Tagged Werklund School of Education

Mandatory wellness course a good idea for all faculties

By Jesse Stilwell, January 24 2017 — In response to increased discussions on mental health, the Werklund School of Education will now offer a mandatory course on wellness. Other faculties should consider adopting this initiative. According to the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health in Toronto, mental health absences from work cost the Canadian economy…

Education course on indigenous issues an important step forward

In 2013, the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary implemented a mandatory course that Werklund School of Education undergraduate students must take near the end of their degree. The course — EDUC 530: FNMI History, Education and Leadership — explores the history and perspectives of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. The U…

Education faculty to host event focused on reconciliation

By Scott Strasser, November 22 2016 — Werklund School of Education professors and the Education Students’ Association (ESA) are collaborating for a reconciliation event meant to bring students, educators and the community together. The event is called Eyes Open, Eyes High: Inspiring Visions in the Midst of Difficult Teaching and Learning. The Dec. 3 event…

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