What does education entail?
In a recent book entitled “The Fourth Education Revolution” (2018), Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, writes that he is "constantly surprised when he asks colleagues in the profession the (above) question, to be greeted by blank faces."
Noam Chomsky, well-known M.I.T. professor and American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist proposes his own answer to this question about education. Click Read More to watch Chomsky share his answer in a three-and-a-half-minute video.
Welcome Back remarks
Director General Richard Filion looked ahead to 2020 and gave updates on some major dossiers during his remarks to the Dawson College community at the Welcome Back Assembly Jan. 16. Click on Read More for the full text of his remarks.
Welcome Back Assembly is Jan. 16
The Welcome Back Assembly and lunch will be Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in 3C.1.
Warm Holiday Wishes
I would like to take this opportunity to wish each of you very Happy Holidays and all the best for 2020!
The educational mission entrusted to us is of singular importance in our time when deepest values and beliefs are shaken and shattered.
May this season increase our determination to favour kindness, dignity and respect in our day to day interactions with our fellow human beings.
Looking forward to seeing you at the Welcome Back Assembly and lunch Jan. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in 3C.1.
Recognizing Excellence in Teaching
Five teachers will be feted by their colleagues for teaching excellence in January at Dawson’s Annual Ped Day for teachers Jan. 13-14. We are proud to present this year’s honourees.
Sarah Beer, pictured, of Sociology is one of them. Click "Read More" to find out who the others are.
I am delighted to introduce the first edition of this new weekly newsletter for Dawson employees. We are happy to share it with you a week ahead of schedule. At the Welcome Back Assembly in August, I mentioned that our Communications Office is working hard to enhance communication strategies and seeking ways to improve communications….
Last Modified: February 18, 2020