Welcome to the final issue of Innovatus for the 2022-23 academic year. As we move toward 2023-24, it’s fitting that we end the year with a focus on education, a field that promotes growth and change.
This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile series features assistant professor Rachel Silver whose interdisciplinary research draws insight from critical development studies; refugee and forced migration studies; and gender, feminist and women’s studies.
In the media: Canada’s Black population faces varying job prospects despite equal education. Here’s why
Black people in Canada are just as educated as the rest of the country overall but new census data by Statistics Canada is shedding light on how cultural barriers may be driving differences in education levels between different generations in Black communities.
This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile series features assistant professor Molade Osibodu whose current field of research is situated in the sub-field of critical mathematics education and seeks to serve Black (including Sub-Saharan Africans) youth in educational contexts.
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 this talk, critical policy scholar Sue Winton will draw on her book, Unequal Benefits: Privatization and Public Education in Canada, (University of Toronto Press), to explain how growing education privatization is undermining public education and democracy. Specifically, she will show how policies, such as fundraising, fees, and specialized schools and programs among others, enable some kids […]
A number of our faculty and graduate students will be presenting the following sessions at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2022 annual meeting April 21 - 26, 2022.
Making sense of the great reading debate: A guide to the science and practice of helping all children read
The first talk of the Faculty of Education’s new Public Lecture Series will be given by Faculty of Education Dean Robert Savage who will consider his own domain on early reading research, and teaching. The goal of this talk is to help all stakeholders in the community navigate through the complex and sometimes contested space […]
The inspiration for this article was born of frustration and heartache. It follows the murders of four intergenerational members of the Afzaal/Salman family that left a nine-year-old child injured and orphaned in London, Ont., on June 6, 2021.