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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

Faculty of Education researchers shine at McGill’s Rising Stars event

Last week the Schulich School of Music hosted the McGill’s Rising Stars event. The gathering saluted some of the most exciting and innovative new researchers across our campus, recognizing the success of social science and humanities researchers recently awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grants and/or FRQSC Nouveaux Chercheurs funding.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 13 Sep 2016

Spend a minute with McGill's Faculty of Education (VIDEO)

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:    

Published on : 29 Aug 2016

KPE's Professor Paquette to receive New Investigator Award from Parkinson Canada's Research Program

Dr. Caroline Paquette, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has been approved for a New Investigator Award on behalf of the Scientific Advisory Board of Parkinson Canada. The award will aid Dr. Caroline Paquette in continuing the research project "Neuronal correlates of turning impairments in Parkinson's disease”.

Published on : 26 Jul 2016

Poetic autoethnographies project will develop participatory research through artist-practitioner expertise

A new project led by University of Brighton's Professor Helen Johnson, Visiting Researcher with the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW), seeks to develop a collaborative, participatory research method that capitalizes on the respective strengths of spoken word artists and social scientific researchers. The project is funded by the UK's National Centre for Research Methods and the University of Brighton, in association with Professor Claudia Mitchell, Director of IHDW.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, IHDW
Published on : 12 Jul 2016

Dr. Dennis Jensen appointed Interim Director of McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH)

Dr. Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH). Dr.

Published on : 12 Jul 2016

Professors Khoury, Pennestri join Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

The Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors in our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Dr. Bassam Khoury and Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 Jul 2016

A look into challenges faced by women in Korogocho, Kenya

What happens when mothers from an informal urban settlement are asked to take photos that answer these questions:

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, IHDW
Published on : 07 Jul 2016

John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) appointed to the Order of Quebec

Alumnus of McGill's Faculty of Education John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) was appointed to the National Order of Quebec this month. “The National Order of Quebec gives us the opportunity to highlight the achievements of remarkable Quebecers,” said Premier Philippe Couillard at the announcement earlier this month. “Each one of these exceptional men and women are leaders in their respective fields. It seems to me that it is entirely appropriate – even necessary – that we express our gratitude to them for their respective contributions to the advancement of our society.”

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 30 Jun 2016

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone granted tenure

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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 21 Jun 2016

Professor Derevensky accepts Award from Nevada Council on Problem Gambling

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 : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Awards, IHDW
Published on : 21 Jun 2016

Professor Anila Asghar appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

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 : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 13 Jun 2016

Call for Papers: Provoking Curriculum conference

The 8th biennial Provoking Curriculum conference, co-sponsored by CACS (Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies) will be held from February 17 to 19, 2017, at McGill University's Faculty of Education. The conference is currently accepting proposals, with a deadline of September 6, 2016. Please view Provoking Curriculum Call for Papers 2017 (.pdf) for details.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Radio-Canada news anchor Céline Galipeau receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3 p.m. Doctor of Letters honoris causaCÉLINE GALIPEAU, O.C., O.Q.B.A. (McGill University)

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016