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Education grads celebrate at 2016 McGill convocation

The Faculty of Education at McGill University proudly saw over four hundred of our students cross the stage this past Thursday, June 2nd at McGill's annual convocation ceremonies.

Celebrating their finest moment were 429 Faculty of Education students who received a degree or certificate this year, including 297 undergraduates, and 115 students pursuing graduate studies. Counting the family, friends, and loved ones, over 1,600 participants celebrated convocation on behalf of the Faculty of Education this year.

Published: 10 Jun 2016

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.”

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Published: 24 May 2016

Human Development Conference reviewed

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. 

Published: 19 May 2016

ECP's School/Applied Child Psychology secures national accreditation

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.

Published: 17 May 2016

ECP's Yaxi Zhao recipient of DKG World Fellowship grant

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.  

Published: 15 Apr 2016

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone: Making Sense of Sensations

(the following extract is from Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Faculty of Education, spring 2016 edition) Making sense of sensations : How do perception and cognition influence behaviour?  
Published: 12 Apr 2016

Professor Susanne Lajoie featured in SSHRC video series: Imagining Canada's Future

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." 

Published: 7 Apr 2016

McGill's Faculty of Education establishes Institute for Human Development and Well-Being

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.

Published: 7 Apr 2016

Professors Lajoie, Mitchell honoured at McGill's Bravo gala

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.

Published: 7 Apr 2016

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. 

Published: 29 Mar 2016

Positive Parenting cites ECP's Dr. Talwar

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair, was quoted in a recent Positive Parenting article written by Samantha Toweel-Moore, "The Ugly Truth about White Lies". In the article Talwar distinguishes between the societal perception of lies and culturally ritualized stories....

Published: 16 Jul 2015

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!

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Published: 20 Apr 2015

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: 9 Jan 2015

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!

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Published: 9 Jan 2015

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