York University’s Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) will co-host an international symposium on youth transitions from child protection services that will bring together over 100 policymakers, researchers and service providers from across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. From Oct. 12 to 13, the International Transitions from Child Protection Symposium in Richmond, B.C., will examine the challenges associated when […]
Faculty of Education unveils new videos “Leaders Supporting Future Leaders in Education” to help mark its 50th Anniversary Year
The Faculty of Education at York introduces a new four part video series inspiring and showcasing its bold leadership in education which helps create more just communities. The videos visually represent the Faculty’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization. They reflect the positive change which the Faculty helps drive, and experiences in return, by […]
York University will fund ground-breaking research through the Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) program, which aims to foster interdisciplinary collaboration, global research excellence and world-class training opportunities.
In the media: York University Markham Campus exhibits Indigenous artworks in recognition of the site’s Indigenous heritage
In recognition of the site’s Indigenous heritage, York University unveiled Indigenous art exhibits on the construction hoarding at York University's Markham campus.
The York University Alumni Board recognized four distinguished York students with 2022 Alumni Awards and Scholarships for their academic excellence and leadership.
Beyhan Farhadi, a post-doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Education at York University, discusses the relationship between educational...
Twenty-six years ago, Practicum Facilitator Anne Schlarp had the opportunity to go back to Ukraine with her late dad and watch him kiss the ground of his childhood home. She had always heard about Ukraine and her family there, but until she met them and saw the country through her father’s eyes, only then did she realize what it was to be Ukrainian.
The Conversation Canada - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Universities and schools must acknowledge how colonial education has reproduced anti-Indigenous racism
As we move towards Sept. 30, many schools and universities will be talking about observing the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. When it comes to all of our institutions — and educational institutions in particular — it’s critical to move far beyond a single day of remembrance.
Manfred Von Vulte (BEd ‘12) is a grade 8 teacher at St. Leo Catholic School in Brooklin and the Director of the Comic Book Project Canada. He holds three degrees from York -- a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours History, a Bachelor of Education (BEd), and a Master of Arts (MA). Von Vulte recently received $5,000 to create an animation studio as one of six schools in Ontario to win a $5,000 prize from the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP).
This past year witnessed not only a global health crisis, but also a dramatic hit on China’s academic profession. There has been a U-turn with respect to academic appraisal exercises in Chinese universities.