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Additional Qualifications Online Application System

You may use this system to:

  • Apply for Additional Qualifications courses
    (Note that a valid email address and credit card are required)
  • Check the registration status of your application
  • Update your current contact information


Subject Matter Expertise

The program is comprised of faculty with expertise in a variety of subject matters, which students can draw from in order to further their own career and life goals.

Our faculty have multi-disciplinary teaching and research expertise in:

• Community organizing and development
• Workplace and organizational learning for social change
• Social movement learning and the social economy
• Citizenship learning
• Comparative international education and development
• Popular education
• Aboriginal education
• Education for sustainability
• Community healing and peacebuilding
• Adult literacy
• Feminism, anti-racism and migration

Individual faculty expertise includes:

Bonnie Burstow
popular education, qualitative research, working with psychiatric survivors, global feminism, feminist therapy; violence against women, working with trauma survivors, transgenerational trauma, Holocaust studies, anti-racism education, fascism and anti-fascism, social movements, use of the arts in adult education and social movements. She is also interested in the psychology of disenfranchised populations (people who are homeless, people who have been imprisoned, psychiatric survivors, people who use illicit drugs.

Jamie Magnusson
Political sociology of knowledge, including feminist and anti-racist perspectives within postsecondary education, globalization, the ideology of science, and the development of postsecondary curricula and teaching informed by equity and social justice

Lance McCready
Youth-adult transitions; youth policy and programs; sociocultural context of urban communities; intersectionality; African/Caribbean/Black populations; sexual diversity studies; sexual minority youth; men and masculinities; economic security; educational attainment; public safety; health promotion.

Angela Miles
Feminist theory, critical theory, social movements, globalization and local and global resistance, community education, organizing, development and change, and alternative development paradigms

Kiran Mirchandani
Gendered and racialized processes in the workplace; critical perspectives on organizational development and learning; criminalization and welfare policy; globalization and economic restructuring

Shahrzad Mojab
educational policy studies; gender, state, diaspora and transnationality; women, war, militarization and violence; women, war and learning; feminism, anti-racism, colonialism and imperialism; Marxist-feminism and learning; adult education in comparative and global perspectives

Karen Mundy
International organizations and educational change; global citizenship; civil society and education; international development and education

Jack Quarter
Social economy; non profits and co-operatives; volunteering; community development

Jean-Paul Restoule
Aboriginal cultural identity(ies); indigenous research methodologies; Aboriginal representation, film and media; intercultural communication; urbanization; indigenous knowledge; environmental education; anti-racism and decolonizing

Peter Sawchuk
Workplace learning; trade union studies; technology and work; adult learning theory; cognition and communication at work; cultural historical activity theory; Marxist theory

Marcelo Vieta
Workplace and organizational learning for social change; sociology of work; alternative work organizations; social economy studies; economic democracy; critical community development; philosophy of technology; critical theory; mixed-methods research approaches; ethnography; case
study analysis.