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Vancouver and Okanagan Faculties of Education Merge and Okanagan School of Education Opens July 1st 2018/06/18

July 1st marks the merging of UBC Okanagan and Vancouver Faculties of Education and the opening of the new Okanagan School of Education. More


Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education 2018/06/12

The deadline for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education is coming up on Monday June 18. More


Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li on her successful SSHRC Insight Grant application 2018/06/07

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Guofang Li for her success with her project, “Behind the model minority mask: Identifying early factors in Canton More


Congratulations to the Recent Faculty of Education Grant Recipients! 2018/06/06

This has been a tremendous year for grant awards and these successes speak to the excellence and capacity of our scholars. More


Rahela Nayebzadah successfully defended her dissertation. Congratulations! 2018/06/05

Rahela Nayebzadah successfully defended her dissertation titled "Red Tears of Pearl: Making Space for Afghan-Canadian Muslim Diasporas in Postcolonial More


UBC Sustainability Initiative – Interdisciplinary Education Grant Program 2018/06/04

The UBC Sustainability Initiative is excited to launch a new Interdisciplinary Education Grant program. Applications are now open. More


Dr. Mona Gleason Receives Two Awards from the Canadian Historical Association 2018/05/30

Congratulations to Dr. Gleason, who received both the 2018 Neil Sutherland Prize for Best Article and the 2018 Best Article Award. More


Fall 2018 New Course Offering – Living Language: Science and Society 2018/05/28

In September the first ever University-wide course in Language Sciences. Living Language: Science and Society co-taught by Janet Weker and Mark Turin. More


Congratulations to Anar Rajabali on receiving the ARTS PhD Graduate Award at CSSE 2018/05/24

PhD graduate Anar Rajabali is the 2018 recipient of the ARTS (Arts Researchers and Teachers) PhD Graduate Award at CSSE. More


Alumni Builder Awards

Dean Frank presented Mr. Leon Tuey and Mrs. Joan Tuey with the Faculty's Alumni Builder Award for their outstanding support to Faculty. More


Congratulations to Dr. Sterett Mercer on being awarded the U.S. Institute of Education Sciences Grant 2018/05/23

Congratulations to Dr. Sterett Mercer (ECPS) on being awarded a $1.4 Million U.S. Institute of Education Sciences grant with his U.S. colleagues. More


Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence Recipients Announced 2018/05/22

Dean Blye Frank recognized several outstanding staff members nominated for the 2018 Faculty of Education Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence. More


Vancouver Foundation: Participatory Action Research Grants: Investigate Grants

Investigate Grants fund teams to ask research questions that examine root cause(s) of a pressing issue impacting the health of communities. More


Vancouver Foundation: Systems Change Grants: Test and Scale Grants

Systems Change Grants fund community-led projects that have the potential to create lasting changes within and across systems. More


LLED Summer 2018 featured courses 2018/05/18

For any students still thinking about summer courses, please consider these featured courses we’re offering in July. More


Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton on being awarded the 2018 CCGSE Mentorship Award 2018/05/17

Dr Bonny Norton was awarded the 2018 Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education (CCGSE) Mentorship Award. Congratulations, Bonny! More


Announcement: New Assistant Dean of DAE, Dr. Suzanne Scott 2018/05/15

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Scott’s return to the Faculty of Education. More


2017/2018 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award Winners Announced 2018/05/10

Randip Gill and Geralyn Ruissen are recipients of the 2017/2018 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. More


2018 Teaching Prize Winners Announced

We are very pleased to announce our latest faculty award winners, Dr. Bathsheba Opini, Dr. Cash Ahenakew, and Dr. Karen Meyer. More


Canvas Education Library Course 2018/05/09

Faculty of Education students now have access to an Education Library Canvas course with video resources and a discussion board to ask a librarian. More


Mental Health Literacy 3 Day Institute 2018/05/08

Educators and school mental health leads from 19 BC school districts are working with Dr Stan Kutcher and psychologist/ProD lead, Andrew Baxter. More


Lynne Tomlinson is the New Assistant Dean, pro tem, Office of Professional Development and Community Engagement

Lynne is passionate about improving the life chances of all students. Please join us in welcoming Lynne Tomlinson to her new role. More


Faculty of Education Staff & Faculty Receive 50% Off Active Kids Gymnastics and Camp Programs! 2018/05/07

Summer Gymnastics camps and classes will open for registration on Mon May 14. More


Dr. Wendy Carr – 2018 Recipient of the Association of BC Deans of Education Teacher Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Wendy Carr on receiving the 2018 ABCDE Teacher Educator of the Year Award! More


PDCE Responds to Curriculum Changes with Fresh New Courses 2018/05/04

PDCE has created some helpful courses during their Summer Institutes to help you with the transition. More


Open Invitation for Learning Technology Support 2018/05/03

The ETS office is offering an open invitation to faculty in the Faculty of Education to contact us for learning technology support (including Canvas!) More


Congratulations to Dr. Annette Henry for winning the 2018 Equity Award from CAUT

Dr. Annette Henry received the 2018 Equity Award from the Canadian Association of University Teachers. Congratulations, Annette! More


New Appointment: Dr. Mona Gleason, Head, Educational Studies 2018/04/27

Dean Blye Frank is pleased to announce that the Provost has accepted the Advisory Committee’s recommendation and approved that Dr. Mona Gleason be appointed as the new Department Head, Educational Studies, effective September 1, 2018.  More


Weekly Learning Technology Drop-ins

Are you looking for extra help with Canvas? ETS hosts a one hour open drop in every Tuesday from 12:00 - 1:00 pm for learning technology support.  More


Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond Appointed Director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

UBC is pleased to announce that Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has been appointed as the inaugural Director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre More