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Kristjan Mann, president of UMGSA, congratulated all grad students on their commitment to providing accessible and affordable childcare. // Photo by Mike Latschislaw

Daycare spaces get boost through UMGSA gift to Front and Centre campaign

April 27, 2016 — 
University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association gives $300K

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Province’s childcare announcement falls in line with current U of M initiative

January 12, 2016 — 
The Province of Manitoba announced the next steps toward creating universally accessible child care for families in Manitoba.

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Faculty of Education

Student well-being should be a focus in schools, conference told

December 1, 2015 — 
'Schooling is much more than simply academics. It is about developing contributing citizens who are well'

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Human Resources

Childcare report released

June 16, 2015 — 
U of M is committed to better understanding the issues related to childcare and how it affects the student experience

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Tiziana Filippini, a renowed Reggio Emilia Educator, speaks to an audience in the Faculty of Education as her Reggio Emilia colleague, Laura Rubizzi, listens.

Faculty of Education

Think of a child as ‘full of intelligence’ Reggio Emilia educators encourage U of M audience

April 29, 2015 — 
Strive to empower children in order to empower schools, parents and the community

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We must focus on rights of the child, Education professor writes in Free Press

April 6, 2015 — 
Manitoba should strive toward structuring services for children in 'frameworks of child autonomy, self-determination and justice'

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Faculty of Education

Teacher candidates learn innovative method of mathematics instruction

February 27, 2015 — 
In a Grade 8 classroom in the lower level of Arthur A. Leach School, students and teacher candidates watch as a group of math students stands at the front of the room, calculating how many combinations of icing can go on nine different cupcakes in a scenario about a baker.

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Faculty of Education

Campus Life, CanU programs join forces

February 18, 2015 — 
Tanya Thompson has always had a soft spot for children. As well as being an auntie, she’s been a volunteer at the University of Manitoba daycare, the Playcare Centre, for several years. And now, the Campus Life student has taken on another volunteer position at CanU, the university based after-school program for under-resourced middle school youth. CanU aims to get these students involved and interested in attending university after high school. The Campus Life program provides students with intellectual and developmental disabilities with support and guidance in auditing university classes.

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Faculty of Education literature professor Karen Smith had a launch party for her new children's book launch at McNallly Robinson recently.

Faculty of Education

Literature professor publishes Great Gray Owl book for children

February 3, 2015 — 
Karen Smith remembers when she first became fascinated with owls. She was in the third grade and had gotten in trouble at school in her hometown of Carman, Man., for acting up. “My mom said, ‘Be a wise owl,’” says Smith, a language and literacy professor in the Faculty of Education.

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