Students who have fallen out of the education system due to the pandemic risk forming an underclass with diminished prospects, and the Ontario government needs a major outreach effort to bring missing students back to its classrooms, says the head of a global commission for education recovery.
Jean Augustine, the first Black woman to be elected to the parliament of Canada, is calling on the community to match a donation of $25,000 in support of the Jean […]
Plenty of families this December will be flipping through “T’was the Night Before Christmas," or “A Christmas Carol.” They’re often considered required seasonal entertainment, like “Home Alone” or “Die Hard.” […]
IN THE MEDIA: Black organizations receive as little as 7 cents for every $100 donated to Canada's big charities, study finds
For every 100 dollars donated to a charitable organization in Canada, as little as seven cents go toward supporting Black charities, concludes a new first-of-its kind study of the country's […]
November 2020 issue of 'Innovatus' focuses on teaching, learning and the student experience in the Faculty of Education
Welcome to the November 2020 issue of Innovatus, a special issue of YFile that is devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University.
What is it like to be a Black person in Canada? The question, posed to Faculty of Education Professor Carl E. James, was intended as a starting point for a frank discussion about anti-Black racism.
"Equity means being fair and impartial; this includes having opportunities for all – not only a certain group. Understanding the challenges that BIPOC face is an important aspect of addressing […]
Carl James, Professor and Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora at York University's Faculty of Education, tells CBC's guest host Alison Brunette about his research on how Black children experience […]
IN THE MEDIA: NHL players press pause on playoffs but there is still a lot of ground to cover on equality
Stephen Quinn speaks with Carl James, Professor and Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora at York University's Faculty of Education, and Hockey Night in Canada analyst Harpreet Pandher on […]
IN THE MEDIA: Search for school board leaders presents opportunity in face of racism discussions, say experts
As several Ontario school boards search for new directors of education, some experts say the situation presents an opportunity to kick start a much-needed reform of the education system. "It's a very interesting time," said Carl James, Faculty of Education Professor and Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora