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Xu Jian

Xu Jian, a PhD candidate from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, has come to Queen’s to work with Dr. Liying Cheng on his dissertation that focuses on language testing and assessment, and language learning motivation.

Muhammed Yaqoob

Muhammed Yaqoob, a PhD student in Education at the Northern University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, has come to the Queen’s University to work on his dissertation that focuses on the relationship of student’s attitudes, anxiety and their achievements in statistics at the higher secondary level (Grades 11 and 12) in Pakistan with Dr. John Kirby.

Building Bridges: An International Seminar on Arts Education and Sustainable Development

How does arts education fit into global plans for education, culture and sustainable development?  On Wednesday, March 8 the UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning and Canadian Network for Arts and Learning will host Dr. Ernst Wagner, lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and executive coordinator of the The UNESCO Chair in Arts and Culture in Education at the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, for a seminar discussion. Dr. Wagner has been a key leader in international research in arts education and is one of the architects of the newly approved UNESCO UNITWIN Network in Arts Education for Sustainable Development.

Dr. Wagner’s brief presentation will be followed by complimentary refreshments and conversation.

Please join us!

When: 11 am, Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Where: Vernon Ready Room, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University

For further information, please contact ben.bolden@queensu.ca

Teachers' Overseas Recruiting Fair

Educate. Inspire. Grow. In 1986 the Faculty of Education had its first foray into inviting teachers from other countries to recruit Canadian teachers for overseas schools. TORF was formalized in 1989, and we have placed thousands of teachers in schools in hundreds of countries since then. TORF is the recruiting fair of choice in Canada for many international schools, all of which are independent, accredited schools.

The 29th Annual TORF is on January 27-29, 2017. See more details.