- Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology
ECP's Dr. Susanne Lajoie featured in promotional flyer from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Susanne Lajoie’s research is featured in a flyer promoting the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ campaign on “Smart Ideas for a Better Tomorrow – Supporting Youth and Education.”...
by Devin Mills, Human Development, Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University
Over 50 people attended the first Human Development Conference at McGill University on April 22nd. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. William Bukowski from Concordia University, gave an excellent talk on the role of friendship in the onset and further development of anxiety during adolescence.
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.
"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.
This week Delta Kappa Gamma International announced their 2016 World Fellowship grants, established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies.
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Director of the LEADS Partnership, and founder of the ATLAS Research Group (Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings), is featured in a recent SSHRC video, "Knowledge Synthesis Grants: New Ways of Learning."
McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of the McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW). The IHDW is a new transdisciplinary unit led by the Faculty of Education and drawing together researchers from McGill's Faculties of Medicine, Arts, Science, Engineering and Dentistry.
At McGill’s annual Bravo gala last week the winners of major provincial, national and international prizes, together with their families, friends and colleagues, gathered to celebrate excellence in research and scholarship.
The University's Bravo gala, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the cream of the researcher crop.
Dr. Robert Savage speaks to Le Devoir about learning difficulties, response-to-intervention (RtI) research
Dr. Robert Savage, Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed recently by Le Devoir education writer Pierre Vallée for an article regarding new approaches to learning difficulties.
The spring edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf).
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.
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
Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours, was interviewed by CJAD recently regarding a new venture by Loto Quebec that will see the provincial lottery corporation allowing users to lay bets on the upcoming American presidential election.
Dr. Marilyn Fitzpatrick, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to Acadie Nouvelle regarding the "Blue Monday" phenomenon.
In a recent National Post special, "Canada could be susceptible to daily fantasy scandals like those in the U.S. if industry not regulated, experts warn," Amanda Coletta interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.