Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Dr. Robert Savage, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding children's literacy.

Classified as: parenting, media, CBC, reading, press
Published on: 6 Sep 2016

At  the Faculty of Education with McGill, Canada’s top university, we proudly trace our origins back to 1857. This minute long video will take you on a quick tour around our faculty, our three departments, and our research institutes:

 

 

Classified as: news, education, IHDW, higher education, university, career, Teaching, Student, School, path, definetheline, Video, campuslife, college, teach
Published on: 29 Aug 2016

A summer research institute at Maison des Jeunes Côte-des-Neiges’ No Bad Sound Studio, led by Professors Jessica Ruglis and Naomi Nichols from McGill’s Faculty of Education, in collaboration with youth musicians and music artists from Montréal, wraps up this week with promising results.

Classified as: IHDW
Published on: 29 Aug 2016

Cover image expansionProfessor Tina Montreuil, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), was invited by the Canadian Journal of School Psychology last October to edit their special issue of September, 2016, "School and Educational Psychology in Canada: A 2016 Perspective". Dr.

Published on: 15 Aug 2016

Faculty and alumni of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) were well-represented among awardees from this year's National Council on Problem Gambling, which recently concluded their 30th National Conference on Problem Gambling in Tarrytown, NY. 

Classified as: Awards, Research, alumni, IHDW
Published on: 18 Jul 2016

When it comes to gambling and lotteries, young people are looking for "immediate gratification", Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, told the Canadian Press this week.

Classified as: ECP, maclean's, IHDW, derevensky, press, gambling
Published on: 12 Jul 2016

Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Deparment of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been granted tenure by McGill's Board of Governors. The board's decision to grant tenure to 44 Assistant Professors, promoting them to Associate Professor, was announced in May, 2016.

Published on: 21 Jun 2016

Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been awarded the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling's prestigious Joanna Franklin Pay-it-Forward Award for outstanding contributions to the field of gambling and the training of the next generation of professionals.

Classified as: Awards, IHDW
Published on: 21 Jun 2016

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Anila Asghar has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.

In this role Dr. Asghar is responsible for facilitating the ongoing development of successful research programs, and for promoting the excellence of our graduate students by actively supporting and coordinating all facets of graduate academic life in the Faculty of Education.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 13 Jun 2016

The Faculty of Education at McGill University proudly saw over four hundred of our students cross the stage this past Thursday, June 2nd at McGill's annual convocation ceremonies.

Celebrating their finest moment were 429 Faculty of Education students who received a degree or certificate this year, including 297 undergraduates, and 115 students pursuing graduate studies. Counting the family, friends, and loved ones, over 1,600 participants celebrated convocation on behalf of the Faculty of Education this year.

Published on: 10 Jun 2016

Dr. Susanne Lajoie’s research is featured in a flyer promoting the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ campaign on “Smart Ideas for a Better Tomorrow – Supporting Youth and Education.”

The flyer explains that “Dr. Lajoie designs and assesses new technologies that support learning and training to solve complex real-world problems. By studying how people learn and retain information, Lajoie and her team design innovative, intelligent, computer-based learning environments for high school math and science classrooms and for university medical schools.”

Published on: 24 May 2016

by Devin Mills, Human Development, Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University 

Over 50 people attended the first Human Development Conference at McGill University on April 22nd. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. William Bukowski from Concordia University, gave an excellent talk on the role of friendship in the onset and further development of anxiety during adolescence. 

Classified as: IHDW
Published on: 19 May 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

Classified as: Canada, ECP, IHDW, accreditation, cpa, school psychology, child psychology, national, school/applied child psychology, accredited, official
Published on: 17 May 2016

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