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August 27, 2024

Putting the Knowing and Teaching of Canada's Past in the Hot Seat: A Workshop for Educators

Event Date: August 27, 2024
Event Location: University of Manitoba & Wolseley School, Winnipeg
Event Time: More information to come on this two-day workshop

On Tuesday, August 27th and Wednesday, August 28th, 2024, the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg School Division will welcome elementary, middle, and secondary educators to the “Putting the Knowing and Teaching of Canada’s Past in the Hot Seat” workshop. 

The free two-day workshop, held at the University of Manitoba and Wolseley School, will facilitate discussions of how we might best teach and learn Canadian history in a way that acknowledges Indigenous histories and ongoing histories of colonialism. This will include presentations from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and scholar of education, curriculum, and pedagogy, Dr. Lindsay Gibson.

Image of brick school building, with the name Wolseley School in white.
Image: Lyzaville Sale/CBC

Programs for each day of the workshop will be emailed closer to the dates.

Seats are limited! Register now to secure your space at the workshop! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the event coordinator, Hannah Belec at hannah.belec@umanitoba.ca.

This workshop is made possible by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada: Knowledge Synthesis Grant. For more information on the project, check out our web page.

Image of brick school building, with the name Wolseley School in white.

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