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Neville Scarfe Meeting Room Renovations 2018/03/19

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


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


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


Connection Grants

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. Deadlines: April 2018. More


International Research Roundtables

IRRs are aimed at fostering excellence in research, and serving as a catalyst for collaborative research between international and UBC scholars. Deadlines: April & May, 2018. More


Wall Solutions Initiative – Letter of Intent

Wall Solutions Initiative grants help harness high-level research to the practical needs of local, national or international community partners. Deadlines: April & May 2018. More


Call for Nominations | Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award 2018/02/27

Nominations are now open for outstanding service to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Deadline: March 31, 2018. More


Inaugural Canadian Women of Worth Grant Award Program 2018/02/26

Faculty of Education alumna Carol A. Todd (BEd (Elem) '84) has been named one of ten Honourees for the inaugural Canadian Women of Worth Grant Award Program. More


New ETS Team Members

The ETS team has expanded, welcoming two new members, Stoo Sepp (Instructional Designer) and Katie Schultz (Support Analyst). More


Tate Liverpool Exchange – International Arts Based Research

International arts collaboration at Tate Liverpool - an interactive event around the pedagogical turn to art as research in PhD arts education. More


OER Funding for Educators

Grants of $1,800 each will be available to UBC faculty members interested in creating or adopting open resources to replace commercial materials. Deadline: April 12, 2018. More


Congratulations Small TLEF Award Winners 2018/02/20

Congratulations to the successful candidates of this year’s Small TLEF Awards. More


Redesign of Scarfe Computer Labs 1006 & 1007 2018/02/19

The Faculty of Education was successful in its UBC Learning Space Improvement Project bid to refurbish Scarfe computer labs. More


2018 Mobility Funding for Researchers

Funds to support mobility of researchers between Canada and France. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More


Aboriginal Student Awards

The BC Aboriginal Award is offered by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society aimed at reducing barriers to post-secondary education for Aboriginal learners. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More


Full NITEP BEd Degree Program in the Cariboo

Students can now become a certified teacher through UBC while staying in the Cariboo area. All 4 years of NITEP now offered at Cariboo field centre. More


Research Article of the Year

An article authored by Dr. Robinder P. Bedi (ECPS) and four students (Courtney Young, Jaleh Davari, Karen Springer, Daniel Kane) has been awarded the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association's (CCPA) Biennial "Research or Professional Article Award." More


Upcoming Changes to Field of Interest Grants from Vancouver Foundation

Changes to Vancouver Foundation's Field of Interest Grants include two new grants. Next deadline: July 2018. More


Update on Canvas Migration 2018/02/16

Educational Technology Support (ETS) is currently accepting requests from instructors to have their courses migrated to Canvas for the summer. More