with Wenona Giles and Lorrie Miller Higher education is increasingly recognized as crucial for the livelihoods of refugees and displaced populations caught in emergencies and protracted crises, to enable them […]
In this session, come join Dadaab youth who will share multiple stories that will disrupt the danger of a single story. Using a various creative mediums to share their stories, Dadaab youth will address the theme of identity, belonging, and the meaning of home amidst the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The past year has presented unprecedented challenges to students and educators across the world. It has also provided new spaces of opportunity. In this session, we feature a panel of young people who are both activists and educational experts who work with Success Beyond Limits (SBL), which is a collaborative, youth-led, community based movement in Toronto’s Jane-Finch community that provides youth with holistic supports to complete their education and facilitate their trajectories of success.
On April 7, the next session in York University’s "Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis" monthly virtual colloquium series will feature a panel of educational experts and activists who will discuss the racialized implications of COVID-19 in Toronto.
This talk primarily draws on a social analysis conducted by the World Bank’s Social Sustainability and Inclusion team. The analysis covers the evident and expected socio-economic risks and impacts of COVID-19 for mobile populations (these include, economic migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees, migrant workers and irregular migrants) and host communities across Africa.
The next virtual colloquium in York University’s ‘Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis’ monthly series will feature a discussion from two international experts on the impacts of COVID-19 for mobile populations across Africa.
Since March 2020, experts have decried the threat that COVID-19 poses to girls’ education around the globe. According to the Malala Fund, 20 million adolescent girls may never return to school after lockdowns, including up to half of refugee girls in secondary school (2020).
On Wednesday, Feb. 10, a panel of education experts from Kenya, Canada and the U.S. will gather virtually to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls’ education in Kenya and beyond at the next talk in the Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis monthly colloquium series.
There has been considerable change in lives worldwide in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus, and the persistence of systemic anti-Black racism. Participants in the Faculty of Education’s Borderless Higher […]
November 2020 issue of 'Innovatus' focuses on teaching, learning and the student experience in the Faculty of Education
Welcome to the November 2020 issue of Innovatus, a special issue of YFile that is devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University.