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Faculty hosts annual appreciation luncheon for community partners

Earlier this summer, the Faculty held a year-end celebration luncheon for community organizations that are partnered with the Faculty through the Community Practicum Experience course. The event, which was held at Black Creek Pioneer Village, provided ...

IN THE MEDIA - Professor Carl James

Professor Carl James is one of the researchers behind a groundbreaking new study that sheds light on being black in Toronto. Read his interview in the Globe & Mail about the Black Experience Project here.

Celebrating our spring 2017 graduating class

Spring convocation was amazing! From Governor General David Johnston receiving an honorary doctorate to Education Minister Mitzi Hunter surprising grads, it was a wonderful celebration of our 2017 graduating class here in the Faculty of Education.

York alums the Subban family featured in latest issue of the York U Magazine

Great story on York U alums the Subban family titled 'Family Affair' featured in the latest edition of the York University Magazine.

Governor General David Johnston tells grads ‘education is a sacred trust’

Graduands of the Faculty of Education were reminded of the importance that inclusiveness will play in order to restore, reinforce and build trust in Canadian society by the 28th and present Governor General of Canada David Johnston during convocation c ...

York course director chosen to participate in summer-university on the French-speaking regions of the Americas

French as a Second Language course director James Steele was one of 40 participants from across the Western Hemisphere chosen to take part in the fifth edition of Université d’été sur la Francophonie des Amériques (Summer University on the French-speak ...

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 ...