News

2022


September

Public Viewing of The Beothuk Story (Tuesday, September 27, 2022)

A public viewing of The Beothuk Story will be held 12:30-2:00 p.m. in Room 3034A, G.A. Hickman Building on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Writer, producer, and director, Christopher Aylward will be in attendance to discuss the film, as well as to highlight his decade of research focused on the Beothuk. Attendees will be entered into a number of orange shirt draws.

July

Faculty of Education to conclude 100th anniversary year with conference

As centennial celebrations come to a close at Memorial University’s Faculty of Education, registration is now open for its culminating conference, A Time! Celebrating a Century of Teacher Education in Newfoundland and Labrador.

January

Student Wins 2021 CMEA/ACME Kenneth Bray Undergraduate Essay Competition

Ryan Henwood wins 2021 CMEA/ACME Kenneth Bray Undergraduate Essay Competition

Education Student Wins Fry Family Foundation Dean's Leadership Award in Education

Congratulations to Clarinetist Andrew George on being the inaugural recipient of the new Fry Family Foundation Dean's Leadership Award in Education for Memorial University of Newfoundland.

2021


November

Two-eared listening Gathering November 18-20, 2021

Two-Eared Listening for Deeper Understanding: Restorative Justice in Newfoundland and Labrador is a gathering that seeks to emphasize the importance of community-led justice and Indigenization in Western governance. 

October

Congratulations to all 2021 Faculty of Education Graduates

Dr. Rhonday Joy, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the Faculty of Education, encourages graduates to "be proud, and to celebrate the worls around us"

September

Faculty of Education Launches Teacher Tales on Tuesday - September 28, 2021

Memorial's Faculty of Education is kicking off Teacher Tales on Tuesday on Tuesday, September 28 at 8p.m.! A new storytelling series designed to share the stories and memories of the faculty's past, present, and future educators.

Dialogue Series Session #3 - A Talk with Andy Hargreaves - School Improvement and Student Engagement

Memorial's Faculty of Education and the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association are proud to announce the continuation of Let's Discuss - A New Dialogue Series on Educational Matters! The series was started in 2020 and explores a variety of topics as they relate to all things education.

July

Statement Regarding Residential Schools

We, at the Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, grieve with those impacted by the recent and on-going identification of unmarked graves of First Nation children at residential schools in Canada.

June

Faculty of Education launches master of education (reading development and instruction) degree

Memorial University’s Faculty of Education is accepting applications from now until Sept. 15 to its master of education (reading development and instruction) degree program.

February

Dialogue Series Session #2 - Why Should We Care about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)? Creating Healthy Schools and Communities

Memorial's Faculty of Education and the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association are proud to present Let's Discuss - A New Dialogue Series on Educational Matters! The series will take place throughout the year and will explore a variety of topics as they relate to all things education. The second instalment of the series is entitled Why Should We Care about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)? Creating Healthy Schools and Communities. The virtual session is taking place Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 7 p.m.

A panel of educators will talk about the nature and importance of SEL; how SEL competencies can be taught, modeled, and practiced, resulting in positive outcomes for children, youth, and adults; and the role that SEL plays in the creation of healthy schools and communities. Participants will have opportunities to share their perspectives and experiences and to pose questions to the panelists.

January

Education Week - January 17-23, 2021

It's Education Week! (January 17-23, 2021)

The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association (NLTA) designates a week each year to celebrating education and the importance of learning. The theme for 2021 reflects the current circumstances of all our students and educators and asks participants to focus on the 3Rs: Renew. Refresh. Reconnect.

2020


October

Dialogue Series Session #1 - Reframing COVID-19 - Finding New Opportunities in a New Normal

Memorial's Faculty of Education and the Newfoundland and Labrador Teacher's Association are proud to present Let's Discuss - A New Dialogue Series on Educational Matters! The series will take place throughout the year and will explore a variety of topics as they relate to all things education.

August

Education is key to a post-pandemic Canada that flourishes

ACDE’s statement on the importance of teachers and teacher education in the post-COVID reality signals new education priorities and where investments in teacher education, teachers, and research are needed as a recovery strategy.

July

Doctoral Student, Ling Li, Passes Oral Defence

Congratulations to Faculty of Education doctoral student, Ling Li, on passing her Oral Defense! And congratulations to her supervisor, Dr. Antoinette Doyle, and her supervisory committee members, Dr. Jing Zhang, Dr. Leslie Redmond, and Dr. Jackie Hesson.

April

Doctoral Student, Sonja Knutson, Passes Oral Defence with Distinction

Congratulations to Faculty of Education doctoral student, Sonja Knutson, for passing her Oral Defense with Distinction! And congratulations to her supervisor, Dr. Cecile Badenhorst, and her supervisory committee members, Dr. John Hoben, and Dr. Christine Arnold.

Covid-19 Information for Education Students

The Faculty of Education is taking steps to mitigate the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the educational experiences of our students as much as possible.

March

Notice to Applicants Regarding Faculty of Education Undergraduate Applications

Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to work together to transition our operations while maintaining our commitment to our prospective students. We are actively working to continue the processing of all 2020 applications for admission into the Faculty of Education. While we have experienced delays, we do anticipate applicants will be notified of admission decisions in the coming weeks.

Notice to Applicants of the B. Ed (Intermediate/Secondary) Conjoint w/Diploma in Tech Education

Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to work together to transition our operations while maintaining our commitment to our prospective students. We are actively working to continue the processing of all 2020 applications for Admission into the Faculty of Education. While we have experienced delays, we do anticipate applicants will be notified of admission decisions for the Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Secondary) Conjoint with a Diploma in Technology Education program within the next 7 business days.

February

Faculty of Education Induction Ceremony May 29, 2020

The dean of the Faculty of Education and the president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association invite education students eligible to graduate at the Spring 2020 Convocation to attend the Ceremony of Induction into the Teaching Profession.

 

2019


December

Information Session

Interested in an undergraduate program in Education?

November

Historic Generational Partnership

Memorial signs 10-year agreement with Nunavut Arctic College

Dr. Anne Burke awarded funding for Trans-Atlantic research

Dr. Anne Burke's international team receives funding for research on multiple storytelling pedagogies.

October

Faculty Receive Teaching and Learning Award

Glenn Roy Blundon Centre Award given to faculty

Dr. Kimberly Maich Receives Award

Advancing Inclusive Classrooms Dr. Kimberly Maich ’93, Redeemer’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, is making an impact on special education and the experiences of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Cecile Badenhorst Receives Awards

Faculty Receives Three Awards

2019 Dr. Patricia Canning - Memorial Lecture in Child Health and Development

2019 Dr. Patricia Canning Memorial Lecture

Health Inequality in Children and Youth and the Wealth of Nations

Thursday, October 24th, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., IIC2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation

August

They did it the 'write' way

Two students win CMAE national essay cometition.

July

Doctoral Student Wins Canada Graduate Scholarship

Congratulations Haley Toll. You did it again!

Deadline extended for Hebron Fellowship

Hebron Teaching Fellowships in Ocean Sciences and Technology Fostering Innovation in Ocean-STEM Teacher Education Applications - deadline extended to July 31st!

June

Dean Appointed

Dr. Karen Goodnough to lead Memorial's Faculty of Education

IBED Program - Convocation 2019

MUN grads make history as 1st graduates in B'Ed supporting Inuit focus and language

 

2019 APLA Merit Award Winner

Beth Maddigan - 2019 APLA Merit Award Winner

May

International Conference Hosted through Faculty of Education

Makerspaces for Young Learners: Exploring Digital Technologies through STEAM Education 

March

Faculty of Education Celebrate Education Week 2019

Students, faculty and staff in Faculty of Education Celebrate Education Week 2019

February

Deans Award Recipients Announced

The fourth annual Faculty of Education Dean’s Awards Presented to Faculty and Staff

January

Dr. Heather McLeod is the recipient of the Presidents Award for Outstanding Teaching (Faculty) for 2018

Dr. Heather McLeod, an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education, is the recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Teaching (Faculty) for 2018

2018


December

Dr. Elizabeth Yeoman receives Presidents Award for Outstanding Graduate & Post-graduate Supervision 2018

Advising students to help them succeed is a passion for Dr. Yeoman, who believes success comes from doing what you love.

Dr. Ursula Kelly Awarded 2018 University Research Professorship.

Research in the areas of cultural studies, critical literacies, and critical pedagogy recognized

Triad of Awards for Faculty of Education

Presidents Office honours exceptional faculty with three Awards for Faculty of Education

November

Dr. Cecile Badenhorst selected to work with two universities in South Africa

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to Support Projects in Africa

October

Field Notes Series for Hibernia Teaching Fellowship Program 2018

In fall 2018, 14 pre-service teachers from the Faculty of Education at Memorial University will participate in a program for pre-service teachers called the Hibernia Teaching Fellowships in Ocean Sciences and Technology.

September

Accepting Nominations for Dean's Awards 2018

The Faculty of Education Dean's Awards recognize and honour excellence in teaching, research, engagement and service.

Ceremony of Induction into the Teaching Profession

Deadline to register is October 12th.

The Music of Our Burnished Axes: A Book Launch and Exhibit

Join us in celebrating the work of Ursula Kelly and Meghan Forsyth as they launch “The Music of Our Burnished Axes: Songs and Stories of the Woods Workers of Newfoundland and Labrador” alongside the travelling exhibit “Songs and Stories of ‘The Forgotten Service'”

Becoming an Excellent Teacher: Keys to Mastery

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. William Buskist, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in university teaching from Auburn University.

August

New Faculty of Education Website

The Faculty of Education has launched its new and improved website! The website displays a new look with improved navigation and features.

June

Choral Canada Podium 2018

PODIUM on the EDGE: Singing from Sea to Sea to Sea

In 2018, The Singing Network and Memorial University will host PODIUM on the EDGE: Singing from Sea to Sea to Sea | PODIUM à l’extrémité: Chantons d’un océan à l’autre (June 30 – July 3, 2018). PODIUM 2018 will be the first time Podium has been held in Newfoundland and Labrador.