(The following article was published by the McGill Newsroom.)

Researchers at McGill University found student-led initiatives can transform students’ mindsets and develop their skills and confidence as agents of larger-scale change.

Published on: 15 Apr 2024

On Sunday, March 10, 2024, at "A Taste of Tea", Playmas Montreal Cultural Association recognized Sabi Kamilah Hinkson “as a woman of merit” and awarded her a certificate “to honour her excelling contribution in the field of education and her role as a Black Woman of Excellence contributing to the advancement of Montreal’s Caribbean and wider communities.”

Sabi is a PhD student in DISE.

Published on: 14 Mar 2024
(This message was sent by email on March 11th at 8:28 a.m. to the Faculty's list of students, course instructors, and admin/support staff.)

Dear Education Community,

I am writing as a follow-up to the message sent by President Saini on Friday.

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Published on: 11 Mar 2024
How McGill’s Leaders #InspireInclusion

Friday, March 8 is International Women’s Day, marking the achievements of women and serving as a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

This year’s theme is Inspire Inclusion – a message exemplified by McGill’s female leaders. At the moment, 10 of McGill’s 14 deans are women; three are the first to ever to lead their Faculty.

Their thoughts on the women who inspire them, the progress that’s been made, and the barriers that have yet to be broken.

Published on: 8 Mar 2024

With the impacts of climate change only projected to grow in the years to come, educational institutions urgently need to step up to the scale and scope of the challenge.

Published on: 7 Mar 2024

The Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) at McGill receives investment from Rideau Hall Foundation / Fondation Rideau Hall as part of a $13.2M investment in seven Indigenous-led and teacher education programs.

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Published on: 29 Feb 2024

Margaret Mackenzie and Samantha Nepton, both 2023 graduates of the Bachelor of Education program, are finalists for the McCall MacBain Scholarships, Canada’s largest leadership-based scholarships for master’s and professional studies.

Each finalist was chosen based on their character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity.

Published on: 8 Feb 2024

Members of McGill's leadership including the Faculty of Education’s Associate Dean of Academics, Dr. Sheryl Smith-Gilman, were hosted by the Mohawk community of Kahnawà:ke on November 22, 2023 for a day of learning and collaboration.

“What a fantastic experience it was to be part of the day of learning at the longhouse,” Dr. Smith-Gilman reported. Apart from her role as Associate Dean, Dr. Smith-Gilman’s academic career has largely involved Early Childhood Education and Indigenous Education.

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Published on: 5 Feb 2024

The International Day of Education (January 24) is celebrated annually as a day dedicated to highlighting the crucial role educators play in inspiring new generations and in healing our world. Education is of utmost importance for the development of both individuals and societies. It is an integral part of shaping one’s character and strengths, fostering respect for the rights of others, and instilling a desire for knowledge and excellence.

Published on: 24 Jan 2024

On December 7, the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network, the Pan-Canadian Voice on Women’s Housing, the National Indigenous Housing Network, and an intersectional, nation-wide coalition of feminist advocates joined together to deliver a clear call to action to the Government of Canada.

Published on: 19 Jan 2024

On December 19, 2023, McGill University announced it is launching a $3,000 Canada Award to offset tuition increases for Canadian undergraduate students from outside Quebec in certain disciplines. Approximately 80% of new Canadian students from outside Quebec coming to McGill will be eligible for the new award.

Published on: 18 Jan 2024

On November 30, 2023, graduate students in the M.A. Second Language Education and Ph.D. in Educational Studies/Language Acquisition Program in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) celebrated one more successful term. Students met with faculty and their colleagues at the bi-annual DISE Language Education Soirée at McGill’s Faculty of Education Learning Commons in this evening event.

Published on: 5 Dec 2023

Most PhD candidates don’t spend a year shunning their topic of doctoral study. But that’s sort of what Aron Lee Rosenberg, MA’19, PhD’23, did when he decided to spend an entire year offline to better understand the impact of the internet. Rosenberg deliberately doesn’t mention Covid in the book. We all know it happened. And though the pandemic accelerated many online trends, it wasn’t the cause.

Published on: 21 Nov 2023

The goal of this course is to critically examine developmental theory, with a specific focus on cognitive development, from historical, empirical, cultural perspectives. In all discussions, we will emphasize universal and inclusive developmental approaches and strengths-based narratives for understanding the complex transactions among individuals and the multi-layered environmental systems in which they develop.  The challenges of incorporating issues of culture, context, and individual differences will all be addressed.

Published on: 10 Nov 2023

EDPE 595-001/002:  Seminar in Special Topics 1

Topic: Indigenous Education: Ethical and Relational Practices for Equity and Reconciliation

Published on: 7 Nov 2023


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