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The Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning (OCULL) is a professional association of educators who develop and deliver degree and non-degree continuing education programs. Our members include administrators and practitioners such as faculty, instructional designers and educational technologists.

Through collaboration and sharing, OCULL advocates for adult learners at Ontario universities, develops collegial networks, and provides opportunities for professional development for its members. These goals are achieved through Community of Practice webinars, an Annual Retreat, and our listserv, as well as building partnerships with organizations, government, and industry for the benefit of members and client groups.

Call for Proposals Now Open! 2024 AGM and Retreat

Are you a lifelong learning enthusiast with knowledge and experience to share? The OCULL AGM and Retreat is now accepting proposals for engaging presentations, interactive roundtables, and insightful panel discussions.

This year, the central theme of the annual retreat is "Empowering Excellence: The Role of Lifelong Learning within Universities" and aims to unpack six critical areas of focus for lifelong learning units and explore their intersection across the broader institution.

  • Student Success Solutions
  • Credential Evolution
  • Pedagogical Pioneering
  • Strategic Outreach Strategies
  • Global Education Gateways
  • Strategic Partnerships

We encourage all members to submit a proposal! Over the years, OCULL Annual Retreats have been home to presentations led by individuals with many years of experience and those who are new to the space. Any and all insights and fresh perspectives are welcome!

Nominations open for 2023-24 OCULL Executive

OCULL is currently accepting nominations for Executive Committee members for the 2023-2024 term. You can find descriptions of each role and their responsibilities on the Executive Committee page. Join a group of people who are passionate about supporting Lifelong Learning in Ontario.

Nominations are open to university personnel associated with distance education, continuing education, extension, adult education, summer school, lifelong learning, or part-time studies from OCULL member institutions. 

Open Positions:

  • Communications Officer 

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