Entries by Joeri

IERG News & Updates October 2016

Welcome to our 2nd newsletter of 2016! IERG News & Updates is our way to keep you informed about some IERG activities worldwide. You will find examples of Imaginative Education in action, interviews with practitioners, as well as short pieces describing our different programs, publications, and events. We always look forward to your feedback, and […]

Dr. Kieran Egan: 2016 Cmolik Prize winner

2016 Cmolik Prize winner engages students’ imaginations The Faculty of Education has awarded this year’s $50,000 Cmolik Prize to Dr. Kieran Egan whose “imaginative education” initiatives benefit students and teachers around the world. The Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in BC recognizes recipients who have developed and implemented an invention, innovation, concept, […]

IERG News & Updates March 2016

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2016! IERG News & Updates is our way to keep you informed about some IERG activities worldwide. You will find examples of Imaginative Education in action, interviews with practitioners, as well as short pieces describing our different programs, publications, and events. We always look forward to your feedback, and […]

An artistic view on the IERG Summer conference 2015

Education of the Imagination … according to me By Patrick Reynolds More here …   Keynote presentation By Annabella Cant Keynote presentation By Bob & Sheri Dunton David Futter                 John Ames                 Dan Laitch & Annabella Cant

IERG News & Updates December 2015

Welcome to our latest newsletter, the 5th this year. IERG News & Updates is our way to keep you informed about some IERG activities worldwide. You will find examples of Imaginative Education in action, interviews with practitioners, as well as short pieces describing our different programs, publications, and events. We always look forward to your […]

Dr. Laurie Anderson in Chile

Dr. Laurie Anderson is an Associate Director of the IERG and delivered a keynote address on “Using our Imaginations” at a conference on Changes and Innovation in Education at the University of Finis Terra in Santiago, Chile. Laurie is also the Executive Director of the Simon Fraser University Vancouver campus. His outstanding work in Chile […]

Imagination and the Engaged Learner: Cognitive tools for the classroom

A new introduction to Imaginative Education, written by Kieran Egan & Gillian Judson. Due to be published soon by Teachers College Press. Students’ imaginations are often considered as something that might be engaged after the hard work of learning has been done. Countering such beliefs, Egan and Judson show that the imagination—one of the great […]

IERG News & Updates September 2015

Welcome to our latest newsletter, the 4th this year. IERG News & Updates is our way to keep you informed about some IERG activities worldwide. You will find examples of Imaginative Education in action, interviews with practitioners, as well as short pieces describing our different programs, publications, and events. We always look forward to your […]

IE MEd Paint Night

The IE MEd cohort of 2013-15 is nearing completion. To celebrate this accomplishment, students and instructors decided to participate in a painting class. Regretfully 3 members of the cohort were unable to attend (they were missed). Those who did attend had a great time. Please notice the 15 variations of a “swimming turtle” image as […]

Our first CORIX Research Assistant

We are happy to announce the appointment of our first CORIX Research Assistant. Ms. Carolina López is a MEd student (Imaginative Education Cohort 2013-2015) in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. She will help us in developing the LiD program in a variety of ways. Recently she worked with the IERG on a […]