Faculty of Education

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 >

UWinnipeg Prof Making A Difference In Universal Primary Education

UWinnipeg Associate Professor Dr. Jan Stewart (Faculty of Education) is being recognized for her work in international development. She is one of eight Manitobans highlighted in a campaign by Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) for efforts towards achieving the United Nations’ eight Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The “I am making a difference” campaign features …Read more >

TEDx Winnipeg Features UWinnipeg Alum/Grad Student

WINNIPEG, MB– There are one billion active Facebook users around the globe who are constantly communicating — but is anyone listening? This is the question that Karyn Gagnon, UWinnipeg alum and middle years teacher, will address tomorrow at the Winnipeg Art Gallery as part of TEDx Winnipeg, an independently-organized TED event. Gagnon’s TEDx Talk resulted …Read more >