Ed Students in Conversation
Education Students. Leading Scholars. In Conversation
Looking to learn more about the latest trends, questions, and issues in the field of education? Join pre-service teachers from the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education as the interview leading figures in the world of education, politics, and literature. Each episode contains powerful insights to help us think about education in qualitatively different ways, translate theory into practice, and foster transformative change in how we do education. Producers Dr. Astrid Kendrick and Dr. David Scott would like to thank the generous support of the University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grant program for making this project possible. We are also greatly indebted to founder of VoicEd Radio, Stephen Hurley, for supporting this podcast series.

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University of Calgary students, Carolyn and Melanie, interview the brilliant Wab Kinew in this podcast and discuss his new book, Go Show the World. Wab Kinew is a member of the Midewin and an Honorary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation…

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Field Experience II student teachers, from the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary, share their insights, “Aha” moments, key takeaways, and strategies for success just after completing their practicums during a particular…

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This poem received an honorable mention in the Compassion Fatigue Art Contest which ran from December 2020-January 2021. In the poet’s words, “The first words of this poem are from an email I received advertising a webinar to help teachers combat the…

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Teaching is hard, but imagine learning how to teach during one of the most difficult periods in recent memory. Partner Teacher Paul, a 30-year teaching veteran, discusses some of the successes and challenges faced by three diverse Werklund School of…

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In this podcast, Alex, Jordynn, Mary Jane and Melanie, summarize the poignant but hopeful novel, Hana’s Suitcase and provide strategies for creating meaningful novel study lessons for a grade 4-8 class.

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In this episode of Time out with Matt and Melissa, meet Dr. Sarah Eaton, renowned expert on academic integrity. Find out more about ways to promote academic integrity in both in-person and online classes and help your students find the magic of…

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This podcast series is a conversation between Jessica Gobran, a pre-service teacher from the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education and nine leading education scholars on the role of social studies and history educators in current…

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This podcast series is a conversation between Jessica Gobran, a pre-service teacher from the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education and nine leading education scholars on the role of social studies and history educators in current…

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Matt and Melissa’s second podcast is with award-winning Canadian author, Shauna Singh Baldwin, who will discuss her unique approach to writing.

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Join Matt and Melissa, two first year Education students, as they learn about children’s meaning-making from Werklund Research Chair Dr. Maren Aukerman. Her research focuses on the relationship between talk, child agency, and literacy learning, and…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.