Laura Mae Lindo was shocked to see the amount of Antisemitism and Anti-Black racism permeating campus when she first became Director of Diversity at Laurier University in 2012. Quickly, she found herself representing the school in media interviews.
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The Conversation: Are ‘top scholar’ students really so remarkable — or are teachers inflating their grades?
Professor and Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora, Carl E. James, writes about a recent Toronto Star investigation into grade inflation and whether it's holding top students back and setting others up to fail. James analyzed top scholar media coverage, STEM study, and teacher-student relations to understand this upward trend.
A parliamentary committee member is calling for transparency from Canada's premier art institution following recent and very public staff ...
York University is proud to celebrate five PhD students who were awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2022. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years, is presented by the Government of Canada.
Experiential education a big part of Master of Leadership and Community Engagement professional degree program
The Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) is a part-time interdisciplinary cohort-based Master’s program that brings together professionals from varied education contexts to learn together how to best serve their immediate communities.
This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile features assistant professor Gabby Moser whose current field of research is visual citizenship, and especially the role photography plays--both in artworks and through everyday objects, such as family snapshots--in shaping who can be seen and recognized as a citizen.
Celia Haig-Brown, a Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, wrote a master's thesis on Kamloops residential schools in the mid-1980's, the work was published as a book but was ignored. Haig-Brown has returned to the work and recently published 'Tsqelmucwílc: The Kamloops Indian Residential School―Resistance and a Reckoning' in light of recent events.
Making the Shift (MtS), a youth homelessness social innovation lab co-led by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University, will host a virtual discussion on “Using Data and Evidence to End Homelessness: Drawing lessons from the United Kingdom” on Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.
The Conversation: Canada identifies international students as 'ideal immigrants' but supports are lacking
Isaac Garcia-Sitton, a Ph.D. student of Education: Language, Culture & Teaching at York University, writes about the federal government identifying international students as a key source of talent for the growth and sustenance of the Canadian economy, and to address the skilled labour shortages.