Education Student Affairs news
On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy. The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.
The Cree School Board is currently recruiting teachers from McGill. Are you interested in teaching in the north? The Cree School Board offers excellent salary and benefits packages. If you have: A bachelor's in education, A Passion of working with aboriginal students Come and see us! On May 11, 2015 from 9am - 12pm at the McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS), 3600 McTavish St., Suite 2200
The annual professional development event Journey’s End—Journey’s Start took place Thursday, April 2nd with events in the Education building and across the campus. Focused on the themes of mindfulness and sustaining delight in teaching, the 2015 edition included five workshops, a reception, and a presentation by the keynote speaker, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher Charity Bryant. As in past years, an inspiring closing address from Associate Dean of Academic Programs Dr.
The Faculty of Education is now accepting scholarship applications for undergraduate students. The deadline for all applications is April 1st, 2015. Eligible undergrad students in the Faculty of Education are now invited to apply for in-course and graduation scholarships. In order to be considered eligible, students must meet the following criteria, in addition to any award specific criteria:
McGill Faculty of Education Professor Shaheen Shariff has been named as one of four worldwide recipients of Facebook’s first Digital Citizenship research grants – a $50,000 (U.S.) award that will support her Define the Line project, designed to help reduce cyber-bullying and promote responsible digital citizenship.
A webcast is now available for the Bloomberg Manulife Prize Roundtable held January 12, 2012 with guest speaker and prize winner, Dr. Steven Blair, University of South Carolina.
As of December 28th, McGill’s license of Virus Barrier X will expire. Replacing it is Trend Micro’s Smart Surfing for Mac. Its features include antivirus, antispyware and web threat protection; additionally, it has built in parental controls, a spam blocker and a two-way firewall.