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McGill’s Faculty of Education and Education University of Hong Kong’s initial visiting scholars exchange program proves a glowing success

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.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2017

Lindsay Duncan recognized as William Dawson Scholar

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.

Published on : 10 Apr 2017

Jeffrey Derevensky appointed as James McGill Professor

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.

Published on : 06 Apr 2017

DISE's Mela Sarkar, Dawn Wiseman awarded SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

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.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2017

DISE's Professor Howard shares his research about Canadian blackface incidents with new SSHRC Connection Grant

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. 

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Published on : 16 Mar 2017

Professor Claudia Mitchell delivers keynote address at McGill's annual Bravo gala

Another round of applause for McGill’s award-winning researchers Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 [source] By Meaghan Thurston

Published on : 16 Mar 2017

McGill Faculty of Education jumps up two spots in 2017 QS World Rankings by Subject

The QS World University Rankings, regarded as “one of the three most influential and widely observed university measures,” recently published their 2017 international rankings.

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Published on : 13 Mar 2017

McGill Education alumnus John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) named to Order of Canada

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.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2017

Conclusion of the Office 365 Portal Fall Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Office 365 Portal Photo Contest! The 3 photos that received the highest ratings were:  Redpath Museum lit up at night in the snow, submitted by Vahid Ghorbanian  Arts building with colorful trees and bikes in front, submitted by Hamed Rafezi  Arts building with leaves on the ground, submitted by Reza Tadayon   These 7 photos receive honorable mentions:

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Prof. Claudia Mitchell receives SSHRC’s top research honour

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) today awarded its 2016 Gold Medal to Prof. Claudia Mitchell of McGill’s Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in recognition of her work to strengthen HIV/AIDS education and prevention. 

Published on : 22 Nov 2016

Hey McGill - Who's up for a Fall Photo Contest?

IT Services is looking to enhance our Office 365 portal login page with McGill campus-life photos. The Office 365 portal (https://portal.office.com) << shown here, is where hundreds of McGill people sign in daily to access email via Outlook on the web, OneDrive file storage, Yammer, Video @ McGill, and other free services for McGill students, faculty and staff.  What better way to showcase your talent and attract recognition from the whole McGill community?

Published on : 20 Oct 2016

Professor Shaw speaks to CBC regarding ECP's upcoming Parenting series

Dr. Steven Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding "homework without tears". 

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Published on : 17 Oct 2016

In conversation with NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport (B.Ed. 2004)

Samantha Rapoport, a graduate of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by McGill Tribune regarding her position as Director of Football Development with the National Football League.

Published on : 04 Oct 2016

Dean Rassier co-Chairs McGill 2016 Centraide Campaign

Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, has elected to Co-Chair McGill University's Centraide (United Way) campaign. He will be joined by co-Chair Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost. 

Published on : 03 Oct 2016