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The mission of the CSLP is to conduct research on teaching and learning processes. Working with community and nongovernmental organizations, school boards, policy-making bodies, mental and social health service providers as well as public safety organizations, our overall focus is to develop evidence-based tools and strategies that would positively impact our society.

Areas of interest

Arts-based pedagogies

Hate speech and radicalization

Information and media literacies

Innovative teaching tools in the classroom

Citizenship education

Essential skills development

Systematic reviews

Recent awards


  • Dr. Pierre Chastenay - Prix Hubert-Reeves by l’Association des communicateurs scientifiques du Quebec, for his children’s book Une visite guide du système solaire.
  • Dr. Isabelle Plante - Prix d’excellence en recherche – Réalisations 2022. La Faculté des sciences de l’éducation at UQAM.
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Castro - National Higher Education Art Educator of the Year. National Art Education Association (NAEA).
  • CSLP Manager, Dr. Zeina Ismail-Allouche - 2021-2022 Award of Distinction in Oral History. Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS)
  • Dr. Vivek Venkatesh - Concordia Newsmaker of the Month (April). Concordia University.
  • Dr. André Gagné - Concordia Newsmaker of the Month (July). Concordia University.
  • Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Léa Clermont-Dion - Concordia Newsmaker of the Month (August). Concordia University.





  • Dr. Vivek Venkatesh – UNESCO Global Co-Chair on the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism


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