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Dr. Jennifer Brant

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Teachers have a powerful role to play

November 16, 2017 — 
When exploring with students the dark and emotionally charged subject of residential schools, Indigenous scholar Jennifer Brant focuses on the powerful role teachers play in enacting the Truth and Reconciliation’s (TRC) Calls to Action.

Virginia Tze

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Your attention, please!

November 15, 2017 — 
Dr. Virginia Tze hopes this story seizes your attention and holds it to the last word. But if your interest drifts into flights of fancy, she might be interested to know why.

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Prof. George Belliveau

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Research-based theatre’s healing power

November 14, 2017 — 
As principal writer, Lea scripted the experiences of military veterans who shared their experiences, and then performed them onstage as a part of Contact! Unload, a research-based theatre project where the play becomes a catalyst for veterans who publicly interpret their struggles and experiences of transitioning to civilian life from military service in order to build resilience. 

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CSEA speakers

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Winnipeg to host CSEA conference in 2018

November 14, 2017 — 
Winnipeg will host the Canadian Society for Education Through Art (CSEA) conference from May 3-5, 2018. Up to 100 educators will come together to exchange ideas and learn about human rights in relation to visual art and visual art education.

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Social media apps on a cell phone

Faculty of Education News

Why Twitter is for the Birds

November 7, 2017 — 
As part of the Joan Irvine Lecture Series, Hlynka is giving a presentation this week on what educational technology is doing for us and to us.

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South Korea

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S. Korea study opportunity

November 2, 2017 — 
Whether you believe that travel is the best teacher, the classroom is the best place to learn or that life experience is the path to growth, teacher candidates can have it all in May 2018.

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Andre Grace

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Helping youth to grow into resilience

November 1, 2017 — 
Having experienced first-hand the trauma associated with homophobia growing up, Dr. Andre Grace felt obligated to give back to make life better for the LGBTQ community

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Students and bombers

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Elementary school students get taste of university

October 26, 2017 — 
From meeting the Blue Bombers on the stadium field, to learning about a lighting project for growing vegetables and fruits in the North at the Engineering Building, and touring the geology exhibits at Ed Leith Cretaceous Menagerie, some 120 wide-eyed elementary school students got a taste of university student life this fall.

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Faculty of Education group shot

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Dr. Young conferred prof. emeritus

October 20, 2017 — 
If you’ll pardon the cliché, being conferred the honour of professor emeritus was humbling, says Jon Young, who retired in 2016 as professor at the Faculty of Education. Even after receiving an honour shared by only nine other accomplished professors, each an academic giant in their field, Young could scarcely contain his characteristic modesty.

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Nadine Bartlett

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New prof standing up for inclusivity

October 10, 2017 — 
Starting her career as a high-school teacher in a remote northern community, Nadine Bartlett says she witnessed first-hand some of the challenges faced by Indigenous youth, shaping her career as an educator focused on removing barriers to success.

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