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Dr. Marianne McTavish receives 2017 Murray Elliott Award for outstanding service to the Teacher Education Program 2017/11/22

Congratulations to Dr. Marianne McTavish, the 2017 recipient of the Murray Elliott Service Award for Outstanding Service to the Teacher Education Program. More


Alumna Suzanne Hoffman named new VSB superintendent of schools 2017/11/21

Congratulations to Faculty of Education alumna Suzanne Hoffman (BEd ’86, MEd ‘06) on being appointed as the Vancouver School Board’s (VSB) next superintendent of schools, effective January 8, 2018. More


National Academy of Education Administration Overseas Study Program 2017/11/20

On November 14-16, 2017, the Office of the Senior Advisor International hosted the NAEA (National Academy of Education Administration) Overseas Study Program. More


UBC United Way 50/50 Tickets For Sale in TEO 2017/11/17

UBC United Way 50/50 tickets are now available for sale in the Teacher Education Office. Ticket sales end at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017. More


7th Family Math and Science Day Recap 2017/11/15

On November 4, 2017, more than 500 people took part in the Faculty of Education's 7th annual Family Math and Science Day. More


Scholarly Smarts in a Time of Open Access and Predatory Publishing Recap

Watch the video recording of the Faculty of Education Fall Faculty Career Development Workshops Series discussion on the rise of open access publishing with Dr. Judith Daniluk, Leonora Crema, Jo-Anne Naslund, Wendy Traas, and Amber Saundry. More


Upcoming Canvas Training 2017/11/14

Educational Technology Support (ETS) is offering additional Canvas training sessions for faculty and instructors. More


MSFHR 2018 Scholar Competition 2017/11/08

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Program provides salary support to early career health researchers. Deadline: February 2, 2018. More


Inauguration Ceremony for the International Society for STEM in Education (ISSE)

Dr. Jan Hare, Associate Dean of Indigenous Education, attended an inauguration ceremony to celebrate the founding of the International Society for STEM in Education (ISSE), an international network focused on teaching and learning in the STEM subjects. More


Call for Proposals | Teaching with Technology Showcase 2017/11/06

The Learn Technology Hub is seeking showcase proposals from faculty who would like to share their emerging projects or achievements in teaching with technology. Deadline: November 15, 2017. More


Kinesiology Mentorship Program Launches for 2017/18

On October 24, 2017, the Kinesiology Mentorship Program celebrated 9 years of mentorship, and hosted its annual kick-off event celebration at Cecil Green Park House, sponsored by alumni UBC. More


SSHRC Insight Development Grants Application Internal Review Deadlines for Education Faculty 2017/11/03

SSHRC Insight Grants Application Internal Review Deadlines for Education Faculty. Deadlines: November 2017-January 2018. More


French Scholar Lecture Series (FSLS)

The Consulate General of France's French Scholar Lecture Series (FSLS). Deadline: November 30, 2017. More


Distinguished Visiting Professor (DVP) Awards

Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies' Distinguished Visiting Professor (DVP) Program. Deadline: November 30, 2017. More


Wingspan Dis/Ability Arts, Culture & Public Pedagogy Symposium Recap 2017/10/31

Spellbound audiences of students, teachers, the disability community, and wider public engaged the riveting gallery opening of Insights Unseen and Unheard: "Our" UBC photo and video exhibit at the Hatch Gallery and the launch of the Wingspan Dis/arts, Culture and Public Pedagogy Symposium at the Chan, which ran October 19-21, 2017. More


Call for Volunteers – UBC Fall Congregation 2017/10/30

Volunteer at one of the upcoming graduation ceremonies at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. More


Reminder: Share Your Experience: Take the UBC Workplace Experiences Survey 2017/10/27

November 1-21, 2017 | What’s your experience working at UBC? Share your feedback anonymously in the Workplace Experiences Survey. More


ETS Sky Water Earth at the PSA Super Conference 2017/10/25

The Educational Technology Support (ETS) Sky Water Earth project was one of the exhibitors at the PSA Super Conference, a celebration of the BC Teachers’ Federation's one-hundredth year. More


Dr. Romeo Chua named SCAPPS Fellow 2017/10/23

Congratulations to Dr. Romeo Chua (KIN) on being named a Fellow in the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS). More


Study to explore impact of heart function on motor outcomes following spinal cord injury

Dr. Chris West (KIN), along with co-investigator Dr. Brian Kwon (Medicine), have been awarded $1.926 million from the US Department of Defense to study how the functioning of the heart after a spinal cord injury can impact motor outcomes. More


The Allard Prize Photography Competition 2017/10/19

The Allard Prize for International Integrity at the UBC Peter A. Allard School of Law is accepting submissions for the Allard Prize Photography Competition. Deadline: November 1, 2017. More


2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education

Do you know an inspirational educator? Nominate them for a Prime Minister’s Award. Deadline: January 12, 2018. More


2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

Do you know an inspirational educator? Nominate them for a Prime Minister’s Award. Deadline: January 12, 2018. More


Alumna Dr. Kathryn Shoemaker recipient of 2017 Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature

Congratulations to alumna Dr. Kathryn E. Shoemaker (MA '06, PhD '14) on receiving one of four prestigious 2017 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature for the graphic novel, "Seeking Refuge." More


Canvas Training for Online Instructors 2017/10/18

ETS will be conducting Canvas training for online instructors in November 2017. More


Congratulations to the latest Education PSI doctoral candidates

Congratulations to the eight Faculty of Education doctoral candidates recently selected by the Public Scholars Initiative (PSI). More


2017 Nehru Humanitarian Award in the Memory of Prem Goel 2017/10/16

The Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) at The University of British Columbia, invites submissions for the 2017 Prem Goel Memorial Award. Deadline: October 26, 2017. More


Media Production Showcase

Educational Technology Support (ETS) hosted their inaugural Media Production Showcases on October 10 and 11, 2017 along with UBC IT AV services and UBC Studios. More


Call for Nominations | Sessional & Lecturer Teaching Prize 2017/18

Nominations are now open for the 2017/18 Sessional & Lecturer Teaching Prize. Deadline: February 23, 2018. More


Call for Nominations | Killam Faculty Teaching Prize 2017/18

Nominations are now open for the 2017/18 Killam Faculty Teaching Prize. Deadline: February 23, 2018. More