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Call for Outdoor Lessons | Wild About Vancouver 2017/04/10

This year Wild About Vancouver (WAV) is encouraging all teachers and TCs in the lower mainland to enter an outdoor lesson in the festival. More


KIN Spotlight on Dylan Brown

Spotlight on the School of Kinesiology's Dylan Brown. More


Education Alumnus Will Stroet Receives Juno Nomination for Children’s Album of the Year

The Faculty of Education is proud to congratulate alumnus Will Stroet, BA '02, BEd '04, on his Juno nomination for 2017 Children's Album of the Year. More


In Memoriam | Professor James Underwood Gray

The Faculty of Education is deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Dr. James Underwood Gray on March 18, 2017. More


2016-17 UBC Big Block Award Winners

Congratulations to the Faculty of Education 2017 Big Block Award winners and 2017 inductees to the UBC Sports Hall of Fame. More


Call for Proposals | Second Annual Scholar-Practitioner Conference

The Scholar Practitioner Conference is an opportunity for all educators to foster and enhance professional knowledge and understanding. Deadline for proposals: August 15, 2017 More


In Memoriam | Professor Don Krug

It is with deep sadness that the Faculty of Education reports the passing away of Professor Don Krug on April 2, 2017. More


UBC Kinesiology PhD student named top 30 under 30 by BC Business 2017/04/07

Congratulations to UBC Kinesiology PhD candidate Harrison Brown on being named to the 2017 BC Business Top 30 under 30 List! More


Congratulations to Dr. Natalie LeBlanc

Dr. Natalie LeBlanc (PhD, 2016) will receive the Arts Based Educational Research Award for Outstanding Dissertation at the 2017 AERA Annual Conference. More


Parents and kids learn English better together 2017/04/05

A research study led by education professor Dr. Jim Anderson (LLED) studied outcomes of a bilingual family literacy program with 500 immigrant and refugee families of three to five-year-old preschool children in Metro Vancouver. More


A UBC Innovation Snapshot: The Parent and Child Early Coaching Project 2017/04/03

In this UBC Innovation Snapshot, UBC Professor Pat Mirenda (ECPS) explains how the research team is studying a scalable approach to supporting parents of young childen with signs of autism in the hope they can provide early intervention for the children and make their daily routines less stressful. More


The 2016-17 UBC Big Block Award Nominees

Congratulations to our Faculty of Education Kinesiology Thunderbirds nominated for the 2017 Big Block Awards. More


Dr. Chris West receives grants from Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and Craig H. Neilsen Foundation’s SCIRTS program 2017/03/31

Dr. Chris West (KIN) has received an award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and a grant through the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation’s Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS) program. More


The 5th International Educational Games Competition at ECGBL 2017

The 5th International Education Games Competition is hosted by ECGBL 2017. Interested applicants should submit a proposal by June 16, 2017. More


UBC creates coaching program for parents of toddlers at risk for autism

UBC will create a coaching program for parents of children at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), thanks to $2.85 million in funding from the provincial government. More


MSFHR Reach Awards 2017/03/30

MSFHR Reach Awards accepting applications starting first week of April. Award of up to $10,000 available per research team. Deadline: May 19, 2017. More


UBC Education expands rural teacher program to meet demand 2017/03/27

As a result of the province’s announcement of increased demand for teachers, with particular need in rural and remote areas, UBC Education is expanding its West Kootenay Teacher Education Program. More


A UBC Innovation Snapshot: Contact!Unload

In this UBC Innovation Snapshot, Dr. George Belliveau, Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education, explains how he brings research data to life in performative ways using a research-based theatre model. More


In Memoriam | Professor Sinclair Healy

It is with sadness that the Faculty of Education announces the passing away of Professor Sinclair Healy, a retired member of the Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP) Department. More


Faculty of Education Website Update

While we continue to collect feedback for the website revamp, the Faculty of Education home page and contact pages have been enhanced. More


Dr. Anna Kindler to Join UBC China Council

Dr. Anna Kindler, Senior Advisor, International, has accepted an invitation to join the UBC China Council (CC) as a member for two years, commencing April 1, 2017. More


UBC Okanagan RSEDIC Seed Grants Open to UBC Vancouver Researchers

RSEDIC is accepting application for its Seed Grants, used to support new areas of regional socio-economic research. Application deadline is April 18, 2017. More


G4C Migration Challenge Honorable Mention: Best Innovation & Player Engagement 2017/03/23

Congratulations to Natasha Boskic (ETS) on receiving an Honorary Mention for Best Innovation and Player Engagement in the Games for Change (G4C) Migration Design Challenge for her game proposal, "Stand on my blanket." More


Invited Presentation to House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

On March 23, 2017, LLED PhD candidate Kathleen (Kaye) Hare will give an invited presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health on her Master’s research regarding the potential health effects of Internet pornography, which was conducted at Dalhousie University. More


Call for Papers | The Margaret Eaton School Conference 2017/03/22

Redeemer University College is hosting a conference celebrating the contribution the Margaret Eaton School played in Canadian history and society. Deadline for proposals: April 15, 2017. More


Call for Proposals | Canadian Science Policy Fellowships

Mitacs has Canadian Science Policy Fellowships available for 1-year fully-funded appointments to a Canadian government agency. Deadline: April 9, 2017. More


Report on Canadian Symposium XIV – Issues and Directions for Home Economics

UBC's Faculty of Education was well-represented at the Canadian Symposium XIV Issues and Directions for Home Economics held in London, Ontario on February 24-26, 2017. More


Join us in shaping UBC’s Next Century 2017/03/20

You’re invited to provide your input on UBC’s next strategic plan and help shape our future. More


Dr. Lynn Thomas named President-Elect of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE/SCEE)

Congratulations to Faculty of Education alumna Dr. Lynn Thomas, BEd'84, MEd'94, Phd'99, named President-elect of The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE/SCEE). More


Representatives of the Joint Faculties to Senate

Congratulations to Drs. Anna Kindler and William McKee on being appointed to two of the twelve positions of representatives of the joint faculties to serve on the Senate of the Vancouver Campus. More