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SDG 4: Quality Education

The production of Iran as a national state spacetime: Late development and formal subsumption

The production of Iran as a national state spacetime: Late development and formal subsumption

Spacetime as a social product is almost absent in Iranian social thought and politics. Environment/geography is still considered to be a mere static background. This contrasts with a dialectical conception of spacetime as simultaneously a formative product and contingent condition (and indirect producer) of social action. Conventional approaches actively function to depoliticize spacetime by promoting

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Integrating UN Sustainable Development Goals in university curriculum, research, and partnerships

Integrating UN Sustainable Development Goals in university curriculum, research, and partnerships

How have universities integrated the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and what lessons might be learned and applied therein? This is the key question that Nicole Arsenault, MES alumnus and Program Director of York’s Office of Sustainability, sought to address in her MES Paper on The Role of Universities Towards a Sustainable Future: Integrating

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Exploring and recreating ecologies that take shape between plants and people

Exploring and recreating ecologies that take shape between plants and people

At the ArtworxTO Hub West, 250 the East Mall, Etobicoke, a display is growing, quite literally, that looks to educate visitors on the relationship between the migrations of people and plants to the Toronto area.  The installation is primarily sound-based and draws on award winning artist and PhD candidate Alexandra Gelis’ research on plants and

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Amy Homer

Amy Homer

Why did you choose York University?  I chose York because I was interested in their Environmental Studies program. What project are you focusing on during your time in the Capstone course?  Project 73: How can educators approach indigenous perspectives in numeracy, literacy and the arts? How does your project align with the UN Sustainable Development

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Juan Caedo

Juan Caedo

Why did you choose York University?  I chose York University because I liked how they were a very sustainable university and it just felt like the right decision at the time since I was transferring from another university. What project are you focusing on during your time in the Capstone course?  I am in Team Q, which is

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Cop26: Youth Climate report

Cop26: Youth Climate report

In the morning, the project Youth Climate Report work was presented. - an interactive documentary film project with a digital map showing over 400 videos of climate research produced by young people from all over the world. The Youth Climate Report is an interactive documentary film project that has been going on since 2011. Where young

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York instructor Mark Terry’s new documentary to screen at COP26

York instructor Mark Terry’s new documentary to screen at COP26

York University contract faculty member Mark Terry’s new documentary film, The Changing Face of Iceland, will screen at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 4. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has selected The Changing Face of Iceland, the third instalment in Terry’s trilogy of polar documentaries focusing on the

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Indigenous education is central to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery

Indigenous education is central to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery

Article by By Suzanne Katsi'tsiarihshion Brant MES'05  & Bryden Award Recipient Over the last number of years, I have been honoured to provide leadership for First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in eastern Ontario. Now celebrating our 35th year as a post-secondary institute, we have provided unique learning experiences for thousands of Indigenous

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Strong Environmental Learning and Action

Strong Environmental Learning and Action

The project will develop teaching and learning resources on climate change, authentic learning with certification resources, curriculum-linked map, student-featured instructional how-to-video as well as teaching and board staff training and network building. Researcher: Lewis Molot Project Theme: EcoCampus

Ontario EcoSchools: Achieving Excellence through Environmental Education

Ontario EcoSchools: Achieving Excellence through Environmental Education

The Ontario EcoSchools program engages elementary and secondary students and schools in more than 50 English and French language boards in learning and action that supports curriculum-linked learning about the environment. The annual grant aims to build capacity for curriculum-linked environmental education and action in Ontario schools and to support activities such as EcoSchools certification

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