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DISE's Rachel Zellars pens "The need for mentorship as a woman of colour" for CBC's Real Talk on Race series

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, wrote a recent article for the CBC's ongoing Real Talk on Race series, published earlier this week.

Published: 24Mar2016

Professor Hall tops list of best social media accounts for academics, reports UK's Guardian

UK national newspaper The Guardian today published a list of their favourite blogs and social media accounts for academics. To no one's surprise Dr. Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, topped the list with his popular @AcademicsSay twitter handle, where he has amassed over 180,000 followers. 

Published: 24Mar2016

Dr. Choudry's "Learning Activism" reviewed by mRb

Montreal Review of Books' Patricia Boushel takes an in-depth look at Dr. Aziz Choudry's recent publication, Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements, in an article published this week.

Published: 21Mar2016

Award opportunities for academic staff

There are three award opportunities for Academics in the Faculty of Education. Please click on the appropriate award for further information and nomination forms.


ACADEMIC AWARDS: McGILL FACULTY OF EDUCATION:

·         Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Published: 21Mar2016

Artist-in-Residence Maria Ezcurra interviewed by DHC/ART

The Faculty of Education's Artist-in-Residence Maria Ezcurra was the subject of a recent video interview on behalf of DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art. Maria Ezcurra leads the "Red Roots/Green Lands" workshop at DHC/ART's Imagine Brazil exhibition, which continues until March 13, 2016.

Published: 1Mar2016

Is sexting illegal? Radio-Canada speaks to Define the Line's Professor Shaheen Shariff

In a recent article for Radio-Canada, Laurence Niosi spoke to Dr. Shaheen Shariff of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), an expert on the legal ramifications of sexting and cyberbullying. Twenty states in the USA have adopted specific measures regarding "sexting," the practice of sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages primarily between mobile phones.

Published: 29Feb2016

DISE PhD candidate Rachel Zellars featured in Gazette article on Black activism in Montreal

Rachel Zellars, a PhD student with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education who made headlines last year when she challenged Quebec’s Toponymy Commission to rethink the use of the word “Nigger” and “Nègre”, acknowledges that Quebec is a challenging environment in which to organize anti-racism movements:

Published: 29Feb2016

DISE's Dr. Philip Howard interviewed by CTV regarding blackface incidents

Dr. Philip Howard, Assistant Professor in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), spoke to Chief Anchor of CTV Montreal News Mutsumi Takahashi this week regarding blackface incidents in Quebec.

[view video on CTVNews.ca]

According to Dr. Howard, "There is a relationship between racial humour and actual relations of race on the ground."  He further comments "The more that we think we are over race is the more that we are willing to bring up these issues of racial humour."

Published: 18Feb2016

Professors Choudry, Rassier awarded Canada Research Chairs

Professors Aziz Choudry and Dilson Rassier of the Faculty of Education have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), announced the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia this week. CRCs are granted to "outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields." The program was created to help Canadian universities retain world-class researchers.

Published: 18Feb2016

Ron Sharp (1925-2016) was McGill Education alumni and supporter, championship coach

SHARP, Ronald David (B.Sc.(Physical Education) 1951, M.Ed. (Educational Administration) 1971)

"In his 91st year, Ron Sharp (1925-2016) passed away after a short illness in Ottawa. Born in Ottawa, May 1, 1925, Ron achieved much in his life as an athlete, teacher, coach, mentor, husband and father. 

Published: 15Feb2016

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