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Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

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Three DISE Graduate Students Win Prestigious Fellowship and Awards for International Research

Three graduate students from McGill University's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) have been honoured with prestigious fellowships and awards for their international research endeavours.

Published: 11 Jul 2024

DISE Graduate Students Alexa Ahooja and Hannah Keim Win Prestigious Applied Linguistics Awards

DISE Graduate Students Alexa Ahooja, PhD Candidate in Educational Studies, and Hannah Keim, MA student in Second Language Education, have won the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (ACLA) Graduate Student Awards.

Published: 8 Jul 2024

McGill honours its accomplished researchers in Education

Two members of the Faculty of Education were bestowed with prestigious internal recognition awards from McGill University, for outstanding scholarship and research excellence.

Published: 3 Jul 2024

DISE Professor Philip Howard Receives the 2024 CATR Award for Best Book

The new book by DISE Professor Philip Howard – Performing Postracialism: Reflections on Antiblackness, Nation, and Education through Contemporary Blackface in Canada, has won the Canadian Association for Theatre Research’s (CATR) Ann Saddlemyer Award.

Published: 20 Jun 2024

CBC News Covers 34 Cree Teacher Graduates from Community-Based Programs

On May 30th, 34 students from across Eeyou Istchee graduated from McGill, in the first program that allows northern Quebec Cree to learn from home to become teachers in their own community.

CBC News featured an article covering the first time the Cree School Board and McGill University offered programs that help students get their teaching licence from home.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

OFNIE Receives $2 Million Gift to Support Indigenous-Led Teaching Programs

Thanks to a major gift of almost $2 million from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), OFNIE has a unique opportunity to improve its programs and grow its pool of expert First Nations and Inuit instructors.

Published: 11 Jun 2024

OFNIE Receives $2 Million Gift to Support Indigenous-Led Teaching Programs

Thanks to a major gift of almost $2 million from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) has a unique opportunity to improve its programs and grow its pool of expert First Nations and Inuit instructors.

Published: 11 Jun 2024

Education Students Monica Shank Lauwo and Rasel Babu Earn Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Two students from the Faculty of Education have earned a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship:

Published: 7 Jun 2024

46 OFNIE Graduates in Summer 2024 Convocation

McGill's Faculty of Education and the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) had a total of 46 graduates (16 deferred from Summer 2023 and 30 in 2023-2024) participate in the Summer 2024 convocation in the following programs:

Published: 6 Jun 2024

Education Professor Claudia Mitchell Receives $2.5 Million in Funding for Visual Arts-Based Initiative

Gender disparities persist glaringly around the globe with gender-based violence standing out as one of the most widespread human rights violations. Alarmingly, only 52 per cent of women who are married or in a union freely make their own decisions about sexual relations, contraceptive use, and health care. The United Nations has identified transforming harmful gender norms as a critical goal among its 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

Published: 5 Jun 2024

Commentary by McGill researchers: GLOBALbookmarkInternational Students are Under Attack: What Can We Do?

Far from being welcomed with open arms, international students around the world are increasingly coming under both literal and metaphorical assault, write McGill Assistant Professor Emma Harden-Wolfson, PhD candidate and educator Shannon Hutcheson and Master's student Yvonne Zhang. Read more in their commentary for leading higher education news site University World News.

Published: 4 Jun 2024

Welcome Message from the Dean / Message d'accueil du doyen

Dear members of the Faculty of Education Community,

I am so proud and excited to begin my term as your Dean (as of June 1, 2024). In this first message, I wanted to share with you my vision for our Faculty and tell you a bit about my background.

Published: 3 Jun 2024

Chama Laassassy, M.A., Second Language Education, DISE, Awarded Pathy Fellowship

Chama Laassassy, M.A., Second Language Education, DISE, has been recognized for her leadership potential, strong ties with community, and innovative approaches to creating change, earning a Pathy Foundation Fellowship for 2024-2025.

Published: 31 May 2024

Dr. Michael Lipset, DISE, Expanding a Creative Learning Model at SXSW EDU with 4 Learning

Working Nation, a US-based organization working to highlight career/technical education and vocational training across the country asked Dr. Michael Lipset (DISE) to appear on their video-based YouTube series highlighting workforce efforts in education.

Published: 31 May 2024

Education's Award-Winning Academics this Convocation Season

Education’s inspiring mentors are being honoured for teaching and research this Convocation Season, with awards given by the Faculty of Education and McGill University: 

 

Faculty of Education’s 2024 Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Janine Metallic (Assistant Professor, DISE) 

Published: 30 May 2024

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