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Dr. George Belliveau named to Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists 2017/09/13

Congratulations to Dr. George Belliveau on being named a member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. More


The Faculty of Education welcomes new director of International Baccalaureate Programmes Meredith Fenton 2017/09/11

The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome Meredith Fenton as the new Director of IB Programmes. More


Dan David Prize Call for Nominations and Scholarships 2018 2017/09/08

The Dan David prize is making a call for nominations and scholarships for 2018. Deadline: November 30, 2017. More


William F. Pinar’s work emblazoned in a 2017 Festschrift

Dr. William F. Pinar has been extolled and his life’s work emblazoned in a 2017 Festschrift, edited by Mary Aswell Doll. More


2018 New Scientific Collaboration Support Program 2017/09/06

The New Scientific Collaboration Support Program provides financing for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams. Deadline: November 10, 2017. More


Graduate Certificate in High Performance Coaching & Technical Leadership 2017/08/31

Congratulations to the 13 graduate students who received their Graduate Certificates in High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (HPC&TL) on Monday, August 28, 2017. More


Faculty Orientation Recap – 2017/18 BEd Program 2017/08/30

On August 29 & 30, 2017, the TEO welcomed instructors and faculty advisors to the Faculty Orientation for the 2017/18 BEd program. More


Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research

CIHR has launched a call for applications for the Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research. Registration deadline is September 19, 2017. More


2017 President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver Campus) 2017/08/29

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the President’s Staff Awards at the Vancouver campus. More


Faculty of Education Faculty and Staff Complete Ride to Conquer Cancer

Last weekend, Team UBC participated in The Ride to Conquer Cancer raising $50,675. More


CanadiAnna – Celebrating 150+ 2017/08/28

July 12 - September 3, 2017 | Dr. Anna Kindler is having an exhibition of her works: CanadiAnna – Celebrating 150+, at the Robson Square Gallery until September 3, 2017. More


SSHRC Insight Grants: 2017 Deadlines for Faculty and UBC ORS

Institutional and Faculty deadlines and steps for submission of 2017 SSHRC Insight Grants. Deadline: October 6, 2017. More


SSHRC Insight Grants: Deadline ORE Internal Review

Deadline and process for ORE's Internal Review of 2017 SSHRC Insight Grant applications. More


Technologies in the Classroom with Japanese Exchange Instructors

On July 26, 2017, TLEF student assistants interacted and shared education apps with 25 English teachers from Tokyo, Japan. More


Brain Power for Life – Improve Your Mind as You Age

Dean Blye Frank of the Faculty of Education hosted the special presentation Brain Power for Life – Improve Your Mind as You Age on August 24, 2017. More


Tri-Council Graduate Applications Canadian Common CV (CCV) Tech Support 2017/08/17

September 7, 12, 14, 19 & 21, 2017 | The Office of Research in Education is offering technical support with CCVs for the upcoming Tri-council doctoral awards applications. More


Assistive Technology and Open Education Resources Take Flight in UBC’s BEd Summer Program

Students and instructors played with technologies such as the ThinkMap visual thesaurus in workshops focused on assistive technology & open resources More


Fields of Interest Grant – Arts & Culture

The Vancouver Foundation is opening applications for the Arts & Culture field of interest grants on September 5, 2017. Applications due September 29, 2017. More


Fields of Interest Grant – Education & Training 2017/08/15

The Vancouver Foundation is opening applications for the Education & Training field of interest grants on October 2, 2017. Applications due November 3, 2017. More


Dr. Guy Faulkner receives federal funding to study physical activity and mental health

Dr. Guy Faulkner, Professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Population and Physical Activity Lab, has received $597,149 to study physical activity and its impact on mental health and depression. More


Call for Research Abstracts and Session Proposals | 2018 National Physical and Health Education Conference 2017/08/11

Apply to share your ideas, research, and success stories at the National Physical and Health Education Conference taking place May 17 - 19, 2018. Deadline: October 17, 2017. More


Erica Bennett receives SCAPPS Young Scientist Award

Kinesiology alumna Erica Bennett (BA'08, MA'11, PhD'17) has been selected to receive the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) Young Scientist Award. More


Secondary teacher candidates exploring possibilities for Augmented and Virtual Reality in the classroom

In June 2017, as part of a larger TLEF project, students and instructors explored the possibilities of AR and VR in the classroom. More


Canvas migration update – First courses in Canvas

More than 20 courses from Education will be running in Canvas this Fall. Read more about the Canvas migration update in the Faculty of Education. More


UBC Hampton Established Scholar and New Faculty Awards

UBC Hampton Fund Grants are available to support new faculty and established scholars. Deadline: August 31, 2017. More


Sky, Water, Earth soft launch in September 2017

ETS is proud to announce the soft launch of Sky, Water, Earth in September 2017, one year after the project proposal won in the DML Competition. More


An unexpected path sparks UBC’s online learning era 2017/08/08

Spotlight on Dr. Natasha Boskic, Senior Manager of Learning Design, Educational Technology Support (ETS). More


Call for Nominations | Canada’s Outstanding Principals

Nominations for Canada's Outstanding Principals are now being accepted. Deadline: October 31, 2017. More


Alumna Katelyn Dyck Receives 2017 Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon Teacher Award 2017/08/04

Congratulations to Faculty of Education alumna Katelyn Dyck (BEd'17), graduate of the UBC Faculty of Education Secondary Core French Specialist Program. More


Dr. Cynthia Nicol Appointed as David F. Robitaille Professor in Mathematics and Science Education

Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Nicol (EDCP) on being appointed the David F. Robitaille Professor in Mathematics and Science Education for a three-year term starting September 1, 2017. More