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- Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education
Congratulations to Faculty of Education undergraduate student Jennifer Looi for her outstanding achievement in the Teacher Education category at The Undergraduate Awards 2013 Global Summit. Jennifer, who is in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was invited to Dublin earlier this month to accept her award, and meet similarly accomplished students from around the world to exchange ideas.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education painting instructor and artist Anne Ashton on her current solo exhibition, “Vagabond” showing now at Agora de la Danse, in the heart of the Plateau.
“My paintings are inspired by the interconnection of nature’s forms and systems,” describes Anne. “By working in series and multi-paneled pieces, I explore the ways in which each unique element is integral to the functioning of the whole.”
The Department of Integrated Studies at McGill University deplores the notion of legislation that reduces freedom of expression within Québec.
We believe that an individual’s expression of religious belief must be protected, and that this expression does not compromise nor threaten the neutrality and secular nature of the state. That neutrality is best preserved when public employees reflect the diversity of the public they serve.
McGill’s First Nations and Inuit Education (FNIE) celebrates Nunavik artist Ulaayu Pilurtuut, whose design “Mother and Baby Ice Fishing” has been selected by the Royal Canadian Mint to be featured on the new five-dollar silver coin. To find out more, visit http://ow.ly/n8GrU. Ulaayu is a graduate of the Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit program and is currently working towards her BEd for Certified Teachers.
How to change the world through sports? Lysanne Rivard, DISE Ph.D. candidate, explains in three minutes
Girls, Sport and Physical Education in the Global South, a presentation by Ph.D. candidate Lysanne Rivard
Faculty of Education Ph.D. candidate Lysanne Rivard, from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), researches the quality of girls’ physical education programming in the global south. Using photovoice and the participatory process, she brings forward girls’ voices to key policy makers in Rwanda.
Edited by Dr. Aziz Choudry and Dr. Dip Kapoor, NGOization - Complicity, Contradictions and Prospects, examines the growth and spread of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) through a collection of richly detailed international and local case studies.
Congratulations to Rick Blackburn, PhD student in the Faculty of Education on his Gémeaux Award nomination for Best Screenplay for his film Le Legende du Cheval Canadien (The Legend of the Canadian Horse). Rick, who did his undergraduate degree in Education, too, is studying creativity and arts education. The film tells the story of a horse that started a colony, forged a continent, and is now fighting for its survival. This moving portrait of North American's first native horse breed, will air June 24 at 8:00 pm on RDI.
The Faculty of Education's arts-based education researcher Dale Boyle PhD has won second place in the Americana category of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) for his song “You Might Come Around” from his recent album "Throwback".
Dr. Baker and Dr. Choudry were recently awarded SSHRC Connection Grants to fund knowledge mobilization activities, aiming to facilitate the multidirectional flow of knowledge between universities and the community.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal awarded to four members of the Faculty of Education community
This medal is awarded to citizens or permanent residents of Canada who have made significant contributions to Canada or for an outstanding achievement abroad that has brought great credit to Canada.
In order of medal presentation our four Faculty of Education recipients are:
1. Prof. Ratna Ghosh, DISE, medal presentation June 2012
2. LCol Michael Canavan, DISE, medal presentation August 2012