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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: 10Jun2016

Kindergarten for 4-year-olds "a wonderful initiative," DISE's Dr. Smith-Gilman tells Global News (VIDEO)

Dr. Sheryl Smith-Gilman, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), spoke to Global News this week regarding the recent decision by the provincial government to add 100 new kindergarten classes for four-year-old children starting this September.

Published: 7Jun2016

FRQNT - Team Research Project Program

Montreal, QC Montreal, QC

The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is pleased to invite McGill faculty members and administrators to an information session on FRQNT’s Team Research Project Program.

FRQNT - New University Researchers Start-Up Program

Montreal, QC Montreal, QC

This session will give new faculty members and administrators grant writing tips and strategies for creating successful research proposals for the FRQNT New university researchers start up program.

Call for Papers: Provoking Curriculum conference

The 8th biennial Provoking Curriculum conference, co-sponsored by CACS (Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies) will be held from February 17 to 19, 2017, at McGill University's Faculty of Education. The conference is currently accepting proposals, with a deadline of September 6, 2016. Please view Provoking Curriculum Call for Papers 2017 (.pdf) for details.

Published: 6Jun2016

Radio-Canada news anchor Céline Galipeau receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education


Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3 p.m. 
Doctor of Letters honoris causa
B.A. (McGill University)

Published: 6Jun2016

Three Sisters Garden planted in Outdoor Education Space

Over the course of the last two weeks the Faculty of Education's Garden Space has received a new addition: the Three Sisters Garden. As per Haudenosaunee tradition the three sisters -corn, beans, and squash, are planted in intercropped mounds.

Published: 31May2016

George Burnett (BEd, 1985) named GM of OHL's Flint Firebirds

George Burnett (BEd, 1985) was named General Manager of the Ontario Hockey League's Flint Firebirds. Burnett has coached Junior hockey since 1989, spending nine years with the Belleville Bulls, and most recently as Coach and GM of the Hamilton Bulldogs. Burnett also played hockey with OHL's London Knights and McGill Redmen.

[Read the OHL announcement, May 17, 2016]

Published: 30May2016