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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:

Successful defense – Dr. Jennifer MacDonald

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer MacDonald on a successful defense of her dissertation “Wayfinding for the Continuation of Life: A Curriculum Inquiry to Enrich Experiences and Renew Relations in Outdoor Education.”

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Retirement – Patrick Lewis

Happy Retirement to Dr. Patrick Lewis who retired at the end of June 2022. Dr. Lewis has served in the Faculty of Education in the Early childhood education since 2004. From 2009 to 2018, Dr. Lewis and Dr. Marc Spooner hosted the popular barroom talks, Talkin’ About Schools and Society, which brought in speakers such …

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CERCD research funding – July 2022

General Research Fund: Audrey Aamodt Curating hopeful responses to climate trauma JoLee Sasakamoose Incorporating the Nato’ we ho win (healing through culture) Recovery Model to reduce overdoses and harms among unsheltered, Pregnant Indigenous Women who use Drugs (PWUD) Community-engaged Research Fund: Ehsan Akbari and Cristyne Hébert Robots for Inclusivity: Engaging underrepresented groups in STEM education. …

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Retirement – Jean Dufresne

Happy Retirement to Jean Dufresne who retired at the end of June 2022. Jean has served in the Faculty of Education and the le Bac program since his secondment from the Regina Catholic Schools in 2003. In 2017, Jean accepted a position as lecturer in the Bac program and from 2019 to 2022 he served …

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New faculty – Minority language education (Francophone & immersion schools)

Mr. Stephen Davis accepted the full-time, tenure-track position in Minority Language Education (Francophone & Immersion Schools) (July 1, 2022). Mr. Davis will be nearing completion of his Ph.D. at the University of Regina with an anticipated defense in 2023. Mr. Davis holds a Master’s of Arts in Second Language Education from McGill University, a Baccalauréat …

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