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DISE's Dr. Trimble interviewed regarding Quebec's new sex ed curriculum

Dr. Lisa Trimble, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was interviewed this week by Breakfast Television and Radio Canada International regarding Quebec’s new "no exemption" sex education pilot project....

Published: 3 Sep 2015

Annual Pow-Wow and Indigenous Awareness Week, September 2015

During the month of September McGill will host the 14th Annual Pow-Wow (September 18) and the 5th annual Indigenous Awareness Week (September 21-25). McGill University’s Indigenous Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at McGill about Indigenous peoples in Canada. The week honours the many Indigenous cultures across the country including First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

Published: 3 Sep 2015

"A Wry Look at Academic Life," featuring ECP's Professor Nathan Hall

A Wry Look at Academic Life

by Andrew Mahon, McGill News Alumni Magazine

Published: 1 Sep 2015

"Good writing in the 21st century needs clarity," Steven Pinker tells CBC

Steven Pinker was recently interviewed by CBC Radio's Anna Maria Tremonti, host of the CBC Radio show The Current.

Published: 31 Aug 2015

CJAD speaks to DISE's Annie Savard about public school gains

"Public schools slowly, but surely, gaining ground on private schools," argues a recent article by CJAD's Shuyee Lee. CJAD spoke briefly to Professor Annie Savard, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, and to David D'Aoust, president of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA).

Published: 28 Aug 2015

University of Mid-Sweden confers Honorary Doctorate upon Professor Claudia Mitchell

Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Mid Sweden University's Faculty of Human Sciences. This commendation, a result of her nomination by the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Forum at Mid Sweden University, will be delivered officially on October 9th, 2015.

Published: 28 Aug 2015

Professor Emeritus Richard Studham speaks to UK's Chronicle

Richard Lynn Studham, professor emeritus in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, spoke to North East United Kingdom's Chronicle reporter David Whetstone this week regarding his ongoing exhibition A Paragon of Chivalry.

Published: 27 Aug 2015

Gazette publishes "Canada's Long History of Racism" by DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has written an opinion piece for the Montreal Gazette entitled "Canada's Long History of Racism"....

Published: 20 Aug 2015

ECP's Dr. Talwar quoted in VICE article "My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me..."

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".

Published: 20 Aug 2015

DISE's Veronika Horlik winner of RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award

Veronika Horlik, Art Education instructor with our faculty's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award. The award particularly celebrates the artistic medium of clay....

Published: 18 Aug 2015

DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars leads petition to Quebec toponymy commission

A petition started by McGill PhD student Rachel Zellars is asking Quebec's toponymy commission to rename 11 locations in the province....

Published: 17 Aug 2015

Eugenie Bouchard tested by adversity, Dr. Bloom tells Gazette

After being named Canada's top female athlete two years in a row, young Quebec tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has lost 13 of her last 15 matches. Dr. Gordon Bloom of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Director of the McGill Sports Psychology Research Laboratory, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette to help resolve questions brought to light by her recent disappointments.

Published: 13 Aug 2015

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) wins Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in...

Published: 11 Aug 2015

Catherine Essar returns as Faculty of Education's Research Administrator, Coordinator of OFFERING

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome back Catherine Essar, our Faculty Research Administrator in charge of the Faculty’s OFFERING services.

Published: 4 Aug 2015

Define the Line team launches new website for children

The Define the Line project team has launched a new website for children, www.kidsdefinetheline.ca. This new site is intended to help children, parents and educators navigate difficult topics such as cyberbullying.The Define the Line project addresses cyberbullying through:

Published: 4 Aug 2015