Winnie Leung, BAA, MT, OCT

Biography

Winnie Leung holds a Master of Teaching degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from Ryerson University.  She has over twelve years of management experience, working in the fashion industry, education and non-profit organizations.  Winnie’s area of expertise includes apparel production management, both domestic and offshore, focusing on quality assurance.  Her academic experience includes teaching at Seneca College School of Fashion in the Business Management Diploma Program, and holding the position of Academic Department Director for fashion design and fashion marketing programs at The Art Institute.  Teaching in higher education since 2006, Winnie brings inquiry, insight and experience into the classroom.  She is an educator and mentor for students, focusing on delivering the highest quality of sustainable learning strategies, with a commitment to students' academic and personal growth, and determination to create positive change for students that will last a lifetime.  Winnie joined the faculty of George Brown College in 2008 and continues to teach at the School of Fashion Studies.

Academic Credentials

Master of Teaching in Elementary Education, Primary/Junior, University of Toronto - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2015.Ontario Certified Teacher, Ontario College of Teachers, 2015.Bachelor of Applied Arts, Fashion Design, Apparel Production Management, Ryerson University, 1998.

Areas Of Specialization

Apparel Production Management, Quality Assurance, Sustainability.

Areas Of Expertise

Elementary Mathematics Education, Fashion Change Agent.

Career Highlights

2008-Present: Professor, George Brown College Centre for Arts, Design and Information Technology, School of Fashion Studies.2016-2017: Teacher, Spirit of Math Schools2011-2016: Online Teacher and Classroom Instructor, George Brown College Centre for Continuous Learning, Fashion and Creative Arts.2015-2016: Professor, Seneca College Faculty of Communication, Art and Design, School of Fashion.2008-2009: Board of Directors, Canadian Blood Services.2008: Project Assistant, Local Health Integration Network.2006-2008: Academic Department Director, Instructor, The Art Institute of Toronto Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing Diploma Programs.

Other Activities

Board of Directors - Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, 2007–2011Regional Liaison Committee - Canadian Blood Services, 2007–2008, 2009–2011.Provincial Judge - DECA Ontario Competition, 2008, 2011.One Match Stem Cell & Marrow Network, Canadian Blood Services & George Brown College, 2011.Board of Directors -Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation, 2008–2010.Steering Committee, Network for Rare Blood Disorders Organization, 2008–2009.

Awards

Hetty C. Chu Memorial Fellowship Award, University of Toronto, 2013.Mobile Learning App Development, E-Learning and Teaching Innovation, George Brown College, 2013.Excellence in Fashion Design, City of Toronto, 1998.Product Development Corporate Sponsorship, Kellogg’s Canada Inc., 1997.

Publications

Supporting Introversion and Extroversion Learning Styles in Elementary Classrooms, Research Paper, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, 79, April 2015

https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/68650/1/Leung_Winnie_F._201506_MT_MTRP.pdf

Sewn Product Quality - A Management Perspective QC1003 course content E-Book for George Brown College, Pearson Learning Solutions, 20, June 2013.