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Faculty of Education leaps up world rankings

The QS World University Rankings, regarded as “one of the three most influential and widely observed university measures,” recently published their 2015 international rankings. McGill’s Faculty of Education shows a stunning improvement since last year’s publication, jumping up thirteen spots.

Published: 8May2015

DISE’s Bronwen Low, Lerona Lewis receive McGill Equity and Community Building Awards

The third instalment of McGill’s annual Equity and Community Building Awards recognized doctoral student Lerona Lewis and Professor Bronwen Low of the Faculty of Education’s Department of Integrated Studies. Tuesday night’s award ceremony acknowledged outstanding contributions of McGillians towards promoting diversity and inclusivity in the local community and on campus.

Published: 30Apr2015

Fostering a lifelong love of learning

Young students get a taste of McGill

By Jean Murray, McGill Reporter, April 23rd, 2015

A line of eager students formed outside SNAX – the student-run cafe in the Arts building – expectantly waiting to grab a cookie in between classes.

Published: 24Apr2015

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone appointment as a William Dawson Scholar

ECP's Professor Armando Bertone has been appointed a William Dawson Scholar!  The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field. Please join us in congratulating him!

Published: 20Apr2015

Mitacs Open to Funding Opportunities with Non-Profit Sector

The Faculty of Education’s OFFERING office recently hosted Rebecca Reich, Business Development Officer of Mitacs Canada.

Mitacs Canada is a national non-profit research organization that funds research and training programs by building partnerships between universities and industry, across the country and internationally.

Published: 17Apr2015

Renovation of Jack Cram Auditorium begins April 22

Please be advised that the planned renovation of EDUC-129, the Jack Cram Auditorium, begins April 22nd, 2015.
Facilities, Operations and Development (FOD) have mandated AGL Construction to carry out the construction project, projected to be completed by August 2015.

Published: 17Apr2015

Dr. David Pearsall interviewed about concussions, hockey and helmets

Concussions are a top-of-mind issue in hockey

To build a better helmet is a complex issue, says McGill expert

By Neale McDevitt
Published April 13, 2015, McGill Reporter

Published: 14Apr2015

ECP's Victoria Talwar's research featured in the Onion :)

The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".  

Published: 9Jan2015

ECP's Dr. Annett Koerner receives 2014-15 Heather Reisman & Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching

We are pleased to announce that ECP Associate Professor Annett Koerner is the 2014-2015 recipient of the Heather Reisman & Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Faculty of Education! This award is a reflection of Annett's committment to her students wellbeing and her dedication to her research program. Congratulations Annett!

Published: 9Jan2015

Heath Research Team StressOFF Strategies for Teens Program

Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using  a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses  mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.

Published: 7Jan2015