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Call for Survey Participants: Impact de la COVID-19 sur le bien-être des enseignants et climat scolaire

Call for Survey Participants: Impact de la COVID-19 sur le bien-être des enseignants et climat scolaire (Impact of COVID-19 on Teacher Well-Being and School Climate)

Teacher well-being and school climate are essential predictors of child emotional health and regulation. The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic on these variables, remains largely under investigated.

Published: 9 Jun 2021

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".

Published: 7 Jun 2021

Congratulations to the Faculty of Education 2021 Graduate Award and Fellowship Winners

Congratulations go out to all or the Faculty of Education 2021 Graduate Award and Fellowship Winners:  

Dr. Gauri Shankar Guha Award in International Development Education

Jing Xiaoli $1,000  

Jackie Kirk Fellowship

Léa Abi Zeid Daou $8,000 Juan Zheng $8,000  

Jackie Kirk Fieldwork Support Fund

Zhiyang Shi $7,000

Walter A. and K. Mary Marsh Fellowships in Education

Published: 7 Jun 2021

Dennis Wendt Awarded CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Dennis Wendt, Assistant Professor with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) who was recently awarded a $100,000 Knowledge Synthesis Grant by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)! One of 13 successful grants, and one of five Knowledge Synthesis Grants, Dr.

Published: 1 Jun 2021

Media Spotlight – Ratna Ghosh, DISE, on WhyKnowledgeMatters

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.

Published: 31 May 2021

Faculty of Education Statement: Victims of the Kamloops Residential School

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.

Published: 31 May 2021

In Memoriam: Dr. Aziz Choudry

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely passing of Dr. Aziz Choudry. Originally from New Zealand, Aziz joined us at McGill in 2008 and was an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education until recently when he became a Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Education.

Published: 28 May 2021

Susanne Lajoie Featured as Part of McGill's Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule

The Future, Imagined by McGill’s Top Researchers

Two-hundred years of trailblazing research has taken place on our campuses. In a time of rapid and far-reaching transformation, the future of research presents opportunities for important change.

Published: 27 May 2021

Zero-carbon energy from sea water a step closer

Researchers at McGill University have demonstrated a technique that could enable the production of robust, high-performance membranes to harness an abundant source of renewable energy.

Blue energy, also known as osmotic energy, capitalizes on the energy naturally released when two solutions of different salinities mix – conditions that occur in countless locations around the world where fresh and salt water meet.

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Published: 26 May 2021

Study of promising photovoltaic material leads to discovery of a new state of matter

Researchers at McGill University have gained new insight into the workings of perovskites, a semiconductor material that shows great promise for making high-efficiency, low-cost solar cells and a range of other optical and electronic devices.

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Published: 26 May 2021

The Museum in the news : Climate Change Artist in Residence!

Learn more on our Climate Change Artist in Residence Milton Riaño in the article from the McGill Reporter right here.

Published: 19 May 2021

Celebrating International Day of Families

May 15 is International Day of Families. 

Families and New Technologies is the theme chosen by the United Nations for this year’s International Day of Families.

Prof. Adam Dubé, Director of the Technology, Learning & Cognition Lab at McGill's Faculty of Education, kindly shared three recordings from ECP's Effective Parenting Lecture Series that took place last fall.

Published: 14 May 2021

Hidden magma pools pose volcanic eruption risks we can’t yet detect

New research co-authored by McGill Earth and Planetary Science professor John Stix challenges conventional views about scientists' ability to reliably predict volcanic eruptions.

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Published: 11 May 2021

Philip Howard Delivers Keynote for Perspectives on Teaching Conference

Dr. Philip S.S. Howard of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education will be this year's keynote speaker for Western University's Perspectives on Teaching, Spring Conference. This free virtual conference will "focus on looking back, moving forward, and lessons learned from a year of change and disruption in higher education", according to conference organizers. 

Published: 11 May 2021

Media Spotlight – Annie Savard, DISE, Interviewed in the Times Colonist

Associate Professor Annie Savard (Department of Integrated Studies in Education) was recently interviewed by the Times Colonist, a BC-based publication, about how Canadian students are performing in math­ematics. Savard "...points out Quebec teachers have a clearer understanding of 'didactic' instruction, a concept championed in France and French-speaking countries. 'Knowing the content of the course isn’t enough,' Savard says. 'You need what we call didactic [teaching].

Published: 10 May 2021

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