Tag Archives: Faculty of Education

York U experts available to speak about province's sex-education curriculum

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2015 – York University experts are available for media interviews on Ontario’s new sex-education curriculum, the issues being debated in the community and the mounting opposition. Professor Jen Gilbert of the Faculty of Education is an expert in sexuality and schooling. Professor Sarah Flicker of the Faculty of Environmental Studies is an […]

Honorary degrees at York University convocations Thursday – Mark Lievonen and Hélène Comay

TORONTO, June 18, 2015 – Life sciences leader, businessman and philanthropist Mark Lievonen will receive an honorary degree from York University on Thursday, June 18 and speak to graduating students at their 10:30am convocation ceremony. Early childhood educator, pioneer and mentor Hélène Comay will also be awarded an honorary degree and will speak to students […]

Conference to kindle dialogue on community-school partnerships supporting student wellbeing

TORONTO, Aug 20, 2014 – Greater Toronto Area high school students and neighbourhood community youths will have their chance to tell educators, community organizers, health professionals and government representatives how they think their school engagement, educational performance and academic outcomes can be enhanced through more effective school-community partnerships, Aug. 22. The youth panel discussion will […]

Online gaming expands players’ social lives: York U research

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 – New research finds that online social behaviour isn’t replacing offline social behaviour in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives. The study was done by researchers at York University, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and North Carolina State University. “We found that gamers aren’t […]