Associate Professor Philip S. S. Howard (DISE) publishes new monograph with the University of Toronto Press, entitled: Performing Postracialism: Reflections on Antiblackness, Nation, and Education through Contemporary Blackface in Canada.  This book is one of the outputs from his SSHRC funded research into contemporary blackface in Canada.

Published on: 13 Feb 2023

The Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF) is at the beginning stages of work to support dramatically increasing the numbers of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis teachers by 10,000 and to promote the systemic changes necessary in leading to more sustainable Indigenous teacher employment opportunities in all areas of the country. Made possible through generous philanthropic support by the Mastercard Foundation, the RHF will be investing in excess of $45 million towards innovative community-driven approaches to achieving these objectives.

Classified as: alumni
Published on: 3 Feb 2023

Department of Integrated Studies in Education alumni Dr. Lerona Lewis (Ph.D. Educational Studies) and Sabi Hinkson (MATL Science/Tech '22) were featured on Global News discussing systemic racism in Quebec schools and what is needed to better support Black students.

Preliminary results of Dr. Lewis' new study (University of Ottawa) suggest systemic racism in Quebec schools is adversely impacting Black youth, and the researchers who conducted the study say some pedagogical practices need to change.

Published on: 2 Feb 2023

Teacher turned mission-driven entrepreneur, Philip Cutler (B.Ed.'13), was featured in interview with two media outlets this past week. As CEO of Paper, Philip used his transferable skills as a classroom teacher to establish an on-demand online tutoring service. Paper has supported 3,000,000 students throughout the United States and will be collaborating with McGill Education on research in the EdTech field. Philip is also a member of McGill Education's Faculty Advisory Board (FAB), as a philanthropic ambassador for the Faculty.

Published on: 1 Feb 2023

Teacher turned mission-driven entrepreneur, Philip Cutler (B.Ed.'13), was featured in interview with two media outlets this past week. As CEO of Paper, Philip used his transferable skills as a classroom teacher to establish an on-demand online tutoring service. Paper has supported 3,000,000 students throughout the United States and will be collaborating with McGill Education on research in the EdTech field. Philip is also a member of McGill Education's Faculty Advisory Board (FAB), as a philanthropic ambassador for the Faculty.

Published on: 1 Feb 2023

McGill Faculty of Education is expanding its Human Resources team and is looking to fill the positions of Staffing Advisor and Human Resources Administrator, working directly under the Human Resources Advisor and as part of the Dean’s Office unit.

Classified as: career, jobs, job search, position
Published on: 31 Jan 2023

Quebec's Education Minister, Bernard Drainville, has been in the media lately, discussing plans to address the province's teacher shortage. Global News approached McGill's Faculty of Education for comment on Minister Drainville's ideas, including fast-tracking teachers:

(Excerpt from Global News)

Dr. Lisa Starr, chair of the department of integrated studies in education at McGill University agreed that the teacher shortage needs to be fixed but not at any cost.

Published on: 27 Jan 2023

Gerard Lewis, a graduate of McGill's Concurrent B.Ed. and B.Sc. Mathematics (Class of 2004) was recently awarded Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence for igniting the love of learning. The award recognizes Gerard's exemplary teaching practices and his dedication to supporting teachers. Part of the Toronto Catholica District School Board, Gerard is the Mathematics Facilitator, Kindergarten to Grade eight.

Classified as: Education Alumni
Published on: 26 Jan 2023

Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy (Educational and Counselling Psychology) is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair known for her longitudinal research on youth suicide and for testing mental health promotion intervention. For Bell Let's Talk Day (January 25) we asked Dr. Georffroy to provide the McGill Education Community with key advice on improving mental health for those who are suffering and for people who want to be active in helping others:

Published on: 25 Jan 2023

McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is seeking an Academic Projects Officer. This administrator provides advising, planning, policy and project support on a range of dossiers and initiatives led by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This includes providing support in the preparation of planning documents, project reports, briefing notes, data analysis and presentations. They play an essential role in the advancement of the priorities of the unit.
 

Primary Responsibilities:

Classified as: jobs
Published on: 24 Jan 2023

Participate in research for up to $100 in compensation!

Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy's lab is looking for participants for the Walking for Wellbeing Research Project.

Participation entails three 45-minute walks per week (in downtown Montreal) for a total of 4 weeks, with weekly online questionnaires. Participants must be: currently registered as McGill students; aged 18-25; fluent in English; and owning a working smartphone with a data usage plan.

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 18 Jan 2023

The DAIR Team at McGill University is looking for School/Applied Child Psychology students or McGill students who have had experience in providing adolescents with online mental health resources. They are looking for students who can assist in evaluating a tool created for school mental health professionals to use when evaluating online mental health resources for adolescents.

This Study Involves:

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 17 Jan 2023

Dr. Gigi Luk at the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University is looking for adults to participate in a new research study. This study involves:
- A survey on language background and learning habit – for a 1 in 10 chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card  

Optional for those self-identified as having a learning disabilities:
- a 1-1.5 hour online session
- Complete language tasks in English
- Answer questions about their language acquisition history and language background

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 16 Jan 2023

Dr. Ian P. Levy, Dr. Michael Lipset and Mr. Timothy Jones invite you to participate in a research study that they are conducting. The purpose of this study is to assess the abilities of school counselors to identify ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors in the language of youth; i.e. Hip-Hop. Enclosed is a fun and interactive survey wherein you will be asked to listen to a student's song and assess the degree to which, if at all, a variety of educational mindsets and behaviors are present.

Instructions are as follows:

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 10 Jan 2023

If you could redesign high school, what might you change? How could the schedule be more flexible? What if teachers worked together as teams? What if groups of students were combined based on interest and given the opportunity to connect learning to their everyday lives?

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education's Aaron Rosenberg (PhD Candidate) and Dr. Lisa Starr (Associate Professor and Department Chair) discuss educational change and NEXTschool, an educational reform initiative in Québec, in an opinion piece published in:

Classified as: DISE
Published on: 4 Jan 2023

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