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Education News

We have great things happening in the Faculty of Education. Our Education News magazine, published bi-annually, features our current news and events and student, alumni, and faculty stories. Back issues of Education News are archived on our Education News Blog, which also provides up-to-date news and events. To stay informed you can also follow us on Twitter ( @URfacofEd ) and Facebook.

The following are a few of the latest stories and events:

Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient – Christine Selinger

Christine Selinger BEd’11, BSc’11 Outstanding Young Alumni Christine Selinger is a dedicated advocate, athlete and volunteer. While a student, she served as president of several student societies and received the President’s Medal for her academic achievements and extracurricular involvement. Selinger is an educator and emerging leader in the field of sex and disability. She is …

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Book Launch – Save the date!

Save the date for the book launch of Decolonisation as Democratisation, edited by Siseko H. Kumalo,  which will be hosted virtually on Zoom, March 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Chapter contributor #UREdu’s Fatima Pirbhai Illich will be the joined by panelists, Siseko Kumalo (Ed.), Björn Freter, Frances Martin, Yvette Freter, and Ulrike Kistner. Register in …

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Educational Milpas: Socio-Natural Frameworks for Well-Being

The Faculty of Education enjoyed a Lunch and Learn presentation organized by the Dean’s office entitled, “Educational Milpas (Milpas Educativas): Socio-natural Frameworks for Well-Being” (“Milpa” means cornfield) with Dr. Stefano Claudio Sartorello, Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City). The presentation was recorded Thursday, January 21, 2021.

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Funding announcement: Indigenous and Métis Research Fund

Dr. Melanie Brice is recipient of an Indigenous and Métis Research Fund grant of $7000 for her project, “Mentor-Apprentice Program Model for Michif Language Transmission via video conferencing.”

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Sharing Wisconsin Sky, A Cross-Cultural and Cross-Universities Play Reading

This story started with an invitation to do a play reading from my sister and playwright Alanis King, who had been invited by the University of Wisconsin (UWM) to write the script titled Sharing Wisconsin Sky. The reading was part of a Greater Milwaukee Foundation Grant-supported collaboration between Peck School of the Arts, UWM Planetarium/Physics, …

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