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Multiliteracies Lab for Faculty of Education

McGill's Faculty of Education has received funding to create a dedicated laboratory space that will serve as a hub for multiliteracies practices in the Education building.

Published: 11Jun2015

Dr. Ada Sinacore receives CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.

This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.

Published: 9Jun2015

Title of Professor Emerita conferred upon DISE’s Mary Maguire

In recognition of her years of devoted and meritorious service to McGill University and the Faculty of Education, the honorific Professor Emerita was officially conferred upon Dr. Mary Maguire of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education in January 2015.

Published: 9Jun2015

Faculty of Education launches alumni Facebook page

Today McGill's Faculty of Education launches a Facebook page specifically for our Education alumni (www.facebook.com/mcgilledualumni). This page is a great place for you to find out what’s new with the Faculty of Education, our graduates, our current students, and our professors. It’s also an easy way to stay connected with news and happenings around the entire University, and to share and exchange information with us and your peers.

Published: 3Jun2015

Education graduates celebrate Spring Convocation 2015

On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy.  The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.

Published: 3Jun2015

Steven Pinker: "The Psychology of Communication in Writing and Teaching"

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Salon St-Francois, 900 Rene Levesque Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3B 4A5, CA

Montreal-born Steven Pinker is Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University.

DISE Research Forum featured in Gazette special

Conceptualized and moderated by Paul Zanazanian of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, the recent DISE Research Forum posed the question “is it too late to successfully vitalize English-speaking Quebec?” Panellists included David Birnbaum, Celine Cooper, Diane Gérin-Lajoie, Cheryl Gosselin and Marie McAndrew.

Published: 2Jun2015

L. Jacques Ménard receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education

As part of the Faculty of Education's 2015 Spring Convocation ceremony, L. Jacques Ménard, lifelong advocate of the importance of education for all, was selected to receive an honorary degree. "We are honouring... individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds, expertise and experience who are united by their exceptional contributions to improving the lives of so many," said Principal Suzanne Fortier. "I am delighted that mcGill is recognizing their vision, achievements and leadership by awarding them the University's highest honour."

Published: 29May2015