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CASN Excellence in Nursing Research Award 2013/11/22

The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) has awarded Dr. Ratner the Excellence in Nursing Research Award to recognize her accomplishments. More


The African Storybook Project 2013/11/18

Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton (LLED), appointed Research Advisor of the African Storybook Project which makes innovative use of the web to promote the multilingual literacy of children across sub-Saharan Africa. More


The new BC Draft Social Studies curriculum

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Seixas (EDCP), whose work in the Historical Thinking Project has been used to frame the new Social Studies concept-based school curriculum. More


HSS Research Dissemination Special Competition 2013-2014 Recipients 2013/11/07

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013-2014 HSS Research Dissemination Special Competition. More


Miranda Mann Awarded Gail Wilson Award for Outstanding Contribution

Congratulations to Kinesiology student Miranda Mann on receiving the Gail Wilson Award for Outstanding Contribution. More


Yao Xiao Awarded Inaugural Hanson Lau Graduate Research Scholarship 2013/11/06

Congratulations to EDST doctoral candidate Yao Xiao on being awarded the inaugural Hanson Lau Graduate Scholarship. More


Education at Ponderosa Commons 2013/11/05

We’ve broken ground on BC’s newest global centre for education! More


Ashley Welsh, co-winner of 2013 Allan Blizzard Award 2013/11/04

Congratulations to Ashley Welsh, doctoral candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, who is a co-winner of the 2013 Allan Blizzard Award. More


Tim Laidler Winner of Alumni UBC 2013 Young Alumnus Award 2013/10/23

Tim Laidler, masters candidate in counselling psychology, is the winner of the alumni UBC 2013 Young Alumnus Award. More


The Other Battle Scars 2013/10/21

What makes a brain brave? Knowing it can heal itself. Read the inspiring story of veteran and alumni Tim Laidler at www.annualreport.ubc.ca. More


Grad Life Insights From UBC’s 2013 Killam Doctoral Scholars

Jason Fice (doctoral candidate in Kinesiology) joins other recent additions to the UBC Killam family in sharing some of their thoughts on what makes their time at UBC time so special. More


The Year of Teacher Launches for 2013/2014 2013/10/10

Wednesday evening marked the launch of the Year of Teacher Education for 2013/2014. More


Leyton Schnellert, co-winner of 2013 CEA Pat Clifford Award 2013/10/09

Congratulations to Leyton Schnellert, Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan, who is a co-winner of the 2013 CEA Pat Clifford Award for Education Research. More


Small Matters book launch 2013/10/03

Mona Gleason, EDST, launched her book, Small Matters, published by McGill-Queen's University Press, on October 3. The book "explores how medical professionals, lay practitioners, and parents understood young patients" in the past. More


Connected By Commitment

All great achievements are the product of commitment: UBC's 2012/13 Annual Report. More


Robyn Leuty Awarded President’s Service Award for Excellence 2013/10/01

Congratulations to School of Kinesiology alumna and staff member Robin Leuty, recent recipient of the President's Service Award for Excellence. More


From the Dean: UBC suspends classes Sept 18 to support reconciliation 2013/09/10

A message from Dean Blye Frank about the suspension of classes in support of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final national event. More


LOOCing into the future of digital learning 2013/09/06

A pioneering offering from the Faculty of Education and UBC Library is enabling UBC students, staff and faculty to hone their digital literacy skills. More


Welcome to the 2013/14 academic year 2013/08/30

Dean Blye Frank welcomes students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to another great academic year with the Faculty of Education. More


The Faculty of Education’s website turns 20

In 2013, the Faculty of Education’s website marks its 20th year – and we’re celebrating by launching a re-design of the site. More


How to battle bullying 2013/08/26

Shelley Hymel, a professor in Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education, on the impact of school bullying. More


New Professorship in Indigenous Education for Teacher Education 2013/08/21

Dr. Jan Hare, Associate Professor in Language and Literacy Education, has been appointed holder of the Faculty’s new Professorship. More


“Who Are We, Cinema?” Panel Discussion and Alumni Reception 2013/08/18

This Queer Film Festival PechaKucha-powered event asks what role has cinema played in reflecting and affecting queer lives. Sunday, August 18. Join the discussion. More


Join the conversation on #YTEUBC 2013/08/15

Check out the YTE Hashtag Photo Contest or YTE Student Lipdub Contest! Deadline is October 4th. More


Phys Ed comes full circle for the 21st century 2013/07/11

Dr. Joy Butler champions Teaching Games for Understanding around the world... and her work is paying off. More


Envisioning learner-centred education 2013/06/28

On June 21 at UBC Vancouver, 230 people gathered to help set an agenda for self-regulated learning in BC schools. More


Dr. Pam Ratner, Head pro tem, EDST 2013/06/20

Dr. Pam Ratner, Professor, UBC School of Nursing, will take the reins for a one-year term. More


SSHRC Insight Development Grants

Two Faculty of Education initiatives have recently been awarded funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). More


Kadriye Ercikan joins International Academy of Education 2013/06/07

Dr. Kadriye Ercikan (Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education) has been elected to join the International Academy of Education (IAE). More


2013 YWCA Connecting the Community Award 2013/05/31

Congratulations to UBC Faculty of Education alumna Barbara Mowat (MEd, 1979) for receiving the 2013 YWCA Women of Distinction Connecting the Community Award. More