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2017-2018 UBC Education International Research Visiting Fellowship (IRVF) 2017/02/27

UBC's Faculty of Education would be pleased to receive nominations for International Research Visiting Fellowships (IRVFs) for the 2017-2018 academic year. Deadline for nominations: May 30, 2017. More


SOGI Collective Shares Ideas to Make Pink Day Meaningful 2017/02/24

SOGI Collective students did a fabulous job sharing treats, posters, strategies and resources on gender diversity for Pink Day! More


Have your say regarding UBC’s new Learning Management System 2017/02/20

Come out and learn more about the different vendor options for UBC's next Learning Technology Environment. More


New website supports students’ mental well-being; addresses larger social issue of bullying

To help address bullying in school-aged children, Professor Shelley Hymel and colleagues have developed an online tool to help encourage acceptance, peer support and caring for others among students. More


Ron Darvin receives AERA Emerging Scholar Award

LLED PhD candidate Ron Darvin has been awarded the 2017 AERA Language and Social Processes SIG Emerging Scholar Award. More


SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant reports inform SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative 2017/02/17

Reports from the Imagining Canada's Future initiative and related SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis projects include a project by Drs. Alison Taylor and Shauna Butterwick. More


Desmond McEwan receives Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

KIN PhD candidate Desmond McEwan receives Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. More


Kimberly Schonert-Reichl Leads New Landmark Report the SEL Field

Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl is the lead author of a new landmark report in the field of Social & Emotional Learning (SEL). More


mECPS Spotlight on Hillary McBride

Graduate student spotlight on Hillary McBride, PhD candidate in Counselling Psychology. More


Promoting SEL in Teacher Education 2017/02/16

Big conversations and big inspiration came from part two of the Social & Emotional Learning webinar episode on February 14, 2017. Video now available. More


2017 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) – Small Grant Awards 2017/02/14

Congratulations to two UBC Education faculty members who were successful in the recent TLEF - Small Grant competition. More


Congratulations to Heidi May

UBC Education alumna Dr. Heidi May (PhD'13) was recently awarded the 2017 InSEA Doctoral Research Award. More


Innovation to Commercialization Awards

The Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) Awards support BC health researchers advancing a discovery or invention towards commercialization. Letter of intent deadline: March 9, 2017. More


Two Education Professors appointed UBC Distinguished University Scholars

Professors Rita Irwin (EDCP) and Bruno Zumbo (ECPS) have been appointed UBC Distinguished University Scholars. More


TEC Expo 2017 | Call for Presenters and Facilitators 2017/02/10

The Technology Enhanced Classroom (TEC) Expo 2017 is now looking for presenters and facilitators! Deadline for proposals: June 1, 2017. More


2017 President’s Awards for Staff

The UBC President's Awards for Staff are awarded annually to recognize staff members who demonstrate outstanding achievement and excellence within the UBC Community. Deadline for nominations: March 17, 2017. More


Claudia Ruitenberg appointed as Academic Director, UBC Vantage College 2017/02/09

Dr. Claudia Ruitenberg (EDST) has been appointed as the new academic director of UBC Vantage College. More


Mitacs Elevate 2017/02/06

Mitacs Elevate is a two-year research management training program and postdoctoral fellowship with a partner organization. Deadline for applications is February 22, 2017. More


The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

The Fellowship is accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a 12-month policy project with a host government agency. The deadline for applications is March 14, 2017. More


Congratulations Dr. Lesley Andres!

Congratulations to Dr. Lesley Andres (EDST) for being awarded a $14,868 grant from the BC Council on Admission and Transfer. More


Post Cards Canada: a collaboration between StudiOCanada and a Digital Tech Integration Mentor

Post Cards Canada is a collaboration between Yvonne Dawydiak and Natalie Leblanc as part of the StudiOCanada Project and Scarfe Digital Sandbox. More


Okanagan Principal Honoured with National Award

UBC Education alumna Alida Privett (BEd'92) was recently recognized as one of Canada's Outstanding Principals. More


The Legal and Professional Landscape: Sexuality and Gender Identity in Schools

TEFA hosted a lunch discussion about educators' legal and professional responsibilities with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). More


2016 UBC Killam Research Prize Awarded to Dr. Bruno Zumbo 2017/02/01

Dr. Bruno Zumbo has been awarded the 2016 UBC Killam Research Prize in the Senior Scholar, Arts & Humanities category. More


Summer Noted Scholar Dr. David Abram

EDCP is pleased to welcome noted scholar Dr. David Abram to UBC for our summer semester! Dr. Abram will be teaching EDCP 585B 951. More


February is Black History Month – 2017

Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, past and present. More


CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grants 2017/01/31

The CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grants are now available, funding for up to $25,000 for one year. UBC internal deadline is February 22, 2017. More


2017 Alumni Teacher Award

The 2017 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award will be announced in May 2017. Stay tuned! More


Don’t be so hard on yourself! UBC study on first-year student stress 2017/01/30

Self-compassion may be the key to making it through your first year of university, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. More


Congratulations | Dr. Darren Warburton Receives Large TLEF Grant 2017/01/27

UBC School of Kinesiology Professor Dr. Darren Warburton has been awarded a 2016/2017 Large TLEF Grant. More