Best of 2017

2017 was a great year here in the Faculty of Education. Here are a few of our #BESTof2017 moments.

Faculty ensures access to teacher education for college tech grads
The Faculty has signed agreements with seven Ontario colleges to enable college graduates trained in technology-related fields to earn teaching degrees at York. Read more
Report suggests race-related data collection could enhance student success
A report commissioned by the Ministry of Education co-authored by professor Carl James, says student demographic data should be leveraged to enhance student success through equity measures, a new report out of York University suggests. Read more
 Deborah Britzman appointed York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psycho-Social Transformations
Distinguished Research Professor Dr. Deborah Britzman was appointed Tier I York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psycho-Social Transformation effective this past July. Read more
 Deborah Britzman
 Education researchers awarded over $220,000 in SSHRC Insight Grants
Professors Jen Gilbert and Gillian Parekh were awarded Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants totalling approximately $250,000. Read more
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 Faculty launches new Master of Leadership and Community Engagement program    
The Faculty officially launched its new Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) professional degree program earlier this past May. Read more
 Charles Hopkins speaks at UNESCO’s 25th anniversary celebration   
UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair Charles Hopkins had the distinct honour of speaking during the UNESCO 25th anniversary celebration in Paris, France on Oct. 31. Read more
 Nastassia Subban speaks at TEDxToronto LEGACY event
Course Director Nastassia Subban spoke at TEDxToronto: Legacy 2017 this past October. The title of her talk was "Finding your spark thru vulnerability". Watch video