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Mental Health and Physical Activity 2017/06/21

Dr. Guy Faulkner, professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Population Physical Activity (Pop-PA) Lab, shares his research insights on the relationship between physical activity and mental health. More


Meet Our Rising Stars: Rachel Vukovich 2017/06/19

Meet alumna Rachel Vukovich, BKIN '17. Varsity rower, future Physical Health and Education teacher, and one of the UBC Faculty of Education’s Rising Stars. More


Dr. Shauna Butterwick and Dr. Jo-ann Archibald Retirement Celebration 2017/06/16

EDST celebrated the retirement of two faculty members with a luncheon at Sage Bistro. Congratulations to Shauna and Jo-ann, you will both be missed! More


New SSHRC Grant: Partnership Engage Grants

This is a new grant being offered by SSHRC and the September deadline is the inaugural competition. More


UBC Alumna Erica Dragani Honoured for Her Dedication to Students

UBC alumna Erica Dragani, BEd (Sec)'03, was recently honoured by Teachers Above & Beyond, a community access program on Shaw TV Nanaimo. More


TEL Journal

Engage with some of the work being done by participants of the UBC Transformative Educational Leadership Program, in the new TEL Journal. More


Installation of carving honouring Indigenous educator 2017/06/15

“Dancing Flames,” a carving by Anishinabe artist Dave Robinson, commissioned by the Faculty of Education in honour of retiring Indigenous educator Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, has been installed in the lobby of UBC's Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons. More


Outstanding staff recognized by Dean of Education award for excellence 2017/06/14

Dean Blye Frank recognized several outstanding staff members nominated for the 2017 Faculty of Education Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence, and announced Anna Bin, Sr. Manager, Office of Faculty Affairs & HR, as the recipient of this year’s award. More


Contact!Unload, theatre and therapy of veterans transitioning home, featured at Invictus Games 2017/06/12

Contact!Unload, a theatre production featuring veterans performing their lived realities, will be on stage at Invictus Games Toronto 2017, Sept 26-28. More


Educational leadership graduates answer questions at public session

As part of their capstone project, graduates of the UBC M.Ed. in Educational Administration and Leadership (EDAL) program shared their research findings related to teaching practice, policy and politics at a public information session at UBC Robson Square. More


Hello Canvas!

After extensive consultation and evaluation, UBC has selected Canvas as the platform to replace Blackboard Learn (Connect). Learn more about Canvas! More


End of Year Meeting for Adjuncts and Faculty Advisors 2017

A celebration of those leaving the Faculty who have made a significant contribution to the Teacher Education Program. More


Hear From Our Grads: Hayley McDonald (BEd ’15)

Hear how alumna Hayley McDonald's (BEd '15) international community field experience (CFE) has led to teaching positions in the UK and Australia. More


2017 SSHRC Insight Grant 2017/06/09

The SSHRC Insight Grant 2017 competition will be opening soon. See the list of application deadlines and internal review services offered. More


A UBC Innovation Snapshot: Social-Emotional Learning Resource Finder

In this UBC Innovation Snapshot, UBC Professor Shelley Hymel (ECPS) discusses the need to address bullying and help students acquire positive interpersonal skills that encourage acceptance, peer support and caring for others, and the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Resource Finder. More


Meet Our Rising Stars: Stefan Sunandan Honisch 2017/06/05

Meet Stefan Sunandan Honisch, PhD'16 in the Cross Faculty Inquiry in Education program. Pianist, composer, researcher in Critical Disability Studies, and one of the UBC Faculty of Education’s Rising Stars. More


A UBC Innovation Snapshot: Wingspan: Dis/ability Arts, Culture & Public Pedagogy

In this UBC Innovation Snapshot, UBC Professor Leslie Roman (EDST) discusses the Wingspan: Dis/ability Arts, Culture & Public Pedagogy VPRI Excellence Research Cluster in the Performing and Visual Arts. More


Dr. Avis Glaze recognized at Champions of Public Education Tribute Celebration

On May 25, education leader and member of Dean Blye Frank’s Faculty of Education External Advisory Board, Dr. Avis Glaze was inducted into The Learning Partnership’s Champions of Public Education Hall of Fame. More


Dr. Shauna Butterwick Receives CASAE/ACEEA Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Shauna Butterwick, Professor EDST, on being recognized with a CASAE/ACEEA Lifetime Achievement Award. More


Next SSHRC Connection Grants Deadline & Supports

The Office of Research provides information on upcoming deadlines and internal grant supports for the next round of SSHRC Connection Grants - July/August 2017. More


Two Kinesiology Students Receive Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Awards

UBC School of Kinesiology PhD candidates Alison Williams and Freda Warner both received Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) Rising Star Awards. More


O Canada! UBC Artist-in-residence project serves as backdrop for Pierre Trudeau Elementary School’s Canada 150 Celebration 2017/05/30

In recognition of Canada 150 and the anniversary of Confederation in 2017, Professor Rita Irwin (EDCP) is overseeing an artists-in-residence program and art installation at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School in Vancouver. More


Meet Our Rising Stars: Catherine Sverko 2017/05/29

Meet Catherine Sverko, graduating May 2017 in the Master of Educational Technology (MET) program. Teacher, maker, digital storyteller, and one of the UBC Faculty of Education's Rising Stars. More


#GreatSupervisor Week

Faculty of Education graduate supervisors received many compliments during the recent #GreatSupervisor week which ran May 8-14, 2017. More


Congratulations to our Graduating Classes of May 2017

The Faculty of Education extends congratulations and best wishes to all of our new alumni. More


Congratulations to the UBC School of Kinesiology 2017 Graduating Class

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 , the School of Kinesiology celebrated its largest-ever undergraduate graduating class, with 284 Kinesiology students crossing the stage at the Chan Centre. More


Alumnus Thomas Harding receives a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to alumnus Thomas Harding, MA’99 of Rockridge Secondary School, West Vancouver, on receiving a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. More


Sky, Water, Earth project website launch

ETS is excited to launch the official website for “Sky, Water, Earth”, a digital playlist project proposal that won in the 2016 DML competition. More


Investigation of inequality and suburban schooling earns researcher prestigious fellowship

Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST) has been named a 2017 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer postdoctoral fellow. More


One Teacher Candidate’s CFE Experience

International Community Field Experience leads Greg Zimmerman to a new teaching position at Colegio Anglo Colombiano, an IB World School in Bogota, Colombia. More