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Educators to discuss education of Black youth at annual Jean Augustine Chair event, Feb. 24

Educators to discuss education of Black youth at annual Jean Augustine Chair event, Feb. 24

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.

Meet a Grad Student: Mirco Stella

Meet a Grad Student: Mirco Stella

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 […]

Virtual colloquium gathers education experts to discuss pandemic's impact on girls' education

Virtual colloquium gathers education experts to discuss pandemic's impact on girls' education

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.

The Jean Augustine story: Claiming a seat at the table

The Jean Augustine story: Claiming a seat at the table

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.

In the media: What kind of jobs are going to be available for students in community leadership programs in a post-Covid world?

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.