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Professor Deborah Britzman featured in distinguished visitor lecture series at University of Alberta

Dr. Deborah Britzman, Distinguished Research Professor and York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psychosocial Transformations at York University, was appointed as a visiting lecturer in residence at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Alb ...

York University ensures access to teacher education for college tech graduates

York University has signed agreements with seven Ontario colleges to enable college graduates trained in technology-related fields to earn teaching degrees at York. The pathway agreements allow college students with work experience and three-year advan ...

Faculty welcomes educators from China

The Office of ​Professional Learning in the Faculty of Education is delighted to host a delegation of 26 Education Professors from universities in Jiangsu province, PRC. The professors are at York to engage in 11 weeks of professional learning. The gro ...

GET TO KNOW OUR SECONDEES - Lindsay LaMorre

Why did you want to become a secondee at York? I’m thinking of a quote by Fred Divito: “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” I was looking for a new challenge, something outside of my comfort zone, saw the opportunity at York and decide ...

Inaugural Don Levy Lecture at York U celebrates Jamaica55

A new public lecture series, presented by The Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora at York University in association with The Jamaica 55 Canada Committee, will run at York University on Oct. 6. The inaugural Don Levy Lecture, in ce ...

BEd student reflects on international exchange experience in Freiburg Germany

Kathleen is a second year BEd student who participated in York’s GO GLOBAL student exchange program this past summer. Below is a Q&A with Kathleen about her international exchange experience in Freiburg, Germany. Where did you go on your internatio ...

Charles Hopkins to speak at UNESCO’s 25th anniversary celebration

York University’s UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair will have the distinct honour of speaking during the UNESCO 25th anniversary celebration in Paris, France on Oct. 31. Charles Hopkins, York’s UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Teacher Education in the Faculty of Educati ...

New Faces: Faculty welcomes professor Gillian Parekh

The Faculty of Education is thrilled to welcome assistant professor Gillian Parekh. “We are excited to have Gillian join us,” said Faculty of Education Dean Lyndon Martin. “Her research addresses current issues in education and will add to the ways in ...

Dean Lyndon Martin announces new appointments

Lyndon Martin, Dean, Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the appointments of professors Heather Lotherington to Associate Dean Research and Qiang Zha to Graduate Program Director. Both appointments took effect on July 1, 2017. In her role as As ...

Jean Augustine’s 80th birthday event directs donations to York

Pictured: Jean Augustine and Lyndon Martin, Dean of the Faculty of Education; Jean Augustine with York President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton Members of the York community were among the many friends, family and colleagues who gathered at the pres ...