Faculty of Education alumna Kyo Maclear (PhD '18) has been awarded the 2023 Governor General's Literary Prize for non-fiction.
Describing the vibrant atmosphere of Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute is no easy task, not even to Vice Principal Joseph Smith (BEd '12, MEd '14). “With a school staff of over 100 and a student population of 1,800, every corner of our building is teeming with energy and potential,” he says. “Our community is so vibrant […]
On a family trip to Colombia in 2019, Aline Nalbandian (BA/BEd ’99) visited a rural marketplace in the north of the country, where she spied a stall overflowing with colourful, handwoven totes. She drew closer, attracted by a bag of jungle-green and parrot-blue called a mochila. Speaking through a translator, she learned that the bags are made by the Wayuu, an Indigenous matrilineal society whose weaving traditions have been passed down from woman to woman for generations.
On June 7th, the Faculty of Education commemorated its 50th Anniversary Year. To honour five decades of extraordinary education and leadership, the faculty hosted a celebratory event, launched a new video series- Leaders Supporting Future Leaders in Education, enjoyed inspiring speeches and performances featuring our alumni, and cake! Watch our highlight reel to remember the […]
By Elaine Smith “Education will get you to the station, but can you get on the train and will you know where to get off?” says Professor Carl James, York University Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora, building on a quote by a Ghanaian refugee, Kofi, that refers to the experiences of first-generation students attending […]
This past spring, York University's Faculty of Education (ED) and Division of Advancement hosted their first Education Alumni Network Mixer! This casual and fun event provided an opportunity for education alumni, professors, and staff to reconnect on campus, forge new connections, and expand their professional networks. The mixer also opened up doors for more alumni […]
Faculty of Education unveils new videos “Leaders Supporting Future Leaders in Education” to help mark its 50th Anniversary Year
The Faculty of Education at York introduces a new four part video series inspiring and showcasing its bold leadership in education which helps create more just communities. The videos visually represent the Faculty’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization. They reflect the positive change which the Faculty helps drive, and experiences in return, by […]
Education alumna Collette Murray was named among six recipients of the 2022 Women Who Rock Awards and one of six changemakers for racial equity as the recipient of the 2022 Award for Racial Justice in Creative Arts presented by Urban Alliance on Race Relations.
The York University Alumni Board recognized four distinguished York students with 2022 Alumni Awards and Scholarships for their academic excellence and leadership.