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Andy Hargreaves

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Getting to grips with equity and opportunity

February 11, 2020 — 
Summarizing his insights on change in education, Andy Hargreaves offered three major pieces of advice.

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A call to collaboration

January 24, 2020 — 
Come what may of the province’s K-12 commission’s report, Andy Hargreaves, a leading authority on educational administration, shares advice for Manitoba educators: It’s time to come together.

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Merli-Tamtik

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Prof teams up with students for 3 research projects

January 21, 2020 — 
Having recently published two journal articles, and a book expected to be released by summer, Assistant Prof. Merli Tamtik credits her students with making research work more enjoyable.

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George Rubenfeld (centre) with his family in France, 1950. // Photo credit: Belle Jarniewski, Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors

Alumni News

Life after the Holocaust: Alumni who survived

January 17, 2020 — 
Jan. 27 marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Second World War – a day set aside by the United Nations to commemorate the Holocaust

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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, Senior Canada-150 Research Chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS)

A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

December 20, 2019 — 
Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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Canada Post donation

Faculty of Education News

Canada Post supports CanU mentorship program

October 9, 2019 — 
A $20,500-Canada Post grant will provide a youth mentorship program with support for technology, transportation costs, as well as nutrition and food services programs, said CanU founder Roger Berrington.

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Education new faculty

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Education welcomes five new faculty members

September 26, 2019 — 
This fall, five new faculty take the next step in their careers with the Faculty of Education at University of Manitoba.

#Fridaysforfuture: When youth push the environmental movement towards climate justice

September 17, 2019 — 
In a time of climate catastrophe, after record-breaking temperatures scorched many parts of the world this summer and a devastating hurricane recently battered the Bahamas, school climate strikes are back

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Frank Deer

One new RSC Fellow, one new RSC College member

September 10, 2019 — 
Professor Dawne McCance has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and professor Frank Deer has been elected a member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Elvina science classroom

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Funding announced for 17 faculty research projects

September 4, 2019 — 
The Faculty of Education has recently attracted more than $710,000 in funding, supporting 16 research projects at the University of Manitoba. The funding supports research projects spanning many aspects of education, from Indigenizing education to civic engagement, among others.

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