The OISE Ontario Historical Education Collections (OHEC) consist of historical materials documenting the development and cultural history of the Ontario public education system. The collections contain over 7000 items including textbooks, curriculum materials, government education documents and reports, yearbooks, and archival materials.
This research guide provides:
a brief overview of the history of education in Ontario
information about accessing OHEC materials in the library and online
an overview of materials in the collections
suggestions for further historical education research
This research guide was created by Jillian Harkness, OISE library graduate student library assistant, and originally published in June 2016. It was updated and maintained by Nailisa Tanner and Bethany Lepp.
Photography credit: Marcos Armstrong 2015
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