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MEd student Hawa Sabriye awarded prestigious Aga Khan Foundation of Canada Fellowship

Master of Education (MEd) student Hawa Sabriye has been awarded an Aga Khan Foundation of Canada Fellowship in Mozambique. Hawa is one of nineteen Canadians chosen to participate in the 2017/2018 International Youth Fellowship Program. As a teacher her ...

Three outstanding education students recognized with Robert J. Tiffin Leadership Award

Three outstanding students in the Faculty of Education were among a group of ten students from across the university to have their names added to the awards display wall in the Vari Hall Rotunda in Celebration of the fifth annual Robert J. Tiffin Leade ...

Professor Aparna Mishra Tarc awarded 2017 AERA Division B Outstanding Book Award

Professor Aparna Mishra Tarc was awarded the prestigious 2017 AERA Division B Outstanding Book Award for her book Literacy of the Other at the recent 2017 AERA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX. The award was presented at the AERA Division B Business M ...

In the media - Professor Carl James

A new report titled 'Toward Race Equity in Education' by Professor Carl James, finds that black students face an achievement and opportunity gap in GTA schools. James is the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University ...

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, ...

Deborah Britzman appointed York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psycho-Social Transformations

Distinguished Research Professor Dr. Deborah Britzman has been appointed Tier I York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psycho-Social Transformation effective July 1, 2017. Britzman was one of 7 new research chairs announced March 22 by York University Pre ...

Government strategy on youth homelessness must focus on mental health, says report

Governments must focus on the mental health challenges faced by young people in Canada in order to effectively address youth homelessness, says a policy brief released April 6 by researchers and community groups. The report by the  Canadian Observatory ...