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Congratulations to William Dawson Scholar Award Recipient Bassam Khoury

The Office of the Provost and Vice Principal (Academic) has bestowed prestigious internal recognition awards to 27 McGill professors for outstanding world-class scholarship and research excellence.

Twelve tenure-track assistant or associate professors received William Dawson Scholar (WDS) awards, including Bassam Khoury from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Published: 29 Jul 2021

Top Grades for McGill Education

McGill Faculty of Education was just ranked as the third best in the country, by University Magazine's 2021 rankings! Schools were judged solely on their teacher education programs and McGill was lauded for its student teaching experiences and its range of practical career-oriented opportunities for future teachers.

Published: 28 Jul 2021

Congratulations to Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Recipients Michelle Smith, DISE, and Melanie Wisener, ECP!

Michelle Smith, , Integrated Studies in Education, and Melanie Wisener, Educational and Counselling Psychologym are two of the 2021 recipients of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards, 2021 Vanier Sholars, exemplifying academic excellence across the full range of disciplines.  

Published: 22 Jul 2021

KPE Graduate Maximilien Van Haaster (BSc '16) Among 20 McGillians Headed to Olympic Games in Tokyo

Congratulations to Maximilien Van Haaster (KPE, BSc '16) who joins a 20-member entourage of McGill University students and graduates headed to Tokyo to serve in an official capacity at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, July 23 to Aug. 8.

Published: 22 Jul 2021

Looking for Volunteers for Research Study: Exploring the Exercise-Body Image Relationship in Women Aged 45-75

Exploring the exercise-body image relationship in women aged 45-75 years: A cross-sectional study

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a research study that explores the role of exercise in managing body image and health behaviours in women aged 45-75 years.

Published: 19 Jul 2021

Ahzum Mujaddid and Jaycie Triandafilou Awarded Scholarship Supplement from Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network

Congratulations to Ahzum Mujaddid and Jaycie Triandafilou, both MSc (Exercise Physiology) candidates in Prof. Jensen's Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology Laboratory, for being awarded a scholarship supplement from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network.

Published: 19 Jul 2021

DISE Professor Bronwen Low and Second Year B.Ed Student Jana Naguib Featured in Our Schools/Our Selves

In the latest issue of Our Schools/Our Selves, two articles were published related to Law 21.

One is a first person account written by second year B.Ed student Jana Naguib on her feelings about the Law as a Teacher Education student who wears hijab.

The other, co-authored by DISE Professor Bronwen Low and colleagues with the OFDE, reports on the findings of a province-wide survey on the impact of Law 21 on faculties of education.

Published: 7 Jul 2021

Faculty of Education's COVID-Related Research

Throughout the pandemic, there has been much discussion about COVID's health implications, vaccine efficacy, and evolving safety measures, but COVID's impact goes far beyond medical research. For more than a year, COVID has affected our daily lives in multiple facets and McGill's Faculty of Education has been at the forefront of researching COVID's societal impacts.

Published: 6 Jul 2021

Dr. Dianne Macdonald, ECP, Receives the 2021 Holland Bloorview Pursuit Award

Co-supervisors Eve-Marie Quintin and Gigi Luk (Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology) are thrilled to announce that their student, Dr. Dianne Macdonald, is a 2021 Holland Bloorview Pursuit Award recipient.

Published: 29 Jun 2021

Dr. Philip S.S. Howard presented with the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

With convocation being virtual again this year, McGill Education still found ways to create dialogues within our community. Dr. Philip S.S. Howard was presented with the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching at the June 2021 virtual ceremony.

As a mentor, and social justice expert, we asked Dr. Howard if he had a few words of wisdom to share with the Class of 2021.


Published: 23 Jun 2021

Seminar in Special Topics: Introduction to Professional Engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada

An introduction to key considerations in professional engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. In the pursuit of professional careers in education, counselling, research, and other sectors, students will learn to respectfully engage and work with Indigenous populations in a culturally safe manner that strives to be consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action.

Published: 21 Jun 2021

Olympic Trio Heads McGill Sports Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2021

Three Olympians head a list of six new inductees for the Class of 2021, announced Tuesday, to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

Published: 16 Jun 2021

KPE's Greg Reid Featured as a McGill "Unsung Hero"

As part of the Bicentennial Celebrations, faculties, central units, associations, and unions were asked to nominate the Unsung Heroes in their department; the less-recognized faculty and staff who have walked the halls of McGill through the ages and who have greatly helped shape the community.

Published: 15 Jun 2021

Interviews with McGill Education's Inaugural Valedictorians

Hailing from around the world, McGill’s valedictorians are a diverse, multitalented group. When they came to the University, they brought with them their unique backgrounds, passions, and ambitions. While they all praise the education they received at McGill, one thing is certain, the University has benefitted just as much for having them as valuable, contributing members of our community.

Published: 14 Jun 2021

Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri's Words of Wisdom for the Class of 2021

Winners for the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award usually accept their award onstage as part of the McGill convocation ceremonies. As the June 2021 ceremonies were done by video, this year's award recipient, Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, was asked to submit a short acceptance speech addressing the Class of 2021.

Published: 14 Jun 2021


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