Monthly Archives: February 2017

Action research project brings together participants for meaningful conversations about new teacher mentorship

After working with induction mentors with the New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) and partnering with Faculty of Education pre-service mentors, Dr. Lana Parker and Dr. Diane Vetter have cultivated an understanding of the value of both mentorship and the networks that foster it. In collaboration with a researcher and former NTIP Coordinator from a local […]

GET TO KNOW OUR FACULTY - Roopa Desai-Trilokekar

What is your current field of research? International higher education. On one hand, government-university relations fascinate me. How and why it is that governments invest (or not) in higher education? How and why do they promote “national” interests through international higher education? I am interested in understanding the role, functions and purpose of higher education […]

Registration Now Open: Graduate Student Research Conference at York (GSRC)

Registration for the inaugural York University Graduate Students Research Conference in the Social Sciences and Humanities (GSRC), entitled Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations, is now open. The conference is a special multidisciplinary event that aims to connect participants within the social science communities at York University and beyond. The Graduate Student Research Conference will take place […]

York teacher candidates first to view new multimedia resource for teachers designed to strengthen support for Indigenous students

78 teacher candidates from York's B.Ed. (French) program were privileged to be the first audience to view and learn about the new resource "En cercle, en classe" (Joining the Circle), produced by the Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (COPA). The multimedia resource for teachers that was designed with and for all education staff across […]

Graduate Student Profile – Anna Augusto Rodrigues

Fourth year PhD student Anna Augusto Rodrigues’ research interests include visual activism, adult literacy, informal learning and inclusive educational practices. Underpinning her research is an intense commitment to social justice issues and interest in community-driven scholarship. She is currently working on her dissertation investigating the potential of street art, produced by female artists, to create […]

Black History Month Symposium looks at evolving meaning of Blackness in Canada

The Faculty of Education’s Jean Augustine Chair in Education will present a two-day Black History Month Symposium on Feb. 17 and 18 at Founders Assembly Hall. Pictured right: Anthony Stewart “The Evolving Meaning of Blackness in Canada” will feature keynote speaker Professor Anthony Stewart (Canadian Scholar, Bucknell University), who will engage scholars, researchers, students, social […]