Month: March 2021

A new Education program at Brandon University (BU) will create opportunities for vocational teachers and add new flexibility that will help fill gaps at rural Manitoba schools.
The Technical/Vocational Bachelor of Education program will begin in September 2021 and will be open to Manitoba teachers who have completed the Technical Vocational Teacher Education diploma at Red River College (RRC).

RBC Future Launch funding focused on increasing access for diverse students
Brandon University’s Co-operative Education Program has nearly tripled in size since its founding three and a half years ago, and will be able to add 450 new spaces for students to benefit from work-integrated learning experiences thanks to big boost from RBC Future Launch.
“Co-operative education connects eager students with employers and mentors, helping students to build skills, grow their networks, and launch their careers,” said BU President David Docherty.

Brandon University is putting a spotlight on work-integrated and experiential learning this month, highlighting programs like Co-operative Education that help students augment their skills and deepen their learning.
“We are expanding work-integrated learning opportunities at BU because it works so well,” said BU President David Docherty.

Brandon University (BU) students are choosing to challenge inequality to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8.
International Women’s Day will kick off Women’s Week at BU as the university’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) recognizes 17 outstanding female students as nominated by faculty and staff members. Profiles of the students appear on the BU website at BrandonU.

A year of hard work has Brandon University eyeing a completely new digital system, the first phase of which could go live as early as this summer. The new system will power most of BU’s academic and administrative records, replacing BU’s decades-old legacy software system with a fully-modern cloud-based solution.

Souris teacher Jonathan Filewich, who is a Brandon University graduate and a current student in BU’s Master of Education program, is trying to land some big money to support technology in the Southwest Horizon School Division.
Filewich is one of 20 teachers from across North America in the running for the Future Goals Most Valuable Teacher program for March 2021.