26-Feb-2018

In this newsletter:

  • Reminder: Nomination Deadlines
  • In the News
  • Call for Papers
  • Workshop Calendar
  • Electronic Access to Education Canada Magazine
  • One Faculty, One Book: 09-Mar-2018

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REMINDER: NOMINATION DEADLINES

Hessian Merit Awards for Teaching Excellence

The deadline to nominate full-time and sessional instructors for the UPEI Hessian Merit Awards for Excellence in Teaching is noon  Friday, 02-Mar-2018

You can find the criteria and nomination information for the Hessian Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Sessional Instructor here.

You can find the criteria and nomination information for the Hessian Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Full Time Instructor here.

Presidential Recognition Awards

The deadline to nominate faculty and staff for Presidential Awards of Merit is Wednesday, 04-Apr-2018.

You an find further details on the awards and the nomination process here: http://www.upei.ca/president/presidential-recognition-awards-merit

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IN THE NEWS

CBC News recently featured an article on research being conducted by PhD student and sessional instructor, Brittany Jakubiec.  You can read about Brittany’s research into the experience of young Islanders who identify as sexual and gender minorities here.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

This October, St. Thomas University and the University of New Brunswick will be co-hosting the Canadian History of Education Association biannual conference   with the theme Cultures, Communities and Challenges: Perspectives on the History of Education. The conference takes place October 18-21 at the Crowne Plaza in Fredericton, NB, and features Dr. Marie Battiste as the kickoff keynote speaker.  Organizers welcome proposals on this theme, with the deadline of 01-Mar-2018. You can find details on submitting here.

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WORKSHOP CALENDAR

The Faculty Development Office and E-Learning Office have posted a calendar of workshops and information sessions.  You can review the opportunities available here.

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ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO EDUCATION CANADA MAGAINE

The Faculty of Education at UPEI has joined the EdCan Network, and through this membership is pleased to offer staff and students online article access to Education Canada magazine.  If you would like access to the magazine, please contact our administrative support team (Karen-Anne, Alana & Jo) for registration details.

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ONE FACULTY, ONE BOOK: 09-MAR-2018

51cJISuE8jL._AA218_The next One Faculty, One Book discussion with cover pages 199-302 of The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy by Arthur Manuel.  The event is scheduled from 11am to noon in the Education Learning Commons (MH 310) on 09-Mar-2018 (snow date: 16-Mar-2018).

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