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Faculty of Education’s Prof. Roy Lyster delivers Distinguished and Professional Development Lectures in Hong Kong

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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Miepa
Published on : 23 May 2017

Teaching practices could play an important role in preventing bullying

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.

Published on : 23 May 2017

Café Collab: Mediation Through Participatory Media-Making

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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, IHDW
Published on : 11 May 2017

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. 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
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