Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

FRANKLY SPEAKING – The Opioid Epidemic: How do educators become more accountable during the crisis

September 22, 2018 | Dean Frank, Faculty of Education, hosts the second installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING. More


Sharing in Truth and Reconciliation

Event Details Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:30 –  10:00 a.m. Mingle with colleagues over refreshments 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Keynote from Kevin Lamoureux Ponderosa Commons Oak House Ponderosa Ballroom 6445 University Boulevard Light refreshments will be provided. Keynote Speaker Kevin Lamoureux, Associate Vice President of Indigenous Affairs, University of Winnipeg and National Education Lead of […] More


FRANKLY SPEAKING – Moving Forward Together: Resurgence and Reconciliation in Indigenous Education

Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the third installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, October More


Word Vancouver

Come play Educational Technology Support's (ETS) QR code game "Poetry in the Corner" as part of Word Vancouver. More


Research Seminar by Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), aka Don Trent Jacobs

Join us for a research seminar by Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), aka Don Trent Jacobs, Professor, Fielding Graduate University, USA. More


Political Efficacy & Social Trust: Why Literacy Programs Shouldn‘t Focus Only on Employability

Seminar with Dr. Anke Grotlüeschen, Hamburg University. Part of the Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


Visiting Elders to the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education will be hosting visiting Elders in the 2018W academic year. Contact indigenous.education@ubc.ca for more information. More


Lunchtime Canvas Crunch

Have a Canvas question? Get instant help at ETS's pop-up table! More


Professor Shwetak Patel (UW) Talks – September 20th, 2018

Professor Shwetak Patel, University of Washington and CTO of GIX (Global Innovation Exchange) presentation on Educational Opportunities in GIX More


SOGI Alliance Launch and Lunch!

Come to connect, chill, chat and chew! Together we will create SOGI inclusive schools and classrooms. More


Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

September 13, 2018 | The Faculty of Education and the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada present, "Making Zero Mankind's Favorite Number: Zero Violence Against Children" More


Canvas High Tea

Take a small bite of Canvas, with a cup of tea. Select your topics from the menu. More


Donuts with the Dean

September 11, 2018 | An annual event welcoming new and returning students to the Faculty of Education. There will be donuts, live music and other light refreshments. More


BEd Orientation Day

Orientation Day launches the 2018/19 UBC BEd Program. Please join us in celebrating their first day of school! More


Canvas High Tea

Take a small bite of Canvas, with a cup of tea. Select your topics from the menu. More


Collaborative Action: A National Symposium for Child Well-being in the Middle Years

August 20-21, 2018 | This special, two day HELP event is designed to inspire, motivate and strengthen participant’s leadership skills by focusing on child well-being through a systems-thinking lens. More


Training Sessions for new Video Conferencing Tools

Get to know Faculty of Education’s new web conference systems and Pexip, the new web conference platform replacing BlueJeans. More


Alumni & Friends Pride Reception

Dean Blye Frank is pleased and proud to host the Faculty of Education 2018 Alumni & Friends Pride Reception in his backyard garden this August. More


2018 University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS)

August 1-7, 2018 | The USL Symposium is an intensive five-day training program focusing on personal development leadership skills and essential life skills for youth leaders. More


Forging Effective SSH Partnerships: Insights from Beyond the University

The Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts, SPARC and the Community Engagement Office host the 2nd panel in "Forging Effective SSH Partnerships" series More


UBC Faculty of Education Staff Wellness Afternoon

July 12, 2018 | We hope you’ll take this opportunity to relax, kick back, and enjoy some fun activities with your colleagues – you’ve earned it! More


CECER Brown Bag: Learning from a Young Child’s Home/School Transition

The Centre for Early Childhood Education & Research presents the Early Childhood Graduate Student Brown Bag Summer Series, featuring Dr. Ann Cameron. More



LLED Research Seminar with Dr. Carla Janaina Figueredo

LLED Research Seminar with Dr. Carla Janaina Figueredo on Wednesday, July 25 in PCOH Multipurpose Room, 2:30PM-4:00PM. More


ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Ice Cream Social is the end of year celebration for BEd students. More


SOGI Alliance Farewell Lunch

Come celebrate and connect with other SOGI champions as we mark the end of an exhausting year of learning and growth. More


Transformative Educational Leadership Program Alumni Reception – 2018

July 10, 2018 | Dr. Judy Halbert & Dr. Linda Kaser, co-leaders, TELP, invites alumni, current participants, faculty members and members of the advisory committee to a reception in Vancouver, BC. More


Webinar: BC Early Childhood Education Assistant & Basic Certificate Programs

Join us for this free webinar to learn about UBC's BC Early Childhood Education Assistant & Basic Certificate Programs. More


5th Annual TEC Expo – July 4 and 5

The Technology Enhanced Classroom Expo is coming up on July 4th and 5th. Proposals for presenters (faculty, students and staff) is due in on June 1st. More


Presentation and workshop with LLED visiting scholar, Dr. Loraine D. Cook

Dr. Loraine D. Cook is a senior lecturer in Research Methods and Educational Psychology at the School of Education, University of the West Indies. More


Institut de Français, UBC à Québec

July 2-20, 2018 | Institut de Français, UBC à Québec – A French language immersion program in the heart of Québec City. More


3 Minute Post Doc Slam 2018

The UBC Post Doc Association's annual 3 Minute Postdoc Slam is on June 28th. Come out and support your fellow postdocs with a reception to follow! More


June 2018 Retirement Reception

June 19, 2018 | The Dean hosts a reception to celebrate the contributions of retiring Faculty members. More


Emerging Media Lab Drop in Sessions

Interested in new technology such as virtual and augmented reality? Come to UBC's Emerging Media Lab to try it out for yourself! More


Oceanography Conferences

The Theme of the Conference is "Synchronous Evolution of Marine Sciences". The main objective is to bring all the leading academic scientists More



Call for Applications – Rehearsing Conflict Workshop Series

June 15 - 21, 2018 | Join a free professional development program June 15-21 that uses theatre to explore & change how you approach conflict. Apply by May 21 More


UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Reception in Nelson, BC

June 14, 2018 | Dean Blye Frank, Dean invites alumni, faculty members and friends of the UBC Faculty of Education to a reception in Nelson, BC. More


SSHRC Insight Grants: An Introduction

June 14, 2018 | If you're a Faculty of Education professor new to SSHRC's Insight Grants program come and learn the fundamentals to getting funded. More


NITEP INFORMATION SESSION WEBINAR

Join us Thursday, June 14, 2018 for information about NITEP and tips to make the most out of your award and scholarship applications. More


Canvas Training

New to UBC's new learning management system? Educational Technology Support (ETS) is hosting Canvas training sessions.  More


Lifelong Learning in South Korea | EDST Critical Dialogues Seminar Series

Dr. Dae Joong Kang, Seoul National University, will be speaking as part of the EDST Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

June 6-8, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology will host the 6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise at the UBC Vancouver campus. More


Faculty Development Spring Workshops: Promotion & Tenure Workshop for Tenure-track Assistant Professors

June 6, 2018 | The focus of this workshop will be on preparing for promotion to Associate Professor with tenure. More


LLED research talk by guest speaker Dr. Richard Sallis on Tuesday, June 5

Dr. Richard Sallis from University of Melbourne will be hosting a research talk titled Arts-Based Research and Teacher Candidates More


Top SOGI Video Resources for Engaging Secondary Students

Come join us to see some of the best of the best video resources for engaging secondary students and discuss where you can make your own. More


Faculty of Education Alumni & Friends Annual Reception at CSSE 2018

May 29, 2018 | Dean Blye Frank is pleased to host the annual Faculty of Education Alumni Reception at CSSE. More


Festival of Learning: Celebrating Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

May 28-30, 2018 | Educators and administrators, faculty and leaders, developers, designers, and students are invited to three days of learning, reflecting, and networking with colleagues at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront. More


Bike to Work (+ School) Week Spring 2018

May 28 - June 3, 2018 | Bike to Work Week is a great way to get healthy, active and energized at work, and reduce your carbon footprint. More


The Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge is Back!

May 28 - June 22, 2018 | Staff and faculty at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are invited to participate in the fourth annual Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge. More


Congress/CSSE 2018

May 26 - June 1, 2018 | The 87th annual Congress and CSSE 2018 are being hosted by the University of Regina. More


Come and Celebrate Education Congregation 2018!

May 24 | Join us in congratulating the class of 2018 on all their hard work!  More


CTLT Spring Institute

May 22-25, 2018 | Registration for the 2018 CTLT Spring Institute is now open. More


Save the Date – 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology

May 17-18, 2018 | The 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology will be held at the University of Ottawa in Ontario. More


National Physical & Health Education Conference

May 17-19, 2018 | Learn - Share - Experience! Register today for the National Physical & Health Education Conference taking place in Whistler, BC. More


PHE Canada Research Council Forum

May 17, 2018 | Come to experience, learn, and share at the 2018 PHE Canada Research Council Forum this May in beautiful Whistler, British Columbia. More


Tea with the Dean

May 17, 2018 | Faculty and Staff members are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for an afternoon to enjoy light refreshments and the announcement of the Dean's Award for Staff Excellence More


8th Aboriginal Math Symposium

May 17, 2018 | Join us at the 8th Aboriginal Math Symposium to share research and educational projects about improving Aboriginal math education K-12 and develop community connections to facilitate and support improving Aboriginal mathematics education. More


The Peer Assessment Training Workshop

Thursday, May 17, 2018 | Arts ISIT will be holding a Peer Assessment Training workshop on May 17, 2018 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Registration is required. More


International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia: United Together

May 17, 2018 | Show your support for Queer youth everywhere! More


NITEP Information Session Webinar

May 16, 2018 | Join us for information about NITEP and tips to make the most out of your award and scholarship application. More


Effective SSH Partnerships with Non-Academic Organizations: The Researcher’s Perspective

May 14, 2018 | Learn how to build thriving collaborative research projects with non-academic partners. More


Save the Date: 2018 NOII Symposium

May 11-12, 2018 | Save the date and plan on joining us for another event showcasing presentations from leading local and global educators, practical school-based sessions, flash chats, ignites and lots of time for networking. More


Conversations with Jo-ann Archibald about Indigenous Storywork as Pedagogy and Methodology

May 10, 2018 | Join us for a celebration of Indigenous storywork within research and educational contexts at this Educational Studies Symposium. More


Teacher Education Program Webinar

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Interested in teaching? Learn about opportunities in the teaching profession and how in 11 months you can become a certified teacher. More


How we (Dis/En)courage Learning

May 8, 2018 | Drs. Deb Butler and Ian Scott will explore enablers and disablers of student learning including assessment tools and self regulated learning. More


21st Annual IOP Conference

May 5, 2018 | Take part in our 21st Annual IOP Conference, and join the conversation around understanding and improving our practice of teaching. More


6th Annual National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference

May 5, 2018 | Join us at the nation's largest conference on Physical Activity & Wellness for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, created for those who see the value in promoting physical activity & wellness in our Indigenous communities. More


UBC Staff & Faculty Sports Day

May 4, 2018 | Staff, faculty members and graduate students are invited to come and join in, enjoy some fun teamwork games and celebrate the end of the school year! More


UBC Jane’s Walk 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018 | Join us for a Jane's Walk this year with David Gill, Program and Policy Planner for the SEEDs program at Campus & Community Planning. More


Innovations in Learning Design: Choose Your Own Learning

May 4, 2018 | ETS will be presenting for Celebrate Learning Week on some of the Faculty of Education's projects that enhance student-centred learning. More


Save the Date – BC Teacher Education Roundtable 2018

May 3-4, 2018 | Save the date for the 2018 BC Teacher Education Roundtable, to be held at the Simon Fraser University, Burnaby campus. More


Faculty Development Spring Workshops: Promotion Workshop for Tenured Associate Professors

Postponed until Fall 2018 | The focus of this workshop will be on preparing for promotion to Professor. More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Education for Change

May 1, 2018 | For the sixth event of the 2018 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will have seven minutes each to talk about how their research uses education for change. More


Celebrate Learning Week: Seeds and STEM

May 1, 2018 | Drop by the Neville Scarfe Foyer to learn about the UBC Seed Lending Library and some of the ways STEAM is explored in Teacher Education. More


10th Annual Celebrate Learning Week 2018

April 30–May 6, 2018 | Explore your passion for teaching and learning at the 10th annual Celebrate Learning Week. More


Learning Technology Innovation Summit

April 30, 2018 | Explore the future of teaching and learning at the Learning Technology Innovation Committee’s Innovation Summit. More


6th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education

April 30 - May 2, 2018 | The Schulich School of Education at Nipissing University, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, invite you to the 6th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education. More


SAGE Writing Retreat

April 28 - April 29, 2018 | UBC Indigenous graduate students are invited to a two-day writing retreat at the First Nations Longhouse, for focused writing sessions and yoga. More


The Asian Conference on Language Learning

April 27-29, 2018 | The theme for the 2018 Asian Conference on Language Learning is "Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change." More


Children of the Massacre: Public Pedagogy and Italy’s Non-violent Protest Against Mafia Extortion

April 27, 2018 | Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Paula Salvio, University of New Hampshire. More


Media Training Workshop

April 26, 2018 | Erik Rolfsen, Media Relations Specialist at UBC, will be hosting a Media Training Workshop for the Faculty of Education. More


Respecting Sexual and Gender Diversity in Our Teaching and Practices

April 26, 2018 | As part of Teacher Education For All (TEFA), all Faculty of Education staff and faculty are invited to participate in a professional learning opportunity related to inclusion for gender identity. More


Kinesiology Distinguished Speaker Series: “Why do we look where we are going?: The roles of eye movements in the control of locomotion”

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology welcomes distinguished speaker Dr. Mark Hollands, Assistant Head of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, More


Room To Improve: Toward Better Educational Outcomes For Vulnerable Learners

April 26, 2018 | Understanding our most vulnerable learners can help us achieve better outcomes with every student. More


Influencing without Authority: Workshop

April 25, 2018 | This staff professional development workshop will focus on the ability to positively influence people in such a way that others willingly alter their thoughts and plans. More


Apprenticeship Series Workshop: Parenthood and the PhD

April 25, 2018 | The LLED GPAs are excited to announce the last instalment of our 2017/2018 Apprenticeship Workshop Series: “Parenthood and the PhD." More


Conversations with the Dean

April 24, 2018 | Education Faculty members are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for an afternoon to catch up with peers, enjoy light refreshments, and discuss goings on across the departments. More


The Education of, and by, Machines: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Education Policy

April 24, 2018 | Seminar with Dr. P. Taylor Webb (EDST) and Dr. Kalervo N. Gulson (UNSW). Part of the Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Health & People

April 24, 2018 | For the fifth event of the 2018 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, five doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will have seven minutes each to talk about how their research into matters of health may lead to healthier societies. More


UBC Town Halls | Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

April 24 & May 4, 2018 | The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation is holding two Town Hall information sessions to provide information about UBC's involvement in Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster. More


The BCNET Annual Conference

April 23-25, 2018 | BCNET 2018 is a three-day forum for higher education IT staff, management and C-suite to network, connect and share insights and challenges in the area of technology to advance teaching, learning and research. More


Earth Day @ Wesbrook Community Centre

April 22, 2018 | Join the UBC Seed Lending Library for an Earth Day celebration. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. More


Teacher Education Program Webinar

April 20, 2018 | Interested in teaching? Learn about opportunities in the teaching profession and how in 11 months you can become a certified teacher at this online information session. More


UBC Connects: Waneek Horn-Miller

April 19, 2018 | Join President Santa J. Ono for the next UBC Connects talk featuring Waneek Horn-Miller, mother, activist, Olympian, and entrepreneur. More


Faculty of Education, UBC IB Alumni Reception – 5th Anniversary

April 19, 2018 | This special celebration aims to bring together International Baccalaureate (IB) alumni from the PYP, MYP and DP cohorts as well as BEd instructors and faculty. More


UBC School of Nursing’s 2nd Annual EDGE FILM Festival

April 19, 2018 | UBC School of Nursing's 2nd Annual EDGE Film Festival. More


Why Mentorship is Good for your Health and ideas for how to get there

April 18, 2018 | Join us for this seminar by Dr. Colleen Varcoe, PhD RN, Professor, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 2017 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award. More


”Research Doesn’t Help Me Think” – Rethinking the Past and Present of Research-Based Teacher Education in Finland

April 18, 2018 | Seminar with Dr. Johanna Sitomaniemi-San, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Part of the Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


Immersive Learning Orientation

April 18, 2018 | Learn about the emerging technology, tools, and current projects at the Emerging Media Lab (EML) at their Immersive Learning Orientation. More