can do to create a stronger sense of community on Point Grey?” And the question of the month for Dec. is: “What […]

Halloween at The School of Inquiry!

Hi everyone, This is a belated post on Halloween at The School of Inquiry 🙂 But I thought to post the pictures as the children were absolutely cute, and so much engaged in the event that the Point Grey Village had organized on Sat. Oct. 29. Learn more about us at https://www.facebook.com/theschoolofinquiry/ or https://www.instagram.com/theschoolofinquiry Love, Mahboubeh […]

The School of Inquiry & the Point Grey Village Outdoor Market

The School of Inquiry participated in the Point Grey Village Outdoor Market today at West 10th and Sasamat St. from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. It was a beautiful day and we were lucky to have a table promoting the School and its diverse, rich programs of Fall (e.g. Arts & Crafts, Robotics, Learn French with Stories, Miniature […]

The School of Inquiry is open now!

The School of Inquiry had its soft opening in July 16. It is a beautiful and peaceful place to do inquiry. If you have an inquisitive mind, register for our classes. Thanks to everyone for their warm wishes and lovely presence.

Young People and Drugs: Engaging Families and Communities in the Conversation.

Presenters: Dan Reist, Alexandra Wilson, & Mahboubeh Asgari Date & Time: March 2, 2016, 1:00-2:00 & 2:00-3:00 Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver (Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative Conference) This workshop will explore the challenges involved when engaging families and communities in discussions about drugs within a pluralistic society. Participants will […]