Faculty of Education

New funding supports three-year Canadian study on refugee youth

WINNIPEG, MB – The plight of families desperate to leave Syria and find a safe haven is dominating world news. But what happens to the children and teenagers who have experienced war and upheaval and finally land in a Canadian school?  Almost a quarter of a million newcomers settle in Canada each year – and …Read more >

Aurora celebrates Master of Marriage and Family Therapy grads on June 13

All are invited to celebrate the achievements of graduating students from the Aurora Family Therapy Centre and the Master of Marriage and Family Therapy Program at The University of Winnipeg. The graduation celebration takes place on Saturday, June 13 at 1:00pm at Cross Ways in Common Young United Church. Those who plan to attend are …Read more >

Valedictorian – Jehu Peters – Faculty of Education

A passionate educator and eloquent communicator, Jehu Peters is graduating from UWinnipeg’s five year integrated Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Science program. He majored in math, with a minor in physics. The son of a teacher, Peters drew on his own experience as a peer tutor in high school when he decided to pursue a career …Read more >

Outstanding UWinnipeg Indigenous students win academic awards

The University of Winnipeg congratulates 31 Indigenous students who have earned the Business Council of Manitoba Academic Awards for 2014-2015. The award honours students based on leadership, motivation and a commitment to learning. “The Business Council of Manitoba awards confirm that we are attracting incredibly talented and dedicated Indigenous scholars, who are applying themselves across …Read more >

Bridging two worlds: Helping refugee youth succeed in Canada

 UWinnipeg leads Canadian study to better meet school and career needs of refugee youth They arrive in Canada by the thousands each year — children who have lived through the trauma and violence of war, family separation and loss. Many struggle in classrooms to fit in, and too many drop out. The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Design it! camp for kids

Children from the neighbourhood were invited to attend UWinnipeg’s Science Education in Engineering & Design (SEED) Camp led by Dr. Dawn Sutherland.

Faculty of Education recognized for courses in Service Learning

Strini Reddy of the Winnipeg Boys & Girls Clubs introduces an award of recognition for Service Learning courses in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg is pleased the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg have recognized the Faculty of Education for making Service Learning an integral part of …Read more >

New position at UWinnipeg to strengthen teacher training in math

New Interdepartmental Professor, Stronger Math Requirements for Teacher Candidates Will help Strengthen Student Performance:  Minister Allum A unique collaboration between the Manitoba government and the University of Winnipeg will see the hiring of a joint professor in the faculties of education and mathematics to support excellence in teacher training in mathematics, Education and Advanced Learning …Read more >

International Conference on At-Risk Youth Opens July 10

 WINNIPEG, MB – Journalists are invited to attend the official opening of an international conference devoted to at-risk youth on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:00 pm in Riddell Hall with a keynote session by Ken McCluskey, Phil Baker, Alan Wiebe entitled Finding and Celebrating Greatness. The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Host International Conference

 Renowned Educators Share Strategies to Support At-Risk-Youth WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting an international conference from July 10 to 13, 2013 where renowned educators will gather to share best practices and strategies for supporting at-risk-youth in a series of seminars. The joint Lost Prizes/International Centre for Innovation in …Read more >