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Professor Qiang Zha delivers keynote at conference in China

From late May to mid-June, Professor Qiang Zha travelled to Mainland China, where he visited Tianjin University, Peking University, Anhui University, Anhui Normal University, and Fudan University. In Tianjin University, China’s first modern institution of higher learning (founded in 1895), professor Zha was engaged as a Distinguished Research Fellow in its Institute of University Culture […]

Summer Institute explores relationships to Canada 150

A two-day conference designed by York University’s Faculty of Education to bring together educators, teacher candidates, parents and community members will focus on the theme “Relationships to Canada 150: Paradoxes, Contradictions and Questions.” The Faculty of Education Summer Institute (FESI) 2017 will run Aug. 23 and 24 at the Keele campus, and invites various stakeholders […]

Graduate Student Profile - Hawa Sabriye

Second year MEd student Hawa Sabriye’s diverse research interests include Education in emergencies; Afrocentric education; diasporic histories and environmental & sustainability education. One of the highlights of Hawa’s time in the program thus far has been the opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant for the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) Project in Dadaab, […]

Faculty hosts annual appreciation luncheon for community partners

Earlier this summer, the Faculty held a year-end celebration luncheon for community organizations that are partnered with the Faculty through the Community Practicum Experience course. The event, which was held at Black Creek Pioneer Village, provided an opportunity for guests to network, collaborate, and engage in meaningful conversations about education. It also gave partners a […]

Governor General David Johnston tells grads ‘education is a sacred trust’

Graduands of the Faculty of Education were reminded of the importance that inclusiveness will play in order to restore, reinforce and build trust in Canadian society by the 28th and present Governor General of Canada David Johnston during convocation ceremonies on June 22. Johnston, who received an honorary doctorate of laws degree during York University’s […]

York course director chosen to participate in summer-university on the French-speaking regions of the Americas

French as a Second Language course director James Steele was one of 40 participants from across the Western Hemisphere chosen to take part in the fifth edition of Université d’été sur la Francophonie des Amériques (Summer University on the French-speaking Regions of the Americas), a graduate level seminar for Masters and doctoral students, professionals, and […]