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Applications for 2019 AMS Innovative Projects Fund - Deadline February 22nd, 2019
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The Association of British Columbia (ABCDE) Deans of Education will honour two individuals at the annual Teacher Education Roundtable Conference.
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Join us for a Career Networking Night to network with a variety of employers along with refreshments and light snack for an informal evening.
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YWCA Career Zone Youth Employment Centre will host a Careers in Education Panel on Tues 26 Feb, 5:30 - 8 pm, 2nd Floor, 1256 Granville St, Vancouver.
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Wear your PINK and join the festivities in Scarfe lobby from 12-1 to celebrate and support inclusive and accepting schools!
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Dr. Ben-David, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work from UBC Okanagan Campus will be giving a talk on her research and mental health services.
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Please join us for two days of collective learning about how to heal our relationships  with the land and with each other.
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The Post Doc Association is a great way to get involved i - come out to the AGM to see what we're about and enjoy some refreshments and snacks.
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Dr. Manka Varghese, University of Washington, will be joining us on February 27 to talk about language teachers identity in anti-oppressive education.
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XV Canadian Symposium - Home Economics
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Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Perry, Professor in ECPS, for her appointment as the Dorothy Lam Chair in Special Education for a five-year term.
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Congratulations to Dr. Amy Metcalfe (EDST), who has received one of ten Killam Faculty Research Awards awarded across UBC for 2019.
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Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Cox, Associate Professor in ECPS, for his appointment as the Myrne B. Nevison Professor in Counselling Psychology.
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Join us for a research seminar by Dianne Turner, formerly Superintendent of the Delta School district, Chief Educator for the province of B.C.
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WorksafeBC Research Training Awards for the development of occupational health and safety research among master's and doctoral students.
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Please join us for a panel presentation with Indigenous scholar and leaders who consider how we might transform the foundational norms of the academy.
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The Office of Indigenous Education will be hosting a drop-in session for faculty, students and staff. This will be an opportunity for you to share so
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VPRI Townhall Information Session on Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster.
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On Sustainability Conference: From Pedagogies for Sustainability to Transformative Social Change, UBC Robson Square, Jan 17-19, 2019
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SOGI inclusion is necessary! Get prepared by Joining us to sample the best in SOGI picture books, novels, non-fiction and lesson ideas.
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New funding opportunity for SSH+ researchers through Genome BC
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The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2019 the International Year for Indigenous Languages.
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This talk was co-sponsored with the UBC Himalaya Program, the UBC Centre for India & South Asia Research(CISAR), the Department of Language and Litera
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The online Master of Educational Technology (MET) now has a third annual intake in May! Apply by February 15 for a May 2019 start date.
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The Congress of the Humanities and Social Science will take place at the University of British Columbia from June 1 to 7, 2019.
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The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference will be hosted in conjunction with Congress 2019 from June 1 to 5.
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Dr. Belliveau will be making a presention and answering questions on his research interests, his administrative experience and his vision for the role
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Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Paul Shaker, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University.
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How do we develop social literacy and action about energy transition?
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Seminar and workshop with International Visiting Scholar Dr. Barbara Merrill, University of Warwick. Please RSVP by January 25th.
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Institutional (Faculty and UBC) deadlines for the 2019 SSHRC Insight Development Grants.
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Information about our featured resource, BrowZine as well details about UBC Library online course reserves (LOCR).
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Trudeau Foundation Fellowships - applications due by February 22nd, 2019
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In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play, the University annually awards teaching prizes to UBC Teaching Assistants.
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Dr. Zumbo will discuss the concepts and methods that are used to ensure fairness and equity in assessments, measures, and surveys. He will also talk a
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This diverse panel will open hearts and minds to help support students who wish to reconcile sexuality or gender identity with faith and family.
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The ORE is pleased to announce the graduate student award winners in the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Endowed Awards competition.
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To nominate someone for the Order of Canada, please see the the link provided. Nomination is ongoing.
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Nominations for CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards open until February 1, 2019
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SSHRC Impact Awards - Nominations due to VPRI February 5th, 2019
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Please join the Faculty of Education in congratulating Dr. Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem on being appointed to the Order of Canada.
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WestCAST is an education conference held on February 20-22 by the Faculties of Education in the western provinces of Canada.
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Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem, a professor emeritus of educational studies UBC's faculty of education, was named an officer of the Order of Canada.
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The Globe and Mail interviewed Faculty of Education Professor John-Tyler Binfet about the Building Academic Retention Through K9’s (B.A.R.K.) program at the school’s Okanagan campus.
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University Affairs interviewed Marianne McTavish, about the B.C. government’s funding to create new teacher education spaces.
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All Faculty of Education PhD supervisors are invited to nominate one of their Winter 2018 PhD graduates whose work resides in the field of curriculum.
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Awards are given to the two students who have achieved the best academic record as a Doctoral student and as a Master’s student completing a thesis.
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Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Stephanie Anderson, candidate for Social Studies Education Assistant Professor position.
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Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Harper Keenan, candidate for Social Studies Education Assistant Professor position.
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Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Lindsay Gibson, candidate for Social Studies Education Assistant Professor position.

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