Education Development and Alumni Relations Office

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

Classified as: Awards
Published on: 17 May 2016

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.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

Classified as: Canada, ECP, IHDW, accreditation, cpa, school psychology, child psychology, national, school/applied child psychology, accredited, official
Published on: 17 May 2016

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has received the McGill Equity and Community Building Award for students. 

Classified as: equity, diversity, SEDE, rachel zellars, anti-black racism, third eye collective, community building award
Published on: 9 May 2016

Dr. Ross Andersen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke recently to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) regarding the potential risks associated with prolonged sitting. "Sitting is the new smoking," argues Ellen Fanning of ABC's RN (Radio National) during her hour-long radio segment, Life MattersABC.net has provided a unique page for the interview with Drs.

Classified as: work, career, Ross Andersen, path, Occupational, sitting, sit stand
Published on: 3 May 2016

As part of the opening discussions regarding a new Indigenous educational initiative called Indigenous Science Futures, representatives from McGill's Faculties of Education and Medicine met this week with First Nations and Inuit educators and Indigenous partners of the McGill RUIS (Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé).

Classified as: First Nations, Inuit, education, First Nations and Inuit, science education, indigenous science futures, first peoples
Published on: 29 Apr 2016

This week Delta Kappa Gamma International announced their 2016 World Fellowship grants, established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies.  

Classified as: IHDW
Published on: 15 Apr 2016
(the following extract is from Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Faculty of Education, spring 2016 edition)


Making sense of sensations : How do perception and cognition influence behaviour?
 

Classified as: ECP, Development, autism, psychology, Armando Bertone, pnlab, pnlab.ca, atypical, typical, fragile x, dialogues
Published on: 12 Apr 2016

Graduate student with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Désirée Rochat will speak this week at Rethinking Quebec's Migration History, an event hosted by the Centre for Immigration Policy Evaluation (CIPE) and presented by Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la diversité et la démocratie (CRIDAQ).

Classified as: history, McGill, education, Quebec, desiree rochat, haitian
Published on: 12 Apr 2016

Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Director of the LEADS Partnership, and founder of the ATLAS Research Group (Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings), is featured in a recent SSHRC video, "Knowledge Synthesis Grants: New Ways of Learning." 

Classified as: Research, canada research chair, SSHRC, CRC, atlas, LEADS, Video
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

The 39th annual McGill sports award gala recently celebrated the university's top athletes for the 2015-16 intercollegiate season. Education students played a major role: Mélodie Daoust was named as female athlete of the year for McGill University; Vincent Dufort captured the Richard Pound trophy.

Classified as: Awards, hockey, redmen, basketball, Martlets, melodie daoust, vincent dufort, mcgill education athletes
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of the McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW). The IHDW is a new transdisciplinary unit led by the Faculty of Education and drawing together researchers from McGill's Faculties of Medicine, Arts, Science, Engineering and Dentistry.

Classified as: IHDW, claudia mitchell, institute for human development and well-being
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

At McGill’s annual Bravo gala last week the winners of major provincial, national and international prizes, together with their families, friends and colleagues, gathered to celebrate excellence in research and scholarship.

The University's Bravo gala, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the cream of the researcher crop.

Classified as: Awards, Research, McGill, education, IHDW, bravo gala, bravo
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

Marc Gélinas is McGill alum with strong sports leadership background at both federal and provincial levels

Marc Gélinas (B.Ed. (Phys. Ed) 1983, M.A. 1989) brings over twenty years of sports leadership experience to his new role as McGill’s Executive Director of Athletics and Recreation. A former pitching prospect for the Pittsburgh Pirates, with both undergraduate and graduate degrees from McGill, Gélinas comes to McGill from the Institut national du sport (INS) du Québec.

Classified as: alumni, mcgill education
Published on: 4 Apr 2016

Charline Labonté (B.Ed. (Phys. Ed.) 2012, MA (Sport Psych.) 2015) told Steve Ewen of Postmedia News that she "missed playing for Canada," and that she is happy to be at the worlds competition, in a recent article published by National Post.

Classified as: alumni
Published on: 1 Apr 2016

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