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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Clodman

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Clodman

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.   

Faculty of Education community members participate in UN International Youth Day webinar

Faculty of Education community members participate in UN International Youth Day webinar

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.

2021 Faculty of Education Summer Institute explores how social hierarchies are reproduced within educational structures

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.

Alumni Spotlight: Manfred Von Vulte (BEd '12)

Alumni Spotlight: Manfred Von Vulte (BEd '12)

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).

In the media: Once we decide to rename something, what happens next?

In the media: Once we decide to rename something, what happens next?

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.