2018 UBC-SWU Intensive International Teacher Training Program Graduation
March 2, 2018
Dean Blye Frank congratulated the graduates of the 2018 UBC-SWU Intensive International Teacher Training Program.
30 Undergraduate and graduate students from Southwest University (SWU), Chongqing, China, took part in the program from February 11 to March 3, 2018 to learn Canadian teaching practices and theories, focusing on K-12 education in BC.
Workplace Respect Keynote
March 7, 2018
Dean Blye Frank invited all Faculty of Education staff, students and faculty members to a Workplace Respect Keynote delivered by Paul Pelletier. Paul Pelletier is a corporate lawyer, international professional speaker, author, consultant and educator in workplace bullying management, workplace respect and leadership.
Official Opening of the Chan Gunn Pavilion
March 15, 2018
Dean Blye Frank attended the opening ceremony for the Chan Gunn Pavilion and assisted in unveiling the building plaque. The new building will house the Centre for Physical Activity & Exercise Medicine including a kinesiology and physiology laboratory to orchestrate research and care involving with fitness monitoring and muscular and cardiorespiratory testing.
Dean Hosts Dr. Carol Nicoll, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education at the Queensland University of Technology
March 15, 2018
Dean Blye Frank hosted Dr. Carol Nicoll, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education at the Queensland University of Technology, for lunch along with Dr. Anna Kindler, Senior Advisor, Office of International Engagement, to explore international partnership opportunities. Dr. Nicoll is an alumna and completed her PhD at the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia.
Director of Development and Alumni Engagement Interviews
March 15-16, 2018
Dean Blye Frank, along with an interview panel, conducted interviews for the position of Director, Development and Alumni Engagement in the Faculty of Education. As the interview process continues, the Faculty will be kept up-to-date.