Faculty of Education

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of a Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). The FAB will serve as a consultation body to the Dean, for new and existing initiatives for the Faculty. The FAB members represent different sectors of the community in Quebec, Canada, and around the world, with a large scope of activities.

Published on: 26 May 2016

Co-edited by Dr. Susan Ballinger of our Department of Integrated Studies, Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning is now available via John Benjamin Publishing Company. The volume "represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning," states the publisher. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning was also co-edited by Masatoshi Sato of Universidad Andres Bello.

Classified as: publications
Published on: 19 May 2016

Professor Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies, was recently featured in the London School of Economics and Political Science's Review of Books. Dr. Choudry recently co-edited, with Mondli Hlatshwayo, the publication Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today. Reviewer Paul Clewett refers to the recent publication as a "fascinating read."

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

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has received the McGill Equity and Community Building Award for students. 

Classified as: equity, diversity, SEDE, rachel zellars, anti-black racism, third eye collective, community building award
Published on: 9 May 2016

Dr. Ross Andersen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke recently to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) regarding the potential risks associated with prolonged sitting. "Sitting is the new smoking," argues Ellen Fanning of ABC's RN (Radio National) during her hour-long radio segment, Life MattersABC.net has provided a unique page for the interview with Drs.

Classified as: work, career, Ross Andersen, path, Occupational, sitting, sit stand
Published on: 3 May 2016

Teaching Sustainability through Connecting with Nature: A Hands-on Workshop, Reviewed

by Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience; Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Classified as: Sustainability, education sustainability
Published on: 22 Apr 2016

This week Delta Kappa Gamma International announced their 2016 World Fellowship grants, established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies.  

Classified as: IHDW
Published on: 15 Apr 2016

by Francesca Fuoco and Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), McGill University

Published on: 14 Apr 2016

Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Director of the LEADS Partnership, and founder of the ATLAS Research Group (Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings), is featured in a recent SSHRC video, "Knowledge Synthesis Grants: New Ways of Learning." 

Classified as: Research, canada research chair, SSHRC, CRC, atlas, LEADS, Video
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

The 39th annual McGill sports award gala recently celebrated the university's top athletes for the 2015-16 intercollegiate season. Education students played a major role: Mélodie Daoust was named as female athlete of the year for McGill University; Vincent Dufort captured the Richard Pound trophy.

Classified as: Awards, hockey, redmen, basketball, Martlets, melodie daoust, vincent dufort, mcgill education athletes
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of the McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW). The IHDW is a new transdisciplinary unit led by the Faculty of Education and drawing together researchers from McGill's Faculties of Medicine, Arts, Science, Engineering and Dentistry.

Classified as: IHDW, claudia mitchell, institute for human development and well-being
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

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