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:

2020 Electives

The following electives are being offered in Winter 2020 and Spring/Summer 2020 terms:

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Association of Canadian Deans of Education release Statement of Commitment

Quebec City ACDE Statement of Commitment October 23, 2019 Recognizing that every Faculty, College, School and Department of Education and the Universities exist within the lands of Indigenous peoples: We, Deans of Education from all regions of Canada are deeply concerned about the climate emergency and environmental crisis. Local, regional, and global air and water …

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Seminar: Trauma-Informed Pedagogy and PAN

The Faculty of Education Theory and Method Seminar presents Trauma-Informed Pedagogy and PAN (Play, Art, Narrative) Presenters: Patrick Lewis and Karen Wallace Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Location: Ed 341 (Math Lab) No registration required Everyone is welcome.

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Whisperings of the Land presents John Dorion and Joe Munroe

Whisperings of the Land Indigenous Speaker Series presents Chief John Dorion, 143 Years Later: Signatory to Treatyand Joe Munroe, Food Security. Wednesday, November 27, 2-4 pm, Teaching Preparation Centre. For more information contact Dr. Anna-Leah King  

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Book Launch: Social Theory for Teacher Education Research: Beyond the Technical-Rational

Save the date for this Book Launch: Social Theory for Teacher Education Research: Beyond the Technical-Rational Edited by Kathleen Nolan (U of R) and Jennifer Tupper (U of A) Friday, November 29, 2019, 3:00 – 4:00 pm in ED 229

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