Dr. Ghada Sfeir
Dr. Ghada Sfeir holds a doctoral degree in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Sfeir’s research and publications are in the areas of Cosmopolitanism, Multiculturalism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Adult Education and Social Studies. She advocates for the revision of the Canadian curricula, particularly social studies and history, to account for the voices of oppressed groups rendered invisible in Canadian social policies and curricula. Recently, she co-authored a chapter, Global Problems Require a Global Citizenry: The Case for Teaching Global Citizenship, in an edited book, Teaching Global Citizenship: A Canadian Perspective (2020, Canadian Scholars’ Press). She serves on the executive editorial board of the International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity and is a reviewer for the Common Ground Research Networks. She is currently completing a book manuscript with the proposed title: Cosmopolitanism and Canada’s Growing Diversity: A Better Strategy Than Multiculturalism.
Dr. Sfeir is a member of various academic and research advocacy groups such as Quebec English-Speaking Community Research Network (QUESCREN), Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC), Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, and the Montreal Council of Women. Her professional activities also include the organization and facilitation of webinar series on timely and pressing issues facing our society to advocate against systemic racism. She has received the Concordia Volunteer Recognition Award in 2012.
Sessions in which Dr. Ghada Sfeir participates
Sessions in which Dr. Ghada Sfeir attends
- Welcome Remarks, followed by Keynote Address: The Importance of a Plurilingual Approach in English-Speaking Higher Education for Language Vitality and Identity Validation
- 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | 1 hour
- Welcome remarks:Lorraine O'Donnell, Research Associate, QUESCREN; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Sch...
- Session 3A: Panel discussion: Sustainable Initiatives for the Future of Quebec’s Black English-Speaking Communities
- 3:20 PM - 4:10 PM | 50 minutes
- Sustainable initiatives for the future of Quebec’s Black English-speaking communities – The Concordia Library Black community Archives:...
- Keynote Address: Online Education - The Experience of the Quebec Board of Black Educators
- 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM | 50 minutes
- Alix Adrien, President, Quebec Board of Black EducatorsOnline Education - The Experience of the Quebec Board ...
- Session 5B: Education Rights and the Law
- 1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
- Moderator: Sylvia Martin-Laforge, Director General, Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)
- Keynote Address: The Future of Education in an Official-Language Minority Setting: Demographic Change and New Points of View
- 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
- Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages of CanadaThe Future of Education in an Official-Language...