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Canadian Student Outdoor Education Conference (Horwood Conference)

"Restoration & Resilience"

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario,

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018
Conference Dates: February 1-2, 2019
Location:SKHS Building at 28 Division Street, Queen's University
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Paul Stonehouse, Green Mountain College, and Dr. Lisa Glithero, University of Ottawa

The Canadian Student Outdoor Education Conference (aka The Horwood Conference) is an annual event organized by and for students studying outdoor and environmental education, health and physical education, outdoor recreation, adventure leadership, experience-based learning and/or related fields. It is hosted at Queen’s University each year and held on a weekend in February.

For full details and to register visit:

Canadian Student Outdoor Education Conference 2019 - 7th Annual
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Imagine a Canada Call for Submissions

The Faculty of Education is excited to be supporting Ontario students, teachers, schools, and boards with Imagine a Canada projects.

Imagine a Canada, an initiative of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR, is an invitation for all young people, from across the country, from kindergarten to post-secondary, to share their own vision of what Reconciliation can be. Submissions for this year have been extended to March 1, 2019.

More information available on:

Imagine a Canada - A Canada through the lens of reconciliation

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Teachers' Overseas Recruiting Fair

TORF is the recruiting fair of choice in Canada for many independent, accredited international schools.

Queen's University Faculty of Education has been inviting International Schools to recruit Canadian Teachers since 1986. In 1989, Teachers' Overseas Recruiting Fair (TORF) was established by the Faculty of Education. Since then, we have placed thousands of teachers in schools in hundreds of countries. Organized by educators for educators.

Date: January 25 - 27, 2019
Location: Duncan McArthur Hall

See the Schedule and Learn more:

TORF January 2018 pointing at a globe of the world

Research in a Nutshell

Research in a Nutshell

New Issues of RiaN is now available! #RiaN4Teachers
RiaN logoIn the ever-growing and changing field of education, it can be challenging to navigate the great volume of research available to teachers. Research in a Nutshell focuses on the researchers at our Faculty of Education. Our hope is that you will be inspired to engage with the research as well as the researchers. In this publication, you will find the summarized findings of research articles directly related to topics in education as well as citations to the full articles should you wish to read them in their entirety. Our hope is that Research in a Nutshell will be a helpful road map as you build critical perspectives as educators.

New issues are released every fall, winter and spring.

Popular Podagogy

A podcast for the teachers, by the teachers.

Popular Podagogy is a podcast from the Queen’s University Faculty of Education that brings big ideas in teaching and education to life. Our guests include top researchers and instructors from our Faculty and beyond, as well as practicing teachers to combine innovative educational ideas with the everyday life of being a teacher. We hope that as you listen to this podcast, you will have opportunities to relate to the lives of teachers, hear about impactful research, and enjoy stories from our incredible guests.

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Career Fairs

Options Career Fair

Date: Tuesday, January 8th
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Student Street, Duncan McArthur Hall

Options Career Fair, held annually in January at the Faculty of Education, aims to provide our B.Ed./Dip.Ed. candidates with information about career opportunities and application procedures. Options is for district school boards from Ontario and other provinces, and other Canadian and international organizations, to set up displays and hold presentations here in Duncan McArthur Hall, in order to reach as many teacher candidates as possible. This event is hosted by Education Career Services, with assistance from the Education Student Society.

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EGSS Writers' Retreat 2018

EGSS invites you to join their 2018 Writer' Retreat.

Each morning, we will start with a warm-up workshop given by one of our highly esteemed graduate students. The remainder of the morning will be devoted to writing time. After lunch, we will have a presentation by Brenda Reed on effective research tools and library resources, then another writing block.

Date: Thursday, December 13th & Friday December 14th
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Education Library, Duncan McArthur Hall
Price: $10 for one day; $20 for two days
Coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks, and a catered lunch will be provided.

To sign up visit:

EGSS Writers' Retreat poster
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The Knowledge Forum Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

We are excited to announce a call for abstracts for our second issue of The Knowledge Forum. The theme of our second issue is 'Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion'. Abstracts of up to 150 words are due by Thursday, December 13, 2018.

We welcome abstracts from alumni, graduate students, teachers, administrators, and policy makers – anyone who wants to share their research, stories, or ideas about equity, diversity, and inclusion in education.

For more info and to submit your abstract visit:

Cover of the first Edition of the Knowledge Forum

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