Cristina De Simone, a Ph.D. student in Mathematics Education at York University, Canada, and Tori Trajanovski, a Ph.D. student in Education at York U, write about teachers who are now moving beyond traditional ways of teaching math and shifting towards evidence-based equitable teaching and assessment practices.
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.
Laura Mae Lindo was shocked to see the amount of Antisemitism and Anti-Black racism permeating campus when she first became Director of Diversity at Laurier University in 2012. Quickly, she found herself representing the school in media interviews.
York University is proud to celebrate five PhD students who were awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2022. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years, is presented by the Government of Canada.
Experiential education a big part of Master of Leadership and Community Engagement professional degree program
The Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) is a part-time interdisciplinary cohort-based Master’s program that brings together professionals from varied education contexts to learn together how to best serve their immediate communities.
The Conversation: Canada identifies international students as 'ideal immigrants' but supports are lacking
Isaac Garcia-Sitton, a Ph.D. student of Education: Language, Culture & Teaching at York University, writes about the federal government identifying international students as a key source of talent for the growth and sustenance of the Canadian economy, and to address the skilled labour shortages.
Martha Newbigging has enjoyed a career in illustration as an independent artist for quite some time. As both a part-time teacher with Seneca College’s Illustration program and as someone who has taught in rural Nicaragua as part of their practicum in the past, they are likewise no stranger to teaching their craft to and learning from their diverse students in turn.
Affordability and homelessness are hot topics in municipal politics these days. But ironically, unhoused citizens are left out of the civic debate that most impacts their lives.
In the media: York University Markham Campus exhibits Indigenous artworks in recognition of the site’s Indigenous heritage
In recognition of the site’s Indigenous heritage, York University unveiled Indigenous art exhibits on the construction hoarding at York University's Markham campus.