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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:

Alumni Spotlight | Claudia Castellanos

It’s a pleasure to shine our spotlight on alumna Claudia Castellanos (MEd’14). Claudia is the founder and CEO of Connected World Translation (CWT), an award winning company of translators and interpreters based in Saskatchewan. “CWT is the only translation agency operated in Saskatchewan that actively offers 45 languages including Cree and lnuktitut,” says Claudia. When …

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Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Cristyne Hébert

Faculty Spotlight! We’re shining the spotlight on faculty members this fall so you can get to know some of the faces around the Faculty of Education. Meet Dr. Cristyne Hébert, Associate Professor in the areas of assessment, education research, and digital literacies since July 2018. Dr. Hébert is passionate about stress-free, learning-focused and equitable assessment. …

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Arts Education student’s project becomes community building exercise

If anything, this pandemic has highlighted how valuable teachers are. They contribute so much to society and make a world of difference. This news story from April 2021, tells how Amy Brandt’s undergrad arts ed project became a community building exercise. “What started as a university art education project has grown into a community building …

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Funding for research

Congratulations to #UREdu Dr. Valerie Triggs (Co-investigator) on SSHRC/CRSH-funded research: Retracing, Reimaging, and Reconciling our Roots.   Led by artists, arts-educators, and social work educators in collaboration with elders, and knowledge keepers, this project explores the arts as a space to retrace Indigenous-settler relations, reimagine conceptions of land and culture and engage in everyday processes …

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Orange Shirt Day / National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021, Orange Shirt Day, will be the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, “a time for reflection”, as Lori Campbell, Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Engagement, has written. The University of Regina is closing offices and courses so that the campus community can take time to reflect. Read more of Phyllis Webstad’s story https://www.orangeshirtday.org/phyllis-story.html …

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