Faculty of Education

Education students seek hidden talents in lost youth

Education students will gather at The University of Winnipeg this week to learn how to connect with “lost” youth at the sixth annual Lost Prizes/International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) conference.

High schoolers design accessible products through empathic engineering

A new partnership between The University of Winnipeg and the University of Cambridge is letting high school students step into the shoes of the elderly to help them design a more accessible world.

UWinnipeg prepares educators for success in Manitoba 

The University of Winnipeg is renowned for producing exceptional teachers who are ready to shape young Manitoba minds. And they’re also adept at addressing the challenges of those who hail from the inner city. Since the inception of two unique teacher education programs at UWinnipeg in 1998 — one that combines a bachelor of arts …Read more >

Helping Canadian educators meet the needs of refugee students

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jan Stewart and Dr. Lorna Martin have co-authored a book aimed at helping educators support refugee and newcomer youth.

Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes our …Read more >

More Indigenous students seeking advanced degrees

               Overall enrolment for Fall 2017 stable with 9,359 students WINNIPEG, MB – The number of Indigenous students choosing to continue their studies in graduate programs at The University of Winnipeg has almost doubled , and incoming Indigenous students now constitute 13% of the student body  (up from 12% last year), among the highest …Read more >

UWinnipeg education students teach in Germany

Seven UWinnipeg Faculty of Education students recently returned from Germany after participating in an international practicum program* offered through the University of Winnipeg.

Jan Stewart receives RJ Cochrane award – CBC feature

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Dr. Jan Stewart, Professor, Faculty of Education, who is being awarded the RJ Cochrane award.  CBC Manitoba presents a feature story here.

National conference highlights refugee research; child soldier keynote

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting a national conference from July 12 to 15, 2017 where results from a three-year study led by UWinnipeg on refugee youth will be the main theme. The conference will also feature keynote speaker, Ishmael Beah, former child soldier from Sierra Leone and best-selling author. …Read more >

Indspire and UWinnipeg partner to nurture Indigenous talent

WINNIPEG, MB –A new partnership between Indspire and The University of Winnipeg will help 80 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in the coming year through the creation of a new award, geared specifically to those with demonstrated financial need. The University of Winnipeg/Indspire Indigenous Awards Program will provide each selected student with an award …Read more >