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Extended Education

Let’s talk lifelong learning

September 1, 2021 — 
“If you have completed a degree and are wondering what comes next, we can help you." - Rod Lastra

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Extended Education

Helping you to adapt and succeed in a post-pandemic world

August 16, 2021 — 
In the future, in addition to our variety of programs and courses, there will also be micro-credentials complete with what makes them unique the digital documenting of skills and competencies learned.

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Extended Education

University of Manitoba joins D2L Wave as an education partner

August 10, 2021 — 
“We know how powerful lifelong learning can be to help people take positive steps forward in life and work... We’re so proud to partner with D2L to make professional development opportunities more accessible and seamless.” - David Mandzuk

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Extended Education

Looking at micro-credentials and alternative digital credentials

June 28, 2021 — 
“It’s the documenting (of competencies) that’s new.” - Julia Denholm, Dean of Lifelong Learning at Simon Fraser University

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Extended Education

Access instructor recognized with 2019 Merit Award

September 28, 2020 — 
“I hope it helps to shine a light on Access. It’s the best teaching gig. This has been a unique opportunity to take the science I have learned and direct it in an important way, providing our students with extra support. I am helping more students to have access to a science education.” - Emily McKinnon

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With Extended Education, study online, remotely from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Extended Education

Future-proof yourself with lifelong learning

August 10, 2020 — 
"At this time when there is so much uncertainty and the ground beneath us is shifting daily, some people may find themselves out of work or decide that this is time for them to up-skill, re-skill or even change career direction. Whatever your situation is, Extended Education is here for you and can help you chart a whole new career path or give you the knowledge and skills you will need to adapt.” - David Mandzuk, Acting Dean, Extended Education

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Extended Education

Retired pilot earns BA at 84

August 7, 2019 — 
Military Support Office in Extended Education at U of M provides academic credit for military service

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