B Ed

Teacher candidate Amanda Almeida receives York International Global Achievement Award

Concurrent BEd student Amanda Almeida was recently recognized by the university’s International Education Office with a York International Global Achievement Award. The $500 award was presented to Amanda in recognition of her participation in a global ...

York Teacher Candidate Yanika Coto shines as recipient of Helen G. Mitchell Award

This past March, over 600 French as a Second Language and International Languages teachers from across Ontario gathered at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto for the 2017 Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association Spring Conference. The event, ...

2016 Peter Balciunas Memorial Award winner Christina Racanelli

Congratulations to Christina Racanelli, this year’s recipient of the Peter Balciunas Memorial Award. Christina is a teacher candidate at the Faculty’s Catholic Education site and a graduate of Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School. The award was made ...

Community Practicum Profile: The 519

The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ community. A City of Toronto agency with an innovative model of Service, Space and Leadership, we strive to make a real difference in people’s lives, while working to pro ...

Teacher Candidate Victoria Ennis represents York at OSSTF’s annual meeting

York teacher candidate Victoria Ennis represented York’s Faculty of Education at the recent Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of the Provincial Assembly (AMPA), which took place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel March 10 – ...

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 Mar ...

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). ...

Students ‘map’ their personal stories to inform their future teaching practice

A unique visual ‘mapping’ assignment for teacher candidates provided a deeper understanding and perspective of how they can use their own personal experiences to imagine the possibilities of place-based learning in their future classroom practice. Stud ...

Exceptionality Fair highlights issues of equity for students with disabilities

The 93 class members of EDFE 1300 (Section B), Inclusion, Disabilities and Education, held an Exceptionality Fair on November 28.  The purpose of the event was for teacher candidates to become familiarized with the issues regarding working with student ...

Drama workshop explores issues of sustainability and global citizenship

This past November, teacher candidates at the Regent Park site participated in a drama workshop to explore sustainability issues and global citizenship through a social justice lens. The workshop, which was presented by Sarah Papoff from the Council of ...