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Education and Social Work, Page 17

Researchers awarded prestigious federal grants

  Posted on: September 9, 2016

Four TRU researchers were awarded $215,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant program, bringing the total to nine faculty supported by the SSHRC Insight program.

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Professional development opportunities at WL campus

  Posted on: September 1, 2016

This fall, TRU Williams Lake is offering three courses in the Human Service program to anyone interested in upgrading their skills or looking for a professional development opportunity. Community professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge in the Human Service field, or employers looking for professional development options for their employees, can take advantage of this…

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Straka publishes new chapter

  Posted on: August 31, 2016

Assistant Professor Silvia Straka of the School of Social Work and Human Service, Faculty of Education and Social Work, has recently published a new book chapter. Co-authored with three colleagues, Straka’s chapter is entitled “Transforming social work education through sharing circles with Indigenous/Non-Indigenous faculty/staff” and appears in International Indigenous Voices in Social Work (M. A. Hart, A. D….

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Back-to-school hacks

  Posted on: August 19, 2016

Save time and skip the line-ups. Navigate campus like an expert with these back-to-school hacks.

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Churchley’s expertise sought in global forum

  Posted on: August 15, 2016

Dr. John Churchley, who recently joined the School of Education (Faculty of Education and Social Work) as Principal Lecturer, has been invited to speak alongside scholars from Harvard and MIT at a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) forum in Shanghai. Churchley has also been invited to attend the Sino-Foreign Leading Principals Symposium at East…

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