Well-being Special Directed Call

McDowell Board of Directors Approves Funding for Special Directed Call addressing Well-Being.

The McDowell Foundation invited PreK-12 teachers and other educators to submit an application to a  special directed call for research that focuses on student and/or teacher well-being in the [post] COVID-19 public education system in Saskatchewan.

We are pleased to announce that the McDowell Foundation will fund three research projects for a total of $11,595.

The funded projects for the Directed Call are:

  • Pandemic “Thrivers:” Investigating the Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Thriving Teachers During the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020-22  Ivy Armstrong and Dr. Judy Jaunzems-Fernuk – researchers
  • Understanding the Perspectives of Teachers Who Engage Regularly in Physical Activity and Subsequent Implications on Teacher Well-Being Seleste Eftoda -researcher
  • Reorienting Post-Pandemic Through Social Emotional Learning Veronica Stewart – researcher

We look forward to sharing information from these projects with Saskatchewan teachers as it become available throughout the year.

McDowell Foundation grants support publicly funded educators, staff in public institutions of higher education, and other professionals or organizations involved in PreK-12 education.

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