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Dean Dilson Rassier addresses the United Nations

On January 24, Dilson Rassier, Dean of the Faculty of Education, spoke at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York as part of the UN’s inaugural International Day of Education, telling delegates that knowledge is the key to a better world.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

International Centre for Youth Gambling Holiday Campaign reaches 100% participation from all Canadian and U.S. lotteries

Each year, NCPG and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University ask lotteries to support their responsible gaming campaign and help raise awareness regarding the risks of underage lottery play during the holiday season.

For the first time since its inception, the 2018 Holiday Campaign achieved 100% participation from all Canadian and U.S. lotteries.

Published: 6 Dec 2018

Networks for Change and Well-being kicks off 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Today we are kicking off day 1 of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign by sharing this powerful Girlfesto!



Published: 26 Nov 2018

Congratulations to winners at 6th International Cellphilm Festival

Monday, November 12th at the McGill Art Hive a lively group of students, activists and film enthusiasts gathered to celebrate the 6th International Cellphilm Festival: Making Community.

Published: 13 Nov 2018

DISE's Jayne Malenfant is La Presse "Personality of the Week"

Jayne Malenfant, doctoral student with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been chosen as La Presse's Personality of the Week.

Published: 12 Nov 2018

Report on the IHDW Think Tank of September 2018

On September 27th, 2018 the IHDW held its first Think Tank: “Reflecting Forward 2018.” This event invited professors, graduate students and community leaders from Montreal and beyond to discuss the promotion of well-being at McGill and in the broader community, bringing brought together 35-40 ...

Published: 8 Nov 2018

New book co-edited by Claudia Mitchell and Relebohile Moletsane: "Disrupting Shameful Legacies: Girls and Young Women Speaking Back Through the Arts to Address Sexual Violence"

Claudia Mitchell has co-edited a new book:Disrupting Shameful Legacies: Girls and Young Women Speaking Back through the Arts to Address Sexual Violence (Brill Publishers). The book is co-edited with Relebohile Moletsane of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The book is now available online through Brill.

Published: 30 Oct 2018

McGill Mindfulness Research Laboratory launches website

The McGill Mindfulness Research Lab (MMRL), led by Dr. Bassam Khoury, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has launched a new website at

Published: 23 Oct 2018

Artist-in-Residence requests help from people who speak languages other than English

Artist-in-Residence Lou Sheppard is hoping to connect with students, faculty and staff in the faculty who speak languages other than English. They are collecting words that don’t have an English translation, as well as a brief attempt to describe what these words mean. These words, the descriptions, and your name (if you are willing to share) will be printed on posters and displayed around McGill campus.

Published: 5 Oct 2018

International Cellphilm Festival: Submission Deadline: Monday, October 22, 2018.

How can your group use Cellphilm production to make community?

Published: 5 Oct 2018

Turtle Island Reads 2018 celebrates Indigenous authors

Turtle Island Reads (TIR) puts a spotlight on Indigenous writing by connecting authors and their writing with all readers but most especially with secondary school students. The objective of Turtle Island Reads is to spark conversation about Indigenous identity and the Indigenous-settler relationship by drawing out themes from the books.

Published: 7 Sep 2018

Maria Ezcurra's "Personal Belongings" at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Personal Belongings, a piece made by Maria Ezcurra, Art Mediator with the Faculty of Education, in collaboration with Nuria Carton de Grammont, will be on display at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts until June 23, 2019 as part of Connections: Our Artistic Diversity Dialogues with Our Collections.

Published: 6 Sep 2018

New edition of the newsletter for the Institute for Human Development and Well-being

We are pleased to share with you some of the activities that have been organized and supported by McGill's Institute for Human Development and Well-being (IHDW) during the past year.

Published: 2 Aug 2018

Circles Within Circles event aims to end gender-based violence

A recent gathering organized by the Faculty of Education’s Dr. Claudia Mitchell brought together voices from around the world to examine and eliminate gender-based violence.

Published: 17 Jul 2018