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 […]
Professor Carl James is one of the researchers behind a groundbreaking new study that sheds light on being black in Toronto. Read his interview in the Globe & Mail about the Black Experience Project here.
Spring convocation was amazing! From Governor General David Johnston receiving an honorary doctorate to Education Minister Mitzi Hunter surprising grads, it was a wonderful celebration of our 2017 graduating class here in the Faculty of Education.
Great story on York U alums the Subban family titled 'Family Affair' featured in the latest edition of the York University Magazine.
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 […]
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 […]
Professor Karen A. Krasny has been appointed 2017-18 York Visiting Scholar to Massey College at the University of Toronto. While at Massey, Dr. Krasny will be engaged in a special project dedicated to the advancement of book history titled The autonomy of the child reader: The impact of 18th and 19th century developments in illustration […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]