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Upcoming presentations by Education students

DISETalks! is a forum for all members of the DISE community to come together and share their work and pedagogy.

ALL PRESENTATIONS ARE OPEN TO ANYBODY WHO IS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING and are held in room 233 of the Education Building, 3700 McTavish

UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS:

Wednesday February 12th, 2014 12pm- 1:30pm

Alice Chan

Does religious literacy minimize bullying? A comparative research on the mandatory

religious literacy curriculum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and Modesto, California

Wednesday February 26th, 2014 12pm- 1:30pm

Stephen Peters

Studying Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relationship building in the

intercultural speaking event: Proposed research and initial findings

Wednesday March 12th, 2014 4pm- 5:30pm

Nassim Noroozi

Counteracting Epistemic Totalitarianism and Weakening Mental Rigidities: The

Emancipatory Nature of Wonderment

Wednesday March 26th, 2014 4pm- 5:30pm

Pierre Lubin

More of the Same Haitian Schools Means Much More Mess for Haiti

Wednesday April 9th, 2014 12pm- 1:30pm

Lerona Dana Lewis

Student evaluations, a site of workplace micro-aggression: A metasynthesis of Qualitative Research

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Check out the agenda of our General Meeting!

Finder 4 (1)This is a reminder of our Welcome event and General Assembly that will take place Monday, Sept 30 at 3pm in room 200 of the Coach House (3715 Peel).

Join us for a welcome and orientation session where you can socialize with new and current students, enjoy delicious vegetarian food and good music (for free of course) and ask any questions you may have about the program or Montreal. This will also be a great time for you to offer suggestions for any social activities you’d like to see happening during the year!

Following the lunch we will be holding our first General Assembly for the 2013-2014 year, where we will be introducing our plans for the year as well as discussing a motion around “The Québec Charter of Values.” Come share your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions!

Check out the agenda of the meeting HERE!

Social events at EGSS

surveyWe would like to know what kind of events EGSS members would like to see and/or participate in during this academic year. Please take a minute to fill out this short survey and let us know your opinion!
Survey here.

Movie night!

EGSS will be screening:
The FORBIDDEN EDUCATION
by German Doin

When? Friday, October 26th, 7:30 PM
Where? Thomson House, Room 406
Who? All Welcome!
How? with Discussions and Refreshments!
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The documentary is based on a study which spans eight Latin American countries and analyzes unconventional educational experiences such as Popular Education, Montessori, Waldorf, and Homeschooling. It closely examines the logic of modern schooling and its understanding of education.

Released in 2012, The FORBIDDEN EDUCATION is divided into 10 thematic episodes, each presenting a different aspect of education, questioning authority and power in schools, evaluation and segregation of students, and the social function of educational institutions.

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