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TVO inspires learning that changes lives and enriches communities. We are passionate about creating learning that empowers you to connect with others and shape your future.

As an agency of the Ontario Ministry of Education and a not-for-profit, social impact charity, TVO believes in the importance of equitable education. We seek to represent the voices of communities across the entire province. To do this well, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of what we do every day. 

We promise to spark your curiosity, inspire your discovery and champion your learning.

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Current affairs journalism, documentaries and podcasts that explore important issues and inspiring solutions.

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Engaging educator-developed learning experiences that support Ontario's Kindergarten to Grade 12 curriculum.

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Grade school students using mPower

Ontario's largest online high school with a flexible learning model for earning course credits or an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

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Award-winning videos, games and child-friendly adventures developed in consultation with Ontario educators.

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TVO's shared values

Our values are fundamental to who we are, what we do and how we work.

We are better together.

We collaborate across all parts of the organization and empower everyone to contribute. 

We embrace change.

We are curious and creative problem-solvers who actively seek out new ideas. 

We thrive with diverse voices.

We value individual differences and are committed to building an inclusive culture. 

We value bold thinking.

We encourage calculated risks in an open environment built on learning and growth.

We honour our commitments.

We lead by example and act with integrity and accountability to deliver what we promise. 

Diversity, equity & inclusion

TVO is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognizes the importance of using anti-oppression practices. We are dedicated to having this commitment reflected in our content, workplace culture and workforce. 

Read the full statement.

TVO's diverse workforce


TVO is a proud Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. CCDI is a made-in-Canada solution designed to effectively address the full picture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace.

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TVO’s diversity, equity & inclusion committee

TVO’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee promotes a sense of belonging in our organization through staff lunch-and-learns, panels and peer-led discussions. The committee was also crucial in contributing to the development of our diversity and inclusion action plan.


The power and appeal of TVO's current affairs, documentaries and children’s learning experiences have been broadly recognized by industry associations, critics and educational organizations alike. 

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