Monthly Archives: September 2017

BEd student reflects on international exchange experience in Freiburg Germany

Kathleen is a second year BEd student who participated in York’s GO GLOBAL student exchange program this past summer. Below is a Q&A with Kathleen about her international exchange experience in Freiburg, Germany. Where did you go on your international exchange? My international exchange was held at the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (Freiburg Teacher’s College) in […]

Charles Hopkins to speak at UNESCO’s 25th anniversary celebration

York University’s UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair will have the distinct honour of speaking during the UNESCO 25th anniversary celebration in Paris, France on Oct. 31. Charles Hopkins, York’s UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Teacher Education in the Faculty of Education, is a long-standing UNESCO Chair. He will speak to an audience including ministers of education and ambassadors of higher education […]

Dean Lyndon Martin announces new appointments

Lyndon Martin, Dean, Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the appointments of professors Heather Lotherington to Associate Dean Research and Qiang Zha to Graduate Program Director. Both appointments took effect on July 1, 2017. In her role as Associate Dean Research, Dr. Lotherington is responsible for supporting and advancing research to enhance the Faculty’s […]

Professor Naomi Norquay awarded Hugh Taylor Prize for archival imagination

Congratulations to professor Naomi Norquay who was awarded the Hugh Taylor Prize earlier this summer for her article, “An Accidental Archive of the Old Durham Road: Reclaiming a Black Pioneer Settlement,” which appeared in Archivaria 81 (Spring 2016). The citation for professor Norquay’s article reads written by an “accidental archivist,” this article is a fascinating, personal investigation of a […]