York University women’s soccer coach and former Lions star player Farkhunda Muhtaj takes the stage at the 2024 edition of the Ontario Soccer Summit, where – as a celebrated advocate for social justice – she will emphasize the critical need for promoting respect in sport within Canada’s soccer communi
The Conversation: How high school ‘university’ courses matter for all post-secondary access — more than the name implies
A study of more than 155,000 students in the Toronto District School Board found only 55 per cent of students who self-identify as Black are applying to post-secondary education.
In the media: ‘Have to be hard questions’: An education expert on Canada’s approach to international students
A discussion with Roopa Desai Trilokekar, an associate professor in the Department of Education at York University, about the recent announcement of new restrictions on international education in Canada, including cuts to spousal work permits for certain international students and a 35 per cent reduction in the number of study permits issued.
Members of the York University community are invited to celebrate Black artistic talent during a showcase of performances on Feb. 7, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., when the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora presents Word, Sound, Power: An Annual Celebration of Black Artistic Expression.
Victoria Ennis (BEd ’17, MEd ’19), a passionate education professional, shares her transformative time participating in York University's International Exchange program during her time as a student at York University’s Faculty of Education.
The Conversation - Anti-racist, culturally responsive French immersion: Listening to racialized students is an important step towards equitable education
A study saw racialized students in Ontario French immersion programs write monologues and stories about their experiences, and also invited immersion stakeholders like teachers and parents to give feedback on race and racism in Ontario immersion programs.
The Public Education Exchange (PEX) is a collaborative effort led by six key partners: York University, the University of Windsor, the University of Manitoba, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, and the Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives.
The upcoming Black Youth Housing Project, associated with the Homeless Hub at York University’s Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, will explore what housing models best support Black youth who are experiencing homelessness in York region.
On Nov. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the Faculty of Education Public Research Series will feature Stephen Gaetz, a Faculty professor and York University Research Chair in Homelessness and Research Impact, who will explore the role social innovation can have in inspiring change in the response to youth homelessness in Canada.