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PhD Student Arzina Zaver Represents Graduate Students at CATE

Congrats to Arzina Zaver on recently being named a Graduate Student Representative for the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE). Arzina’s role will include planning the graduate student session at the annual Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) conference.

Published: 20 Jun 2014

DISE Graduate Dr. Ghada Chehade Wins Best Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Faculty of Education PhD graduate Dr. Ghada Chehade on winning the award for Best Dissertation in the Field of Rhetoric, Writing Studies and Discourse Analysis from the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing. Ghada is a graduate of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education and a supervisee of Dr. Anthony Paré and Dr. Steve Jordan.

Published: 10 Jun 2014

Retirement Celebration for Dr. Lise Winer

In May, DISE held a remarkable retirement party for Dr. Lise Winer. Lise has been part of the McGill community for many years, recently taking on the role of Graduate Program Director. She also possesses an outstanding record of intellectual achievement on the topic of Caribbean Creole. The affection and respect with which Lise is viewed was reflected in the size and tone of her retirement party, which featured singing, dancing, and a decadent cake. Lise will be very much missed, but we all wish her well in all of her future endeavours-- and we know she has plans.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

Summer Courses in First Nations and Inuit Education

Two of our partners in First Nations and Inuit Education, the Kativik School Board and the Cree School Board, will be holding summer courses this year.

The Kativik School Board has developed four courses to be taught in Inuktituut: EDEE 223 Language Arts, EDEE 230 Elementary School Mathematics, EDKP 204 Health Education, and EDEE 300 Special Topics in Technology. There are consulting instructors from McGill that are part of the planning process and are present for the delivery as well.

Published: 16 May 2014

DISE Department Independent Awards Winners

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education would like to congratulate the 2014 winners of the Department Independent Awards (the “Indies”)

Amy Cole, Dominic Manuel, Lerona Lewis, Sarah Mostafa-Kamel , Rosalind Hampton, Desirée Rochat, and Manuel Salamanca Cardona.

For full details, please see "The Indies."

Published: 7 May 2014

DISE PhD grad Miranda Campbell short-listed for the 16th annual Donner Prize

Miranda Campbell, DISE PhD 2010 graduate and now professor of English at Dawson College has been short-listed for the prestigious 16th Annual Donner Prize. Her book "Out of the Basement: Youth Cultural Production in Practice and in Policy is one of five books vying for the 2013/2014 Donner Prize, the award for the best public policy book by a Canadian. Dr. Campbell's book was based on her dissertation which was supervised by Dr. Bronwen Low.

Published: 7 Apr 2014

Education Curriculum Resources Centre Update

  • The Library Services desk has moved to the back room, which is now the Education Curriculum Resources Centre.
  • Reserves materials are also located in the back. They are self-serve off the shelf. Please use the self-check machine or have a library staff member sign them out for you.
  • There are new hours (set by the Faculty of Education) for access to the Education study space (the former Library space)

Education Study Space Hours
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Published: 3 Mar 2014

DISE Welcomes New Faculty Member Dr. Lisa Starr

The Department is excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Starr to McGill. Dr. Starr moved to DISE from the University of Victoria, and is going to be strongly focused on teacher education. She is experienced in this area and completed her PhD on the topic, so will be well-placed to help us think about how to evolve our programs. 

Published: 24 Feb 2014

Faculty of Education undergrad Jennifer Looi recognized with prestigious international award

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.

Published: 25 Nov 2013

Making an impression: Inuit artist and DISE student's art to be featured on five-dollar coin

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.

Published: 22 Jul 2013

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.

Published: 22 Jul 2013

Dr. Aziz Choudry of DISE co-edits new book entitled "NGOization"

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.

Published: 17 Jul 2013

DISE's Dale Boyle PhD a winner in International Songwriting Competition

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".

Published: 3 May 2013

Dr. Beverly Baker and Dr. Aziz Choudry of DISE recently awarded SSHRC Connection Grants

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.

Published: 4 Apr 2013

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

Published: 4 Apr 2013