Faculty of Education alumnus, Eric San (B.Ed.'96) AKA "Kid Koala" was featured in McGill News, talking about his music career, his McGill days, and how he created a holistic music-influenced curriculum for his grade six class while student teaching.

Kid Koala, a pioneering innovator of turntable music, performed at student dorm parties while pursuing an Education degree at McGill.

Published on: 29 Aug 2023

On Wednesday, August 23rd, DISE Faculty Lecturer and recent PhD graduate Aron Lee Rosenberg was featured on CBC Radio Noon, discussing his newly released book about spending the year 2020 completely offline - even while completing the candidacy process for his PhD.

The book is called Jacking Out: A Journal of a Year Spent Offline, and was published by Rock's Mills Press.

Published on: 29 Aug 2023

A call for papers for a mini-special issue in the McGill Journal of Education on Bill 23.

The deadline to submit is October 31, 2023.

Published on: 21 Aug 2023

Would you like to explore your ecological imagination?
Attend one to three creative, interactive, free and fun workshops?
Contribute to a better understanding of the role of imagination and creative arts practices in dealing with the climate crisis?

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 21 Aug 2023

When the inaugural cohort of the McGill Sustainability Education Fellows (SEF) gathered for their final event in May 2023, the presentation topics ranged from regenerative agriculture and sustainable supply chains to biodiversity in Barbados and how climate change impacts respiratory illnesses. While all 23 faculty and student participants shared the common goal of embedding sustainability in the curriculum, it was clear that a group representing seven faculties and 11 departments across two campuses offered a broad range of ideas for how to achieve that goal.

Published on: 16 Aug 2023

Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) student, Esther Elizabeth Tooma, was featured by CBC as being part of an all-female team that finished in second place at the Quebec Aboriginal Firefighters Competition last week. Tooma, a certificate student slated to graduate after the Summer 2024 Semester, only started training last year for the firefighter competition held in Listuguj, Quebec. 

Classified as: ofnie
Published on: 9 Aug 2023

The McGill International Institute of Education (MIIE) welcomed 20 undergraduate students and three chaperones from the Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates to a two-week MIIE Summer Academy from June 26 to July 7, 2023.

Classified as: External, faculty, international, MIIE, students
Published on: 26 Jul 2023

From July 5-13, the Faculty of Education's Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) is hosting Summer Institute in the Education Building at McGill's downtown campus for students following OFNIE's in-community programs.

More than 8o OFNIE students from 17 different Inuit, Cree, Kanien'kehá:ka, and Naskapi communities from across (what is now) the province of Quebec.

Two courses are being offered: two sections of a course on teaching to diverse learners in the Indigenous classroom and another on using Indigenous art across the elementary school curriculum.

Classified as: Indigenous
Published on: 10 Jul 2023

Wahéhshon Whitebean, PhD candidate in the Educational Studies program at the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, was named recipient of Rathlyn Fellowships. Awarded annually through the Indigenous Studies Program at McGill, Rathlyn Fellowships support Indigenous graduate students at McGill in their studies and research.

Published on: 16 Jun 2023

EduBuddies is an initiative organized by the Education Undergraduate Society (EdUS), which aims to facilitate the transition to McGill University and higher education for the Faculty of Education's incoming first-year students. This program is a wonderful opportunity for upper-year students (rising U2-U4+) to engage in leadership within the faculty and to make a meaningful impact on new students within their program. New students can use this program to meet new friends in the faculty through social events.

Published on: 16 Jun 2023

Dr. Mindy R. Carter, DISE, has received both the Johnny Saldaña Outstanding Professor of Theatre Education Award from the American Association of Theatre Education, and the American Association of Theatre Education Distinguished Book Honorable Mention Award for her University of Toronto Press book “Smallest Circles First”.

Published on: 14 Jun 2023

Claudia Mitchell, Distinguished James McGill Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, was recently honoured by the ARTS Researchers and Teachers Society (ARTS SIG) as part of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education with the inaugural 2023 ARTS Life-time Achievement Award.

Published on: 9 Jun 2023

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Dear members of the McGill community,

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Professor Victoria Talwar as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Education. Professor Talwar's term of office will begin on August 12, 2023 and will continue until the appointment of a new Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Published on: 6 Jun 2023


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