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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Clodman

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Clodman

Jonathan Clodman (BEd ‘19, MEd ‘20) is an educator and one of the four innovators behind Vaccine Hunters Canada. He holds three degrees from York, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Honours Psychology, a Bachelor of Education, and a Master of Education (MEd). Since stepping back from his role at Vaccine Hunters Canada, Jonathan has been concentrating on his position as a full-time elementary school teacher.   

Alumni Spotlight: Manfred Von Vulte (BEd '12)

Alumni Spotlight: Manfred Von Vulte (BEd '12)

Manfred Von Vulte (BEd ‘12) is a grade 8 teacher at St. Leo Catholic School in Brooklin and the Director of the Comic Book Project Canada. He holds three degrees from York -- a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours History, a Bachelor of Education (BEd), and a Master of Arts (MA). Von Vulte recently received $5,000 to create an animation studio as one of six schools in Ontario to win a $5,000 prize from the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP).

PhD Grad Amira El Masri wins two best doctoral thesis awards

PhD Grad Amira El Masri wins two best doctoral thesis awards

Amira El Masri, a recent PhD graduate at the Faculty of Education has recently been awarded two national awards: the Michel Laferrière Research Award for the best doctoral thesis by the Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC) and the George Geiss Award by the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE).

Education for the purpose of liberation: How one York alumnus is challenging practices in education

Education for the purpose of liberation: How one York alumnus is challenging practices in education

Kimberley Tavares (BA ’98, BEd ’99, MEd ’10, PhD ’14) lives by the philosophy of education for the purpose of liberation. Tavares is currently an Education Officer at the Ontario Ministry of Education assigned to the role of the Equity and Inclusion Lead for the Innovation, Design and Implementation Team.