In this newsletter:

  • “Tim Talk” – 18-Nov-2015
  • Clips from Colleagues
  • New Visiting Scholar
  • Call for Papers
  • Last Chance for International Dinner Tickets
  • Games Night Thanks

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‘TIM TALK” – 18-NOV-2015

As part of International Education Week, Dr. Tim Goddard presents a “Tim Talk” on  “International Education: Global Life in Local Spaces” on 18-Nov-2015 at 12:30pm.  The event will be be held in the AVC Learning Commons and will feature refreshments and door prizes.

During the presentation, Tim will address questions of internationalization on campus. What does an international education look like? How might domestic students globalize their degree? How can international students influence institutional life? What challenges face students, administrators, faculty, and staff who want to develop international awareness among all members of the campus community? Drawing upon the experience of the Faculty of Education as a case study, he will explore what an internationalized education might look like as well as the difficulties inherent in achieving such a vision.

For more information about the event, please contact Erin Clarke in UPEI’s International Relations Office.

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Shared by Tim GoddardTeaching Opportunities in Bhutan?

The Bhutan Canada Foundation works in partnership with the Ministry of Education in Bhutan to send highly qualified native-English-speaking teachers to teach in public schools across the country.  They are currently seeking qualified teachers to fulfill one-year placements beginning January 2017.

Please visit their website for further information.

Shared by Tim GoddardSave the Date!  — Victoria’s First Bonfire Party

Tim and Sally Goddard would like to invite Faculty and Staff to come to Victoria’s First (possibly annual) Bonfire Party to be held Sunday, November 29th.  Please see the attached invitation for all the details!

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A new visiting scholar will be joining us at the end of November.  Yang Bai will be coming to us from Chengdu University in China, and will be working out of Education’s offices on the 4th floor of Dalton Hall.  Please join us in welcoming Yang to campus.

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The Faculty of Education and the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick are seeking abstracts of papers, posters, and proposals for panels for the 4th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education to be held in April 2016.  Submissions should address  topics related to “Reconciliation in Teacher Education” or to implementing TRC recommendations pertaining to teacher education.  Details can be found in the attached notice.  Deadline for submission is 15-Jan-2016.

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This week marks the last opportunity to purchase tickets for the International Dinner and Silent Auction! Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a lovely dinner while you support our specialization students.  The dinner takes place 22-Nov-2015.  To purchase your tickets, please contact Carolyn Francis.

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We would like to extend a warm thank you to everyone who came out for games night with students last Friday (06-Nov-2015).  A particular thank you to Ashley as organizer, and for her services as poker coach.  While we were unable to obtain student permissions in time to post actual pictures of the event, we recreated a famous work of art to help you imagine how great poker lessons can be.


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