Dr. Jan Stewart receives award

Stewart is partnering with places like the N.E.E.D.S Centre, which is helping refugee youth from Syria, Somalia, Bhutan, Congo and Eritrea transition to life in Winnipeg.

Stewart is partnering with places like the N.E.E.D.S Centre, which is helping refugee youth from Syria, Somalia, Bhutan, Congo and Eritrea transition to life in Winnipeg.

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Stewart, who today received the 2015 Career Development Award of Excellence for Individual Leadership in Research and Innovation from Career Trek.

Dr. Stewart is a Professor and the Coordinator of Advanced Studies in Education in the Faculty of Education. She is the Acting Associate Dean and was the Director of The Institute for Children Affected by War at The Global College from 2006-2011. Dr. Stewart is the lead investigator studying educational strategies and career development programs to support refugee, immigrant children, and youth. She was the lead investigator of a study on educational and psychosocial support for children in post-conflict situations in northern Uganda and South Sudan. Her dissertation on the educational and psychosocial needs of war-affected children was recognized as the top dissertation in Canada in 2007.

Career Trek is a not-for-profit organization that helps young people discover the importance of education and career development by providing career oriented programming in educational settings across Manitoba. Through the use of hands-on activities and a belief in the power of education, Career Trek exposes children to occupations and professions that ignite their passion for learning and inspires them to recognize their own potential.

 

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