McGill Education's Associate Dean of Research and Innovation and ECP James McGill Professor, Nancy Heath, was in the news this week discussing how public gathering restrictions and increased isolation during COVID-19 is affecting the mental health of university students and CEGEP students.
Tina Montreuil, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, speaks about how teacher shortages are hurting vulnerable students in this Journal Métro article.
She talks about how the pandemic makes the environment for students even more stressful, but the support and support they had before is being deployed in a different way.
Le Grand Réveil : Les jeunes et l’anxiété
Dr. Tina Montreuil, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has contributed to a documentary entitled "Le Grand Réveil" produced by Marie-Claude Julien from Radio-Canada on anxiety in youth. She along with other renowned experts on the subject matter comment on various issues surrounding the increasing prevalence of anxiety and other mental health issues in children and adolescents.
McGill University’s Faculty of Education and Trafalgar School for Girls are partnering to establish a transformative partnership - the CoLab. A first of its kind in Canada, the CoLab will integrate teacher training, classroom practice and cutting-edge pedagogical research under one roof.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, has announced an investment of over $4 million in funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grants to provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making in the public, private or not-for-profit sector.
Dr. Kristy Robinson, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, investigates the underlying emotional experiences that affect academic engagement and student motivation in this McGill Tribune article on facing the back-to-school blues.
Read the full article here: McGillTribune.com/sci-tech/facing-the-back-to-school-blues
Susanne P. Lajoie, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, wrote an opinion piece in The Globe and Mail on Riding the Wave of Educational Change, where she looks at how now may be the ideal time to embrace technology as a component of everyday instruction. However, with so little preparation time, will instructors be pulled down by the steep learning curve, or will they find new innovative methods of teaching?
Did you know... McGill students have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.
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Announcing a new course open to Education students (DISE, ECP, KPE)! EDPE 595: Seminar in Special Topics-- Introduction to Professional Engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada is a graduate level course that is also open to to advanced undergraduate students, with permission of the instructor. Taught by Professor Dennis Wendt on Tuesdays at 11:35 AM to 2:35 PM (EST), this course provides an introduction to key considerations pertaining to professional engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples.
Feeling anxious, restless, or stressed? Have a look at "A University Student's Guide to Managing Stress During Difficult Times".
Dr. Nancy Heath’s Development and Intrapersonal Resilience (DAIR) Research Team gives you quick tips and helpful resources with this great interactive e-flyer!
View the full document here!
In an article in the McGill Tribune, Associate Provost of Teaching and Academic Programs, Christopher Buddle, expressed the University’s renewed commitment to remote delivery as the safest and most equitable option for students at this time. Despite some students' concerns, Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs and DISE Faculty Lecturer, Dr.
Congratulations to two Faculty of Education students, Kyla Brophy from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Wahéhshon Shiann Whitebean from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, for earning Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
To honour our Faculty of Education Class of 2020, McGill University created this beautiful video that features snapshots of our graduates, hearty congratulations from our McGill leadership, and special messages from celebrity guest speakers Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier François Legault, and McGill alumnus and Superbowl 2020 star Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. We're exceptionally proud of McGill Education's graduating class and look forward to seeing them cross the stage, in person, in Spring 2021