Imagination: The great workhorse of learning
Conference dates: Wednesday, July 2nd through Friday, July 4th, 2014
Location: Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada
This year, the IERG again invites researchers, educators, practitioners, students, and policymakers to join us in continuing to shift the paradigms of theory and practice in education. We welcome proposals on a diverse range of research and practice concerning uses of the imagination in educating. We welcome a variety of forms of theoretical or practical presentation, including papers, round table sessions, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and other formats that might suit your contribution.
CONFERENCE SUBMISSIONS: Please send a one-page outline of your proposal to email@example.com Please include: 1. Name presenter(s) 2. Address, telephone and E-mail address 3. Organization and position 4. Abstract: 100-150 words (Title of abstract in bold). 5. How your presentation relates to Imaginative Education. 6. Category. 7. Your session choice: 45 min. presentation or 90 min. workshop
All proposals are carefully reviewed to ensure that they meet content standards and align with the IERG conference theme. We greatly appreciate all proposal submissions. Due to limited space and available sessions, however, we are only able to accept a certain number of proposals. Should your proposal be accepted for presentation at the IERG 2014 International Conference on Imagination and Education, you and any co-presenters are required to register and pay the presenters fee, within a 2 week period following the notification of acceptance.
Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2014 Visit the IERG website for more information: http://ierg.net/conferences/2014
Healing of the Canoe is a culturally grounded life skills curriculum for youth that has demonstrated effectiveness in preventing substance abuse, increasing a sense of hope/optimism/self efficacy, and strengthening youth connection to community and culture.
For more information about Healing of the Canoe and the trainings, please visit our website: http://healingofthecanoe.org
You can also contact any of us via email or phone for more information. Please feel free to forward this to American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and organizations that you think might be interested. If you forward this, please do cc me as we are tracking our outreach efforts; one of our goals is to disseminate widely.
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Manager, Aboriginal Housing
A chance to make a difference. The opportunity to achieve your goals.
As Canada’s trusted source of comprehensive housing information, expertise, housing finance and affordable housing solutions, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has been Canada’s national housing agency since 1946. CMHC’s mission is to promote housing quality, affordability and choice for all Canadians. Our mandate involves the entire scope of housing – from promoting and contributing to the stability of the financial system to providing direct housing assistance.
As a federal Crown corporation and a major financial institution, CMHC offers a range of career possibilities in a stimulating work environment where people are inspired and encouraged to make a difference. If you want to work alongside other dedicated and respected professionals to make a real difference, make CMHC your career choice.
This position is part of the National Management Team.
As a member of the B.C. Regional Management Team, you will provide leadership and manage housing strategies, programs and initiatives for Aboriginal Canadians.
This permanent position is an exceptional opportunity for a results-oriented, strategic thinker to join Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), an organization where you are valued and respected, recognized for your contributions and that is committed to providing a work environment where you are inspired to make a difference.
- Bilingualism, with the ability to read and understand in your second official language at an advanced level and to speak in your second official language at an intermediate level.
Contact Name:Linda Caron
Title:Project Leader, Recruitment
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Please note that although this was posted very early and gave a very early deadline, applications are still being accepted; the ad is still on the University of Sudbury website.
It is anticipated that screening will be done in January. It also should be understood that being able to teach on other subjects would also be an asset.
The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico, 1926 – 2011
Until March 30, 2014 | MOA
In 1949, the Cuban writer and ethno-musicologist, Alejo Carpentier (1904 – 1980), coined the term the “marvellous real” to describe a particular kind of magic realism that is manifest in the arts and everyday life of Latin America. Eluding the expected through bizarre amalgamations, improbable juxtapositions, and fantastic correlations, the marvellous real is, as Carpentier said, “neither beautiful nor ugly; rather, it is amazing because it is strange.” Read more
Speaking to Memory: Images and Voices from St. Michael’s Residential School
Until March 2, 2014 | MOA
This exhibition has grown out of a unique opportunity to present the personal experiences of First Nations children who attended St. Michael’s Indian Residential School. During the late 1930’s, one student at the school had a camera and photographed many of her friends and classmates there. The photos provide a rare and moving glimpse of residential school life through the eyes of students as they made a life for themselves away from families and home communities. Read more