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Building pathways to education: a Q-and-A with Professor Carl James

Building pathways to education: a Q-and-A with Professor Carl James

Studies have shown that Black students are significantly under-represented on Canadian post-secondary campuses, due in large part to systemic barriers. The Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora, now fully endowed and housed within York University’s Faculty of Education, aims to address this disparity and others by advancing access, equity, and inclusivity to education through […]

Planetary Health for a Planetary Emergency Symposium

Planetary Health for a Planetary Emergency Symposium

Human activity is pushing ecological limits to a breaking point, and climate change is a fundamental threat to human life. Now more than ever we need to draw clear associations between climate change and health, develop critical problem-solving interventions, and advocate for climate action that advances wellbeing for all. How do we do this while […]

Using research to assist Black youth

Using research to assist Black youth

Oyemolade Osibodu, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, conducted a pilot study to help her understand the mathematics experiences of Black youth in Greater Toronto Area (GTA) high schools and the results confirmed a lack of diversity in mathematics educators.