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Join us in shaping UBC’s Next Century 2017/03/20

You’re invited to provide your input on UBC’s next strategic plan and help shape our future. More


Dr. Lynn Thomas named President-Elect of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE/SCEE)

Congratulations to Faculty of Education alumna Dr. Lynn Thomas, BEd'84, MEd'94, Phd'99, named President-elect of The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE/SCEE). More


Representatives of the Joint Faculties to Senate

Congratulations to Drs. Anna Kindler and William McKee on being appointed to two of the twelve positions of representatives of the joint faculties to serve on the Senate of the Vancouver Campus. More


Education Researchers Speak Out for Reconciliation

On March 9, 2017, the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) confirmed its commitment to contribute to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples through its partner faculties of education. More


UBC Kinesiology ranked #1 in Canada and #4 in the World 2017/03/17

UBC’s School of Kinesiology and UBCO’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences rank #1 in Canada and #4 in the world, as measured by the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject for Universities that specialize in Sports-Related Subjects. More


2017-2018 Internal Funding Competitions Launch 2017/03/15

Three internal Faculty of Education funding opportunities for 2017-2018 have just launched. Application deadline for all three grants is April 21, 2017. More


The Pat Clifford Award 2017 Call for Applications

The Canadian Education Association is recognizing researchers who have the potential to transform Canadian public education. Deadline for nominations: May 31, 2017. More


Recap: 39th Annual UBC Physics Olympics 2017/03/13

UBC's Faculty of Education and Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted the 39th UBC Physics Olympics on Saturday, March 4, 2017. More


Dr. Jan Hare Named 2017 Women of Distinction Awards Nominee

Dr. Jan Hare (LLED) has been named as a nominee for the YWCA’s 2017 Women of Distinction Awards in the category of Education, Training & Development. More


UBC 2017 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

Eight Faculty of Education alumni were among the 2017 inductees into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame. More


Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence

Know an outstanding Faculty of Education staff member? Nominate them for the Dean's Award of Excellence. Deadline: April 14, 2017. More


Champions of Public Education Tribution Celebration – Dr. Avis Glaze

Dr. Avis Glaze, member of Dean Blye Frank's External Advisory Board, will be honoured by The Learning Partnership at its 2017 Champions of Public Education Tribute Celebration. More


Faculty of Education Graduate Student Reception

One hundred current graduate students and faculty members attended the Faculty of Education's Graduate Student Reception, hosted by Dean Blye Frank on March 8, 2017. More


2018 Ritsumeikan Visiting Professorship

The UBC Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Programme is seeking applications for the 2018 Visiting Professorship at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Application deadline: May 1, 2017. More


A UBC Innovation Snapshot: Transnational/Global Perspectives of Language and Literacy Education 2017/03/06

In this UBC Innovation Snapshot, Dr. Guofang Li (LLED) talks about her research and how it contributes to society. More


CREATE: UBC Internal Selection & Information Session

NSERC's Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) competition is now open. UBC internal deadline for Letters of Intent is March 15, 2017. More


International Research Roundtables: Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies

The International Research Roundtables program is designed to foster collaborative research between UBC and international scholars. Deadline is May 1, 2017. More


Upcoming Research Infrastructure Support Services Program (RISS) Deadline

The Research Infrastructure Support Services program provides Faculty of Education faculty with support to pursue excellent research. Upcoming deadline is April 7, 2017. More


Wall Solutions Initiative (Letter of Intent): Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies

The Wall Solutions Initiative funds research that provide solutions to the practical needs of community partners. The next deadline is May 1, 2017. More


SSHRC Connection Grants and Available University Contributions

SSHRC's Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward knowledge mobilization initiatives. ORS deadline is April 25, 2017. More


10th Anniversary of Emily Longworth New Teachers’ Creative Activities Fund 2017/02/27

February 2017 marks the 10th year anniversary of the Emily Longworth New Teachers' Creative Activities Fund, established in honour of Emily Longworth (BEd Elementary, 2006) who died in a hotel fire in Punta Arenas, Chile on February 3, 2007, along with her friend Lauren Kipic and 8 others. More


Funding supports breathlessness and aging study

Dr. Bill Sheel (KIN) has received $190,317 project funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evan Leaders Fund with matching funds awarded through the BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF). More


2017 Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

All graduate students are encouraged to enter the 3MT contest, and everyone is welcome to attend the semi-finals on March 14, 2017 and the finals on March 17, 2017. More


Dr. Shelley Hymel Appointed Head Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education

Dr. Shelley Hymel has been appointed Head of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2017. More


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

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