Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

Education Congregation | November 2017

November 22, 2017 | Join us at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts to celebrate the graduating classes of 2017. More


HELP Talks: The Impact of Early Experiences on Development: Insights from Children in Adoptive and Foster Families in BC and Abroad

November 22, 2017 | The November HELP Talks focuses on children who experience challenges during the early years, in part due to their unstable or atypical child-rearing context. More


QPR Suicide Prevention Training

November 23, 2017 | Free QPR Suicide PreventionTraining for students, staff, and faculty to help them recognize suicide warning signs, approach someone who may be at risk, persuade the person to seek appropriate health services, and connect the person to resources that will help resolve crises. More


History’s Schools/Today’s Struggles: Why Activist Learning and Struggle Knowledge Matters

November 23, 2017 | The Centre for Culture, Identity and Education hosts a seminar with Dr. Aziz Choudry, McGill University. More


Colloquium Winter 2017 – Dr. Lisa Nathan

November 23, 2017 | iSchool Colloquia Series Winter 2017: Dr. Lisa Nathan, Humility, Discomfort & Awe: Developing human capacities through information system design. More


The Return of the Faculty of Education Knitting Club

Starts November 23, 2017 | The Faculty of Education Knitting Club is back! Open to all Education staff and faculty from newbie to expert! More


What is Open School?

November 24, 2017 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Lars Knudsen, Aarhus University, Department of Education, Denmark. More


Help Shape UBC’s Strategic Plan

November 24 & 29, 2017 | As UBC enters the final stages of the strategic planning process, faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to join a dialogue to help us validate the plan as it has emerged so far, and explore ideas of how we can bring it to life. More


UBC Synapse: Santa Ono Comes to Town!

November 28, 2017 | Drop by the Nest and have your photo taken with Prof. Santa Ono... dressed as up as Santa Claus! Proceeds support research at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health in UBC. More


Beyond #MeToo and #IWill: Changing Workplace Culture

November 28, 2017 | #MeToo. #IWill. Awareness is important, but how do we move beyond hashtags and words to making substantive changes to the workplace experience for women? Join us for a panel discussion as we examine this timely and pervasive issue and explore options for moving forward. More


University of British Columbia | Building a Better Canada

November 29, 2017 | Join President Santa J. Ono for an intimate evening with some of BC’s most esteemed citizens in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Order of Canada. More


Internationalization Learning Day 2017

November 29, 2017 | Join us to discover how UBC is creating and supporting exceptional, globally-relevant learning experiences, across disciplines. More


Athletes as Agents of Resistance and Change

November 29, 2017 | Join us for a panel discussion around athletic activism. More


Canvas Drop-in Sessions

November 29 & 30, 2017 | Join Educational Technology Support (ETS) for two upcoming Canvas drop-in sessions. More


Faculty of Education United Way Bake Sale

November 30, 2017 | Faculty-wide bake sale in support of the UBC United Way Campaign. More


NITEP Alumni & Friends Gathering

December 1, 2017 | Alumni and friends of NITEP, UBC’s Indigenous Teacher Education Program, are invited to gather for a reception at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver following the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) Conference Workshops. More


UBC Teacher Education Program Webinar

December 4, 2017 | Learn about the UBC Teacher Education Program at this free online information session. More


CTLT Winter Institute

December 4-6, 2017 | The Winter Institute provides an opportunity to network with colleagues, review the practical application of techniques and discuss practices that are successful in varying environments. More


Poetry and Music with Gary Rasberry

December 4, 2017 | Join Education alumnus Gary Rasberry (PhD '98) for a noon hour of poetry and music. More


“And yet it moves“ — New forms of governance in public adult education organisations

December 6, 2017 | Join us for a seminar with Dr. Michael Schemmann, University of Cologne, Germany. More


Online Info Session | MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) – December 2017

December 6, 2017 | Learn about the MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program at this online info session with program coordinator Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc. More


2017 Teaching with Technology Showcase

December 7, 2017 | Join us at the Learning Technology Hub’s Teaching with Technology Showcase, featuring the work of UBC faculty who are using technology to advance their teaching and to enrich student learning. More


Séjour UBC

December 8-10, 2017 | Séjour UBC, a weekend workshop for French teacher candidates. Now open to in-service teachers! More


Online Info Session | MEd in Modern Languages Education (FRM6) – December 2017

December 15, 2017 | Learn about the MEd in Modern Languages Education (FRM6) program at this online info session with program advisor Dr. Meike Wernicke. More


Early Years Conference 2018

January 25-27, 2018 | The Early Years Conference focuses on early childhood development, early childhood intervention and family support. More


Heart-Mind Conference 2018

February 23 - 24, 2018 | The Heart-Mind Conference shares practical strategies and translates knowledge about Heart-Mind well-being for educators, parents, health and social workers, sports and recreation leaders, policy makers – all those who teach and care for children and youth. More