The annual Black History Month celebration presented by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora in the Faculty of Education will feature a discussion on "The Education of Black Youth: A National Conversation with Educators" on Feb. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event.
In the media: Plan to scrap ‘racist’ streaming in Grade 9 hailed as major step for Black students in Ontario
Influenced by the racial bias of educators, many students who do choose the non-academic stream are unaware of the consequences and often have to deal with a lifetime of obstacles because of it.
This month’s graduate student profile features international PhD Candidate, Mirco Stella. His research focuses on experiences of migration and displacement, and questions of pedagogy. "Crucial to my thinking about the […]
On Wednesday, Feb. 10, a panel of education experts from Kenya, Canada and the U.S. will gather virtually to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls’ education in Kenya and beyond at the next talk in the Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis monthly colloquium series.
When former MP Jean Augustine (LLD '11) was elected to the Parliament of Canada in 1993, she brought with her the hopes of her community, the voices of those she advocated for and the aspirations of her ancestors. As the first Black woman elected as a Member of Parliament, she was automatically catapulted to the status of role model for the millions who would come after her.
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 […]
The work of Faculty of Education Professor Stephen Gaetz, an internationally recognized leader and innovator in homelessness research, is featured in York’s new Right the Future campaign. The campaign shows how different […]
In the media: What kind of jobs are going to be available for students in community leadership programs in a post-Covid world?
With more than 60% of Canadians reporting they are evaluating their current careers — and almost one-in three yearning to do something more meaningful and fulfilling post-pandemic — the Faculty of Education anticipates interest in its Masters of Leadership and Community Engagement degree program (MLCE) will be at an all-time high this year.
The Faculty’s Wüléelham courses, cohorts and programs are featured in York’s new Right the Future campaign that shows how different societal challenges look today and imagines how they could look in the future, thanks to the work of students and researchers working in […]
Distinguished Research Professor Deborah Britzman along with other York Researchers are included in a list of the top 2 percent of cited researchers worldwide, published in PLOS BIOLOGY in late 2020.