News

Stay connected with the Faculty of Education by reading news stories related to our research, faculty, students and alumni.

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


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


2018 R.W.B. Jackson Award

Dr. Stephanie Anderson (PhD '17) has received the 2018 R.W.B. Jackson Award for the best article in the Canadian Journal of Education. More


Seniors stick with fitness routines when they work out together

Older adults tend to attend group fitness classes more regularly when exercising with their peers. More


Equity Enhancement Grant Awarded to Dr. Darren Warburton 2018/04/24

Equity Enhancement Fund granted to Dr. Darren Warburton for "Transforming our Understanding, Enhancing our Practices: Engaging Indigenous Ways of Knowing Across the Curriculum." More


IB Alumni 5th Year Anniversary Reception 2018/04/23

The Director International Baccalaureate hosted the IB Alumni 5th year anniversary reception. More


Dr. Sam Rocha selected as Carl A. Grant Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 2018/04/19

Dr. Rocha, assistant professor, EDST, was selected as an outstanding scholar in higher education and will be giving three talks, including the 'Carl A. Grant Lecture: The Humanities as Pre-Qualitative Research.' More


2017/18 Ted T. Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies

Congratulations to Samira Thomas (PhD '17), winner of the 2017- 2018 Ted T. Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies. More


Introducing UBC’s New Strategic Plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century

UBC is proud to launch its new strategic plan, Shaping UBC’s Next Century, setting out our collective vision and purpose, and our goals and strategies for the years ahead. More


Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton on Receiving CUES Grant

Dr. Bonny Norton and her community partner, Education without Borders, have been awarded a grant in the inaugural UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) competition. More


New UBC Institutional Membership with NCFDD 2018/04/17

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic is pleased to announce that UBC has obtained a one-year institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). More


Can we really teach ‘Indigenizing’ courses online? 2018/04/16

The Conversation mentioned UBC's course “Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education” in an article about Indigenization. More


Congratulations to Amber Moore on Receiving the 2018-2019 Killam Doctoral Scholarship

The Department of Language & Literacy Education is extremely pleased to announce that PhD student Amber Moore has been awarded the 2018-2019 Killam Doctoral Scholarship! More


2018 Alumni Teacher Award

The Dean of UBC Faculty of Education, Dr. Blye Frank announced Dr. David Beare as the winner of the 2018 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award. More


Volunteer for the 2018 Spring Graduation 2018/04/10

Volunteer at one of the upcoming UBC graduation ceremonies! Sign up to get involved in this special occasion honouring students’ achievements. More


Funding Opportunities for Congress 2019 Related Events, Projects, or Exhibitions 2018/04/09

Financial support is available for parallel events or exhibitions at Congress 2019 that showcase the work we do at UBC. Deadline: June 15, 2018. More


Three KIN Alumni in 2018 Class of the UBC Sports Hall of Fame 2018/04/06

The 2018 UBC Sports Hall of Fame inductees include three KIN alumni, Jean Forrest (BPE '83), Dale Ohman (BPE '69), and Michael “Mickey” McDowell (BPE '68, MPE '69). More