Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, has been elected to Co-Chair McGill University's Centraide (United Way) campaign. He will be joined by co-Chair Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost.
At the Faculty of Education with McGill, Canada’s top university, we proudly trace our origins back to 1857. This minute long video will take you on a quick tour around our faculty, our three departments, and our research institutes:
Dr. Caroline Paquette, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has been approved for a New Investigator Award on behalf of the Scientific Advisory Board of Parkinson Canada.
The award will aid Dr. Caroline Paquette in continuing the research project "Neuronal correlates of turning impairments in Parkinson's disease”.
A new project led by University of Brighton's Professor Helen Johnson, Visiting Researcher with the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW), seeks to develop a collaborative, participatory research method that capitalizes on the respective strengths of spoken word artists and social scientific researchers. The project is funded by the UK's National Centre for Research Methods and the University of Brighton, in association with Professor Claudia Mitchell, Director of IHDW.
Dr. Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH). Dr.
The Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors in our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Dr. Bassam Khoury and Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri.
What happens when mothers from an informal urban settlement are asked to take photos that answer these questions:
Alumnus of McGill's Faculty of Education John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) was appointed to the National Order of Quebec this month.
“The National Order of Quebec gives us the opportunity to highlight the achievements of remarkable Quebecers,” said Premier Philippe Couillard at the announcement earlier this month. “Each one of these exceptional men and women are leaders in their respective fields. It seems to me that it is entirely appropriate – even necessary – that we express our gratitude to them for their respective contributions to the advancement of our society.”
Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been awarded the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling's prestigious Joanna Franklin Pay-it-Forward Award for outstanding contributions to the field of gambling and the training of the next generation of professionals.
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Anila Asghar has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.
In this role Dr. Asghar is responsible for facilitating the ongoing development of successful research programs, and for promoting the excellence of our graduate students by actively supporting and coordinating all facets of graduate academic life in the Faculty of Education.
The 8th biennial Provoking Curriculum conference, co-sponsored by CACS (Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies) will be held from February 17 to 19, 2017, at McGill University's Faculty of Education. The conference is currently accepting proposals, with a deadline of September 6, 2016. Please view Provoking Curriculum Call for Papers 2017 (.pdf) for details.
George Burnett (BEd, 1985) was named General Manager of the Ontario Hockey League's Flint Firebirds. Burnett has coached Junior hockey since 1989, spending nine years with the Belleville Bulls, and most recently as Coach and GM of the Hamilton Bulldogs. Burnett also played hockey with OHL's London Knights and McGill Redmen.