Dr. Annie Savard, Associate professor at DISE, and Dr. Alexandre Cavalcante, Assistant Professor at OISE and DISE Ph.D. alumnus, just launched their book on Financial Numeracy.
The serious game, Mela, which was developed as part of Hani Sadati's PhD project won a Bronze medal in the 2021 Serious Play Conference (in Digital Games Created by Students category).
Mela aims to contribute to the capacity building of Ethiopian agriculture college instructors to combat sexual and gender-based violence on their campuses.
Andréanne Langevin (DISE, MA SLE) was interviewed by Global News TV regarding her study of parents' opinions on Quebec's school language(s) of instruction and school choice.
The study involved a series of focus groups with 44 parents from across the province. The segment highlighted parents' opinions on the quality of second language education in the province and their desire for bilingualism for their children.
Congratulations to McGill’s Indigenous Vanier Scholars: Michelle E. Smith (DISE), Wahéhshon Shiann Whitebean (DISE), and Iris Kahtehrón:ni Stacey (Education)
On July 15, the federal government announced the newest cohort of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars. Of the 26 McGill Vanier recipients, two are Indigenous scholars, Jeremy Desjarlais and Michelle Smith.
As President of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), ECP's Dr. Ada Sincacore was interviewed by CBC about the need for better EDI practices to encourage more diversity among psychology professionals.
"The CPA recognizes that there is a problem of representation within the profession and that we need to increase representation, as well as literacy about diversity," said Sinacore.
McGill University has provided lots of information for students and staff (academic and admin/support) in terms of answering your questions about Return to Campus health and safety. Here are some great resources to check out:
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.
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 Psychology are two of the 2021 recipients of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards, 2021 Vanier Scholars, exemplifying academic excellence across the full range of disciplines.
Looking for Volunteers for Research Study: Exploring the Exercise-Body Image Relationship in Women Aged 45-75Exploring 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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Mindy R. Carter, DISE, Recipient of the Arts Researchers & Teachers Society at CSSE's Outstanding 2020 Publication Award
Dr. Mindy R. Carter, Associate Professor and Director of Teacher Education Programs, DISE, is the recipient of the Arts Researchers & Teachers Society at CSSE's Outstanding 2020 publication award for her peer reviewed journal article "Reconceptualizing Teacher Identity through Design Thinking and Creativity: A Montreal Case Study".
Prof. Ratna Ghosh, DISE, was recently featured on WhyKnowledgeMatters, talking about the Emerging Area of Education & Security.
Watch the full May 17, 2021 episode HERE.
On behalf of the members of McGill Faculty of Education, we mourn the tragic loss of 215 Indigenous children who were found in a mass grave at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia. Today, McGill lowers its flags in recognition of this tragedy, and we at the Faculty echo the sentiments of the McGill Provost. As our academics, staff, students, and alumni grieve together, we also stand together in support of our Indigenous community members.