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Best of Education 2022

Best of Education 2022

Celebrating some of the top highlights and moments in the Faculty of Education for 2022.

Faculty of Education launches Public Lecture Series

The Faculty launched a series of talks featuring leading scholars speaking about their research and scholarship on key publicly relevant issues in education and society. 

Professor Celia Haig-Brown elected to Royal Society of Canada

Professor Haig-Brown was one of six York faculty members to be elected by The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) as part of the Class of 2022. Recognition by the RSC is the highest honour an individual can achieve in the arts, social sciences and sciences.

Advancing Black inclusion and Addressing Anti-Black Racism in the Faculty of Education

Associate Professor Sarah Barrett and doctoral candidate Nicola Dove co-authored a report titled ‘Advancing Black Inclusion and Addressing Anti-Black Racism in the Faculty of Education: A Reflection on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities’.

Education doctoral candidate one of five York PhD students to receive 2022 Vanier Scholarship

Doctoral student Katherine Barron’s cutting-edge research examines the use of curriculum modifications for elementary school students. The prestigious scholarship, valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years is presented by the Government of Canada.

The “Ukraine Project”

Practicum Facilitator Anne Schlarp and her BEd students put together care packages to send to local schools in the Ukraine affected by the ongoing war.

Professor Carl James among Killam Prize recipients

James was one of five recipients of the 2022 Killam Prize and was awarded with the honour for his research on identity, race, class, gender, immigration and creating more equitable societies.

UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins Receives Lithuanian State Award

York University UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins received the Lithuanian State Award on July 6 from President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda.

York researchers receive more than $16M in SSHRC funding

Professor Stephen Gaetz received a second Partnership Grant of close to $2.5 million to continue his work as president and CEO of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH).

York's 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30 list includes 3 Education grads

The list of outstanding graduates includes humanitarian Farkhunda Muhtaj (BEd ’21), educator and public health advocate Jonathan Clodman (BEd ’19, MEd ’20) and Opera singer and EDI advocate Jonelle Sills (BEd ’16).