Education Development and Alumni Relations Office

In conversation with McGill Education Dean, Dilson Rassier, and Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Alain Breuleux, notable alum and President, Texas Instruments - Education Technology, Peter Balyta (BEd'94, Phd'07) will host a conversation about how technology plays a vital role in advancing education. This much-anticipated webinar will address topics such as diverse learning needs, mental health and inclusivity in the classroom, as well as the significant impact that technology is currently having on teaching and learning around the world.

Published on: 9 Sep 2020

With the changing landscape of Canadian schools, student teachers pursuing their Bachelor of Education at McGill are being offered the opportunity to specialize in teaching French Immersion. “Just because someone is fluent in French does not mean they can teach French as a Second Language,” says Dr. Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs.

Published on: 9 Sep 2020

Meet Sarah Mohamed, a Master’s of Education student pursuing studies in the Learning Sciences with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. With an undergraduate background of culture and politics (Georgetown University School of Foreign Service), Sarah studied how history, identity, culture and beliefs shape social policy.

Published on: 9 Sep 2020

On August 26th, McGill Alumni partnered with McGill Education to present the webinar, “Ed Tech Talk: In-Class and At-Home Learning During COVID-19” for more than 145 audience members.

Moderated by Master's student, Sara Mohamed, Assistant Professor Dr. Adam Dubé and Adjunct Professor Sam Bruzzese, enlightened us about ways to facilitate and maximize learning through the use of software, websites, and apps.

Published on: 9 Sep 2020

Student health and wellness is a key priority for McGill University. Through its Faculty of Education, McGill is focused on helping students develop the mental health resilience they need to thrive in today’s demanding and stressful world.

In honour of World Mental Health Day, the Faculty and its key partners will share a series of best practices leading up to October 10th to raise awareness about this global issue. Stay tuned for more information about how you can help build mental health resilience among our global community.

Published on: 8 Sep 2020

McGill Education's summer updates for alumni and friends of the Faculty helps to keep you informed of the great things we're doing, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.

To subscribe to our e-newsletter contact Associate Director of Development, Rayna Goldman (rayna.goldman [at] mcgill.ca).

 

You can find our Summer Edition of McGill's Education Updates here.

Published on: 30 Jul 2020

Congratulations to McGill Education alumnus Jamie Glass (B.Ed ’98) for being the 15th recipient of the Ontario Justice Education Network Chief Justices’ Award!

Established by the Chief Justices of Ontario Court of Appeal, Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice, this award recognizes an individual who has made an exceptional contribution in promoting public understanding and dialogue in support of a responsive and inclusive justice system.

Published on: 23 Jul 2020

With a mission to advance knowledge and apply it to the development of human potential over one's lifespan, research and teaching at the Faculty of Education encompasses both the hard sciences and the social sciences. As a kinesiology graduate student, Samantha Quinn combined the two to explore how nutrition affects the quality of muscles.

Published on: 23 Jul 2020

Along with 25 of her McGill peers, Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy (Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology) was recently awarded a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) for her outstanding work in Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. This major national honour is awarded to exceptional emerging researchers and leaders in their chosen fields, as acknowledged by their peers.

Published on: 23 Jul 2020

At a time when large-scale in-person gatherings are on hold, McGill University looked for meaningful ways to celebrate the Class of 2020. In honour of more than 600 new graduates from Faculty of Education, a beautiful virtual convocation video was launched on June 19th.

Published on: 23 Jul 2020

The Faculty of Education and its McGill International Institute of Education (MIIE) have been making an impact on society in Asia and Africa. MIIE specializes primarily in the professional development of educators through its global learning classrooms which are rich in diversity and are flexible and accessible.

Published on: 23 Jul 2020

Dr. Harold Don Allen
(1931-2020)
Educator, Numismatist, and Chronicler of Nature 

Dr. Harold Don Allen, who taught generations of math students and future teachers, instilled a sense of wonder in bright young people about the beauty of numbers and cryptograms, brought a storyteller's passion to the curation of numismatic history from banknotes to milk tokens, and loved nature and the lore and the lure of the Canadian North, passed away quietly on July 11, 2020 in Brossard, Quebec, the family at his side.

Published on: 17 Jul 2020

McGill Education's June updates for alumni and friends of the Faculty helps to keep you informed of the great things we're doing, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.

To subscribe to our e-newsletter contact Associate Director of Development, Rayna Goldman (rayna.goldman [at] mcgill.ca).

 

You can find our June Edition of McGill's Education Updates here.

Published on: 17 Jun 2020

Aaron Fellows, Project Coordinator an​​d Kinesiology Clinic Supervisor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been speaking to the media about ways to stay fit during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Published on: 16 Jun 2020

McGill Education student teachers take part in four Field Experience courses where each student is placed in an elementary or high school, according to their program. These internships are progressive from fist year to fourth year where students’ in-school participation ranges from class observations and tutoring to full weeks of independent teaching and classroom management. Student teachers are guided by cooperating teachers and adjudicated by McGill field supervisors from the Office of Internships and Student Affairs.

Published on: 16 Jun 2020

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