Congratulations to Dr. Celena Scheede-Bergdahl who was recently promoted to Senior Faculty Lecturer within the Faculty of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education!
Every new parent knows that their sleep suffers when they have children, and there’s evidence that may not get better for a while. However, a study led by Marie-Hélène Pennestri, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, on parents and sleep, showed no association between interrupted sleep and later cognitive or physical development problems.
Dr. Nancy Heath, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently interviewed on CBC Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel, about students' needs of social connections and their mental health.
Many of us have not been on campus for some time, and I’m sure there are new members of our Faculty who have yet to experience life on-campus. Please be reminded that it is still possible to pick up items and conduct small-scale activities on campus, but take note that we require three business days to process requests.
Philip S. S. Howard, from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, was recently interviewed in a CTV News article about Canadian Black history and the importance of adding it into the school curriculum, but warns that it should not be a way to avoid confronting what needs to be changed.
“That takes actually identifying and really owning up to the anti-Blackness that is within the founding logics of these entities.”
Dr. Tina Montreuil, from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, recently wrote an article in the national online newspaper The Conversation on parenting in a pandemic and how to develop stronger family relationships during COVID-19.
Sam Rapoport, KPE Faculty of Education alumna, was recently interviewed by The Toronto Star for her work in the NFL and how she is revolutionizing America’s game.
Rapoport’s successes come in a time of wider progress, of pushing back preconceptions. She has football in her blood, and is working to put more women on a path to the NFL.
Sabrina Jafralie, is a history teacher at Westmount High School and a lecturer at McGill's Faculty of Education in DISE, was recently interviewed by CBC News for their Black Changemakers Series.
KPE Ph.D. student, Zhiyang (George) Shi, receives the 2020-21 Clifford C.F. Wong Fellowship. This fellowship is valued at $5000 for full-time degree students on the basis of academic merit with preference given to students in specific academic areas.
It’s no secret that students have had a very tough time during this COVID-19 pandemic.
A new study by McGill University and the University of Toronto found that students who've never had mental health issues now find themselves in greater distress.
“School or no school, it won’t matter.”
“Young people’s issues are minor compared to those of adults.”
The most effective teachers are those who are both purposeful and intentional in their daily work. Built on seven well-researched principles, this resource outlines how new and veteran teachers can thoughtfully cultivate a rich learning environment conducive to the success of every student.
Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according to a study from McGill University.
Sunday, January 24th was the International Day of Education. This annual social action holiday was proclaimed by UNESCO in an effort to raise awareness about education's role in promoting peace and social justice throughout the world. Radio-Canada's ICI Manitoba news program interviewed DISE's Dr.
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24 as the International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. The theme of the 3rd International Day of Education is ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’. Now is the time to power education by stepping up collaboration and international solidarity to place education and lifelong learning at the center of the recovery.