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SPEAQ-TESL/BEALS Prize for Academic Excellence

Congratulations to Katherine Boyadjian recipient of the

SPEAQ-TESL/BEALS prize for academic excellence and professionalism for 2019 graduates

Published: 17 Apr 2019

Professor Julie Côté reappointed as Chair of KPE

Professor Julie Côté will be re-appointed as Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Professor Côté has served as Chair of the Department since 2016 and will be serving her second three-year term, effective June 1, 2019.

Published: 17 Apr 2019

Peel Street Construction Project

Between April and July (approximately), the City of Montreal will complete phase two of the Peel reconstruction project. Construction will take place between 7am and 7pm Monday to Saturday. Please note this project is managed by the City of Montreal, the Faculty will keep you informed as we receive updates.

You can read about the details of the project here.

Published: 12 Apr 2019

Dr. Derevensky on Global News for Effective Parenting Series

Dr. Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Chair of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, speaks with Global's Andrea Howick about the Effective Parenting Series, a public lecture series that helps parents improve their parenting skills. 

Listen to the discussion on Global News.

 

Published: 3 Apr 2019

Effective Parenting Series: The Science of Bilingualism

Dr. Gigi Luk, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CBC Radio's All in a Weekend about the third lecture in the "Effective Parenting" series. In her lecture, The Science of Bilingualism, Dr. Luk discusses how language learning affects children's development and education.

Published: 2 Apr 2019

Effective Parenting Series: Moving from Worry to Mastery

Dr. Tina Montreuil, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CBC Radio's All in a Weekend about the second lecture in the "Effective Parenting" series. In her lecture, Moving from Worry to Mastery: Identifying parenting behaviours that are associated with childhood anxiety, Dr. Montreuil discusses tools for parents to deal with anxiety and worry in children. 

Published: 25 Mar 2019

Effective Parenting Series: Sleeping Through the Night

Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CBC Radio's All in a Weekend Montreal about Sleeping Through the Night, the first lecture in McGill's 2019 Effective Parenting series. 

"Effective Parenting: Sleeping Through the Night" can be heard on the CBC Listen website.

Published: 21 Mar 2019

Effective Parenting Series 2019

The Effective Parenting Series is back with four public lectures focusing on topics of concern for parents/guardians/grandparents!

The 2019 Series takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm from April 9-30, 2019 (April 9, 16, 23, 30).

Lectures will be presented in English.

 

Published: 21 Mar 2019

Dr. Steven Shaw publishes book, "Pediatric Intellectual Disabilites at School"

Dr. Steven Shaw, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, had a book published in December 2018 with Prof. Anna M. Jankowska entitled, "Pediatric Intellectual Disabilities at School". 

https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783030029906 

Published: 6 Mar 2019

Dr. Steven Shaw featured on BBC World Podcast "Parentland"

Dr. Steven Shaw, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, was featured on the BBC World Podcast, "Parentland".

The episode can be found here.

Published: 6 Mar 2019

Dean Dilson Rassier addresses the United Nations

On January 24, Dilson Rassier, Dean of the Faculty of Education, spoke at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York as part of the UN’s inaugural International Day of Education, telling delegates that knowledge is the key to a better world.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Dr. Aziz Choudry in Manchester

DISE's Dr. Aziz Choudry will take part in a panel discussion presented by the Northern Police Monitoring Project in Manchester, UK.

Activists, State Surveillance and Political Policing 

The panel discussion will take place Friday March 8, 2019.

Published: 8 Feb 2019

Education Curriculum Resource Centre reopens

The Education Curriculum Resources Centre (ECRC) located on the first floor of the Education Building is now open to the McGill community.

Permanent reserves will be moved back to the ECRC the first week of February.

Please note that all Education course reserves are located in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and can be moved to the ECRC upon request for the winter 2019 semester.

Published: 1 Feb 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Churchward-Venne on being selected to receive the 2019 ASN/ASN Foundation Awards - Peter J Reeds Young Investigator Award

The McGill Kinesiology & Physical Education Department congratulates Dr. Churchward-Venne, who has been selected to receive the 2019 ASN/ASN Foundation Awards - Peter J Reeds Young Investigator Award. Congratulations!

Published: 31 Jan 2019

MIIE Welcomes EdUHK Scholars for Third Annual Exchange

From 3-7 December 2018, the McGill International Institute of Education (MIIE) welcomed two scholars from the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) for the third iteration of its Visiting Scholars Exchange Program.

Published: 11 Jan 2019

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