The message was stark. United Way’s 2004 report, “Poverty by Postal Code,” revealed what had been long suspected: Over the span of 20 years, the number of families living in poverty had doubled in specific neighbourhoods across the GTA.
Dr. Kate Tilleczek has been appointed Research Advisory Council Chair at Pathways to Education Canada. Pathways to Education is a charitable social innovation supporting youth in low-income communities to graduate from high school and build the foundation for a successful future.
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.
A survey led by York University Faculty of Education Associate Professor Sarah Barrett is providing a snapshot of challenges experienced by elementary and secondary school teachers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr. Shelia Harms, MD, a 4th year PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education is the recipient of the prestigious 2020 U21 Health Sciences Group (HSG) Teaching Excellence Award. The Award was established in 2014 by Deans of Medicine as a way to celebrate and reward exceptional educational scholarship, particularly amongst research intensive universities, across […]
The Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS) has made big strides towards its mission to transform Canada’s response to youth homelessness. In their latest impact report, MtS highlights some of the projects that kicked off this year, and how the projects are contributing to the prevention of youth homelessness in Canada. Read the report
York U President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton's 2020 President's Report features examples from the Faculty of Education that have created a positive impact for York U students, supporters and partners.
Faculty of Education Summer Institute webinar 2 features panel discussion on child welfare and the education system
The Faculty of Education Summer Institute (FESI) 2020-21, will present the second webinar of its ‘Conversations on Anti-Oppression’ series on October 21 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The event “What does the journey towards Anti-Racist, Anti-Oppressive practice look like in a child welfare agency” will look at The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) […]
"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 their true career journey and its impacts. From challenges in the educational system to biased recruitment practices, to microaggressions in the workplace, to being screened […]
York University’s Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) Project, Faculty of Education and Centre for Refugee Studies present a monthly virtual colloquium series on the intersections of refugee education, anti-Black racism and COVID-19 in Canada and East Africa.