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Post-secondary institutions remain committed to diversity and inclusion

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There is no question that diversity and inclusion are hot-button topics of conversation. With so much going on in the news and around the world, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that these social issues will come to the surface on both a micro and macro level. As tensions flare, it is important to stand unyielding on the path towards … Read More

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OpenEd18 conference wrap-up: 5 questions with Carley

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Our Special Projects Coordinator, Carley McDougall, recently attended the OpenEd18 conference in Niagara Falls, New York. In its 15th year, the conference brings together open education stakeholders and advocates for three days of learning, inspiration and action. Open education is a worldwide movement that seeks to increase access to, improve the quality of, and reduce costs of education. It is driven … Read More

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Manitoba Post-Secondary News Roundup

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Summer is in full swing and we couldn’t be happier. Whether the days are spent outside at the lake or indoors learning something new, summer is the time to soak it all in. In case you’ve been busy, here is the summer roundup of Manitoba post-secondary news from Campus Manitoba’s partner institutions. Indigenous Scholars Launch Indigenous History Website Founded and … Read More

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Canadian Immigrant Fair Provides Guidance for New Canadians

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Imagine arriving in a new country, an immigrant eager to start fulfilling your dreams, but unsure of where to begin.  Last week, Campus Manitoba spent the day speaking with people just like this at the Canadian Immigrant Fair in Winnipeg. Newcomers, international students and skilled immigrants ventured to the Fair to find information and inspiration on obtaining education, finding employment … Read More

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Festival of Learning 2018

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By: Claudius Soodeen and Daryl McRae , RRC for The Spotlight In late May, we (3 colleagues from Red River College) had the opportunity to attend the Festival of Learning 2018 in Vancouver, which was hosted by BCcampus. The theme was “Higher Education: Handle with Care” and presentations reflected on how we as educators care or fail to care for … Read More

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