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Institutional racism and the implications for faculties of education

On September 30, (#OrangeShirtDay) Dr. Jerome Cranston (#UREdu Dean and Professor) was keynote lecturer for the University of Manitoba’s Distinguished Lecturer Virtual Series.  Cranston addressed how amid the current period ...

Successful defence

Dr. Emily Ashton has successfully completed her PhD from the University of Victoria. Dr. Ashton’s research explores how the cultural connections of childhood are being rewritten under conditions of ecological ...

Cynthia Chamber Award recipient

Jessica Irvine (BEd ’08, MEd ’19) is recipient of the CSSE-SCEE Cynthia Chambers Award for her master’s thesis, “Writing and Teaching Curriculum With Relationships in Our Place: A Critical Meta-Analysis ...

New appointment to the Centre for Teaching and Learning from Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education’s Dr. Alec Couros has been appointed as the Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Alec Couros is a ...

Fall Faculty Retreat

#UREdu faculty and staff gathered via Zoom today for the annual fall retreat. After starting the retreat in a good way with songs, prayers, and smudging by Emerging-Elder-in-Residence Joseph Naytowhow, ...

SSHRC Funding Announcement

Congratulations to Dr. Cristyne Hébert who has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant of $64,630.00 for her study entitled “Telling Stories in Multilingual Classrooms: Teacher Professional Development for Multimodal ...

Le Bac student creating film series on Canadian languages

Le Bac #UREdu student Wahbi Zarry and Tony Quiñones have created a 1/2 hour film, 10 Days of Cree, which follows Zarry’s 10-day journey engaging with the larger community while ...

Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient

Christine Selinger (BEd’11/BSc’11) is recipient of the URegina 2020 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Christine Selinger is a dedicated advocate, athlete, and volunteer. As a student at the University of Regina, ...

Alumna receives U of R Professional Achievement Award

Alumna Rosalie Tsannie-Burseth MEd’01 is the recipient of the 2020 U of R Professional Achievement Award Rosalie Tsannie-Burseth has been a leader in education for 30 years as a teacher, ...

The Faculty welcomes two members

The Faculty of Education welcomes two new one-year term faculty members:  Dr. Latika Raisinghani and Dr. Bree Fiissel. Dr. Latika Raisinghani has accepted a lecturer position in Science and Environmental ...