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Congratulations to SSHRC Storytellers 2016 Finalists! 2016/04/11

Join us in extending our warmest congratulations to the Faculty of Education students who have recently been announced as SSHRC Storytellers 2016 finalists! More


Congratulations Dr. John Kramer for receiving a grant from Wings for Life! 2016/04/04

Dr. Kramer was awarded the grant to support his project “No Pain, No Gain? The Effects of Anticonvulsants on Neurological Recovery Following Acute Spinal Cord Injury." More


Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons Opening Reception 2016/03/31

Education faculty and staff celebrate the official opening of the new Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons. More


New Appointment: Dr. Jan Hare, Associate Dean, Indigenous Education

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Jan Hare will take up the position as Associate Dean, Indigenous Education effective July 1, 2016. More


UBC Faculty of Education ranked 9th in the world, 1st in Canada — QS World University Rankings 2016 2016/03/22

The UBC Faculty of Education moves up to 9th place in the world and 1st in Canada. More


Gordon Smith Painting Installed in Education Lobby – Ponderosa Commons 2 2016/03/07

Two years ago emeritus and prominent Canadian artist, Dr. Gordon Smith, generously gifted the Faculty of Education an impressive oil on canvas, “Cypress Winter". More


Call for Nominations: Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence 2016 2016/03/03

Each year, the Dean extends the Faculty’s appreciation for the valuable contributions of our staff through an award for staff excellence. More


Dr. Richard Young (ECPS) awarded residency through the Marbach Residence Program 2016/02/22

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Young (ECPS) for being awarded a residency at Marbach Castle in Germany. More


New Digs! 2016/02/18

The Departments of Language & Literacy Education and Educational Studies recently moved into their new location in the Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons. More


Canada Research Chair Appointments 2016/02/16

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li and Dr. Eli Puterman on their appointments as Canada Research Chairs. More


Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Institutional Collaborative Research Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Stack (EDST) on receiving a three-year Institutional Collaborative Research Grant from the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. More


Dr. Guofang Li Receives 2016 Carol Weinstein Outstanding Research Award 2016/02/10

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li, LLED, on receiving the 2016 Carol Weinstein Outstanding Research Award from AERA’s Classroom Management Special Interest Group. More


Call for Nominations: 2016 ABCDE Awards

The nomination deadline for the 2016 Association of BC Deans of Education (ABCDE) awards is March 11, 2016. More


February is Black History Month – 2016 2016/02/04

Join us in recognizing the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, past and present. More


2015 UBC Faculty Research Awards 2016/02/03

Congratulations to the Faculty of Education recipients of 2015 UBC Faculty Research Awards. More


Call for Nominations: 2016 Student Development Awards

Please consider nominating an outstanding Faculty of Education colleague, department, or program for the 2015/2016 Student Development Awards. Deadline February 22, 2016. More


Dr. Guofang Li Receives 2016 AERA Mid-Career Award 2016/02/02

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li, LLED, on receiving the 2016 Mid-career Award from AERA’s Second Language Research (SLR) Special Interest Group. More


2015 Faculty of Education Endowed Award Winners 2016/01/12

Congratulations to our graduate student award winners in the 2015 Faculty of Education Graduate Student Endowed Awards Competition. More


Call for Nominations: 2015-16 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards

Please consider nominating an exceptional Graduate Teaching Assistant who acts or has acted in this position during the current and/or preceding academic year. More


Call for Nominations: Killam Faculty Teaching Prize 2015-16 2015/12/03

The deadline for nominations for the 2015-16 Killam Faculty Teaching Prize is February 26, 2016. More


Call for Nominations: 2016 CUFA BC Distinguished Academic Awards

The nomination deadline for the CUFA BC 2016 Distinguished Academics Awards is January 29, 2016. More


Dr. Jan Hare Receives 2015 Murray Elliott Award 2015/12/02

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Hare on receiving the 2015 Murray Elliott Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Teacher Education Program. More


Call for Nominations: 2015-16 Sessional and Lecturer Faculty Teaching Prize

Deadline for nominations for the 2015-16 Sessional & Lecturer Faculty Teaching Prize to Department Head/Director is Feb. 12, 2016. More


ALGC Program Receives Excellence in e-Learning Award

Congratulations to Dr. Garnet Grosjean and the ALGC program on receiving an Excellence in e-Learning Award. More


Dr. Amy Metcalfe Receives 2015 UBC Hampton Established Scholar Award 2015/11/30

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Metcalfe, EDST, on receiving a 2015 Hampton Established Scholar Award. More


10th Annual Walkabout Challenge

Join us for the 10th annual Walkabout 9 week health & wellbeing challenge, January 18 – March 20, 2016. More


Dr. Sam Rocha Receives 2015 AESA Critics’ Choice Book Award

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Rocha on receiving the 2015 AESA Critics' Choice Book Award. More


2015 Hampton New Faculty Award 2015/11/23

Congratulations to five Faculty of Education faculty members on receiving 2015 UBC Hampton New Faculty Awards. More


2015 School of Kinesiology Annual Awards Night 2015/11/20

Congratulations to everyone recognized at the School of Kinesiology Annual Awards Night on November 19, 2015. More


UBC recognizes 46 Faculty of Education 2015 Academic All-Canadians 2015/11/19

Student-athletes from the Faculty of Education's School of Kinesiology were honoured at the Academic All-Canadian Breakfast of Champions on November 18, 2015. More