York University graduate students are invited to present their creative and scholarly works in a collaborative, professional and welcoming environment during the 18th annual York University Graduate Student Conference in Education
The Conversation Canada - Children on individual education plans: What parents need to know, and 4 questions they should ask
Already a month into the school year, and after two years of disrupted learning by COVID-19, students with special education needs have been deeply affected. Individual education plans (IEPs) have become a crucial part of the education system. And the number of students on IEPs is growing across Ontario public schools.
Doctoral student Timothy Martin wrote an article for the Conversation Canada about how the coronavirus pandemic provides an opportunity to address homelessness.
This month’s graduate student profile features international PhD Candidate, Mirco Stella. His research focuses on experiences of migration and displacement, and questions of pedagogy. "Crucial to my thinking about the […]
This month’s graduate student profile features Zaitun Pwin, a third-year PhD student in the Graduate Program in Education. Her research focuses on the role of education for Rohingya youths in Canada and the language and cultural socialization with regard to Canadian […]
PhD candidate Mohamed Duale awarded African and African Diaspora Studies Dissertation Fellowship at Boston College
Congratulations to Mohamed Duale, a PhD candidate at Faculty of Education, on being awarded the African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship at Boston College for 2020-21. As one of the most competitive fellowships in the social sciences and humanities in the United States, the fellowship with a $30,000 stipend recognizes students who pursue innovative and interdisciplinary projects within the field of African and African Diaspora Studies.
This month’s graduate student profile features Diana Karolia Grimaldos, a part-time graduate student in the Master of Leadership and Community Engagement Program (MLCE). Grimaldos’ research interest lies in the intersection of community engagement and equity in education. “I pursue this area of research because of my direct experience with the non-for-profit sector, which led me to work with racialized parents who have experienced racism and discrimination within the education system,” she says.
This month’s "Meet a Grad Student" profile features Ixchel Bennett, a 2nd year student in the Indigenous Education PhD Cohort. Ixchel is interested in Indigenous teacher education programs that support communities in obtaining a Bachelor of Education degree and becoming OCT (Ontario College of Teachers) certified.
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).