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Student Parent Writing Circle

The School of Graduate Studies and the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) are jointly sponsoring a series of writing days for graduate students with children. Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained ASUS summer camp staff. Snacks and lunch will be provided for all.

When: Friday October 26th, 2018
Where: Education Library, Duncan McArthur Hall
What time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Teachers as Change Leaders: The Faculty of Education’s 50th Anniversary Conference

Keynote speaker Dr. Dennis Sumara (University of Calgary) and panels of alumni and faculty will discuss the topic teachers as change leaders as we reflect on our past, and look towards the future.

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: University Club
Price: $30.00(includes lunch and light afternoon refreshments)

Panel 1: Teachers as Change Leaders: What does this mean by the decades?
Eleanor Newman- 70s
Steve Elliott – 80s
Rosalie Griffith – 90s
John Senisi – 00s
Hannah Ramsay – 10s

Panel 2: Looking to the future
Lee Airton – Gender and education
Karine Bertrand - Indigenous education
Alana Butler – At-risk youth and student success
Jane Chin – International education
Anita Jack Davies – Diversity and equity
Claire Ahn – Digitalization and technology

50th Anniversary Conference Panelists

Artist-in-Community Education (ACE) 40th Anniversary

Join us for the opening of the ACE Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit and a reading and book signing by Mark Julien ACE ’08 author and illustrator on Friday, October 19th 2018 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Drop by the 40th Exhibition in The Studio for morning coffee on Saturday, October 20th 2018 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am before the 50th Anniversary Conference!

Justin Case and the Closet Monster Book Cover

Martin Schiralli Graduate Student Forum

Graduate Students are invited to the Faculty of Education Martin Schiralli Graduate Student Forum, which will expose you to faculty expertise and research methods through information sessions and presentations. A light breakfast (coffee included) and lunch will be provided.

Date: Friday, October 19th
Time: 9:00 am – 2:15 pm
Location: A241/242, A239, A240


Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and transphobia in Canadian Catholic schools

Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary) will present on her new book, Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and transphobia in Canadian Catholic schools.

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Biosciences Auditorium, 116 Barrie Street (main campus)
This event is open to all.

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Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary)

Sixth Annual Faculty of Education Juried Art Exhibition

September 12th – October 12th in The Studio (B144)

You are invited to the Opening Reception on Friday, September 28th, 12:30-4:00 pm in The Studio. Enjoy the art, meet the artists, and share some refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

Featuring Artists from the Concurrent Education, Bachelor of Education and Graduate Programs, and Education Staff:

Agnieszka Chalas
Tiina Kukkonen
Jennifer McConnel
Elise Ngo
Sara Perosa
Sara Pisani
Rachel Sproule

Elise Ngo Painting Laughing With

Queen’s Faculty of Education signs an agreement with 1 Million Teachers

The Faculty of Education at Queen’s University formalizes its partnership with 1 Million Teachers by signing a partnership agreement in September. 1 Million Teachers (1MT) is a startup created by Hakeem Subair, a graduate of the Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the Smith School of Business. 1MT aims to attract new teachers to the profession in Sub-Saharan Africa by training new and practicing teachers and motivating them to improve their performance through a comprehensive reward based development program that combines high quality online and classroom-based training with mentorship on a scale never attempted before.

Dean Rebecca Luce-Kapler with Hakeem Subair signs an agreement with 1 Million Teachers