• July 11, 2023

    July 11, 2023

    Hello! My name is Teija, I began my journey with the SFU Surrey - TD CEC as a Program Volunteer with Racing Readers to help grow my experience in Education. Being involved in this program helped increase my love for working with children and opened my eyes to new ways of learning.

  • November 02, 2022

    November 02, 2022

    Hello, my name is Akiko Ohta. I’m a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Education. Before starting the doctoral program at SFU, I lived, studied, and worked in different parts of the world. I am passionate about making this world where anyone can make their lives following their wishes and desires and working toward becoming whom they want to become.

  • May 30, 2022

    May 30, 2022

    The summer has begun and we are here to share both good news and the sad news... As many of you may know, the programs here at SFU Surrey - TD Community Engagement Centre is filled with talented, passionate and very loving individuals. We are sad to share that Eleanor Wong, who was our Volunteer Engagement Assistant and a recent SFU graduate, has parted ways with SFU Surrey - TD CEC to pursue her path as a teacher. We had the opportunity to share a feature on Eleanor's story and her words of wisdom with volunteering.

  • October 23, 2023

    October 23, 2023

    October is not just the season of pumpkin spice lattes and cozy sweaters, it’s also Cybersecurity Awareness Month. While CIRA’s 2023 Cybersecurity Survey shows that ransomware attacks and the dangers of AI grab headlines, the emotional and mental safety and wellness of children is another key online safety concern. And it was top of mind for faculty at Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey – TD Community Engagement Centre in British Columbia when they developed their Empower MEdia project.

  • August 25, 2023

    August 25, 2023

    Alongside the advantages and conveniences of modern digital technology come numerous risks and threats. A recently completed project helped 5-7 graders in Surrey acquire knowledge and tools to respond to the challenges of the digital world and empowered them to become responsible digital citizens.

  • July 31, 2023

    July 31, 2023

    When then-Simon Fraser University (SFU) student Saba Fatemi and her peers won the 2019 SFU Student Community Engagement Competition with their “CommuniCreate” initiative – a program for refugee and newcomer children pre-pandemic – she didn’t specifically have Ukrainian children in mind.

Looking for learning activities at home? Here you will find a mix of online resources to engage, learn and play with your children at home.

The SFU Surrey - TD Community Engagement Centre has developed and contributed to a number of reports, documents and publications. Here you will find a few reports and publications documenting some of our activities over the years. 

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