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Investigation of inequality and suburban schooling earns researcher prestigious fellowship 2017/05/29

Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST) has been named a 2017 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer postdoctoral fellow. More


One Teacher Candidate’s CFE Experience

International Community Field Experience leads Greg Zimmerman to a new teaching position at Colegio Anglo Colombiano, an IB World School in Bogota, Colombia. More


Congratulations Dr. Jason Ellis 2017/05/26

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST) for being chosen as a 2017 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow! More


Summer Noted Scholar Series 2017/05/24

Features courses by cultural ecologist, autism chair and multilingual language policy expert; open to all grad students More


2017 Faculty Retirement Reception 2017/05/23

A retirement reception was held on May 17, 2017 for Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, EDST, Dr. Shauna Butterwick, EDST, and Dr. Hillel Goelman, ECPS, to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Faculty of Education. More


2017 Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award 2017/05/22

Dr. Rita Irwin (EDCP) will be receiving the 2017 Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education at the annual CSSE conference in Toronto. More


Noted Summer Scholar: Nancy H. Hornberger, Ph.D., Professor, University of Pennsylvania 2017/05/19

Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger, Ph.D., Professor, University of Pennsylvania Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and former Chair of Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, where she also convened the annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum for 15 years. Her research interests include sociolinguistics in education, ethnography in education, language policy, […] More


Alumnus Greg Skerratt receives a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to alumnus Greg Skerratt, BEd (Elem) '97 on receiving a Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. More


Catalyst Grant: Population Health Research on Legalization of Cannabis

CIHR is pleased to announce the launch of a Catalyst Grant focusing on the impact of legalization and regulation of non-medical cannabis in Canada. Application deadline: August 29, 2017 More


UBC Students at 2017 Whistler Cantando Music Festival

UBC students volunteer at the annual Whistler music festival for high school students. More


2017 Alumni Teacher Award – Congratulations Bonnie Sutherland

Congratulations to Bonnie Sutherland, BEd (Elem)'69, MEd'83, who received the Alumni Teacher Award on May 19, 2017. More


2017 Aboriginal Literacy K-12 Symposium 2017/05/18

On May 12, 2017, the 2017 Aboriginal Literacy K-12 Symposium was hosted at the UBC Longhouse. More


7th Aboriginal Mathematics K-12 Symposium: Mathematical Landscapes for Reconciliation

On May 10, 2017, the 7th Aboriginal Mathematics K-12 Symposium drew more than 140 educators, community members, teacher candidates and researchers for a full day of exploring mathematics, community and culture. More


Aboriginal student recruitment and retention in teacher education focus of symposium

On May 10, 2017, over 75 people joined to discuss Aboriginal Student Recruitment and Retention in Teacher Education at a symposium hosted by the Association of British Columbia Deans of Education (ABCDE) and the Aboriginal Working Group. More


Dr. Jo-ann Archibald’s contributions to Indigenous education recognized at retirement reception

On May 10, the Faculty of Education hosted a special retirement reception recognizing the extensive contributions of Dr. Jo-ann Archibald. For more than 40 years, Dr. Archibald (Q’um Q’um Xiiem), Indigenous scholar, author and pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous education, has inspired many students and colleagues. More


Dr. Jo-ann Archibald recognized by ABCDE for Lifelong Service to Education

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald (EDST) is the recipient of ABCDE's 2017 award for Lifelong Service to Education. More


2017 BC Teacher Education Roundtable 2017/05/17

The Faculty of Education hosted more than 125 educators and administrators from across the province to the 2017 BC Teacher Education Roundtable conference on May 11-12, 2017. More


2017 Killam and Faculty Teaching Awards 2017/05/15

Congratulations to the 2016/2017 Killam Faculty Teaching Prize winners, Drs. Anita Hubley (ECPS) and Michelle Stack (EDST). More


2016/17 Faculty of Education Sessional and Lecturer Faculty Teaching Prize

Congratulations to the 2016/2017 Sessional and Lecturer Faculty Teaching Prize winner, Dr. Won Kim, Department of Language & Literacy Education (LLED) More


Killam and Faculty of Education Graduate Teaching Assistant Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016-2017 Killam and Faculty of Education Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. More


Teacher Education For All—Safe, Included and Empowered

In recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (May 17), learn how Steve Mulligan and the Teacher Education for All! (TEFA) project are working to create learning environments that are inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). More


LLED Faculty Honoured at BC TEAL Conference 2017/05/12

Congratulations to our LLED faculty members recognized as the BC TEAL celebrated it's 50th anniversary at this year's conference. More


Congratulations to Dr. Cash Ahenakew and Dr. Tracy Friedel

Congratulations to Dr. Cash Ahenakew (EDST) and Dr. Tracy Friedel (EDCP) who are part of a team recently awarded a CIHR Training Grant. More


Intergenerational Learning Comes Full Circle 2017/05/09

Q&A with Dr. Jo-ann Archibald (Q’um Q’um Xiiem), Indigenous scholar, and author and pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous education, who retires in July 2017. More


Seeking Education’s Class of 2017 Rising Stars 2017/05/08

We’re looking for graduating students to feature as the Faculty of Education’s Class of 2017 Rising Stars. More


Alumna Jennifer Manuel Receivese Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

Congratulations to Jennifer Manuel, BEd'06, on winning the 2017 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for her book, The Heaviness of Things that Float. More


The Power of Teaching for Diversity and Inclusion

On May 3, 2017, approximately 90 alumni and guests gathered at TELUS Garden for a special presentation of The Power of Teaching for Diversity and Inclusion. More


Mitacs Elevate 2017/05/05

Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding. Deadline for letter of intent and COI: June 7, 2017 More


Dr. Dan Cox Receives Article of the Year Award 2017/05/01

Congratulations to Dr. Dan Cox (ECPS) on receiving the “Article of the Year Award” from the Career Development Quarterly. More


New video production request process 2017/04/28

In response to the need of a formalized system for video production, the Faculty of Education is introducing a new process for media requests. More