Faculty of Education

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 >

Developing expertise to help refugee youth thrive

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jan Stewart is leading a Canadian study, now in its third year, aimed at helping refugee youth navigate school.

AnX area named The Annabelle and Herb Mays Education Commons

The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education today unveiled a plaque naming the lower level of the AnX The Annabelle and Herb Mays Education Commons. The area consists of classrooms, offices, and a student lounge. Annabelle and the late Herb Mays were instrumental in the early creation of what is today, a flourishing Faculty of Education. …Read more >

National study on schools and LGBTQ youth released

Survey finds Canadian school administrators want LGBTQ supports WINNIPEG, MB –A new national survey headed by The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Catherine Taylor finds that most Canadian school administrators want to offer specific supports to enhance the safety and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two Spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students. “It was significant …Read more >

UWinnipeg congratulates Master of Marriage and Family Therapy graduates

Photos by Shelley Smith The University of Winnipeg congratulates this year’s graduates from the Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program, who celebrated their achievements on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Aurora Family Therapy Centre — the program’s main practicum site — hosted the ceremony at Crossways in Common Young United Church. This is the largest …Read more >

Alan Wiebe receives international award

UWinnipeg congratulates  Alan Wiebe, Faculty of Education, who recently received international recognition for his provincial, national, and international contributions in the Areas of Mentoring and Community Outreach. The Program Development Award was handed out in Rijeka, Croatia on May 22, 2016 by the International Centre for Innovation in Education, which is committed to the development …Read more >