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Professor Susan Dion awarded 2021 F.E.L. Priestly Prize

Professor Susan Dion awarded 2021 F.E.L. Priestly Prize

Congratulations to Faculty of Education Professor and Associate Vice-President Indigenous initiatives Susan Dion (York University) and Jane Griffith (Ryerson University), on being awarded the prestigious 2021 F.E.L. Priestly Prize for their article “Narratives of Place and Relationship: Bev Sellar’s Memoir They Called Me Number One”. The award was presented by the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE).

The Conversation Canada - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Universities and schools must acknowledge how colonial education has reproduced anti-Indigenous racism

The Conversation Canada - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Universities and schools must acknowledge how colonial education has reproduced anti-Indigenous racism

As we move towards Sept. 30, many schools and universities will be talking about observing the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. When it comes to all of our institutions — and educational institutions in particular — it’s critical to move far beyond a single day of remembrance.

Bringing Indigenous pedagogies into the classroom

Bringing Indigenous pedagogies into the classroom

The Faculty’s Wüléelham courses, cohorts and programs are featured in York’s new Right the Future campaign that shows how different societal challenges look today and imagines how they could look in the future, thanks to the work of students and researchers working in its different departments. The Wüléelham options are offered through the Faculty of Education and are developed to highlight the strengths that Indigenous knowledge brings to […]

Meet a Grad Student: Ixchel Bennett

Meet a Grad Student: Ixchel Bennett

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.