02-Mar-2016

In this newsletter:

  • French Term Position
  • Student Support Program
  • Conferences
  • Education in the News

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FRENCH TERM POSITION

A new 22-month term position teaching in our BEd (français langue seconde) program has just been posted on-line.  Please feel free to share this position with your networks.  You can find the listing here.  Review of applications begins 04-Apr-2016.

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STUDENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

IPoster_University of PEI_SSP_E_0216As key points of contact for our students, it is important that we all be aware of support systems available to them.  The University of Prince Edward Island offers a student support program which students can access through mystudentsupport.com or by phone at 1.855.649.8641

At no charge to them, this link offers students immediate and confidential help for any concern through a variety of platforms (chat online, e-counselling, video counselling, on-line booking of services, etc).  Support is available in 200+ languages.

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CONFERENCES

CANADIAN NETWORK FOR INNOVATION IN EDUCATION VIRTUAL CONFERENCE – 07-Mar-2016

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education is offering a FREE virtual conference, “Knocking Down the Walls: Showcasing Innovative Research and Practice in Online Classrooms.”  There is no registration fee, but you must pre-register.  Details on the conference can be found in the following link.  Registration information can be found here.

CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN EARLY CHILDHOOD (CAREC) POST-CSSE CONFERENCE – 02-June-2016

The Canadian Association for Research in Early Childhood (CAREC) post-CSSE conference will be held 02-June-2016 at the University of Calgary. The theme for this event is “Mosaics of Possibilities: Researching and Teaching through the Arts in Early Childhood Education.” The deadline for submissions has been extended to 10-Mar-2016. Please see the attached for more information.

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Education In The News

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Image credit: The Guardian 28/Feb/2016

 

The Guardian recently featured a story on a workshop focussed on eliminating discrimination on Prince Edward Island.  Zain Esseghaier from our Faculty was among the panelists for this event.  You can read the story here.

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