The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Nancy Heath has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, effective June 1st, 2017.
The Science and Mathematics Education Research Group (SMERG) is excited to announce two mathematics education conferences to be held at McGill University in the coming weeks.
It was a successful turn out for the McGill Faculty of Education’s first Distinguished Public Lecture and Professional Development Lecture Series made possible by a generous donation from the Hong Kong based WYNG Foundation. This event took place on May 13, 2017 at The First Commercial Building, in Hong Kong.
Classrooms that encourage competition between students may inadvertently be creating settings where bullying is more likely to take place. That’s one of the conclusions that can be drawn from work led by McGill University researchers Maria Di Stasio and Robert Savage, who recently published a paper on the subject in the Journal of Adolescence. But it’s only part of the story.
Café Collab is a collaborative partnership with the Participatory Cultures Laboratory, situated within the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW) at McGill's Faculty of Education; and McGill's Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE). After their first year in action, Café Collab held its culminative event in the SSMU Building.
In partnership with the Hong Kong based WYNG Foundation, the Faculty of Education at McGill University and the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) recently participated in a successful visiting scholars exchange program. For the first part of the exchange, Associate Professors from the Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology - Dr. Robert Savage and Dr.
McGill University's Faculty of Education is glad to announce that Professor Lindsay Duncan, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has received recognition as a William Dawson Scholar. This esteemed internal recognition is conferred by the university upon "a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2 chair holder," and is effective from May 1, 2017.
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has received the prestigious James McGill Professor award.
Mela Sarkar and Dawn Wiseman, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), were recently awarded Knowledge Synthesis Grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.
Professor Philip Howard, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant to mobilize knowledge from his research into contemporary Canadian blackface.
Another round of applause for McGill’s award-winning researchers
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 [source] By Meaghan Thurston
Alumnus of McGill's Faculty of Education John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) received the Order of Canada last week for his “social, political, diplomatic and academic engagement and for his dedication to major governance issues."
The Order of Canada is the nation's second highest civilian honour within the country's system of honours.