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New Look at Learning

New Look at Learning

By Deirdre Kelly AFTER MORE THAN FIVE DECADES of inspiring critical thinking and influencing the field of education, York University’s Faculty of Education  has undertaken a transformative renovation of its original 1960s-era building on the Keele Campus. The extensive project, which began in 2018 with a comprehensive space-needs analysis, has breathed new life into the facility, positioning it […]

Faculty presentations at 2024 CSSE Conference

Faculty presentations at 2024 CSSE Conference

A number of our faculty members will be presenting at CSSE’s 52nd Annual Conference taking place at McGill University in Montréal, Québec Wednesday, June 12 (pre-conference day) to Monday, June 17 (post-conference day) as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.  The theme for Congress 2024 is Sustaining shared futures. Name Session, Paper […]

In the media: Professor Carl James to receive Honorary Doctorate from McGill University

In the media: Professor Carl James to receive Honorary Doctorate from McGill University

Luminaries in their fields, this year’s Hon Docs will be honoured during Spring 2024 Convocation ceremonies, running from May 28 to June 5 Ten exceptional individuals will receive honorary degrees from McGill as part of Spring 2024 Convocation ceremonies. This year’s recipients represent a diverse array of leaders whose contributions span disciplines, industries, and continents. […]

In the media: Education Professor Explores School System Origins in CBC Exclusive Podcast

In the media: Education Professor Explores School System Origins in CBC Exclusive Podcast

Paul Axelrod, a professor emeritus at York University’s Faculty of Education, recently lent his expertise on the origins of the public education system during an interview on CBC News' IDEAS podcast. The discussion, which took place on the second episode of the series, provided an in-depth look at the historical development of schooling and higher […]

Faculty of Education building renovations look to future

Faculty of Education building renovations look to future

As York University’s Faculty of Education moves into its second half century of teaching and research, it has finished building renovations designed to meet the needs of students, staff and faculty for today and the future. The renovations – which have included making the building more accessible, efficient and welcoming – accentuate the Faculty’s points […]