Graduate Program in Education

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. Hawa (pictured front row second from the left) with student ...

Celebrating our spring 2017 graduating class

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.

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 c ...

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 ...

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 t ...

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). Tr ...

PhD candidate awarded 2017 Kenneth and Sylvia Marantz Fellowship for Picturebook Research

Second year PhD candidate Stacey Bliss has been awarded the 2017 Kenneth and Sylvia Marantz Fellowship for Picturebook Research. The purpose of the Marantz Fellowship is to encourage and engage scholars from around the world with the resources of the M ...

Faculty launches new Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) program

The Faculty of Education officially launched its new Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) program earlier this month. The first cohort of 11 students gathered at York University on Saturday May 6th for an orientation and for their first ...

Graduate Student Profile - Wendy Moffatt

Second year Master’s (MEd) student Wendy Moffatt’s research interests focus on the issues faced by first generation Caribbean-descent students as they try to access post-secondary education in Canadian institutions. Using a qualitative case study, Wend ...

Inaugural Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC) a success

'Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations' the First Annual York University Graduate Student Research Conference in the Social Sciences & Humanities took place at York University on April 6 and 7, 2017. Over 150 graduate students from 25 prog ...