Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

The Office of the Provost and Vice Principal (Academic) has bestowed prestigious internal recognition awards to 27 McGill professors for outstanding world-class scholarship and research excellence.

Twelve tenure-track assistant or associate professors received William Dawson Scholar (WDS) awards, including Bassam Khoury from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Published on: 29 Jul 2021

Michelle Smith, , Integrated Studies in Education, and Melanie Wisener, Educational and Counselling Psychologym are two of the 2021 recipients of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards, 2021 Vanier Sholars, exemplifying academic excellence across the full range of disciplines.
 

Published on: 22 Jul 2021

Exploring the exercise-body image relationship in women aged 45-75 years:
A cross-sectional study

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a research study that explores the role of exercise in managing body image and health behaviours in women aged 45-75 years.

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 19 Jul 2021

Co-supervisors Eve-Marie Quintin and Gigi Luk (Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology) are thrilled to announce that their student, Dr. Dianne Macdonald, is a 2021 Holland Bloorview Pursuit Award recipient.

Published on: 29 Jun 2021

An introduction to key considerations in professional engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. In the pursuit of professional careers in education, counselling, research, and other sectors, students will learn to respectfully engage and work with Indigenous populations in a culturally safe manner that strives to be consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action.

Published on: 21 Jun 2021

Hailing from around the world, McGill’s valedictorians are a diverse, multitalented group. When they came to the University, they brought with them their unique backgrounds, passions, and ambitions. While they all praise the education they received at McGill, one thing is certain, the University has benefitted just as much for having them as valuable, contributing members of our community.

Published on: 14 Jun 2021

Winners for the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award usually accept their award onstage as part of the McGill convocation ceremonies. As the June 2021 ceremonies were done by video, this year's award recipient, Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, was asked to submit a short acceptance speech addressing the Class of 2021.

Classified as: McGill Convocation 2021, distinguished teaching award
Published on: 14 Jun 2021

Call for Survey Participants:
Impact de la COVID-19 sur le bien-être des enseignants et climat scolaire
(Impact of COVID-19 on Teacher Well-Being and School Climate)

Teacher well-being and school climate are essential predictors of child emotional health and regulation. The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic on these variables, remains largely under investigated.

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 9 Jun 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Dennis Wendt, Assistant Professor with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) who was recently awarded a $100,000 Knowledge Synthesis Grant by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)! One of 13 successful grants, and one of five Knowledge Synthesis Grants, Dr.

Classified as: CIHR
Published on: 1 Jun 2021

On behalf of the members of McGill Faculty of Education, we mourn the tragic loss of 215 Indigenous children who were found in a mass grave at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia. Today, McGill lowers its flags in recognition of this tragedy, and we at the Faculty echo the sentiments of the McGill Provost. As our academics, staff, students, and alumni grieve together, we also stand together in support of our Indigenous community members.

Classified as: ofnie, Education Alumni
Published on: 31 May 2021

The Future, Imagined by McGill’s Top Researchers

Two-hundred years of trailblazing research has taken place on our campuses. In a time of rapid and far-reaching transformation, the future of research presents opportunities for important change. With the goal of imagining this exciting time to come, the Digital Time Capsule brings together more than 50 of McGill’s top researchers to answer the question: What will be the biggest change in your field over the next 25 years?

Published on: 27 May 2021

May 15 is International Day of Families. 

Families and New Technologies is the theme chosen by the United Nations for this year’s International Day of Families.

Prof. Adam Dubé, Director of the Technology, Learning & Cognition Lab at McGill's Faculty of Education, kindly shared three recordings from ECP's Effective Parenting Lecture Series that took place last fall.

Watch the 1 hour recordings:

Published on: 14 May 2021

Dr. Philip S.S. Howard of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education will be this year's keynote speaker for Western University's Perspectives on Teaching, Spring Conference. This free virtual conference will "focus on looking back, moving forward, and lessons learned from a year of change and disruption in higher education", according to conference organizers. 

Classified as: diversity, equity, inclusion
Published on: 11 May 2021

Two McGill Faculty of Education Academics, Joseph Levitan, of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, and Karen Gazith, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, were featured in a web series conducted by the organization WhyKnowledgeMatters, on Identity and Learning, and Inclusive Education.

WhyKnowledgeMatters shares inspiring, empowering, and transformative educational content across worldviews, disciplines, and continents. To contribute, build on, and improve humankind's extraordinary achievements.

Published on: 30 Apr 2021

Need to step up your health and fitness? McGill Education's Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education is offering personalized at-home fitness sessions via Zoom for members of the McGill Community! Kinesiology students will craft your fitness routine using your existing at-home equipment and household items.

As part of their internship, these students (supervised by a staff kinesiologist) will guide you through a one-hour workout twice a week for ten weeks (cost: $60 flat fee), to improve your strength, flexibility and overall physical health.

Published on: 23 Apr 2021

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