Welcome Education Alumni!
Take full advantage of your Alumni Privileges.

This online space was created just for you and other education alumni from York University’s Faculty of Education. It is a space that will allow you to build your profile, search for other alumni with the same teaching expertise, and share your experiences. This site is an opportunity for you to reach out to other Faculty of Education graduates, to share resources, to form networks, and more. Welcome to Your Community!

Please note: It is advisable to sign up for the site with a non-school board email address or to check your Junk Mail for the registration confirmation email. If you DO NOT receive a confirmation email, you can still sign back into the site and complete your profile.Update your profile for a chance to be entered into a draw for a free AQ!

Keep up with what’s happening at York University’s Faculty of Education! There are many opportunities to take AQs, apply to graduate programs, and attend Faculty of Education events.

Many diverse education employment opportunities exist for newly graduated and experienced teachers. Explore the ongoing possibilities for full-time, part-time and additional employment. Keep checking back in to see what’s new!


Professional Learning: Winter 2019 Session
Jan 1 – May 15 all-day
Professional Learning: Winter 2019 Session

Winter 2019 session:Online Courses from January 8 to March 29.

Winter 2019 session:Blended Courses from- January 15 to May 15.

Please check our website for locations and instructor information.

Faculty of Education Students' Association (FESA) International Recruitment Fair
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm


The International Recruitment Fair is designed for graduating students and alumni looking to find DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES, for all students who would like to learn more about how to apply to Ontario School Boards and everything you need to know about AQs.

This event is an opportunity to interact with Ontario School Boards, International Schools and International Education Recruitment Agencies. Whether you want to teach in Ontario, teach abroad, or want to learn something new...this event is for YOU!

Make sure to look your best and bring your resumes because there will be ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS!

Schools board attending are: YRDSB, UGDSB and many more!

This year, agencies are recruiting to: Canada, China, UK, Far East and Australia to name a few!

Information Booths include: Apply to Education and Everything you need to know about AQs!

A more detailed list of recruiters will be sent once you secure your spot.

The $11.62 fee covers food and supports our partner school in Africa.





We are looking forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions about the event or would like to present your employment agency in a booth presentation format, please email

Book Launch for Professor Lisa Farley's "Childhood Beyond Pathology" @ Theatre Centre
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Featuring a reading by Professor Lisa Farley (York University) and remarks by Deborah Britzman (York University) and Debbie Sonu (CUNY)

Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Education, York University and SUNY Press

Free - fully wheelchair accessible

Childhood beyond Pathology offers an account of the ways that psychoanalytic concepts can inform ongoing challenges of representing development, belonging, and relationality, with a focus on debates over how children should be treated, what they might know, and who they should become. Drawing from fiction, clinical studies, and courtroom and classroom contexts, Lisa Farley explores a series of five conceptual figures—the replacement child, the neurodiverse child, the counterfeit child, the child heir of historical trauma, and the gender divergent child—with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity. The book reveals the emotional situations, social tensions, and political issues that shape the meaning of childhood, and focuses on what happens when a child departs from normative scripts of development. Through thought-provoking analysis, Farley develops themes that include childhood loss, the myth of innocence, the problem of diagnosis, the subject of racial hatred, the meaning of a good fight, and gender embodiment. She draws extensively on psychoanalytic concepts to show how the fantasy of the child advancing through lockstep stages fails to account for the child as symbolic of the conflicts of entering into the social world. Childhood beyond Pathology suggests we reconsider developmental understandings of childhood by honoring the elusive qualities of inner life.

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