Tag: oral and written language

A key figure in the preservation and the revitalization of the Michif language in Canada will be presented with an honorary degree during a Brandon University (BU) Convocation ceremony this week.

Elder Norman Fleury will receive a Doctor of Literature during the Faculty of Arts Convocation ceremony, which starts at 2 p.m.

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor is researching children’s oral and written language development, with the goal of creating new teaching methods that incorporate cultural factors into Canadian classrooms.
Donna Forsyth, BU Faculty of Education, will work with educators in northern and rural Manitoba school divisions as part of a $2.8 million nation-wide project which brings together the University of Toronto as the lead institution and BU and the University of Saskatchewan as partner institutions to address this important research topic.