Faculty of Education

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 >

Spotlight on Teacher Education

The Faculty of Education is committed to preparing capable, caring educational leaders who are grounded in the ideals of service, scholarship and equality.

Dr. Jan Stewart receives award

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 …Read more >

Student following long-delayed dream wins international scholarship

Charlotte Dobson always knew she wanted to go to university to become a teacher. But first there were financial and geographic barriers, then the responsibilities of a young family; it seemed life had other plans. Today, as the mother of two middle school-aged children, Dobson is thriving in her fourth year of a 5-year Bachelor …Read more >