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Faculty of Education

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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Tatiana Galetcaia, TESL instructor

Extended Education

Teach English as a Second Language

January 31, 2019 — 
“Teaching English is about more than speaking it. The program’s practicum is very important, to build on your learning and experience.” - Tatiana Galetcaia

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Mentoring outreach at the U of M

January 22, 2019 — 
It’s about developing community.


Sabre Cherkowski

Faculty of Education

Focusing on the positive

November 22, 2018 — 
Dr. Sabre Cherkowski hopes that educators focus on the positive.


The Dean's Lecture 2018-2019

Extended Education

Consider how education can move a community forward

October 4, 2018 — 
Attend Education for Social Justice: Creating opportunity to make our community a better place on Tues. Oct. 23 from 12:15 to 1:30 pm at Forth, 171 McDermott Ave. in Winnipeg.

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Faculty of Law

New study measures impact of religious affiliation on LGBTQ-inclusive education practices

May 15, 2018 — 
Dr. Donn Short has co-authored with Tracy Peter and Catherine Taylor, “Religious Belief and the Queer Classroom: Measuring the Impact of Religious Affiliation on LGBTQ-Inclusive Education Practices” published this week in the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP).

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Yatta Kanu

Faculty of Education

‘No neutral approach to teaching’

April 27, 2018 — 
In order for teachers to bring about meaningful positive change, they have to get political, says Prof. Yatta Kanu



Faculty of Education

What a wonderful world it would be

February 16, 2018 — 
Falling literacy rates across Western countries. An increasing number of students becoming unteachable. Focusing on top-down curriculum and pedagogical approaches, educational reforms demand evidence-based practice. To developmental psychologist and best-selling author Gordon Neufeld, all of this points to something dreadfully amiss in education.

Young woman looking at her mobile phone

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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