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Building Partnerships

The Faculty of Education is engaged in a variety of community partnerships and initiatives that support teaching and learning in order to meet the needs of our diverse and ever-changing society. Community engagement in the Faculty is currently active through:

Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora

Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora

The Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora is a university chair in the Faculty of Education which aims to advance access, equity and inclusivity to education through community engagement and collaborative action.

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Network for the Advancement of Black Communities (NABC)

Getting to Know YU

Getting to Know YU is a reach-ahead program designed to support high school students who are thinking about a university as a potential pathway after high school. The program gives grade 9 and 10 students from participating schools exposure to a variety of academic and recreational activities at York University through remote engagements to get them to consider university as a future pathway.

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Community Partners across the GTA


Students completing placement opportunities


in scholarships to ACE students