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School of Kinesiology Recognizes Student Leadership Contribution to the Community in 2017/18 2018/04/06

On March 12, 2018 the School of Kinesiology hosted its 9th annual Student Leadership Recognition Evening. More


Corinna Lougheed Announcement

Best wishes to Corinna Lougheed, Development Coordinator, as she moves onto a new role at SFU as the Advancement Officer, Gift & Estate Planning Office. Corinna's last day at UBC is Wednesday, April 25, 2018. More


Allard Prize for International Integrity 2018/04/03

The Peter A. Allard School of Law is pleased to announce that the May 2018 cycle of the semi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition is now accepting submissions. Deadline: May 1, 2018. More


Director, Masters of Educational Technology Program and Director, Graduate Studies in Education (Pro Tem)

As of September 1, 2018, Dr. Teresa Dobson, Professor, LLED will take on the roles of Director, MET Program and Director, Graduate Studies in Education (Pro Tem), as Dr. Jennifer Shapka goes on sabbatical leave for 2018/19. More


Canvas Migration Update

If you are teaching a classroom course in Summer 2018, you can migrate your course from Connect to Canvas by following the ETS migration guide. More


New Director of Communications 2018/03/27

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Ms. Moira McDermott has joined the Faculty of Education as Director, Communications. More


One Button Studio/DIY Media Space Revamp 2018/03/26

UBC Studios has added a new DIY-Media Space to the One Button Studio. The new service remains free for UBC faculty and staff to use. More


SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

Engage Grants support partnerships between the academic sector and one non-academic partner (public, private or not-for-profit). Deadlines: April & June 2018 More


Dr. Joy Butler to Receive R. Tait McKenzie Award 2018/03/23

Dr. Joy Butler will receive the 2018 R. Tait McKenzie Award from Physical & Health Education Canada (PHE Canada), which is awarded to Canadians who have made a significant impact on physical education, health education/promotion, recreation, and dance and who have served the profession over an extended period of time. More


Opportunity to Serve on CIHR Advisory Boards 2018/03/22

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has opened a call for nominations to fill 13 advisory boards that inform the strategy and funding activities for its 13 institutes. Deadline: April 9, 2018. More


Call for Applications | The Pat Clifford Award 2018 2018/03/21

The Pat Clifford Award recognizes the work of emerging researchers – their research contributions, their promise, and their commitment to breaking new ground or revisiting commonly held assumptions in education policy, practice or theory in Canada. Deadline: May 31, 2018. More


Dr. Wendy Carr – BCTF Honorary Life Membership Recipient 2018/03/20

Dr. Wendy Carr receives BCTF Honorary Life Membership for active and retired members who have given outstanding service to education. More


Reappointment of Dr. Sterett Mercer – Chris Spencer Foundation Professorship in Dyslexia 2018/03/19

Please join the Faculty of Education in congratulating Dr. Sterett Mercer on his reappointment as the Chris Spencer Foundation Professor in Dyslexia, effective July 1, 2018. More


Call for Presenters | TEC Expo 2018

Instructors and students are encouraged to present educational technologies they are passionate about at the 5th annual Technology Enhanced Classroom (TEC) Expo on July 4-5, 2018. Deadline: June 1, 2018. More


Neville Scarfe Meeting Room Renovations

As of April 1, 2018, the Neville Scarfe meeting rooms 304A and 304C will be closed and undergo renovations to be re-purposed to better support our growing Office of the Senior Advisor International. More


Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue to Receive 2018 International Edwin Ziegfeld Award

Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue (EDCP) will be receiving the 2018 International Edwin Ziegfeld Award from The United States Society for Education through Art. More


Collaborative Action: A National Symposium for Child Well-being in the Middle Years 2018/03/15

August 20-21, 2018 | This special, two day HELP event is designed to inspire, motivate and strengthen participant’s leadership skills by focusing on child well-being through a systems-thinking lens. More


Healthy Workplace Funding

Do you and your colleagues have a great idea for boosting the health and wellbeing of your team? Consider applying for the UBC Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program (HWIP). Deadline: April 18, 2018. More


Congratulations: Dr. Jan Hare, Dr. Darren Warburton & Team Receive CIHR Development Grant 2018/03/14

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Hare, Dr. Darren Warburton and their team on receiving a Development Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative. More


Conference Board of Canada Report 2018/03/13

The History Education Network (Dr. Penney Clark, Director) and the Historical Thinking Project (Dr. Peter Seixas, Director) were featured in a new report from the Conference Board of Canada, Making the Connection: Growing Collegiality and Collaboration Between K-12 and PSE Educators. More


World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) International Conference 2018

Call for proposals is now open for the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) International Conference 2018, to be held November 23-26, 2018 at Beijing Normal University. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More


40th Annual UBC Physics Olympics

The 40th annual UBC Physics Olympics event was held at UBC's Vancouver campus on Saturday, March 11, 2018, with a record number of teams and students attending from all over BC. More


Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Deschambault and Dr. Reginald D’Silva

The Department of Language and Literacy Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ryan Deschambault to a tenure-track position in Educational Leadership and the promotion of Dr. Reginald D’Silva to the position of Senior Lecturer with tenure. More


2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees 2018/03/12

The Faculty of Education is pleased to congratulate Education alumni Rosalind Poon (BSc 1999, BEd (Sec) 2000, Dip Ed 2006, MEd 2010), and Colleen Vaughan (BComm 1991, MEd 1998) on being nominated for the 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. More


Canvas Mass Course Creation for Summer 2018

All Canvas course shells for Summer 2018 courses have been created. ETS will begin scheduling Canvas training sessions in the beginning of April. More


Reminder: Feedback on EDST Headship Candidate Presentation 2018/03/08

For those of you who attended Dr. Gleason’s presentation or have watched the video of her presentation, the Advisory Committee welcomes your feedback in an online evaluation form. Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11:45 p.m. More


Congratulations to Dr. David Anderson

Congratulations to Dr. David Anderson and his faculty team (Dr. Lisa McIntosh, Dr. Alex de Cosson, and Dr. Jill Baird) on receiving the 2018 Change Makers Award from the British Columbia Museums Association (BCMA). More


2018 QS World University Ranks by Subject 2018/03/07

The UBC Faculty of Education is ranked 18th in the world and 2nd in Canada in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject for education. The School of Kinesiology is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Canada in sport-related subjects. More


UBC NITEP Student Talks About His ‘Remarkable’ Practicum Project

Fourth-year year NITEP teacher candidate Dave Robinson created lasting memories on practicum with his students through sculpture. More


Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Program Deadlines

The Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Program provides infrastructure support to faculty members for their research. Next deadline: April 6, 2018. More