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Dr. Norman Amundson Receives the NCDA Eminent Career Award 2014/07/14

Congratulations to Dr. Norman Amundson on receiving the NCDA's highest honour. More


UBC Brings Teacher Education to Refugees in Dadaab, Kenya 2014/07/11

UBC's Faculty of Education is launching an ambitious secondary teacher education diploma program at Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya in August 2014. More


Johns takes on full-time coaching position with UBC swim team

Kinesiology alumnus Brian Johns has been appointed full-time assistant swimming coach. More


The African Storybook Summit at the University of British Columbia 2014/07/09

The African Storybook Project draws on advances in digital technology to promote the multilingual literacy of African children, in both the mother tongue and English. More


UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Education celebrates 25 years 2014/07/08

UBC Okanagan's Faculty of Education will celebrate 25 years of providing teacher education in the Okanagan this year. More


Finance Director Announcement 2014/07/07

Clara Ng has been appointed Finance Director for UBC Vancouver's Faculty of Education. More


CST Inspired Learning Grant 2014/06/30

Dr. Susan Gerofsky's PLAYbook project has been awarded a CST Inspired Learning grant. More


Academic Appointment Transfer of Dr. Pam Ratner to the Faculty of Education

Dean Blye Frank announces the academic appointment transfer of Dr. Pam Ratner from the School of Nursing, Faculty of Applied Sciences, to the Faculty of Education, effective July 1, 2014. More


Intergenerational Landed Learning Project Recipient of 2013 NSERC Science Promotion Award 2014/06/20

Congratulations to Drs. Jolie Mayer-Smith and Linda Peterat on receiving a 2013 NSERC Award for Science Promotion for the Intergenerational Landed Learning Project. More


Steve Cardwell Appointed Director of Executive Educational Leadership Program 2014/06/18

Dean Blye Frank is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Steve Cardwell as Director of Educational Leadership Program effective January 1, 2015. More


Gary Little Named Director of UBC’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Educator Programs

Dean Blye Frank is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Little as Director of UBC’s International Baccalaureate Educator Programs effective June 1, 2014. More


Aboriginal History Month 2014 2014/06/17

Celebrating National Aboriginal History Month is an important tribute to the heritage and diversity of First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities across Canada. More


TEC Expo 2014 2014/06/16

On June 5, 2014 more than 90 visitors attended the first Annual TEC (Techology Enhanced Classroom) Expo. More


2014 UBC Equity Enhancement Fund Awards 2014/06/10

Two proposals from the Faculty of Education were amongst those successful at receiving the 2014 UBC Equity Enhancement Fund. More


New Headship Appointments Announced 2014/06/09

Dean Blye Frank announces the new headship appointments for the departments of Language & Literacy Education and Education Studies. More


Jean Barman Receives George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award 2014/06/06

Congratulations to Dr. Jean Barman, Professor Emerita, EDST, who has been awarded the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award. More


Alumna to Receive Order of British Columbia 2014/06/05

Education alumna Jane Hungerford, BEd 1967, is one of ten UBC alumni who will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia in 2014. More


2014 Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health

Dr. Shelley Hymel is the recipient of the 2014 Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health. More


2014 Equity Enhancement Fund Recipients Announced 2014/05/30

Two proposals from the Faculty of Education were amongst those successful at receiving the 2014 UBC Equity Enhancement Fund. More


CERA David Bateson New Scholar Award

Doctoral candidate Christopher Campbell is the recipient of the 2013-2014 CERA David Bateson New Scholar Award. More


2014 HSS Seed Grant Awardees 2014/05/27

Congratulations to Faculty of Education researchers awarded 2014 HSS Seed Grants. More


2014 John and Doris Andrews Research and Development Award

Dr. Allison Cloth is the recipient of the 2014 John and Doris Andrews Research and Development Award. More


Education Congregation – May 2014 2014/05/23

The Faculty of Education extends congratulations and best wishes to the graduating classes of 2014. More


25 Year Club – 2014 2014/05/20

Two Faculty of Education staff members were recognized for their 25 years of service to UBC at the annual 25 Year Club Dinner on May 6, 2014. More


Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence 2013-2014 2014/05/14

Kirsty Robbins is the recipient of the 2013-2014 Dean's Award for Staff Excellence. More


2013 – 2014 Awards Granted at the May Faculty Meeting 2014/05/12

Selected faculty members and graduate teaching assistants were recognized with awards at the Faculty of Education meeting on May 6, 2014. More


Faculty of Education Sessional & Lecturer Teaching Prize 2013-2014 2014/05/10

Holly Keon is the recipient of the 2013-2014 Faculty of Education Sessional & Lecturer Teaching Prize. More


2014 Hampton Fund Research Grant Awardees 2014/05/09

Congratulations to Faculty of Education investigators awarded 2014 UBC Hampton Fund Research Grants. More


2013 – 2014 UBC Killam Faculty Teaching Prize 2014/05/08

Congratulations to Dr. Hartej Gill (EDST) on being awarded a 2013 - 2014 UBC Killam Faculty Teaching Prize. More


UBC Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction 2013-2014

Dr. Joy Butler is the recipient of the 2013-2014 UBC Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction. More