This article describes a model of school and community engagement, the Gathering Model, that may prove useful. In presenting this model, we share a set of equitable best practices that teachers, schools, and school boards can use as a template for parent and community outreach initiatives and to offer a resource for addressing the new normal.
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Right now, across Canada, there are questions around the names of places, institutions and even streets. The debate about whether or not we should rename something that honours problematic and sometimes racist historical figures is a question all sorts of organizations, from governments to companies to school boards are wrestling with.
York University Vice-President Equity, People and Culture Sheila Cote-Meek announces the appointment of Professor Susan P. Dion to the inaugural role of associate vice-president Indigenous initiatives, effective Sept. 1.
When York University took over the province’s Deaf Teacher and Hard of Hearing Teacher Education Program 30 years ago, Professor Connie Mayer had no idea that the field would go through such dramatic changes.
Addressing racism in the classroom requires educators to ask hard questions of themselves, white discomfort, and the discarding of old traditions.
I want to acknowledge the absolutely numbing report of the 751 unmarked graves of Indigenous adults and children at the site of a residential school in Saskatchewan. We cannot stay […]
According to Lisa Farley, a researcher and education professor at York University, the research team was interested in investigating how children are represented in classrooms and curriculum. This area of focus led them to research how teachers’ understanding of childhood might be affected by their own childhood memories.
One of the many ways York University drives positive change is through the work of its United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair in Reorienting Education Towards Sustainability, a position held by Charles A. Hopkins.
Course Directors Diane M. Vetter and Lorin Schwarz were recently recognized for their ongoing support of Student Accessibility Services and its students in the pursuit of diversity, equity and inclusion.
York University alumna Darcie Sutherland has been appointed to the role of Principal of Inclusive Schools and Community Services: Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Strategy at the York Region District School Board (YRDSB).