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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: 7 Jun 2016

DISE's Professor Ehret to receive Promising Researcher Award from National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

Professor Christian Ehret, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been named as one of two winners of the 2016 Promising Researcher in English Education Award, given by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), based in Illinois, USA.

Published: 6 Jun 2016

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....

Published: 6 Jun 2016

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: 31 May 2016

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.

Published: 30 May 2016

Faculty of Education establishes Faculty Advisory Board (FAB)

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of a Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). The FAB will serve as a consultation body to the Dean, for new and existing initiatives for the Faculty....

Published: 26 May 2016

Symposium led by DISE's Professor Zanazanian reviewed in Montreal Gazette

"Anglos' view of history casts them as outcasts in Quebec," wrote Montreal Gazette's Marian Scott in her review of a recent one-day symposium led by Professor Paul Zanazanian, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education.

Published: 26 May 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.”

The flyer explains that “Dr. Lajoie designs and assesses new technologies that support learning and training to solve complex real-world problems. By studying how people learn and retain information, Lajoie and her team design innovative, intelligent, computer-based learning environments for high school math and science classrooms and for university medical schools.”

Published: 24 May 2016

DISE's Dr. Susan Ballinger co-edits "Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning," John Benjamin Publishing Co.

Co-edited by Dr. Susan Ballinger of our Department of Integrated Studies, Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning is now available via John Benjamin Publishing Company. The volume "represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning," states the publisher....

Published: 19 May 2016

Dr. Choudry's "Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today" featured in LSE's Review of Books

Professor Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies, was recently featured in the London School of Economics and Political Science's Review of Books. Dr. Choudry recently co-edited, with Mondli Hlatshwayo, the publication Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today. Reviewer Paul Clewett refers to the recent publication as a "fascinating read."

Published: 19 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

KPE's Dr. Schaefer among AERA Conference award winners

Dr. Lee Schaefer, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was the recipient of the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Narrative Research Special Interest Groups' Award for the Most Outstanding Publication of 2016.

Published: 19 May 2016

DISE Phd candidate Amélie Lemieux to receive Lieutenant Governor of Quebec medal

Amélie Lemieux, PhD candidate with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec's Youth Medal. 

Published: 17 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.

Published: 17 May 2016