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- Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education
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.
McGill is partnered with the Kativik School Board to bring an innovative course delivery method to student teachers in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. Read the full article from Nunatsiaq Online.
- The Library Services desk has moved to the back room, which is now the Education Curriculum Resources Centre.
- Reserves materials are also located in the back. They are self-serve off the shelf. Please use the self-check machine or have a library staff member sign them out for you.
- There are new hours (set by the Faculty of Education) for access to the Education study space (the former Library space)
Education Study Space Hours
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
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.
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.
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 http://ow.ly/n8GrU. 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.
How to change the world through sports? Lysanne Rivard, DISE Ph.D. candidate, explains in three minutes
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.
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.
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".
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.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal awarded to four members of the Faculty of Education community
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