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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, ...

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 ...

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 – ...