The fall 2017 edition of Dialogues, the biannual newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf).
In an airy open area at the back of the first floor of the former library of the Faculty Education is a colourful space filled with art supplies and work tables. Along the wall there are bins and boxes of fabric, coloured pencils and paints, sketch pads, paper, and all manner of recycled objects, ready to be remade into anything the visitor desires. Welcome to the McGill Art Hive Initiative (MAHI).
In partnership with the Hong Kong-based WYNG foundation, the Faculty of Education at McGill University and Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) recently participated in another successful Visiting Scholars Exchange Program. For the first part of the exchange, the Faculty of Education warmly welcomed Assistant Professor Dr. Kei Yan Poon, from the Department of Special Education and Counselling, and Associate Professor Dr. Ian Bun Chun Lam from the Department of Early Childhood Education.
Professor Dennis Jensen has been named Director of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH). The appointment is for a three-year term, effective immediately.
For the 13th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions in the medical-doctoral category.
McGill Reporter, Sept. 19, 2017, by Meaghan Thurston
Today, the Royal Society of Canada announced 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including seven McGill scholars, three of whom are with our Faculty of Education. With seven members, McGill has more new inductees this year than any other university in the country.
Professor Roy Lyster, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has published the module Content-Based Language Teaching, now available from Routledge.
The two heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the Education Building will be replaced this summer. As a result of this renovation work, the Education Curriculum Resources Centre will temporarily close from Saturday, August 5 to Sunday, August 27. During this time, the collection will be unavailable. The last day to submit hold requests will be Wednesday, July 19.
The Right Honourable Paul Martin was Canada’s 21st Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006 and Minister of Finance from 1993 to 2002. As Finance Minister he eliminated Canada’s fiscal deficit setting its debt ratio on a steady downward track; he led the turnaround of the Canada Pension Plan and created the Canada Foundation for Innovation. As Prime Minister he promoted early learning and childcare, promoted a ten-year plan to improve healthcare, created a new financial deal for municipalities, redefined marriage to include same-sex couples and reached a historic agreement with Canada’s indigeno
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Nancy Heath has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, effective June 1st, 2017.
The Science and Mathematics Education Research Group (SMERG) is excited to announce two mathematics education conferences to be held at McGill University in the coming weeks.
It was a successful turn out for the McGill Faculty of Education’s first Distinguished Public Lecture and Professional Development Lecture Series made possible by a generous donation from the Hong Kong based WYNG Foundation. This event took place on May 13, 2017 at The First Commercial Building, in Hong Kong.
Classrooms that encourage competition between students may inadvertently be creating settings where bullying is more likely to take place. That’s one of the conclusions that can be drawn from work led by McGill University researchers Maria Di Stasio and Robert Savage, who recently published a paper on the subject in the Journal of Adolescence. But it’s only part of the story.