UBC is hosting the 20th Annual IOP Conference, where practicing teachers, university educators, graduate students and student teachers from different educational contexts (schools, universities and colleges) come together to share their questions, investigations and understandings about their practice.
Date: May 6, 2017
Location: Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall, UBC
Proposals are invited in three formats: submit a proposal for an individual or group session, host a roundtable discussion, or prepare a poster session
Submission deadline: Friday, February 24
For more information, please visit: http://iop.educ.ubc.ca
The University of the Fraser Valley invites applications for a full-time faculty member in its Teacher Education Department (TED) which includes undergraduate level prerequisite courses and a post-degree Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) for prospective elementary, middle and secondary teachers. The individual will be expected to teach courses in the TED, be a faculty mentor to teacher candidates during practica, work collaboratively with a variety of faculty and seconded faculty mentors, and be part of the TED candidate admissions and orientation processes. The successful applicant will also be expected to maintain an active research and/or scholarship agenda with a focus on teacher education and/or K – 12 education. The program is located on the Abbotsford campus.
Application deadline: application review begins February 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled
For the full posting and how to apply, please visit http://www.ufv.ca/media/assets/human-resources/careers/faculty/2016/Assistant-Professor,-Teacher-Education-Dept-v2.pdf
2016 Summer Institute Programs for BC Teachers
Focus on: INCLUSIVE LEARNING, INQUIRY & SELF-REGULATED LEARNING
Begins July 4 | UBC Vancouver
Apply by May 23
Begins July 8 | UBC Vancouver
Apply by May 26
Begins August 22 | UBC Vancouver
Apply by July 11
Begins August 22 | UBC Vancouver
Apply by July 11
>> The full list of summer learning programs is available at: http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/workshops-institutes
SRL2 Information Session
Wednesday, April 9 | Delta Manor Education Centre
In addition to these programs, below are some non-credit events may be of interest for your professional learning this summer.
Begins May 30 | UBC Vancouver (blended in-person & online)
Apply by April 18
Begins July 25 | UBC Vancouver
Apply by May 30
July | UBC Vancouver & Robson Square
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, new BC coding curriculum
July 4-15 | UBC Vancouver
Job – Assistant or Associate Professor, Indigenous Education and Educational Core Studies, University of Regina. Due: Jan. 31, 2016
TENURE-TRACK POSITION – ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR INDIGENOUS EDUCATION and EDUCATIONAL CORE STUDIES
The Faculty of Education, University of Regina is inviting applications for a Full-time, Tenure-Track Position appointment beginning July 1, 2016.
The Faculty of Education seeks an individual who can contribute to our programs with expertise in Indigenous Education and Educational Core Studies. The Faculty has a strong orientation towards social justice issues in education and is committed to enacting the themes, vision, values and mission of the University’s Strategic Plan – peyak aski kikawinaw (Together we are stronger). Consistent with this orientation, all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Education take common Core Studies courses intended to foster and support critical examinations of schooling practices, curriculum, and pedagogy. Priority areas for the Faculty include the integration of Indigenous Education across programs and subject areas, Indigenizing teaching practices and curriculum, and supporting the University of Regina’s Aboriginal Initiative.
The individual will be responsible to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in Core Studies and Indigenous Education, supervise undergraduate students in field experiences, supervise graduate students, assume active involvement in Faculty endeavours and engage in individual and collaborative scholarly research.
The successful individual should possess a Ph.D. degree or the equivalent with an academic focus on Indigenous Education. The individual should demonstrate successful teaching experience in K-12 schools and university environments.
Depending on qualifications and experience, applications for Assistant Professor or Associate Professor will be considered. The respective ranges for these positions are $83,787 – $106,571 and $99,365 – $126,941 as per the URFA Collective Agreement.
Starting Date: July 1, 2016
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Paul Clarke, Associate Dean, Faculty Development & Human Resources, Faculty of Education E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should send a letter of introduction, current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, a description of current research interests and projects, the names of three referees and photocopies of transcripts by January 31, 2016 to:
Dr. Jennifer Tupper, Dean Faculty of Education University of Regina 3737 Wascana Parkway Regina, SK S4S 0A2
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.
Job – Assistant Professor (tenure-track)Program for Education of Native Teachers and Community-based Education. Due: Jan. 18, 2016
Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Program for Education of Native Teachers (PENT)
and Community-based Education (CBE)
Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to a diverse population of over 3,000 full-time and part-time students in nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate professional and pre-professional programs, in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies.
The Faculty of Education at Brandon University is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, learner-centered educator for the PENT and CBE programs. PENT is a community-based, indigenous, pre-service teacher education program located. Students combine paraprofessional work in their community schools from September to April with courses at Brandon University from April to July. Community-based education (CBE) delivers an integrated B.A.∕B.Ed. program on site in rural communities. Education courses are taught in rotation and include ELA, math, science and social studies methods; professional teacher; Aboriginal perspectives; classroom management; child and adolescent development; technology in education. Applicants should specify their areas of expertise.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree (or ABD) in Education is preferred, a master’s degree education is required; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; knowledge of theory and practice pertaining to indigenous teacher education; successful teaching experience in K-12 and or post-secondary contexts; demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively; professional experience working with indigenous children, youth, families, and communities in K-12 school or agency-based settings.
Duties: Developing and conducting courses within the PENT/CBE programs; teaching in the integrated B.A. /B.Ed. programs; advising, supervising and evaluating student teacher candidates; administration of student field experiences; networking with school divisions, school administrators and cooperating teachers in support of the programs. Liaison with indigenous communities and program sponsors; working collaboratively within the Faculty and with community partners in research and/or program support and development; service to the university and broader communities.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 18, 2016.
Start Date: March 1, 2016 or by mutual agreement.
Salary: Commensurate with the BUFA collective agreement, qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should send electronically, in a single, reasonably sized PDF, a cover letter indicating how their skills and experience equip them for the position, a curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, any supporting documentation providing evidence of teaching and research accomplishments, and names and contact information of three referees to: Dr. Heather Duncan, email@example.com
We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.
Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Original Posting: Assistant Professor PENT_CBE
THE 4TH ANNUAL CANADIAN SYMPOSIUM ON INDIGENOUS TEACHER EDUCATION
“Moving Towards Reconciliation in Teacher Education”
SAVE THE DATE:
APRIL 6 – 8, 2016
UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK, FREDERICTON
The Faculty of Education and the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick are proud to host this unique conference bringing together teacher educators working in the Indigenous contexts to share ideas, experiences and innovations regarding teacher education programs.
A welcoming powwow followed by two days of panels and presentations highlight the theme of moving towards reconciliation in teacher education. Paper submissions will be considered under the complimentary areas of implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recommendations.
- in teacher education and transformative pedagogies;
- Indigenous language and culture resurgence;
- land-based education and Indigenous ways of knowing;
- self-governance and treaty education.
Early registration will start January 1, 2016 and end on February 29, 2016.
WELCOME POWWOW: APRIL 6th, 2016, 12-5PM SYMPOSIUM DATES: APRIL 7 & 8, 2016
UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK, FREDERICTON
EARLY REGISTRATION FEE (before Feb. 29): $150 REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE: $200
STUDENT REGISTRATION FEE: $75
PUBLIC KEYNOTE SPEAKER
JOSEPH BOYDEN APRIL 6th, 2016 at 7PM
$10 Student / Seniors
(This cost is included in registration fee for conference delegates)
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO GET ON OUR LISTSERV, PLEASE CONTACT: Andrea Belczewski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reconciliation through Indigenous Education
UBC Faculty of Education MOOC
Begins September 29, 2015
Explore strategies, exemplars, and resources that support the teaching and learning of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, schools and communities.
UBC Faculty of Education is delivering a second offering of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education – a free 6-week course beginning on September 29, 2015.
Join Dr. Jan Hare, Professor of Indigenous Education, to learn about Indigenous Education through the lens of reconciliation. Participants will engage with educational leaders and resources that provide direction for how education programs and teaching practices can be modified in order to meaningfully integrate Indigenous knowledge worldviews and pedagogies in classrooms, schools and communities.
This course will help you envision how Indigenous ways of knowing, content, perspectives, and pedagogies can be made part of classrooms, schools, and communities in ways that are thoughtful and respectful. This is an approach that more and more educators see as far more likely to ensure the success of Indigenous learners, as well as enhance the learning experiences of all students.
Watch an introductory video to the course and review the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about this MOOC at:
· Register at: http://www.edx.org
· Course code: IndEdu200x
· Course duration: September 29 November 6, 2015
· Estimated effort: 3-5 hours/week (asynchronous)
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