01-Oct-2016

In this newsletter:

  • Opportunities to Work with Us
  • Faculty Council Meeting – 06-Oct-2016
  • Research Collaboration Opportunity
  • Call for Papers: Educational Leadership Conference
  • Call for Papers: Canadian Journal of Education Special Capsule Issue
  • Hurrahs!
  • New Additions

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OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK WITH US

The following opportunities are currently available with our Faculty:

ADS Level 7 – Research Coordinator – Centre for Education Research – Faculty of Education (Competition 98E16, closes 05-Oct-2016)

Senior Research Associate – Young Lives Research Lab (Grant Funded) (Competition 100E16, closes 05-Oct-2016)

Qualitative Analysis Research Assistant – Young Lives Research Lab (Grant Funded) (Competition 101E16, closes 05-Oct-2016)

Sessional Instructor – ED614M (Winter 2017) (Competition 80SI16, closes 19-Oct-2016)

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FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING – 06-OCT-2016

The next Faculty Council Meeting takes place this Thursday, 06-Oct-2016 from 1pm-3pm.  Please note that the room for this AVC 286C N.

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RESEARCH COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITY

If anyone is interested in researching educational technology [including: blended and online learning and teaching; online collaboration; online communities of inquiry; online mentoring; gender and STEM (with a particular focus on technology); Makerspaces; and the integration of technology to enhance learning and teaching in the school and higher education contexts], please contact Dr. Petrea Redmond, School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood at the University of Southern Queensland. She can be reached by email here.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

An educational leadership conference will take place in Kingston, Jamaica, on Mar. 2 and 3. Details can be found on the conference website.  Deadline for abstracts is 31-Oct-2016.

The Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica (IEAl-J), the Jamaican affiliate of CCEAM, is one of the conference sponsoring organizations. Our colleague Tim Goddard will be one of the keynote speakers, along with Stephen Jacobson of UCEA, and Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General of Jamaica.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: CANADIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION SPECIAL CAPSULE ISSUE

The Canadian Journal of Education invites submissions for a special capsule issue — “Teaching Creatively, Creatively Teaching: Exploring the Arts and Design Thinking in Education.”  This special issue invites authors to critically engage with the arts and design thinking as methods for promoting creativity and social innovation.  Submission details can be found at the attached link.  The deadline for submissions is 01-Dec-2016.

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HURRAHS!

A double “hurrah”for Faculty colleagues is in the latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Education!  The “Special Capsule on Children’s Play” contains an introduction which was co-authored by Alaina Roach O’Keefe as well as an article called “Poetic Inquiry of and on Play” co-authored by Sean Wiebe.  Congratulations Alaina and Sean!

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NEW ADDITIONS

There have been a number of wonderful critter additions to our Education families recently!  We are happy to introduce you to the following Faculty Fur Babies…

Tomorrow these two adorable kittens (not yet named) will be coming home from the Humane Society to live with Cathy’s family.

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Sandy and Fiona recently adopted “Bloom,” an adorable Sheltie pup.

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And Karen-Anne’s daughter recently surprised the family with a new pet…. “Blue.”

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