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2018 R.W.B. Jackson Award 2018/04/27

Dr. Stephanie Anderson (PhD '17) has received the 2018 R.W.B. Jackson Award for the best article in the Canadian Journal of Education. More


Seniors stick with fitness routines when they work out together

Older adults tend to attend group fitness classes more regularly when exercising with their peers. More


Equity Enhancement Grant Awarded to Dr. Darren Warburton 2018/04/24

Equity Enhancement Fund granted to Dr. Darren Warburton for "Transforming our Understanding, Enhancing our Practices: Engaging Indigenous Ways of Knowing Across the Curriculum." More


IB Alumni 5th Year Anniversary Reception 2018/04/23

The Director International Baccalaureate hosted the IB Alumni 5th year anniversary reception. More


Dr. Sam Rocha selected as Carl A. Grant Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 2018/04/19

Dr. Rocha, assistant professor, EDST, was selected as an outstanding scholar in higher education and will be giving three talks, including the 'Carl A. Grant Lecture: The Humanities as Pre-Qualitative Research.' More


2017/18 Ted T. Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies

Congratulations to Samira Thomas (PhD '17), winner of the 2017- 2018 Ted T. Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies. More


Introducing UBC’s New Strategic Plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century

UBC is proud to launch its new strategic plan, Shaping UBC’s Next Century, setting out our collective vision and purpose, and our goals and strategies for the years ahead. More


Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton on Receiving CUES Grant

Dr. Bonny Norton and her community partner, Education without Borders, have been awarded a grant in the inaugural UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) competition. More


New UBC Institutional Membership with NCFDD 2018/04/17

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic is pleased to announce that UBC has obtained a one-year institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). More


Can we really teach ‘Indigenizing’ courses online? 2018/04/16

The Conversation mentioned UBC's course “Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education” in an article about Indigenization. More


Congratulations to Amber Moore on Receiving the 2018-2019 Killam Doctoral Scholarship

The Department of Language & Literacy Education is extremely pleased to announce that PhD student Amber Moore has been awarded the 2018-2019 Killam Doctoral Scholarship! More


2018 Alumni Teacher Award

The Dean of UBC Faculty of Education, Dr. Blye Frank announced Dr. David Beare as the winner of the 2018 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award. More


Volunteer for the 2018 Spring Graduation 2018/04/10

Volunteer at one of the upcoming UBC graduation ceremonies! Sign up to get involved in this special occasion honouring students’ achievements. More


Funding Opportunities for Congress 2019 Related Events, Projects, or Exhibitions 2018/04/09

Financial support is available for parallel events or exhibitions at Congress 2019 that showcase the work we do at UBC. Deadline: June 15, 2018. More


Three KIN Alumni in 2018 Class of the UBC Sports Hall of Fame 2018/04/06

The 2018 UBC Sports Hall of Fame inductees include three KIN alumni, Jean Forrest (BPE '83), Dale Ohman (BPE '69), and Michael “Mickey” McDowell (BPE '68, MPE '69). More


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

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


Director, Masters of Educational Technology Program and Director, Graduate Studies in Education (Pro Tem) 2018/04/03

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


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


Healthy Workplace Funding 2018/03/15

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