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Media Spotlight – Professor Low and Alumni Dr. Lipset Collaborate on Spotify Original Podcast

RecordEd Arts is a podcast written, recorded, edited and hosted by Michael Lipset, a McGill alumni and course Lecturer in the Department of Integrated studies in Education.

The most recent episode is titled ‘The Portal’ and tells the story of a remote, artistic exchange between the youth of No Bad Sound Studios, the PHI Center, and Lews Lee's Milwaukee Portal.

Published: 26 Nov 2021

Campus Climate Survey of Student Experience

We'd like to hear about your experiences at university! You're invited to participate in a survey that examines the experience of students in universities across Canada, with a focus on campus climate. This project is led by Prof. Martin Drapeau of McGill University, and involves researchers from McGill University, the University of Manitoba, the University of British Columbia, and Vancouver Community College.

Published: 26 Nov 2021

We're Hiring! Two Tenure-Track Positions (KPE & ECP) Available

McGill Faculty of Education is seeking candidates for two tenure-track positions; one in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), and the other in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP). 

Published: 25 Nov 2021

The Development of the Sleep-Wake Cycle in Infants with ECP's Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri

In this podcast, Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, ECP, describes the development of the sleep-wake cycle in infants with a family perspective. There is a lot of information circulating on infant sleep, but unfortunately this information is often contradictory. Therefore, this podcast will be useful to parents, educators and health professionals.

Listen to the Podcast here.


Published: 15 Nov 2021

Media Spotlight: DISE's Blane Harvey, Alain Bourque, Ying Syuan Huang, and Anne Debrabandere publish an op-ed piece in University Affairs on Rethinking Academic Conferencing in a Carbon-Contrained World

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced academic conferencing online. As we emerge from the pandemic, we mustn’t return to the ‘old normal’.

Published: 12 Nov 2021

New Award Created to Pay Tribute to Professor Sujata Madan, Registered in DISE's PhD - Ed Studies

A group of 11 McGill alumni is spurring on future students toward greater integrity and generosity with a new award created in honour of Sujata Madan, a professor of practice in finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and registered in DISE's PhD - Ed Studies.

Published: 11 Nov 2021

Elite Athletes' Mental Health: KPE's Dr. Gordon Bloom on CTV

Now, back with his team, Carey Price is being praised for his bold move in going public with mental health issues and in seeking help. He joins other athletes who have revealed their own similar struggles. McGill Kinesiology and Physical Education's Dr. Gordon Bloom was featured by CTV News, commenting about the mental health struggles of Canadians and of elite athletes.


Published: 10 Nov 2021

Op Ed: Representation matters so media does not create 'moral panics'

In the aftermath of the tragic death of 16-year-old Jannai Dopwell-Bailey, who was stabbed outside of his school, McGill Education's Dr. Bronwen Low (DISE) and Dr. Jessica Ruglis (ECP)  have collabourated with community-based colleagues in writing an opinion piece for CTV News about how sensational journalism seems to validate racism and prejudice instead of working to educate the public.


Published: 3 Nov 2021

Dr. Lisa Starr Discusses Teacher Retention in Quebec on CJAD 800 Radio

According to an article in the Journal de Montréal, 40% of aspiring teachers drop out or change career paths. The article only sites the impact in Quebec's French universities (i.e.

Published: 2 Nov 2021

Media Spotlight – Rachel Langevin, ECP, Published in The Conversation

Rachel Langevin, Assistant Professor in Counselling Psychology at McGill, co-wrote an article for The Conversation with Martine Hébert, Professor, Department of Sexology from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) on how the #MeToo movement has not included young children who have been sexually abused and how their voices are rarely heard in the public sphere.

Published: 2 Nov 2021

Media Spotlight – Sabrina Jafralie, DISE, Interviewed in CBC and The Suburban

DISE Course Lecturer, Sabrina Jafralie, weighs in on Quebec’s new Culture and Quebec Citizenship course that will replace Ethics and Religious Culture in interviews with the CBC and in The Suburban.

Jafralie says she's worried voices from different communities that make up Quebec society will be muted in the new curriculum.

Published: 27 Oct 2021

Mentors in Memoriam: OFNIE's Edward J. Aronhie:nens Cross (1943-2021)

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Edward J. Aronhie:nens Cross, an educational leader and pivotal member of the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE).


Published: 21 Oct 2021

Mentors in Memoriam: Mr. Joseph A. Hackett

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely passing of Mr. Joseph A. Hackett. Joe had a long career as a school teacher and, since retirement, had been working as a student teaching Field Supervisor for our Faculty for more than 15 years. He was also previously a Course Lecturer with the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE). Joe leaves behind a significant and impressive legacy of mentorship, having supported hundreds of students and future teachers.

Published: 19 Oct 2021

McGill Education Updates – Fall 2021: News About the Faculty's Strategic Initiatives and Priorities

McGill Education's Fall Updates for Alumni and Friends of the Faculty helps to keep you informed of the great things we're doing, with news about the Faculty’s strategic initiatives and priorities, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.

Published: 18 Oct 2021

Faculty of Education Leading the Way for Orange Shirt Day

The We Will Walk Together / Skàtne Entewathahìta event began at McGill’s Faculty of Education in 2019, in honour of Orange Shirt Day. Now recognized by the Canadian federal government as National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, Orange Shirt Day was inspired by survivor, Phyllis Jack Webstad, who recounted her story of when she was six-year-old in the early 1970s, having her new orange shirt—a gift from her grandmother—stripped away from her on her very first day at the St.

Published: 18 Oct 2021


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