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The Conversation: Are ‘top scholar’ students really so remarkable — or are teachers inflating their grades?

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.

Less Distant Horizons

Less Distant Horizons

Trailblazing first-generation York students share their experiences with equity, community and their peers in a new book

Experiential education a big part of Master of Leadership and Community Engagement professional degree program

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.

Get to know our faculty: Gabby Moser

Get to know our faculty: Gabby Moser

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.

In the media: Land and Language

In the media: Land and Language

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.

The Conversation: Canada identifies international students as 'ideal immigrants' but supports are lacking

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.