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Police warn Welsh pupils over 'sexting'

Source: BBC News, Feb 10, 2015

Police are visiting every school in Wales to warn pupils of the dangers of "sexting". As well as cutting down on cyberbullying, there are fears young people do not know they could be breaking the law by sending sexual images. It comes as Safer Internet Day is highlighting online safety.

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

2015 Education Graduation Ball

L'Ambroisie 4020 Saint-Ambroise # 140, Montreal, QC

The 2015 McGill Education Graduation Ball is April 17, 2015 at the Restaurant L'Ambroisie.

Hosted by the Education Undergraduate Society.

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

MS Office 365 ProPlus now available for faculty & staff

McGill faculty and staff members now have FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus, which includes the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps.

The service allows you to install the Office suite on up to 5 personal devices*, including PCs, Macs, and 5 iPad and Windows tablets.

Published: 19Jan2015