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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 […]

PhD student receives fellowship from Freie University in Berlin

PhD candidate Mario Guerrero is the recipient of a fellowship of $15,000 from Freie University in Berlin (in collaboration with York International) to support data collection for his doctoral study on The Discursive Construction of Hate: A Comparative Analysis of The Marginalization and Dehumanization of Homosexuals in Nazi Germany and in Pre-Stonewall United States. Effuses […]

Graduate Student Profile – Zainab Kizilbash

PhD student Zainab Kizilbash’s research interests include teacher professional development, teacher education and internationalization. Her recent dissertation How teachers experience learning and change: A phenomenographic study of internationalized teacher professional development, investigates the experiences of teachers who have undergone internationalized teacher professional development programs and focuses on how teachers learn and change. The study aims […]

BEd grad facilitates puppetry workshop at annual 'Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed' conference

Earlier this month York BEd alum Tristan Castro Pozo facilitated a puppetry workshop at the 22nd annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed conference – Breaking the Silence: From Rebellion to Waging Love – at Cass Commons in Detroit (June 1 - 4). Tristan was one of 250 participants from 7 countries to participate in […]