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Faculty and graduate student presentations at AERA 2017

          Faculty members and graduate students will be presenting the following sessions at AERA 2017 April 27 - May 1, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The full conference program and paper abstracts are available on the AERA 2017 ...

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 ...

Faculty welcomes teachers from Saudi Arabia

Earlier this week the Faculty of Education welcomed a group of 59 educators from Saudi Arabia to participate in a workshop titled Relationship Building Preparing for School Immersion OCT Standards of Practice/Ethical Standards organized by the Faculty’ ...

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 – ...

“Yearbook in Poetry” an example of experiential learning at its best

A unique “Yearbook in Poetry” assignment proved to be an exercise in experiential learning for teacher candidates (TCs) in course director Lorin Schwarz’s Teaching English in the Intermediate/Senior Division course. The teacher candidates peer-edited, ...

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 ...

ROM exhibit provides York TCs with lessons on representing the past and present histories of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

This past January, the Faculty’s Issues with Indigenous Education class taught by Ixchel Bennett visited the Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada: First Peoples gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum, to experience the past and present history of Indigenous ...