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Reconceptualizing Inclusivity for Today’s Classrooms

Reconceptualizing Inclusivity for Today’s Classrooms

Panelists: Luigi Iannacci (Trent U), Jordan Shurr (Queen’s U), and Liying Cheng (Queen’s U)

In this panel presentation, three scholars will draw on research to share their perspectives on inclusivity in today’s classrooms. With a focus on reconceptualizing disability, exploring the role and profession of special education in schools, and considering the value of linguistic and cultural diversity within learning contexts, this panel will present research and practices that will help you better understand inclusivity as a fundamental principle of contemporary education. This event is part of the Indigeneity, Inclusion, and Equity Series (IIE). After five IIE workshops or lectures students, staff, and faculty are eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation.

Date: February 04, 2019
Time: 1:30-3:00pm
Location: A237, Duncan McArthur Hall (west campus)
This event is open to all.

Orange shirt day - Truth and Reconciliation at Queen's

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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Student Experiences: Alternative Practicum is Unforgettable

January 29, 2019
By: Emily Kirk 

Hello, my name is Emily Kirk and I am a new Queen’s alumni! I was a primary/junior teacher candidate who completed the program this past July and graduated in November. My time in the program was certainly memorable but one of the highlights would have to be my alternative practicum. I had the incredible opportunity of going to Kenya along with nine other teacher candidates to work with an organization called Living Positive Kenya. It was the most unforgettable life changing experience and I couldn’t be happier with the decision I made to apply to be a part of this team for my alternative practicum.

Sarah Taylor abroad at the Scotland Locs

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

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TORF January 2018 pointing at a globe of the world

Options Career Fair

Options Career Fair

Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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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