Upcoming PED Day – Engaging ALL Students: Pedagogy for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

In its 2015–2020 strategic plan, Vanier College identifies promoting global and diversity education in the curriculum, as well as developing and implementing effective, innovative and inclusive pedagogical practice, as priority actions. This upcoming PED Day on August 16, in an event titled Engaging ALL Students: Pedagogy for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, we will focus on…

(Dis)Comfort Zones: Negotiating Tensions and Cultivating Belonging in Diverse College Classrooms in Quebec

The Critical Diversity in Higher Education (CDHE) research team at Vanier College welcomes you to (Dis)Comfort Zones: Negotiating Tensions and Cultivating Belonging in College Classrooms in Quebec, a two-day bilingual conference exploring issues of diversity and inclusion in the Cégep system. The primary objective of this conference—what we have termed a multi-vocal participatory workshop (MPW)—is…

New Workshop: Personal Storytelling as a Teaching Tool

Everyone has a story to tell – and research points to clear benefits of integrating storytelling skills into the classroom. On May 5, English teachers Stephen Dinsmore and Matt Goldberg will present lively examples of personal-story forms in different media; distribute pedagogical materials adaptable to a wide variety of courses, interests, and levels; and lead interactive…

IT REP Conference April 26-28

The April IT REP conference will take place in two weeks at LaSalle College, April 26, 27, and 28. This year, teachers are welcome to attend a few of the activities online: 5 will be offered in French and 4 in English. (N.B. these sessions will be webcast, but not recorded.) REGISTRATION To register, see the schedule and…

AQPC 2017 Colloque: Program and Registration

The program for the 2017 AQPC conference, hosted this year by Vanier and College St. Laurent, is available and registration is now open. Presenting at the conference? Vanier presenters are asked to communicate with Isabelle Delisle to obtain a registration code. Not presenting but interested in attending? Send your name to Isabelle Delisle at delislei@vanier.college before Wednesday April 12, 5:00pm to enter a draw for…

AQPC News

AQPC Winter Bulletin Overview The AQPC Winter Bulletin is now online. Here are the highlights: A call for new members of the francophone editorial board (for details, see below) A reminder that, this June, Vanier and College St. Laurent will be hosting the next AQPC conference. The conference, whose theme is Our Legacy, promises to…

January 2017 PED Day Recap

Missed last PED Day? Here’s a summary of the event, thanks to VTV! Based on our compilation of the feedback received, the event was a hit, and sets the bar for next year. While we move on to new topics, we will keep in mind a few of the keys to this year’s success: a…

Raspberry Pi and Micro Controllers in the Classroom Workshops

LEARN Québec, in collaboration with la Vitrine technologie-éducation (VTÉ), Kids Code Jeunesse et le Club Framboise presents for the second time, Raspberry Pi in the Classroom: Part Two, February 24rd. Click here to register. These workshops are open to all educators! Location: LEARN training room Time: 9:30 to 3:00 pm On May 19th, they will run a Micro Controllers…

Invitation to an IPESA Revision Brainstorming Session

Vanier teachers are invited to a townhall brainstorming session on the Institutional Policy on the Evaluation of Student Achievement (IPESA). The purpose of this meeting is to bring out key issues that will set guidelines for the revision of the IPESA. Come help us highlight strengths and areas for improvement in the current IPESA! Brainstorming Session…

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