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Professor Karen Krasny appointed 2017/18 visiting scholar to Massey College

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 ...

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 hosts delegation of educators from Singapore

The delegation from Singapore with staff from The Office of Professional Learning at York U. The Professional Learning Office in the Faculty of Education was asked by the Ministry of Education to host a delegation of educators from Singapore for a morn ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...