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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:

Messages from our undergraduate and graduate teams

A message to undergraduate and graduate education students from our program teams. Academic advising is available over the phone or via zoom meeting. Please visit the Faculty of Education to book an advising appointment URAdvising

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Dean-recommended resource for teachers and schools systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Dean-recommended resource for teachers and schools systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Andreas Schleicher, the Director of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, published a brief document today that provides some insight into how teachers and school systems might consider responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The brief was developed from the 2018 Teaching and …

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New book: Learning to Teach Young Children

By: Anna Kirova, Larry Prochner, Christine Massing. (Dec. 2019). Learning to Teach Young Children: Theoretical Perspectives and Implications for Practice. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.   “Learning to Teach Young Children provides you with the tools to critically engage with the key concepts and beliefs in early childhood education theory and practice. The book is organized …

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The Faculty of Education continues to operate

The Faculty of Education continues to operate. Today, 37 faculty and staff members gathered to conduct the regular Faculty Council Meeting, but this time, due to Covid-19 precautions, the meeting was held remotely through Zoom. Because many were new to meetings conducted this way, participants were instructed by the Faculty’s Professor of Information and Communication …

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Dean’s message to students, faculty and staff | Covid-19 Precautions

A Note from the Dean to the Students, Faculty, and Staff of the Faculty of Education Let me begin by thanking everyone in the University, Faculty, and broader education-sector community for their caring and efforts. It will make a positive difference. The past 24 hours and past few days have been disconcerting for many of …

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