Fifty new graduates from the Faculty of Education's St. John's campus were officially welcomed into the teaching profession during the Teacher Induction Ceremony held Oct. 19. The new primary and elementary teachers were presented with pins and recited the Teacher’s Affirmation of Professional Responsibility during the ceremony, which is co-hosted by the Faculty of Education and the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association (NLTA).
A group of education students will take part in hands-on field experiences to explore how integrating the ocean into the K-12 science curriculum can become a valuable supplement to classroom instruction. With support from the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd., the Oceans Learning Partnership (OLP), in collaboration with the Faculty of Education and the Department of Ocean Sciences, Faculty of Science, is providing teaching fellowships for 16 pre-service teachers in primary/elementary and intermediate/secondary school degree programs at Memorial starting this fall. Read more in the Gazette.
Seven faculty and staff members were recognized during the third annual Faculty of Education Dean’s Awards presentations celebrating contributions to the faculty during the 2016-17 academic year. The Faculty of Education Dean’s Awards recognize excellence in teaching, research, community engagement and service, and service to the faculty and university. The awards were formally presented by Dr. Kirk Anderson, dean of Education, and Dr. Gerald Galway, associate dean of Education (undergraduate programs), during a special ceremony on Sept. 26.