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CBC News Covers 34 Cree Teacher Graduates from Community-Based Programs

On May 30th, 34 students from across Eeyou Istchee graduated from McGill, in the first program that allows northern Quebec Cree to learn from home to become teachers in their own community.

CBC News featured an article covering the first time the Cree School Board and McGill University offered programs that help students get their teaching licence from home.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

OFNIE Receives $2 Million Gift to Support Indigenous-Led Teaching Programs

Thanks to a major gift of almost $2 million from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) has a unique opportunity to improve its programs and grow its pool of expert First Nations and Inuit instructors.

Published: 11 Jun 2024

OFNIE Receives $2 Million Gift to Support Indigenous-Led Teaching Programs

Thanks to a major gift of almost $2 million from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), OFNIE has a unique opportunity to improve its programs and grow its pool of expert First Nations and Inuit instructors.

Published: 11 Jun 2024

Education Students Monica Shank Lauwo and Rasel Babu Earn Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Two students from the Faculty of Education have earned a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship:

Published: 7 Jun 2024

46 OFNIE Graduates in Summer 2024 Convocation

McGill's Faculty of Education and the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) had a total of 46 graduates (16 deferred from Summer 2023 and 30 in 2023-2024) participate in the Summer 2024 convocation in the following programs:

Published: 6 Jun 2024

Education Professor Claudia Mitchell Receives $2.5 Million in Funding for Visual Arts-Based Initiative

Gender disparities persist glaringly around the globe with gender-based violence standing out as one of the most widespread human rights violations. Alarmingly, only 52 per cent of women who are married or in a union freely make their own decisions about sexual relations, contraceptive use, and health care. The United Nations has identified transforming harmful gender norms as a critical goal among its 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

Published: 5 Jun 2024

Commentary by McGill researchers: GLOBALbookmarkInternational Students are Under Attack: What Can We Do?

Far from being welcomed with open arms, international students around the world are increasingly coming under both literal and metaphorical assault, write McGill Assistant Professor Emma Harden-Wolfson, PhD candidate and educator Shannon Hutcheson and Master's student Yvonne Zhang. Read more in their commentary for leading higher education news site University World News.

Published: 4 Jun 2024

Welcome Message from the Dean / Message d'accueil du doyen

Dear members of the Faculty of Education Community,

I am so proud and excited to begin my term as your Dean (as of June 1, 2024). In this first message, I wanted to share with you my vision for our Faculty and tell you a bit about my background.

Published: 3 Jun 2024

Chama Laassassy, M.A., Second Language Education, DISE, Awarded Pathy Fellowship

Chama Laassassy, M.A., Second Language Education, DISE, has been recognized for her leadership potential, strong ties with community, and innovative approaches to creating change, earning a Pathy Foundation Fellowship for 2024-2025.

Published: 31 May 2024

Dr. Michael Lipset, DISE, Expanding a Creative Learning Model at SXSW EDU with 4 Learning

Working Nation, a US-based organization working to highlight career/technical education and vocational training across the country asked Dr. Michael Lipset (DISE) to appear on their video-based YouTube series highlighting workforce efforts in education.

Published: 31 May 2024

Education's Award-Winning Academics this Convocation Season

Education’s inspiring mentors are being honoured for teaching and research this Convocation Season, with awards given by the Faculty of Education and McGill University: 

 

Faculty of Education’s 2024 Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Janine Metallic (Assistant Professor, DISE) 

Published: 30 May 2024

The Therapeutic Value of Clowning Around

McGill News recently published an article featuring Faculty of Education Alumni, Melissa Holland, BEd’98, the co-founder and co-artistic director of the Dr. Clown Foundation.

Her troupe of trained therapeutic clowns bring comfort, compassion, and plenty of laughs to hospitalized children and seniors in care facilities.

Published: 27 May 2024

Faculty of Education's Kevin Ah-Sen and R. Nanre Nafziger Presented with Equity and Community Building Awards

On May 15, 2024, Thomson House Ballroom hosted the annual Equity and Community Building Awards Ceremony. The awards highlight the work of students, faculty, and staff committed to advancing equity, diversity and community building at McGill.

Published: 23 May 2024

Education Welcomes Two New McCall MacBain Scholars

Two members of the Fall 2024 cohort of McCall MacBain Scholars will begin their funded Master’s studies at McGill’s Faculty of Education. Designed to encourage purposeful leadership, the scholarships enable students to pursue a funded degree while participating in mentorship, coaching, and a leadership development program.

 

Published: 1 May 2024

Appointment of a New Education Dean

From the Office of the President: (Français a suivre.)

On behalf of Provost and Executive Vice-President (Academic) Christopher Manfredi, I am pleased to also announce the appointment of Professor Vivek Venkatesh as the new Dean of the Faculty of Education. This follows an extensive, international search conducted by the Advisory Committee for the Selection of the Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Published: 26 Apr 2024

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