Congratulations to two outstanding students for winning the 2022-2023 Autism Scholars Award. This year’s celebration is particularly special with both the PhD and MA recipients coming from York University. Doctoral student Nancy Marshall and Master’s degree student Braxton Hartman will receive $20,000 and $18,000 respectively to conduct research on autism.
The Dean Ron Owston Award was created to provide financial support to students enrolled in the Faculty of Education’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) Educational Studies and Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) programs.
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 […]
We are excited to announce the recipients of this year’s Don Galbraith Pre-Service Teacher Award of Excellence presented by the Science Teacher Association of Ontario (STAO). Teacher Candidates were nominated by their course directors based on criteria of exceptional creativity, commitment to teaching, willingness to engage in new methodologies, skills at research and production of […]
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.
Congratulations to Kim Tran, a recent graduate of the Faculty’s Concurrent Bachelor of Education program who was selected as one of the recipients of the 2020 OSSTF/FEESO Faculty of Education Award for this past school year. Valued at $1,000, the annual award is presented to one graduating Intermediate/Senior or Technological Education teacher candidate at each […]
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).
Congratulations to Magdalena Kisielewska-Zaranek – a student in the Faculty’s Bachelor of Education degree program at York University’s Glendon Campus – on being awarded the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association (OMLTA) Helen G. Mitchell Award. One graduating student from each Faculty of Education who will be qualified to teach French as a Second Language (FSL) […]
PhD candidate Lois Kamenitz awarded Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging Scholarship
Faculty of Education PhD candidate Lois Kamenitz has been awarded the Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging Scholarship by the Canadian Association on Gerontology. The award recognizes academic success and community involvement with older adults and supports doctoral students whose programs of study relate to gerontology.