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In the Media: Farkhunda Muhtaj, captain of the Afghan women's football team and humanitarian activist, visits FC Barcelona

In the Media: Farkhunda Muhtaj, captain of the Afghan women's football team and humanitarian activist, visits FC Barcelona

Farkhunda Muhtaj, captain of the Afghan women's football national side and humanitarian activist, is in Barcelona for a few days and the Club wished to recognize her achievements in light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November.

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.   

2019-20 Don Galbraith Pre-Service Teacher Award of Excellence winners

2019-20 Don Galbraith Pre-Service Teacher Award of Excellence winners

We are excited to announce the recipients of this year’s Don Galbraith Pre-Service Teacher Award of Excellence presented by the Science Teacher Association of Ontario (STAO). Teacher Candidates were nominated by their course directors based on criteria of exceptional creativity, commitment to teaching, willingness to engage in new methodologies, skills at research and production of […]

Waaban Indigenous Education Practicum: Learning Together

Waaban Indigenous Education Practicum: Learning Together

Waaban is an Anishinabe (Ojibwa) word meaning it is tomorrow. It signifies commitment to a holistic program of teaching and learning that acknowledges the impacts of colonialism, and draws on the wisdom of ancestral teachings and contemporary leaders to put Indigenous futures into Indigenous hands. Waaban Indigenous Teacher Education includes attention to contemporary urban, rural and reserve perspectives and teachings from a diversity of nations. Students are introduced to cultural and community resources and have opportunities to learn from and with Indigenous educators.

At a glance: the BA in Educational Studies

At a glance: the BA in Educational Studies

During the development of the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Educational Studies, for former Dean of the Faculty of Education Ron Owston, the fundamental value the degree had to offer was that “it introduced those interested in education more generally, and not specifically in teaching, to basic philosophies and concepts of teaching and learning.” Unveiled […]