Resources & Support
EdUS Has Your Back!
This section of the website was created as part of the “EdUS Has Your Back” initiative. This tab’s purpose is to highlight and create easier access to some key information for Education students. We hope that this tab can be a way for you to get to know your student rights as well as answer some of your questions. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, require further information or support, or have suggestions for how we can improve this section of our website please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For quick access to your student rights click here: http://ssmu.mcgill.ca/studentrights/
List of Contacts
In this tab, there are different contacts you can reach for resources and support!
The Internships & Student Affairs (ISA) Office in the Faculty of Education is responsible for the planning and implementation of the practical teaching component of undergraduate (B.Ed.) and graduate (MATL) Teacher Education programs, general and career advising, and undergraduate student affairs and records. At McGill, ISA works closely with students, departments, and other faculties, as well as externally in close partnership with schools, boards, and the larger community.
Specialists in teaching and learning, the Department of Integrated Studies in Education is known for its Teaching Certification programs with options at the undergraduate level (B.Ed.) and graduate level (MATL). DISE offers an array of bachelor’s, master's, and PhD programs that examine education and pedagogy related to classroom learning as well as other learning contexts and environments. Graduate-level certificates for working educators and professional development are also offered through DISE. The department encompasses the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education, which provides in-community Bachelor of Education and certificate programs in partnering Indigenous communities throughout Quebec.
The members of DISE are committed to the preparation and training of exceptional professionals in educational and related fields, for work in elementary and secondary schools, and to the continuing professional growth of educators, engaging research in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum, literacy education, educational policy and educational leadership.
The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) provides support services and reasonable accommodations to students of all levels of study with documented disabilities of either a permanent, temporary, or episodic nature. We foster an accessible and inclusive university experience for McGill’s diverse student population in collaboration with other Student Services and the wider McGill community through resources and services.
The Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) is a non-profit, student-run, bilingual and free legal information service. Our mandate is to provide legal information, referrals, and community services to the McGill and Montreal communities, with a continuing commitment to meeting the needs of marginalized groups.
For issues within the McGill community, Student Advocacy offers free advice and representation to students accused of a disciplinary offence (such as plagiarism or cheating) or students who feel unjustly treated by the University. We help students find formal and informal solutions to their problems.
Examples of topics Student Advocacy can help students with: supervisor issues, grievances, disciplinary issues, general advocacy through policies...