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ECPS Doctoral Candidate Robyn McClure Receives 2017/18 Killam Doctoral Scholarship 2017/07/17

PhD candidate Robyn McClure (School Psychology, ECPS) is one of fifteen doctoral students from the UBC Vancouver campus receiving a Killam Doctoral Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. More


Dr. Tracy Friedel Named as Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at Mount Royal University

Congratulations to Dr. Tracy Friedel (EDCP) on being named as the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at Mount Royal University in Alberta. More


Aga Khan Academy / IBO / UBC Partnership

The Aga Khan Academy, IBO, and UBC recently entered into a partnership agreement to recognize the AKA’s Teacher Preparation Programme in Kenya. More


Chris Forgaard, PhD Candidate, receives Franklin Henry Young Scientist Award 2017/07/14

Fourth year Kinesiology PhD candidate Chris Forgaard has been selected to receive the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Young Scientist Award. More


Call for Nominations: UBC 2017 Faculty Research Awards 2017/07/13

Nominations are now open for the 2017 UBC Faculty Research Awards and Prizes. Deadline: October 15, 2017. More


Congratulations to the 2016/17 TELP Graduates 2017/07/12

Congratulations to the 2016/17 graduates of the UBC Transformative Educational Leadership Program, receiving their certificates on July 12, 2017. More


Dr. Brooke Madden Receives CSSE–CATE Dissertation Award

Congratulations to alumna Dr. Brooke Madden (PhD'16) on receiving the CSSE–CATE Dissertation Award during the May 2017 Annual CSSE Conference. More


Call for Papers | 74th Annual Meeting Philosophy of Education Society (PES)

The Philosophy of Education Society (PES) invites papers to be submitted for presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting, which will take place March 22-26, 2018 in Chicago, IL. Submission deadline: November 1, 2017. More


The 2018 Global Teacher Prize 2017/07/10

The Global Teacher Prize is a US $1 million award presented annually to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. Application deadline: October 7, 2017. More


UBC President Professor Santa Ono joins EDST as Associate Member

Professor Ono has research interests in Higher Education and related areas and we welcome his engagement with our researchers and graduate students. More


$3M Request for Proposals for Montessori Research 2017/07/07

The Brady Education Foundation offers $3M RFP to research the impact of Montessori education in public schools. Attend the upcoming webinar on August 16, 2017 to initiate the application process. More


SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants support partnerships between the academic sector and one non-academic partner. Upcoming deadline: September 8, 2017. More


Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Canada's most prestigious postdoctoral fellows competition, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellows Program, has been launched for 2017. Upcoming deadlines: July/August 2017. More


Call for Proposals: 2017 UBC Teacher Candidate Mini-Conference 2017/07/06

Submit your presentation idea for the 3rd annual Teacher Candidate Mini Conference, coming up on December 5 and 7, 2017. Deadline: TBA. More


Travel Awards: 3rd Pathways Annual Gathering

CIHR is offering Travel Awards to support Canadian Indigenous Elder-youth pairs and Indigenous New Investigators to attend Pathways Annual Gathering. Application deadline: July 28, 2017. More


Congratulations to Recipients of 2017-2018 Faculty of Education Internal Grants

Congratulations to recipients of the Faculty of Education’s 2017-2018 internal funding competition. More


EDST PhD Candidate Brett Schrewe Awarded 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship 2017/07/05

PhD candidate Brett Schrewe (EDST) has been awarded a 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship. More


Congratulations to Drs. Anne Phelan and William Pinar 2017/07/04

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Phelan and Co-Applicant Dr. William Pinar (EDCP) on being awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant. More


2018 TLEF Large Grant Deadlines

Upcoming deadlines for 2018 TLEF Large Grants (above $50K) in July 2017. More


Congratulations | 2017 Equity Enhancement Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie G. Roman (lead, EDST), Dr. Gerald Fallon (EDST), and collaborators on being awarded a $15,000 Equity Enhancement Grant for dis/arts and disability studies project. More


Welcome to Dr. Jillianne Code

Welcome to Dr. Jillianne Code, a new tenure-track appointment in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy effective July 1, 2017. More


Ombaashi

PhD candidate Sereana Naepi (EDST) is a co-applicant on a $1 million grant for an international network of Indigenous health researchers and knowledge keepers. More


Congratulations to Recipients of International Research Visiting Fellowship

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 International Research Visiting Fellowship recipients! Three faculty members will be hosting visiting fellows at UBC. More


Congratulations Dr. Daniel Cox (ECPS)

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Cox (ECPS) on being awarded an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research grant. More


BC Girls’ Makeathon: Tech for Change 2017/06/28

On June 17, 2017, EDCP postdoctoral fellow Dr. Paula MacDowell successfully hosted an extremely innovative UBC Girls’ Makeathon. More


Meet Our Rising Stars: Elizabeth Isabelle

Meet Elizabeth Isabelle, BEd (Elem) '14, graduating July 2017 in the MED Educational Administration and Leadership program. French immersion teacher, educational leader, and one of the UBC Faculty of Education’s Rising Stars. More


Meet Our Rising Stars: Tremayne Koochin

Meet alumnus Tremayne Koochin, BKIN 2017. Interdisciplinary Studies provided the flexibility that is allowing one of our UBC Faculty of Education Rising Stars to pursue his goal of becoming a physician. More


Meet Our Rising Stars: Art Wlodyka 2017/06/26

Meet alumnus Art Wlodyka, MA Counselling Psychology 2017. Police officer, mental health advocate, and one of the UBC Faculty of Education’s Rising Stars. More


Michelle Pockey Leadership Award

The Michelle Pockey Leadership Award recognizes exceptional female leaders in the community. Application deadline: July 30, 2017. More


New job opportunities abound in BC: West Kootenay Rural Teacher Education Program Doubling Intake for 2017/18

WKTEP expanded its program and learning centre to double the capacity this year, in response to the growing demand for rural BC educators. Demand exceeded expectations, meaning that the program is now completely full for 2017/18, and applications for next year’s BEd Program will begin in October. More