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Emily-Dinoto

Faculty of Education

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

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.

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Goble book and painting

Faculty of Education

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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Duane Brothers

Faculty of Education

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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One of the successful Indigenous Initiatives Fund proposals is for new ceremonial structures on Fort Garry Campus

Proposals selected to advance Indigenous Achievement

February 15, 2017 — 
Nearly $800,000 awarded to 22 successful projects as part of Indigenous Initiatives Fund

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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

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Clea Schmidt

Faculty of Education

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

Faculty of Education

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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David Barber, Rh Award

Faculty and alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 3, 2017 — 
Gov. Gen. David Johnston recently announced new appointments to the Order of Canada

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Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kirsten Kit win bronze in the LTA mixed coxed four at the Lagoa Stadium at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Alumni achievements in 2016

December 22, 2016 — 
In 2016, graduates from all stripes were honoured for their hard work, dedication and professional success

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