CoLab Stories Archive


  • July

    Wearing Two Hats: Bridging Research and Practice

    Rachael Diamant, Learning Specialist at Trafalgar School for Girls
    I've always enjoyed exploring educational research and interpreting it from my perspective as an educator, questioning how educational theories translate into classroom practice. As a learning specialist, one of my responsibilities involves linking contemporary research to the challenges faced by educators and students, searching for effective solutions, testing various strategies, and adapting them to support the unique needs of our staff and students. This dynamic and ever-evolving process mirrors the research journey and inspired me to join an educational research lab at McGill University two years ago.
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  • June

    A Conversation on the Future of Education

    Listen to Katherine Nikidis, Head of School at Trafalgar School for Girls, and Lisa J. Starr, former Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University, speak on the future of education. 
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  • May

    The Birks Family Foundation Proudly Supports the CoLab Project

    The Birks Family Foundation
    The Birks Family Foundation was founded almost 65 years ago on two basic pillars: Education and Health. It has since added the Arts and the Environment to its areas of focus; however, the first two sectors remain its principal areas of support. Trafalgar School for Girls’ CoLab project with McGill University’s Faculty of Education, is an exciting, innovative, and visionary concept in the field of education, not only in Quebec but in the rest of Canada.
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