The Toronto Archives offers free, in-person and virtual, curriculum-based education programs for elementary and high school students, ESL (English as second language) classes, alternative schools, university and college classes.  The Archives also offers sessions for local community groups and others interested in learning more about using archival collections.

Toronto Archives 101

Introduce your students to the Toronto Archives and the world of primary sources. Grades 3-12, ESL, community groups, college and university classes.

Vera's Letters: Life of a Teenager in the 1920s and 1930s Educational Program

Explore the world of Vera Harley through engaging exercises that help students connect social studies, geography and history to contemporary issues. Grades 7-12.

Toronto Civic Engagement Program

An interactive program exploring Toronto's municipal government and the services provided by our City. Grades 4-10, ESL and students studying civics.

English as Second Language Classes

Bring your ESL (English as second language) class to the Archives to learn about the history of Toronto and our collections. Activities focus on helping students practice listening and conversation skills.