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Education's SPEAQ On Campus Montreal event a resounding success

The annual SPEAQ on Campus Montreal event was February 7th, hosted in 2015 at McGill’s Education building, and organized by students in the faculty. The conference, a student-led initiative that brings together current and prospective TESL instructors to share their knowledge, featured over 15 workshops throughout the course of the day. The Montreal host rotates between UQAM, Concordia and McGill. The 2015 event, sporting the theme “Collaboration and Cooperation In and Out of the Classroom”, set a new record for attendance with 250 participants.

Published: 13Feb2015

Dr. Russell Hepple appointed full professorship (KPE)

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Russell Hepple has been promoted to the rank of full professor with the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

Published: 10Feb2015

BBC interviews DISE's Dr. Shariff regarding sexting, research

As Safer Internet Day is recognized around the world, DISE's Dr. Shariff spoke to BBC News about the legality of sexting. [read the BBC News article, Feb. 10, 2015]

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Published: 10Feb2015

Dr. Steven Jordan appointed Chair of Department of Integrated Studies in Education

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Steven Jordan’s appointment as Chair of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE).  Following an external search Dr. Jordan was unanimously selected by the Advisory Committee and endorsed by the Dean. His appointment as Chair is effective February 15, 2015, for a duration of three years.

Published: 9Feb2015

McGill, Dalhousie to boost agricultural education in Ethiopia

McGill’s Faculty of Education and the Institute of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies have joined the lead partner, Dalhousie University, to embark on a 6-year, $18 million project to help Ethiopia enhance their colleges’ Agricultural Technical and Vocational Education Training (ATVET) programs. Key to McGill’s involvement in the project will be to foster and support gender equality, diversity and inclusiveness.

Published: 5Feb2015

Education students ready for trip to Santo Domingo

As part of the distant placement opportunities offered by the Faculty of Education’s Internships and Student Affairs Office in conjunction with LCII, four students in the final year of their teacher certification degrees will head off to Santo Domingo’s Americas Bicultural Academy.

Published: 4Feb2015

Dr. Talwar's research featured in Men's Health

Dr. Victoria Talwar is Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education's Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. She is director of the Talwar Research Team for Understanding Children's Behaviour Through Research. She has been working in the area of developmental psychology for over fifteen years with an emphasis on social-cognitive development.

Published: 3Feb2015

Dr. Mitchell’s Participatory Cultures Lab secures upgrade

Dr. Mitchell’s Participatory Cultures Lab secures upgrade

Dr. Claudia Mitchell of the Faculty of Education’s Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) and her research team have secured a major grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to upgrade her Participatory Cultures Laboratory in the Coach House.

Published: 3Feb2015

Dr. David Jenkins’ dietary talk draws a crowd

Winner of the coveted Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, Dr. David Jenkins swept through Toronto and Montreal last week on a whirlwind lecture series that included three presentations and two media interviews over a three-day span. The series of lectures, presented by McGill University’s Faculty of Education, wound up with the flagship event, “A Conversation with Dr. Jenkins: Is It Time to Invest in Your Health?”, Wednesday January 21st at McGill.

Published: 29Jan2015

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Dept. of Educational & Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Educational & Counselling Psychology

The Faculty of Education at McGill is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Published: 15Jan2015