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Dr. Joy Butler to Receive R. Tait McKenzie Award 2018/03/23

Dr. Joy Butler to receive the 2018 R. Tait McKenzie Award from Physical & Health Education Canada More

Opportunity to Serve on CIHR Advisory Boards 2018/03/22

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has opened a call for nominations to fill 13 advisory boards that inform the strategy and funding activities for its 13 institutes. Deadline: April 9, 2018. More

Call for Applications | The Pat Clifford Award 2018 2018/03/21

The Pat Clifford Award recognizes the work of emerging researchers – their research contributions, their promise, and their commitment to breaking new ground or revisiting commonly held assumptions in education policy, practice or theory in Canada. Deadline: May 31, 2018. More

Dr. Wendy Carr – BCTF Honorary Life Membership Recipient 2018/03/20

Dr. Wendy Carr receives BCTF Honorary Life Membership for active and retired members who have given outstanding service to education. More

Reappointment of Dr. Sterett Mercer – Chris Spencer Foundation Professorship in Dyslexia 2018/03/19

Please join the Faculty of Education in congratulating Dr. Sterett Mercer on his reappointment as the Chris Spencer Foundation Professor in Dyslexia, effective July 1, 2018. More

Neville Scarfe Meeting Room Renovations

As of April 1, 2018, the Neville Scarfe meeting rooms 304A and 304C will be closed and undergo renovations to be re-purposed to better support our growing Office of the Senior Advisor International. More

Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue to Receive 2018 International Edwin Ziegfeld Award

Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue (EDCP) will be receiving the 2018 International Edwin Ziegfeld Award from The United States Society for Education through Art. More

Healthy Workplace Funding 2018/03/15

Do you and your colleagues have a great idea for boosting the health and wellbeing of your team? Consider applying for the UBC Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program (HWIP). Deadline: April 18, 2018. More

Congratulations: Dr. Jan Hare, Dr. Darren Warburton & Team Receive CIHR Development Grant 2018/03/14

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Hare, Dr. Darren Warburton and their team on receiving a Development Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative. More

Conference Board of Canada Report 2018/03/13

The History Education Network (Dr. Penney Clark, Director) and the Historical Thinking Project (Dr. Peter Seixas, Director) were featured in a new report from the Conference Board of Canada, Making the Connection: Growing Collegiality and Collaboration Between K-12 and PSE Educators. More

40th Annual UBC Physics Olympics

The 40th annual UBC Physics Olympics event was held at UBC's Vancouver campus on Saturday, March 11, 2018, with a record number of teams and students attending from all over BC. More

Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Deschambault and Dr. Reginald D’Silva

The Department of Language and Literacy Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ryan Deschambault to a tenure-track position in Educational Leadership and the promotion of Dr. Reginald D’Silva to the position of Senior Lecturer with tenure. More

2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees 2018/03/12

The Faculty of Education is pleased to congratulate Education alumni Rosalind Poon (BSc 1999, BEd (Sec) 2000, Dip Ed 2006, MEd 2010), and Colleen Vaughan (BComm 1991, MEd 1998) on being nominated for the 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. More

Canvas Mass Course Creation for Summer 2018

All Canvas course shells for Summer 2018 courses have been created. ETS will begin scheduling Canvas training sessions in the beginning of April. More

Reminder: Feedback on EDST Headship Candidate Presentation 2018/03/08

For those of you who attended Dr. Gleason’s presentation or have watched the video of her presentation, the Advisory Committee welcomes your feedback in an online evaluation form. Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11:45 p.m. More

Congratulations to Dr. David Anderson

Congratulations to Dr. David Anderson and his faculty team (Dr. Lisa McIntosh, Dr. Alex de Cosson, and Dr. Jill Baird) on receiving the 2018 Change Makers Award from the British Columbia Museums Association (BCMA). More

2018 QS World University Ranks by Subject 2018/03/07

The UBC Faculty of Education is ranked 18th in the world and 2nd in Canada in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject for education. The School of Kinesiology is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Canada in sport-related subjects. More

UBC NITEP Student Talks About His ‘Remarkable’ Practicum Project

Fourth-year year NITEP teacher candidate Dave Robinson created lasting memories on practicum with his students through sculpture. More

Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Program Deadlines

The Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Program provides infrastructure support to faculty members for their research. Next deadline: April 6, 2018. More

Connection Grants

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. Deadlines: April 2018. More

International Research Roundtables

IRRs are aimed at fostering excellence in research, and serving as a catalyst for collaborative research between international and UBC scholars. Deadlines: April & May, 2018. More

Wall Solutions Initiative – Letter of Intent

Wall Solutions Initiative grants help harness high-level research to the practical needs of local, national or international community partners. Deadlines: April & May 2018. More

Call for Nominations | Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award 2018/02/27

Nominations are now open for outstanding service to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Deadline: March 31, 2018. More

Inaugural Canadian Women of Worth Grant Award Program 2018/02/26

Faculty of Education alumna Carol A. Todd (BEd (Elem) '84) has been named one of ten Honourees for the inaugural Canadian Women of Worth Grant Award Program. More

New ETS Team Members

The ETS team has expanded, welcoming two new members, Stoo Sepp (Instructional Designer) and Katie Schultz (Support Analyst). More

Tate Liverpool Exchange – International Arts Based Research

International arts collaboration at Tate Liverpool - an interactive event around the pedagogical turn to art as research in PhD arts education. More

OER Funding for Educators

Grants of $1,800 each will be available to UBC faculty members interested in creating or adopting open resources to replace commercial materials. Deadline: April 12, 2018. More

Congratulations Small TLEF Award Winners 2018/02/20

Congratulations to the successful candidates of this year’s Small TLEF Awards. More

Redesign of Scarfe Computer Labs 1006 & 1007 2018/02/19

The Faculty of Education was successful in its UBC Learning Space Improvement Project bid to refurbish Scarfe computer labs. More

2018 Mobility Funding for Researchers

Funds to support mobility of researchers between Canada and France. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More