Recent News

Review of “White House in a Grey City” by Itzchak Belfer

By Dr. Robert Oppenheimer. December 2016. This portrayal of a Jewish child’s life in the 1920s and 30s in Warsaw is a very moving and detailed autobiography by a gifted writer and artist who grew up in the orphanage run by Janusz Korczak and his colleagues and includes many pictures he drew of the orphanage […]

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The Janusz Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship

Claudia Diaz, a Ph. D. candidate at the UBC Faculty of Education, is the second recipient of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship in Children’s Rights and Canadian Indigenous Education. The Scholarship is offered to an outstanding graduate student in the Faculty of Education whose research is focused on children’s rights and/or Canadian […]

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Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Janusz Korczak, the Father of Children’s Rights, Turning Rights into Action

Hélène (Sioui) Trudel, C.Q. – Presentation Dr. Gilles Julien, MD, social pediatrician – Presentation The Music Garage, the first annual lecture of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Janusz Korczak, the Father of Children’s Rights, Turning Rights into Action series, took place on November 11, 2016 at the University of British Columbia. The distinguished speakers were […]

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International Korczak Association General Council Meeting

International Korczak Association General Council Meeting took place in Lage Vuursche, Holland, at a Janusz Korczak conference entitled “Trust as Foundation of Emotional Safety”. The conference was organized by the Dutch Janusz Korczak Association, October 12 -16, 2016. Jerry Nussbaum represented the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada. Members of the fifteen participating associations presented their […]

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Faculty of Education Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Lecture

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia and the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada present the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Lecture on November 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, at Ponderosa Commons East Ballroom, 6445 University Boulevard. The Lecture, The Music Garage, a transdisciplinary and trans-systemic integrated education program, features two […]

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Janusz Korczak at Camp Miriam

At Camp Miriam, on picturesque Gabriola Island off the coast of British Columbia, a beautiful new pavilion was dedicated in honor of Dr. Janusz Korczak. Below is an account of the day’s events from one of the invited guests, Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, a board member of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada. Janusz Korczak in Camp […]

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The Janusz Korczak School of South East Asia

We were thrilled to receive a letter from the Janusz Korczak School in Bangkok. We hope to keep in touch! Please see the copy of the letter below: Dear Jerry & everyone: disciples of “Uncle Janusz,” That’s what our slum shanty town children call him – his picture – greet his picture – with great […]

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Melanie Mark’s Statement on Janusz Korczak and the Children’s Rights at the British Columbia Legislature

On April 7, 2016 Melanie Mark, MLA, spoke about Janusz Korczak and the children’s rights at the British Columbia Legislature. Watch the statement. Janusz Korczak And Children’s Rights M. Mark: Yesterday UBC concluded its Centennial Sessions “How to Love a Child, the Janusz Korczak Lecture Series coordinated by the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada and the […]

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