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Congratulations to Olivia Chan for being awarded Leon Tuey Scholarship in Art Education
The Faculty of Education congratulates Olivia Chan for being awarded Leon Tuey Scholarship in Art Education. Scholarships have been endowed by Leon and Joan Tuey for students in Art Education. They are presented to Secondary students with a major or concentration in Art and are recommended by the Faculty of Education. We are beyond grateful […]
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University Transition Program
For more than 25 years, the Faculty of Education at UBC has been at the forefront of advanced education. Beyond its research excellence and B.Ed. and graduate curriculum, the Faculty has supported and facilitated learning on campus for secondary students of high scholastic achievement who at a young age are ready for the rigours of […]
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30th Anniversary for the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education
The upcoming year marks the 30th Anniversary of the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education, one of the distinguished chairs and professorships within the Faculty of Education. The position was named in honour of David Lam, the 25th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and first Chinese Canadian to hold a vice-regal position in Canada. David Lam believed in the power […]
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The Syllabus as Curriculum and the Poetic Secret of Objects
Dr. Samuel Rocha Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies UBC Friday, November 27, 2020 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm (PST) Host: Dr. Rita Irwin Via Zoom View EDCP November Seminar Poster Abstract Sam Rocha will introduce and expound one of the core claims of his newest book, The Syllabus as Curriculum. This claim is simply […]
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WEBINAR – Environmental Education: How can we make a difference?
Imagine a future where world leaders have grown up with a deep understanding of the natural environment that sustains us, knowledge that informs responsible decisions that advance our planetary health.
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How Autism Education is Thriving with Distance Learning
When schools and universities across the world closed midway through the semester as part of the response to COVID-19, administrators and faculty were faced with the tremendous task of transitioning their curriculum online in order continue their students’ education. The widespread adoption of software like Zoom presented numerous challenges. Many teachers were not familiar with […]
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The Faculty of Education is Meeting Donors In-Person (Social Distanced, Of Course)
Since the start of the quarantine, the Faculty of Education’s Development and Alumni Engagement team has organized meetings with current and prospective donors over video and teleconference in order to continue supporting the university’s groundbreaking programs and research in education. With the steady decline in active cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia and the lifting […]
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Alumni Builder Award – President’s Recognition Video
  Congratulations to Dr. Thelma Sharp Cook, BEd ’58! Recipient of the 2019 Alumni Builder Award: Dr. Thelma Sharp Cook, BEd ’58 Thelma has received this award for her contributions to the Faculty of Education and her persistent efforts to make studying at UBC more accessible to Indigenous students. Professor Santa Ono, President of UBC made […]
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Education alumnus Richard Price, BEd’ 71, MEd’ 90, writes memoir and supports local food bank, women’s centre
Rick Price, BEd’ 71, MEd’ 90,  has kept himself out of trouble (for the most part) by staying busy as a prospector, and educator and a school trustee.  Along the way he has shared, with family and friends, adventures in the mountains, on sailboats, and on bicycles.  Rick lives in Squamish with his wife, Diddi, […]
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Computational Thinking Across the Curriculum
Tuesday, July 21st – 10am-11:30am PDT Join us for a workshop that explores ways of integrating computational thinking across several content areas. We will engage in hands-on activities, some off-screen and some using online platforms, to demonstrate how this problem-solving strategy can be applied in subjects such as language arts, physical education, science, and math. […]
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Grad 2020: Message from Department Head EDCP
Dr. Samson Nashon

Congratulations!   Message from Dr. Samson Nashon, Department Head of EDCP: Congratulations Class of 2020 This year we celebrate the traditional graduation ceremony at the Chan Centre differently. Together we will celebrate you, your accomplishments, your hard work and dedication on-line. To continue the celebrations, please view a personalized video message from Dr. Samson Nashon, […]
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Grad 2020: Message from Department Head EDST
Dr. Mona Gleason

Congratulations!   Message from Dr. Mona Gleason, Department Head of EDST: Congratulations Class of 2020 This year we celebrate the traditional graduation ceremony at the Chan Centre differently. Together we will celebrate you, your accomplishments, your hard work and dedication on-line. To continue the celebrations, please view a personalized video message from Dr. Mona Gleason, […]
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Grad 2020: Message from ECED Director, Dr. Marlene Asselin: Congratulations Class of 2020
Congratulations!   Message from Dr. Marlene Asselin, Director, Early Childhood Education (ECED): Congratulations Class of 2020 This year we celebrate the traditional graduation ceremony at the Chan Centre differently. Together we will celebrate you, your accomplishments, your hard work and dedication on-line. To continue the celebrations, please view a personalized video message from Dr. Marlene […]
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Grad 2020: Message from MET Director, Dr. Teresa Dobson
Congratulations!   Message from Dr. Teresa Dobson, Director, MET: Congratulations Class of 2020 This year we celebrate the traditional graduation ceremony at the Chan Centre differently. Together we will celebrate you, your accomplishments, your hard work and dedication on-line. To continue the celebrations, please view a personalized video message from Dr. Teresa Dobson, Director, MET […]
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Grad 2020: Message from Department Head of LLED
Dr. George Belliveau

Congratulations!   Message from Department Head of LLED, Dr. George Belliveau: Congratulations Class of 2020 This year we celebrate the traditional graduation ceremony at the Chan Centre differently. Together we will celebrate you, your accomplishments, your hard work and dedication on-line. To continue the celebrations, please view a personalized video message from Department Head of […]
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Spotlight on Mental Health – Featuring Humble The Poet
Dean Blye Frank, UBC Faculty of Education, hosted a special talk and panel discussion on mental health, featuring Humble The Poet.
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Congratulations to John Nanson for winning the 2019 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award!
John Nanson, Community School Coordinator at Edmonds Community School, is the winner of the 2019 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award.
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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.
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Technology in Transit Series
Come and show everyone a cool stuff you do with technology and get a T-shirt! This is a student led one-hour lunch period for showcasing what you have done in the classroom, or what you use (an app, any technology) related to teaching and learning. The table is set in the hallway next to the […]
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