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Toughest day of the year

March 17, 2017 — 
For Emily Dinoto, known as the person behind the counter with a warm, welcoming smile at the Hard Chalk Café, it was the toughest day of the year: The last day of classes.

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Heather Krepski

Faculty of Education News

Grad symposium largest ever

March 14, 2017 — 
With 23 presenters, this year’s graduate symposium showcased the work of the most students ever, says Associate Dean Charlotte Enns.


Goble book and painting

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Telling a storyteller’s story

March 8, 2017 — 
Knowing time was short, author Gregory Bryan asked the printers to ship a copy of his book early so that the subject of the biography, failing in health, could review its pages. Titled, “Paul Goble, Storyteller,” the account documents the life of the award-winning children’s author and illustrator, the product of four years of work. Although he sadly passed away two weeks before the book’s release, Prof. Bryan knew how Goble felt about the results of their labour.

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Jessica O'Reilly and Markie Twist-Let's Talk About Sex

Faculty of Arts News

Let’s talk about sex, in school

March 7, 2017 — 
A Forum on the Ethics of Sex Education in the Classroom with Jessica O’Reilly and Markie Twist. Presented by the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics

Duane Brothers

Faculty of Education News

Connect with students through story: superintendent

March 3, 2017 — 
For Louis Riel School Division superintendent Duane Brothers, learning the students’ stories is one of the best ways for teachers to make meaningful connections with them.

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The theme, “Embedding Spiritual & Sustainable Wisdom in Education and Research as an Act of Reconciliation”, reflects the organizer’s aims to preserve  Indigenous knowledges, said conference co-chair Laara Fitznor.

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Faculty of Education to co-host national 
Indigenous education research forum

February 6, 2017 — 
Some of the world’s top Indigenous educators and researcher will gather at the University of Manitoba on April 24, 25


Clea Schmidt

Faculty of Education News

Education prof’s book argues for diversifying teacher workforce

January 30, 2017 — 
With refugee numbers worldwide reaching historic levels—the Syrian crisis compounded by displacements from Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Libya and Yemen—Associate Professor Clea Schmidt says more than ever, the demographics of the teaching profession need to change to better reflect those of the students they teach.

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History award

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History journal honours prof emeritus

January 4, 2017 — 
Having made a career out of teaching teachers of history, Faculty of Education professor emeritus Ken Osborne has now turned to studying the history of teaching history

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Tricia Logan

Faculty of Education News

High school Indigenous club students visit faculty

December 16, 2016 — 
The Faculty of Education hosted high-school Indigenous post-secondary club members in December creating an awareness and excitement about opportunities in advanced education.

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a silouhette of hands raised up in handcuffs

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Op-ed: Canada’s children deserve better

December 16, 2016 — 
What if, this holiday season, we granted children their rights, the ones we agreed to implement and to which they are legally entitled?

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