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Education Career Fair 2016

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The 25th Annual Education Career Fair is February 1st, 2016.

DISE's Dr. Low speaks to The Gazette about transformation of James Lyng High into Urban Arts School

An initiative led by Professor Bronwen Low, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), is featured in a recent Montreal Gazette article, "It's bigger than hip hop -it's high school," by Basem Boshra.

Published: 10Dec2015

KPE's Mélodie Daoust (B.Ed. Physical Education) to play for Canada at Nations Cup

Mélodie Daoust, captain of the McGill Martlets, has been named by Hockey Canada to play at the 2016 Nations Cup tournament in Füssen, Germany, Jan. 4-7.

The Canadian women’s development team will participate in the four-day competition along with national teams from Finland, Germany, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.

Published: 8Dec2015

Montreal is best city in North America for students, says recent poll

Our city continues to gain international accolades for the overall quality of life that is offered here. This week QS, publishers of the Top Universities worldwide rankings, released the results of their annual "Best Student Cities" poll. Montreal's standing improved for the third year in a row, moving from number eight to seventh worldwide. No other North American city placed in the Top 10; only Paris, Tokyo, Sydney, London, Melbourne, and Singapore finished with a higher rating than Montreal.

Published: 3Dec2015

Dr. Aziz Choudry, "Social Movement Learning and the Intellectual Work of Activism" [LAU lecture]

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The Department of Social Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU), Beirut, in collaboration with the department of Humanities  and the Institute of Migration Studies inv

DISE's Dr. Shariff featured in McGill Talks, Episode 8: Addressing Sexual Violence and Rape Culture in Universities

The term rape culture is now commonplace in the news. What does it denote, how pervasive is it, and what should be done? To discuss the topic on video are McGill professors Shaheen Shariff, an internationally recognized expert on sexting and cyber-bullying in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education; Carrie Rentchler, former Director of the McGill Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies; and Bianca Tétrault, the Harm Reduction Officer in the Office of the Dean of Students at McGill.

Published: 27Nov2015

Lottery tickets not suitable gifts for minors: message of Youth Gambling Centre's holiday campaign

Lottery tickets should not be purchased as holiday gifts for children, stresses the International Centre for Youth Gambling in their 2015 Holiday Campaign, now underway.

Research has shown that many adolescents gamble at least occasionally, and that lottery products may be a gateway to problem gambling. Youth gambling has also been linked to other risk-taking and addictive behaviours such as smoking, drinking and drug-use.

Published: 27Nov2015

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