Professors Qiang Zha (education), Burkard Eberlein (Schulich), Sapna Sharma (science) and Cheryl van Daalen-Smith (health, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies) have been appointed York University Provostial Fellows.
Jonathan Clodman (BEd ‘19, MEd ‘20) is an educator and one of the four innovators behind Vaccine Hunters Canada. He holds three degrees from York, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Honours Psychology, a Bachelor of Education, and a Master of Education (MEd). Since stepping back from his role at Vaccine Hunters Canada, Jonathan has been concentrating on his position as a full-time elementary school teacher.
Two Indigenous educators join York University’s Faculty of Education this fall as full-time faculty members. They are Kiera (Kaia’tanó:ron) Brant-Birioukov and Rebecca Beaulne-Stuebing.
This past August, Canada Research Chair Youth, Education & Global Good, Kate Tilleczek, and Postdoctoral Fellow Planetary Health and Education, James Stinson were invited to participate in the United Nation’s International Youth Day (IYD) webinar to commemorate International Youth Day on August 12.
Associate Professors Sue Winton and Chloë Brushwood Rose have co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Teaching and Learning. The issue titled "Emerging Research on the Impacts of COVID-19 for Children, Youth, and Education features a number of Faculty of Education researchers.
Academics from York University's Faculty of Education have joined forces to redefine conventional notions of leadership through the UnLeading Project, a newly launched website and podcast series that asks its […]
2021 Faculty of Education Summer Institute explores how social hierarchies are reproduced within educational structures
From Aug. 23 to 25, the Faculty of Education Summer Institute, FESI 2021 – Reimagining and Restructuring Educational Pipelines, will explore the many ways that social hierarchies are reproduced within educational structures.
Manfred Von Vulte (BEd ‘12) is a grade 8 teacher at St. Leo Catholic School in Brooklin and the Director of the Comic Book Project Canada. He holds three degrees from York -- a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours History, a Bachelor of Education (BEd), and a Master of Arts (MA). Von Vulte recently received $5,000 to create an animation studio as one of six schools in Ontario to win a $5,000 prize from the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP).
Mikhaela Gray-Beerman (BA '14, MEd '18), one of York’s Top 30 Changemakers Under 30, is an anti-trafficking advocate, researcher, and educator, as well as a non-profit consultant. The work she does is informed by the many inspiring women and girls who have entrusted their stories with her.
Right now, across Canada, there are questions around the names of places, institutions and even streets. The debate about whether or not we should rename something that honours problematic and sometimes racist historical figures is a question all sorts of organizations, from governments to companies to school boards are wrestling with.