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.
Emma Sabzalieva, a research associate in the Faculty of Education, has been awarded the 2021 Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) Eurasia Special Interest Group Dissertation Award for her thesis ‘Responding to major institutional change: The fall of the Soviet Union and higher education in Central Asia.’ The Eurasia Special Interest Group Dissertation Award aims […]
York University Professor Sandra Schecter is the recipient of the 2020 Faculty of Graduate Studies' Teaching Award, an honour given to a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies who has displayed substantial, significant and sustained excellence, commitment and enthusiasm to the multifaceted aspects of teaching at the graduate level at York. The award recognizes teaching and […]
York University has released its first-ever list of Top 30 Changemakers Under 30, shining a spotlight on remarkable young alumni who are making a difference in their communities, the country and around the world. “York’s Top 30 Under 30 is a community of changemakers,” says Julie Lafford, executive director, Alumni Engagement. “Driven by passion, they create […]
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 […]
Education Prof contributes to one-of-a-kind hub: the Museum of Dreams. Her work, “A Child is Dreaming,” illustrates how superbly crafted prose, with images, work as a cohesive whole that’s greater than the sum of its parts, and that holds within it tremendous potency.
CIHR- and NSERC-funded research identifies possible measures to control the mosquito population and the transmission of the West Nile virus in artificial ponds around the GTA. The findings could be used to guide programs in local health units.
Through a ground-breaking new brief, the Homeless Hub paints a vivid picture of youth homelessness and the child welfare system. Its findings will be relevant to decision- and policy-makers at all levels of government.