The Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium is an annual event organized since 1985 by and for Faculty of Education master's and PhD students to highlight their research projects. University of Ottawa undergraduate students, as well as graduate students from other Ontario and Quebec universities are also invited to take part.
Jean-Paul Dionne was a professor at the University of Ottawa from 1970 until his retirement in 1996. He won the university's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1995. Professor Dionne, who died in 2011, was especially valued for the exceptional support he offered graduate students, his intellectual rigour, and his expertise in statistics. As he was its founder, this annual scholarly event bears his name. The symposium serves as a tribute to Professor Dionne, acknowledging his exceptional contributions to Faculty of Education students.
The 2021 Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium will take place virtually on March 5th and 6th. The Research Fair will take place at the same time, allowing Faculty of Education professors to share their recent discoveries and research projects with students.
The Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium organizing committee invites the entire university community, family and friends of Jean-Paul Dionne, and everyone interested in research in education to join them for a day rich in learning.
If you wish to help support the growth of this event, you can make a donation to the Faculty of Education Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium by contacting the University of Ottawa Development Office (190 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa ON K1N 6N5 or 613-562-5800 ext. 3417) oy by making a donation online: Give now!