This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile series features assistant professor Natalia Balyasnikova whose research focuses on a critical analysis of the learning experiences of older adults, particularly a significant demographic in Canada—the older multilingual immigrants.
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Alumnus Collette Murray recognized by the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) for Outstanding Leadership in Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) announced the recipients of the 2023 National Awards, a celebration of their exceptional contributions in the field of dance education. The winners were selected from a 2-part application and nomination process conducted by the NDEO Awards Committee. Collette Murray (MEd ‘ ), was among the remarkable group of 20 […]
This story is published in YFile’s New Faces feature issue 2023. Every September, YFile introduces and welcomes those joining the York University community, and those with new appointments. The York University Faculty of Education welcomes two new faculty members this fall. “We are thrilled to welcome three new colleagues: Mary Ott, Stephanie Fearon and John Hupfield,” says Faculty of Education Dean Robert Savage. […]
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on Sept. 30, honours the children who never returned home, survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. York University will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by offering events and resources throughout the month for its community members to learn about the history of residential schools in Canada and the lasting impacts on Indigenous community members today.
Learning math equations and solving problems can be fun for some kids and downright uncomfortable for others. But math anxiety and not feeling like "a math person" can be avoided, according to Tina Rapke, an associate professor at York University who works directly with students and teachers from kindergarten to Grade 8.
Describing the vibrant atmosphere of Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute is no easy task, not even to Vice Principal Joseph Smith (BEd '12, MEd '14). “With a school staff of over 100 and a student population of 1,800, every corner of our building is teeming with energy and potential,” he says. “Our community is so vibrant […]
The game that started almost 100 years ago on the streets of Barbados, with courts drawn out on tar or cement and vines or chalk used to mark boundaries, is now making its way into the classrooms of the York Region District School Board.
Professional Learning in the Faculty of Education has introduced four new Technological Education Additional Qualification (AQ) courses and is merging classroom learning with on-site sector experience to address the shortage of high school teachers with these qualifications.
The Faculty of Education proudly presents Marcela Duran, an exceptional alumna whose educational journey embodies the essence of perseverance, passion, and commitment. Her recent attainment of a PhD from York University's esteemed Faculty of Education is not just a personal triumph but a shining testament to her unyielding dedication to lifelong learning and her profound […]
The Faculty of Education takes immense pride in showcasing one of its recent graduates, Anthony Kosick, who has been honoured with the prestigious 2023 Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) award. Expressing his excitement, Kosick shares, “It was a phenomenal honor to win the OSSTF award. Applications opened early in 2023 and once I reviewed […]