Faculty of Education

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 >

UWinnipeg educator helps give voice to children in care

The Manitoba government has developed a plan to implement the recommendations of the provincially commissioned Task Force on Education Outcomes for Children in Care, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum announced today. “Nothing is more important than providing children and youth with the best opportunities to succeed, especially those facing the additional challenge of …Read more >

National study on LGBTQ-inclusive education released

The final report of a national study, headed by Dr. Catherine Taylor, Professor (Education) at The University of Winnipeg — in partnership with The Manitoba Teachers’ Society — called The Every Teacher Project on LGBTQ*-inclusive Education in Canada’s K-12 Schools (*lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, Two-Spirit, queer and questioning) was released today. University of Manitoba …Read more >