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Grant to bolster MJE, explains Professor Strong-Wilson

A new SSHRC grant will boost the Faculty of Education’s venerated McGill Journal of Education, strengthening the peer-reviewed journal’s commitment to the open access movement. The McGill Journal of Education (MJE),  which will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, will utilize funding from this federal program to help increase and diversify their online presence in the changing world of academic publishing.

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Published on : 18 Feb 2015

Dr. Talwar's research featured in Men's Health

Dr. Victoria Talwar is Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education's Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. She is director of the Talwar Research Team for Understanding Children's Behaviour Through Research. She has been working in the area of developmental psychology for over fifteen years with an emphasis on social-cognitive development.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2015

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Dept. of Educational & Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Educational & Counselling Psychology The Faculty of Education at McGill is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

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Published on : 15 Jan 2015

ECP professors Körner, Hall awarded

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the 2014 Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 2014 Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award are Professors Annett Körner and Nathan Hall, respectively.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2015

ECP's Victoria Talwar's research featured in the Onion :)

The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".  

Published on : 09 Jan 2015

Heath Research Team StressOFF Strategies for Teens Program

Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using  a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses  mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.

Published on : 07 Jan 2015

Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do   If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8. How the experiment was done

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Published on : 12 Dec 2014

Rise in self-harm hospitalizations over past five years: Dr. Heath responds

Dr. Nancy Heath of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology with McGill's Faculty of Education was recently interviewed by CTV National News about self-harm cases in Canada. Dr. Heath was asked to comment on a recent report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) that found a rise in incidents of intentional self-harm related hospitalizations over the past five years.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2014

Faculty of Education's Masters & Doctoral Graduates, Fall 2014

The Faculty of Education of McGill University would like to extend our formal congratulations to all 2014 Fall graduates. The following students completed their Masters or Doctoral programs within the Faculty of Education and were honoured at McGill’s convocation ceremony of October 29, 2014:

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Published on : 17 Nov 2014

New Scholarships, Fellowships Exalt Arts Education

The P. Lantz Scholarships and Fellowships for Excellence in Education and the Arts are two new opportunities within the Faculty of Education for students in the field of arts education. These endowments are a reflection of donor Pauline Lantz’s (M.Ed 1975) strong belief in the import of arts and music education to the formation of the individual and the community at large.

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Published on : 29 Oct 2014

Congrats to ECP's Award Recipients!

Join the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in congratulating the 2013-2014 ECP recipients of the Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award and the Judy Fish Award in Inclusive Education. Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award: Xueran Han, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, General Educational Psychology Project concentration

Published on : 10 Oct 2014