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Anxiety problems are up by nearly a third among postsecondary students since 2018

September 21st, 2022

Flexibility in the delivery of mental health services will be key for this school year, the co-authors of a new report say. BY MOIRA MACDONALD | SEP 20 2022 University Affairs.ca Anxiety, academic difficulties related to online learning, concentration problems and pandemic fatigue have been named in a national report as leading reasons why students…

Teaching about Complicity – with The Creative Collective for Change – April 1

March 30th, 2022

Join us this Friday, when Pat Romano and Kim Simard from the Creative Collective for Change, Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec, will animate the session entitled, “Teaching about Complicity: Reflecting on creativity, critical thinking and social change.” Their presentation features new forms of engagement that foreground conversations. Using this innovative format they will show us ways…

Neurodiversity Is Diversity

March 30th, 2022

How educators can support students who learn differently BY SOLVEGI SHMULSKY From:  Liberal Education   Excerpt: Educators can use student-friendly approaches to teaching as tools for broader inclusion, not just for neurodiverse students. When educators focus on strengths, acceptance, flexibility, and representation while exploring the lived experience of marginalized students, their work can benefit learners…

Intercollegiate Ped Days – January 12-14 – Register Now!

December 16th, 2021

You are invited to attend the 2nd annual Intercollegiate Ped Days Please join in January 12-14, 2022 All sessions will be virtual Intercollegiate Ped Days (IPD) seeks to promote sharing between college educators, foster intercollegiate professional development, and strengthen collaboration between the English-language CEGEPs. This year’s theme is Systemic Transformation: Developing Our Inclusive Practices There…

Six Tips for Cultivating a Trauma-Informed Higher Education Classroom at the Beginning of Each Semester

November 15th, 2021

From Faculty Focus, November 15, 2021 Ashley Herr-Perrin Collective trauma, in spite of its profound gravity, has granted us an opportunity as educators. Through the devastation of COVID-19 and chaos of various social and political events within the past two years, attention to mental health has encouraged conversation instead of stigmatization (American Psychological Association, 2019)….

Documentary Film Debut: Living Campus – with Chris Adam!

June 16th, 2021

  Watch live on June 17th at 11am: https://www.facebook.com/prepatresmarias https://youtu.be/GI7aIszSl0Q

Dawson Celebrates Earth Week(s) – April 19-30!

April 16th, 2021

Celebrate Earth Week Virtually!  

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals – Canada’s 2030 National Strategy

March 1st, 2021

“Moving Forward Together,” is Canada’s 2030 Agenda National Strategy that aims to accelerate progress towards meeting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Your Course May Help to Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)!

February 10th, 2021

Dear Faculty, In September 2015, Canada and all United Nations Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 2030 Agenda), a shared blueprint for partnership, peace and prosperity for all people and the planet, now and into the future. As part of this Canadian initiative, the Dawson Sustainability Office is working on including the 17…

Meditation with Daniel Goldsmith – Every Monday

February 8th, 2021

Starting February 15th, join Daniel Goldsmith every Monday at 12:30 for 30 minutes of mediation! Sessions will continue until the end of the W21 semester.

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