“Ideals and values like respect are not neutral,” says Vidya Shah, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education at York University in Toronto. “For families whose children are experiencing harm and violence in schools, the most respectful thing to do is to stand up,” she says. “To somebody else who doesn’t want to admit that families are experiencing racism, respect might be to stay quiet.
Assistant Professor Vidya Shah spoke with Stuart McGinn (680 News) about the Faculty’s Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) degree program in relation to a new study which found that more than half of Canadians have been thinking about switching careers since the start of the pandemic.
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.
At home and in school: Supporting children, youth and the adults who care for them during a pandemic
The 2020-21 York Circle @ Home Lecture Series will begin with a presentation on supporting young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. During these unprecedented times, politicians, parents, health professionals and […]