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“Yearbook in Poetry” an example of experiential learning at its best

A unique “Yearbook in Poetry” assignment proved to be an exercise in experiential learning for teacher candidates (TCs) in course director Lorin Schwarz’s Teaching English in the Intermediate/Senior Division  course. The teacher candidates peer-edited, collectively decided on a title and voted on the cover art for their publication. The assignment enabled the TCs to put […]

B.Ed student presents Tech Ed unit plan at Undergraduate Research Fair

First year Bachelor of Education (BEd) Technological Education student Sera Antheunis was one of 70 undergraduate students to present their research projects at York’s fourth annual multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair, which took place on March 1 in the Scott Library Collaboratory. The students, from Faculties across both campuses, presented projects on a wide range of […]

ROM exhibit provides York TCs with lessons on representing the past and present histories of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

This past January, the Faculty’s Issues with Indigenous Education class taught by Ixchel Bennett visited the Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada: First Peoples gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum, to experience the past and present history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada as presented by the ROM. The staff at the ROM shared their story of […]

Inaugural Graduate Student Research Conference features high-profile speakers

The inaugural York University Graduate Student Research Conference in the Social Sciences and Humanities (GSRC), titled “Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations”, will feature two high-profile speakers during a two-day event, April 6 and 7. The conference, which is a special multidisciplinary event that aims to connect participants within the social science communities at York University and […]

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 […]