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Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

On October 28th, 2014, First Peoples' House held a celebration to honor the Fall Graduates.  It was a Scarf Ceremony followed by a dinner.  It was held at the McGill Faculty Club.  Jim Howden, the Director, and Tina Schiavone, one of the Student Advisors attended.  It is always a special occasion sharing this moment with the graduates, members of their community as well as their partners and families.

First Nations and Inuit Education  is proud to announce that there are five graduates this Fall.

Classified as: First Nations and Inuit
Published on: 31 Oct 2014

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education would like to congratulate the 2014 winners of the Department Independent Awards (the “Indies”)

Amy Cole, Dominic Manuel, Lerona Lewis, Sarah Mostafa-Kamel , Rosalind Hampton, Desirée Rochat, and Manuel Salamanca Cardona.

For full details, please see "The Indies."

Classified as: Awards, Research, DISE, excellence, Indies
Published on: 7 May 2014

Miranda Campbell, DISE PhD 2010 graduate and now professor of English at Dawson College has been short-listed for the prestigious 16th Annual Donner Prize. Her book "Out of the Basement: Youth Cultural Production in Practice and in Policy is one of five books vying for the 2013/2014 Donner Prize, the award for the best public policy book by a Canadian. Dr. Campbell's book was based on her dissertation which was supervised by Dr. Bronwen Low.

Classified as: Donner Prize, Miranda Campbell, public policy
Published on: 7 Apr 2014

The Department is excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Starr to McGill. Dr. Starr moved to DISE from the University of Victoria, and is going to be strongly focused on teacher education. She is experienced in this area and completed her PhD on the topic, so will be well-placed to help us think about how to evolve our programs. 

Published on: 24 Feb 2014

Congratulations to Faculty of Education undergraduate student Jennifer Looi for her outstanding achievement in the Teacher Education category at The Undergraduate Awards 2013 Global Summit. Jennifer, who is in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was invited to Dublin earlier this month to accept her award, and meet similarly accomplished students from around the world to exchange ideas.

Classified as: award, teacher education, Undergraduate Awards
Published on: 25 Nov 2013

McGill’s First Nations and Inuit Education (FNIE) celebrates Nunavik artist Ulaayu Pilurtuut, whose design “Mother and Baby Ice Fishing” has been selected by the Royal Canadian Mint to be featured on the new five-dollar silver coin. To find out more, visit Ulaayu is a graduate of the Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit program and is currently working towards her BEd for Certified Teachers.

Classified as: first nations and inuit education, fnie, mother & baby ice fishing, mother and baby ice fishing, Pilurtuut, Ulaayu Pilurtuut
Published on: 22 Jul 2013

Girls, Sport and Physical Education in the Global South, a presentation by Ph.D. candidate Lysanne Rivard

Faculty of Education Ph.D. candidate Lysanne Rivard, from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), researches the quality of girls’ physical education programming in the global south. Using photovoice and the participatory process, she brings forward girls’ voices to key policy makers in Rwanda.

Classified as: girls, Lysanne Rivard, physical education, Rivard, Rwanda, sport, Three minutes to change the world
Published on: 22 Jul 2013

Edited by Dr. Aziz Choudry and Dr. Dip Kapoor, NGOization - Complicity, Contradictions and Prospects, examines the growth and spread of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) through a collection of richly detailed international and local case studies.

Classified as: Choudry, Kapoor, NGO, NGOization, non-governmental organization
Published on: 17 Jul 2013

The Faculty of Education's arts-based education researcher Dale Boyle PhD has won second place in the Americana category of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC)  for his song “You Might Come Around” from his recent album "Throwback".

Classified as: Boyle, Dayle Boyle, songwriter, songwriting
Published on: 3 May 2013

Dr. Baker and Dr. Choudry were recently awarded SSHRC Connection Grants to fund knowledge mobilization activities, aiming to facilitate the multidirectional flow of knowledge between universities and the community.

Classified as: SSHRC
Published on: 4 Apr 2013

This medal is awarded to citizens or permanent residents of Canada who have made significant contributions to Canada or for an outstanding achievement abroad that has brought great credit to Canada.

In order of medal presentation our four Faculty of Education recipients are:

1.     Prof. Ratna Ghosh, DISE, medal presentation June 2012

2.     LCol Michael Canavan, DISE, medal presentation August 2012

3.     Prof. Shaheen Shariff, DISE, medal presentation November 2012

4.     Prof. Peter McNally, SIS, medal presentation February 2013

Published on: 4 Apr 2013


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