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Professor Deborah Britzman featured in distinguished visitor lecture series at University of Alberta

Dr. Deborah Britzman, Distinguished Research Professor and York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psychosocial Transformations at York University, was appointed as a visiting lecturer in residence at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Alberta this past October 2-6, 2017. Over the week, Britzman presented the following three university-wide lectures, under the themes of […]

York University ensures access to teacher education for college tech graduates

York University has signed agreements with seven Ontario colleges to enable college graduates trained in technology-related fields to earn teaching degrees at York. The pathway agreements allow college students with work experience and three-year advanced diplomas in programs ranging from animation to industrial design to enter York’s Consecutive Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Technological Education […]

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 […]