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Posted on Friday, 4 October, 2013

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Posted on Thursday, 3 October, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Oct 3 2013 Student Assistant Department of Integrated Communications - Photography Competition Number:  106s13

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works with the UPEI photographer in meeting production deadlines. Will photograph flat copy and still products; scan slides, negatives or prints; print to ink jet and dye sub printers; answer phones; record job requests in calendar; greet walk-in customers and take details of work required; enter work orders and computer file data in computers; create class composite pdf files; take original digital photography of University events, including some Athletics competition, and other photography requests as needed; manipulate digital images; work evenings and weekends as requested. Orientation will be provided.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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Posted on Wednesday, 2 October, 2013

 OPEN HOUSE - Athletics & Recreation

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Posted on Wednesday, 2 October, 2013

 You have our card in your wallet—now you can take us with you on your smartphone, too.

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Posted on Tuesday, 1 October, 2013

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Posted on Friday, 27 September, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Sep 27 2013 Student Assistant School of Nursing Competition Number:  105S13

 The School of Nursing is looking to hire a student assistant. This position will require a student who is highly organized, efficient, self-directed and who can work independently if necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties of this position will include miscellaneous typing (various documents, spreadsheets and address labels); assist in the organizing of events; acknowledge telephone inquiries; filing; prepare requisitions and other forms; photocopying; maintain office supplies; receive and distribute mail, and other work as directed by the Administrative Assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants require strong computer skills (students with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel...

Posted on Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Sep 25 2013 Student Assistant Choir Co-Director (Communications) Advancing Interdisciplinary Resarch in Singing (AIRS) - Department of Psychology Competition Number:  103S13

 The University of Prince Edward Island is the coordinating institution for a Major Collaborative Research Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The 7-year project, titled Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing (AIRS), is unfolding through the cooperation of some 70 researchers and various other stakeholders from a dozen different countries, and under the overall direction of Prof. Annabel Cohen, Department of Psychology, UPEI. Its primary objective is to facilitate and coordinate a variety of initiatives exploring the relationship between singing and three themes: development, education...

Posted on Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Sep 25 2013 Student Assistant Choir Co-Director (Choir Lead) (Extended closing) Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing (AIRS) - Department of Psychology Competition Number:  102S13

 The University of Prince Edward Island is the coordinating institution for a Major Collaborative Research Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The 7-year project, titled Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing (AIRS), is unfolding through the cooperation of some 70 researchers and various other stakeholders from a dozen different countries, and under the overall direction of Prof. Annabel Cohen, Department of Psychology, UPEI. Its primary objective is to facilitate and coordinate a variety of initiatives exploring the relationship between singing and three themes:...

Posted on Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Sep 24 2013 Student Help Centre Assistant - Mandarin Speaker (Extended closing) Department of Computer Science and Information Technology Competition Number:  104S13

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Department of Computer Science & Information Technology wishes to hire a native Mandarin speaker to work in its Student Help Centre to assist students in succeeding in their computer science coursework.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful applicant will typically:
• have superior marks in CS151, CS152 and CS261 (80% minimum in each) and will ideally be a Dean’s List student in their third (or later) year
• have 6 hours per week available to work
• have excellent interpersonal communications skills in Mandarin
• be able to...

Posted on Thursday, 30 May, 2013

 

The second Nunavut Master of Education Convocation takes place in Iqaluit on Saturday, June 1, 2013. Thirteen Inuit educators will receive their degrees and two Elders will be granted honourary doctorates. A public Research Symposium is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 2, 2013 when all graduates will share their research papers. The President, Chancellor, Dean Turnbull, Cathy Toombs from the Registrar's Office and Fiona, Sandy and Kerri will be attending the Convocation. Inuit instructors: Naullaq Arnaquq, Nunia Qanatsiaq, Lena Metuq, Jukeepa Hainnu and Monica Ittusardjuat who helped to ensure that Inuit perspectives were infused into the Nunavut MEd courses, and that Inuktitut was spoken in all face-to-face courses, will also be attending the convocation.

Thanks are extended to Miles Turnbull, Linda Callaghan, Cathy Hennessey, Janet Crowther, and the staff in the Faculty of Education who worked so hard to help make the MEd possible. Staff in Accounting, the Registrar's Office, and Human Resources have also supported the Nunavut MEd in many ways.

There will soon be 36 Inuit MEd graduates in Nunavut and UPEI has helped to change the face of...

Posted on Monday, 6 May, 2013

The following was distributed by Canadian Parents for French PEI: 

Canadian Parents for French PEI, a branch of a National network of volunteers which promotes and creates opportunities for Canadian youth to learn and use French as a second language, has announced the winner of its Educator of the Year Award for the past year. The award is presented annually to a person who has shown exceptional support and dedication to the quality and availability of French language programs in PEI schools. This year’s recipient is UPEI Dean of Education Miles Turnbull.  

Since 2002, Dr. Miles Turnbull has worked in and provided leadership to UPEI’s pre-service and graduate programs. He was coordinator of the bachelor of education—français langue seconde from 2002–2010. As coordinator of graduate studies from 2008–2011 he led in establishing the PhD in educational studies, and a special cohort of the MEd program for community college educators. Turnbull is a past-president of the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT) and before joining the faculty at UPEI, was an assistant professor in the...
Posted on Wednesday, 1 May, 2013

 

line-height:normal">The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate Carolyn Francis on receiving the Caring Canadian Award. This award recognizes the contributions of volunteers from across the country.

line-height:normal">The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 26 volunteers from various sectors on Thursday, April 25, 2013, during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. This event highlighted National Volunteer Week which was April 21 to 27, 2013.

line-height:normal">Carolyn Francis has been committed to connecting her province with people in developing countries. As an educator, she has been closely involved in teacher development and training through the Canadian Teachers’ Federation and Uganda Teachers’ Union project, Teachers’ Action for Girls (TAG), to enable Ugandan girls to remain in school, as well as a twinning program that links schools in Kenya with those in Prince Edward Island in conjunction with Farmers Helping Farmers. She has also served on the board of Camp Abegweit.

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Posted on Monday, 29 April, 2013

 The ELC will be open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm from now until June 14th, 2013.

Expiry Date:  Saturday, June 15, 2013 (All day)
Notice Information Contact Name:  Danielle Muma Department:  Faculty of Education, Education Learning Commons Phone:  (902) 566-0727 Email:  dmuma@upei.ca
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Posted on Thursday, 18 April, 2013

**New Fall Cohort**

Master of Education focus on 21st Century Teaching and Learning

This fall, we are excited to offer a new focus for our Master of Education degree. This cohort will be delivered online and face to face on the UPEI campus. It will begin this September online. This degree will offer leadership courses that are focused on:

  • Student Engagement
  • Project Based Learning
  • Digital Technologies
  • Assessment
  • Teaching and Learning

Deadline for applications for this MEd Focus on 21st Century Teaching & Learning is JUNE 1. For more information please click here.

 

Expiry Date:  Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 02:02
Notice Information Contact Name:  Cathy Hennessey Department:...
Posted on Monday, 15 April, 2013

The Bhutan Canada Foundation is seeking qualified teachers to fulfill one-year placements beginning January 2014.

For more information on this amazing and life-changing experience, please click here or visit www.TeachInBhutan.org.
 

Please note that the above is provided as information for you to investigate possibilities, and is not intended to suggest that the above organization is sanctioned by UPEI.

Expiry Date:  Monday, February 3, 2014 - 03:02
Notice Information Contact Name:  Jill Ross Department:  Faculty of Education Phone:  (902) 566-0341...
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