News & Events

Learning and Leadership in the Early Years | November 21, 2023

Dean’s Community Engagement Series Join Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, UBC Dean of Education, pro tem, for the third annual speaker series putting a spotlight on important questions and significant priorities that are engaging educators today. This virtual session will feature Dr. Jeffrey Wood of Laurentian University, Aimee Blow of the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District, and […] More


Tri-Agency Information Session for Master’s Students | October 24, 2023

Workshop Hosted by Dr. Teresa Dobson, Associate Dean Academic, Graduate and Innovation, this 90-minute information session on Tri-Agency and Affiliated awards will provide resources for master’s students applying for funding through the Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s program, as well as UBC Affiliated Fellowships. Topics will include deadlines and websites, an overview of the adjudication […] More

Truth and Reconciliation 2023

September 25, 2023 Truth and Reconciliation Week is dedicated to acknowledging and addressing the profound impact of the Indian residential school system on Indigenous communities and fostering a spirit of healing, understanding, and reconciliation. Let us unite with a shared commitment to reconciliation and optimism, underscoring the fundamental truth that every child matters. More

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Inaugural UBC Faculty of Education Reconciliation and Decolonization Alumni Award Recipients

September 25, 2023 Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, is pleased to announce the inaugural UBC Faculty of Education Reconciliation and Decolonization Alumni Award recipients: Marjorie Dumont and Mindy Carter More


UBC Homecoming 2023 | September 23, 2023

UBC Homecoming: Faculty of Education Open House Truth and Reconciliation: Connect, Create, and Learn Join us at 2023 UBC Homecoming for the Faculty of Education’s open house, where you can embark on a journey of learning focused on Truth and Reconciliation through interactive activities. Enjoy a welcoming, all-ages atmosphere filled with shared stories and educational, […] More

Fostering Inclusivity Through SOGI Education: A Shared Commitment

September 20, 2023 A Message from Jan Hare, Dean pro tem Today, I want to underscore our shared commitment to cultivating educational environments that are truly inclusive and diverse, with a particular emphasis on the critical importance of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) education. In recognition of the ongoing challenges faced by SOGI education, […] More

Welcome Message from the Dean

As we prepare for the commencement of a new academic year, I extend a heartfelt welcome to all members of the UBC Faculty of Education, including those who join us in person and for virtual programming. September marks a time of great excitement for us all. We embark on a fresh journey of discovery, growth and inspiration in our teaching, research, and engagement. More

New Annual Award: MET Award for Indigenous Students

UBC Faculty of Education is delighted to offer the new annual MET Award for Indigenous Students. This annual award will cover program tuition for either the 30-credit master’s degree or 15-credit graduate certificate for an Indigenous student. Current Indigenous MET students and new Indigenous applicants to the program are encouraged to apply by September 23, 2023. More

Dr. Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen is appointed Canada Research Chair in Mental Health and Intersectionality

Dr. Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen is appointed Canada Research Chair in Mental Health and Intersectionality. Her research harnesses methodology from clinical and counselling psychology, health psychology and public health to understand intersectional risk and resilience factors that contribute to the development of psychological distress in parents and children. More

Faculty of Education Games Club Launch Party | August 22, 2023

Join the Learning Design & Digital Innovation (LDDI) team for an afternoon of lunch and games at the monthly games club’s launch party. The event is open to all UBC Education faculty and staff. Test your aim, draw four, or topple a giant Jenga tower. Bring your own games, or join one of ours, and […] More

Staff Professional Development Session: Restitution and Restorative Practice in the Workplace | July 20 or August 17, 2023

Join restorative justice practitioner Melissa Morin in exploring the practice of restitution and restoration as another way of thinking and being that draws upon Indigenous ways of knowing. Please register for one of the two offered online sessions. More


Alumni Picnic at UBC Farm | July 29, 2023

Event Description (CANCELLED) Join us for a delightful day of outdoor fun at the UBC Farm! Bring your loved ones and indulge in a perfect blend of nature, food, and laughter at our family picnic, complete with farm tours, scavenger hunt, and a light picnic box. Date Saturday, July 29, 2023 Time 11:00 am to […] More


WFATE Conference Reception | July 13 2023

Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, is pleased to host the UBC Faculty of Education Reception for faculty, graduate students, alumni and friends at the World Federation of Associations of Teachers Education Conference 2023. When Thursday, July 13, 2023 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm PDT Where University Club of Victoria  — Patio 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, […] More

UBC Faculty of Education’s online training course receives federal funding

On July 4, 2023, Parliamentary Secretary, Ya’ara Saks announced that UBC Faculty of Education is one of two recipients for project funding through the program. UBC Education is receiving funding for the project titled Professional Development for Early Learning and ELCC Workers Through an Indigenous-Early Childhood Education Massive Open Online Course. More

Dr. Nancy Perry appointed Associate Dean, Research

July 3, 2023 Dr. Nancy Perry assumes the role of Associate Dean, Research, for a two-year term commencing on July 3, 2023. The Associate Dean, Research provides strategic leadership and advice to the Dean on research matters; supports faculty research award nominations, Canada Research Chair nominations and renewals, and named professorships and other endowed chairs; and is the Faculty liaison with UBC’s Behavioural Research Ethics Board. More

Dr. Surita Jhangiani appointed David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education

June 29, 2023 Congratulations to Dr. Surita Jhangiani being appointed David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education for a three-year term. We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Surita Jhangiani from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS) as the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education for a three-year term […] More


Carol Todd, BEd’84 receives 2023 Alumni Educator of the Year Award

June 22, 2023 Alumni Educator of the Year 2023 We are delighted to announce that Carol Todd, BEd’84, has been selected as Alumni Educator of the Year by UBC Faculty of Education. The Alumni Educator of the Year Award was created in 2012 to recognize outstanding achievements by UBC Faculty of Education alumni who are […] More

Research in Focus: Dr. Bruno Zumbo

June 21, 2023 UBC’s Research in Focus features the work of Dr. Bruno Zumbo, Professor & Distinguished University Scholar, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Psychometrics and Measurement. Story Research in Focus: Bruno D. Zumbo More

Celebrating 2023 Faculty of Education retirees

June 21, 2023 UBC Education Dean pro tem Jan Hare at faculty retirement event on June 5, 2023. On June 5, 2023, we gathered in UBC Vancouver’s Marine Drive ballroom to celebrate and recognize faculty retirees for their leadership and contributions to the Faculty of Education over the course of their careers. We express our […] More

Educational Technology Support (ETS) is becoming Learning Design and Digital Innovation (LDDI)

On July 1, 2023, ETS will become Learning Design and Digital Innovation (LDDI) to better describe the current operations and goals. Changes will take place over the coming weeks and made final on July 1. More

Dean’s Awards for Staff Excellence 2022–23

June 9, 2023 Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, presented this year’s Dean’s Awards for Staff Excellence at Faculty of Education Staff Appreciation Lunch. The Outstanding Service Award and the Emerging Leader Award recognize excellence in personal achievements and contributions to the Faculty of Education, UBC and to the vision and goals of the University. […] More


An Evening in Support of CampOUT! | June 8, 2023

Event Description Hosted by UBC Faculty of Education’s Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, please join us for our eleventh Evening in Support of CampOUT! presented by Vancity. On June 8th, enjoy an intimate evening of fine food and wine, and great company, while supporting and learning more about this exceptional youth leadership program that is […] More

Staff Appreciation Lunch | June 6, 2023

All Faculty of Education staff are invited staff to attend a lunch celebrating the leadership, achievements and contributions of Faculty of Education staff. The 2022–23 Dean’s Awards for Staff Excellence will be presented. Date Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Time 12:00 to 1:30 pm PT Location Ponderosa Ballroom RSVP Registration closed on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. More

Faculty Retirement Event | June 5, 2023

Faculty, instructors, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and staff are invited to a gathering to celebrate the careers of the Faculty of Education faculty members who are retiring this year. More

UBC launches early childhood education certificate program for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people

Beginning in September, adult learners who are Deaf or hard of hearing can enroll in a B.C. early childhood education basic certificate program that has been adapted to meet their learning needs. It’s the first program of its kind in Canada. More


CSSE Alumni and Friends Reception | May 30, 2023

Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, is pleased to host the annual UBC Faculty of Education Reception for faculty, graduate students, alumni and friends at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference (CSSE) 2023. When Tuesday, May 30, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm EDT Where York University Main Floor Accolade East Building 83 […] More


SSHRC Connection Grant recipients

May 30, 2023 UBC Faculty of Education scholars, Dr. Margaret Macintyre Latta and Dr. Bill Cohen, received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grant with matching funds from the Faculty of Education Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Grant to help develop a multi-day forum to support educators and researchers in decolonizing and […] More

AED Educational Session and Demonstration | May 30, 2023

UBC Faculty of Education JOHSC (Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee) and UBC Safety & Risk Services will be hosting an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) educational session and demonstration to all staff and faculty interested. The AED is a portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart in emergency situations. More


Dr. Annette Henry selected for Carol Crealock Memorial Award 2023

We are delighted to share that Dr. Annette Henry will be honoured with the Carol Crealock Memorial Award at the 2023 Canadian Society for the Study of Education conference. More


Faculty of Education’s Spring Graduation Reception | May 25, 2023

Event Description The Faculty of Education invites you to attend a reception in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre immediately following your graduation on Thursday, May 25, 2023. The event will include light fare, coffee, and a chance to celebrate alongside friends, family, and fellow graduates. Date Thursday, May 25, 2023 Time 10:30 am to […] More