The Sept. 29 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features Associate Professor Sarah Barrett from York University’s Faculty of Education with a discussion titled “The key to equity and inclusion in online classrooms: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic.” Equity was one of the first casualties of change when schools closed in March 2020 and teachers and students were […]
Faculty members at York University are invited to participate in a series of three free webinars that focus on teaching with Zoom. The webinar series is hosted by University Professor Emeritus Ron Owston and begins Aug. 26. Each webinar will run one hour in an interactive format and present relevant information on teaching with Zoom. The series […]
Academics from York University's Faculty of Education have joined forces to redefine conventional notions of leadership through the UnLeading Project, a newly launched website and podcast series that asks its audience to question the assumptions they have about leadership and the ways they have been socialized into thinking about and enacting it. It promotes the […]
Four York University researchers have received research awards from the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)-Exploration stream. Professors Cristina Delgado Vintimilla (Faculty of Education), Sarah Flicker (Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change), Matthew Perras (Lassonde School of Engineering) and Dayna Scott (Osgoode Hall Law School) are the principal investigators on the winning projects, which were announced in late May. “York […]
Seeking to demystify educational development as a career path, a pair of educators created a novel, online resource. They’re hoping to spur an interactive and dynamic discussion where those new to the field, or those considering this career, can gain vital insights.
After winning a major grant from SSHRC, History Professor Carolyn Podruchny leads a study on Indigenous ways of knowing. This has tremendous potential to inform university-based knowledge creation and transfer, and aid in decolonizing the university.
The following is an important message to the community from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton and Provost and Vice-President Academic Lisa Philipps: La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear Colleagues, The 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings were released earlier Wednesday and York University has once again been recognized as a global leader in […]
One of the important lessons from the sudden shift to online learning for elementary and secondary students − at the beginning of the pandemic and again this January − is that emergency planning is needed to increase equity in access to education, says York University Professor Sarah Barrett. It is almost one year since schools began […]
Anti-Black racism - an interview with three foremost academics carving out a path for positive change, a big part of which involves coming to terms with colonialization.
A ground-breaking venture, The Beyond Bullying Project, offers a repository of real-life experiences that will shed light on this vital topic as well as offer support and resources. This could inform educators, school administrators, government policy-makers, LGBTQ youth, parents and more.