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Daniel April
Researcher and communications consultant

Researcher and communications consultant

Daniel April joined the Report team in 2018 as researcher and communications consultant. Previously, he has also worked as a French as a second language teacher, academic director (Université Sainte-Anne, Nova Scotia, Canada) and research associate. He has been Vice-President, Communications of the Association pour le développement de l'enseignement et de la recherche en administration de l'éducation (ADERAE) since 2016 and a member of the advisory board since 2014. 

Daniel holds a Ph.D. degree in educational administration and policy studies, a masters in educational administration and evaluation - planning and management (M.A.) (Université Laval, Québec, Canada), as well as a B.Ed. in French second language education.

His research interests include pedagogical supervision, professional learning communities, diversity management, inclusive education, and results-based management approach. In the research team led by Yamina Bouchamma (Université Laval), he has contributed to six books, one chapter, and fifteen articles published in scientific journals (including six as a first author). He has presented more than thirty papers at national scientific conferences across Canada and at international level and has also been involved in the organization of several symposia and workshops, and he participated in two research-action-training projects in Québec.

He is a two-time recipient of the Governor General's Academic Medal of Canada (2008 and 2019) and was awarded the prestigious Vanier Research Fellowship (2016-2017) and the Thomas B. Greenfield Award for the best doctoral dissertation in educational administration in Canada (2020).