News & Events

Faculty Recognition Celebration | January 19, 2023

Faculty, staff and instructors are invited to attend the Faculty of Education’s Faculty Recognition Celebration, celebrating faculty members’ achievements in research, teaching and service. For those who wish to be recognized, the submission portal is now open. More


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United Way Bake Sale | December 6, 2022

The Faculty of Education is hosting a United Way bake sale fundraiser! Come get some yummy treats for a good cause on Tuesday, December 6 at 10AM-12PM in the Scarfe Foyer. More


2022 Staff Holiday Lunch (Vancouver) | December 1, 2022

All Faculty of Education staff are invited to the 2022 Staff Holiday Lunch on Thursday, December 1! Wear your favourite ugly/awesome holiday sweater and join your colleagues for some great food, fun and prizes. More


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UBC Kinesiology scholars awarded Canadian Foundation for Innovation Grant: John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

December 1, 2022 UBC School of Kinesiology scholars were awarded $1.53 million to develop a facility centred on researching physical activity programs in remote populations. Congratulations to Dr. Guy Faulkner and co-leads Drs. Mark Beauchamp and Eli Puterman on receiving a Canadian Foundation for Innovation, John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) grant along with a […] More


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Festival of Lights | VanDusen Gardens | November 29, 2022

Event Description Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, UBC Faculty of Education invites alumni and their families for an evening at the VanDusen Gardens Festival of Lights. Engage with your local alumni network, listen to carolers, and enjoy delectable sweet treats and holiday beverages including hot chocolate, in a private room at the VanDusen Gardens. Following the […] More


Extension of Dr. Jan Hare’s appointment as Dean, pro tem for UBC Faculty of Education

November 29, 2022 We are pleased to announce the second extension of the appointment of Dr. Jan Hare, Dean, pro tem of the UBC Faculty of Education. Dr. Hare, an Anishinaabe Anishinaabe scholar and educator from the M’Chigeeng First Nation, is the first Indigenous person and the second woman to serve as Dean of the […] More


Lynda Li receives Thomas Clarkson Gray Gold Medal at the 2022 Undergraduate Awards Global Summit in Dublin

Posted October 4, 2022 | Updated November 24, 2022. We are pleased to share that UBC Faculty of Education’s School of Kinesiology undergraduate Lynda Li is one of 25 winners selected in the 2022 Global Undergraduate Awards competition, which received over 2500 submissions worldwide. More


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Faculty of Education’s Graduation Reception | November 23, 2022

Event Description The Faculty of Education invites you to attend a reception in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre immediately following your graduation on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022. The event will include light fare, coffee, and a chance to celebrate alongside friends, family, and fellow graduates. The Faculty of Education invites guests and attendees to […] More


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Faculty of Education’s Graduation Reception | BEd – Morning | November 23, 2022

Event Description The Faculty of Education invites you to attend a reception in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre immediately following your graduation on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. The event will include light fare, coffee, and a chance to celebrate alongside friends, family, and fellow graduates. The Faculty of Education invites guests and attendees to […] More


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Faculty of Education’s Graduation Reception | BEd – Evening | November 23, 2022

Event Description The Faculty of Education invites you to attend a reception in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre immediately following your graduation on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022. The event will include light fare, coffee, and a chance to celebrate alongside friends, family, and fellow graduates. The Faculty of Education invites guests and attendees to […] More


Exploring Mental Health: Wellness at Work and Beyond | November 22, 2022

This lunch and learn session is an opportunity to explore wellness at work. We will discuss the continuum of mental health, define wellness for ourselves, and identify strategies for mental wellness at work and beyond. Whether you want to learn more about mental health, your own wellness, or how to support your colleagues when they’re struggling. More


Congratulations to the Faculty of Education’s SSHRC Insight Development Grants recipients

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced the recipients of the 2022 Insight Development Grants competition. Insight Development Grants support research in its early stages. More


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Congratulations to 2022–23 UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship recipients

We are delighted to share that three Faculty of Education doctoral students—Gregg Eschelmuller, Naomi Maldonado-Rodriguez and Jeanette Steinmann—were among the twenty-six UBC doctoral candidates who received a Killam Doctoral Scholarship for the 2022–23 academic year at a ceremony held in late October. More


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Dr. Guofang Li renewed as Canada Research Chair in 2022

November 16, 2022 We wish to congratulate Dr. Guofang Li, Professor, Faculty of Education, on her seven-year reappointment as the Tier I Canada Research Chair in Transnational/Global Perspectives of Language and Literacy Education of Children and Youth. The Canada Research Chairs Program enables Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence and become […] More


Strength-Focused Approaches to Promoting Wellness Among IBPoC Youth in Schools | November 15, 2022

This virtual session will feature Dr. Farzana Saleem of Stanford University and Marcel Cadogan of Surrey School District. Together they will discuss strategies to support the wellbeing and success of racially diverse children and adolescents in the K-12 education system. More


Dr. Rosalin Miles honoured with alumni UBC’s Volunteer Leadership Award

November 10, 2022 Dr. Rosalin Miles will be honoured with the Volunteer Leadership Award at the alumni UBC Achievement Awards gala dinner and silent auction on Monday, November 14, 2022. The Volunteer Leadership Award honours an alum who has contributed significantly as a volunteer to the community over a sustained period. Through their leadership, they […] More


United Way Chilli Lunch Fundraiser | November 8, 2022

The Faculty of Education is hosting a United Way chilli lunch fundraiser! We hope you will join on Tuesday, November 8 at 12PM-1:30PM for a bowl of chilli and corn bread for $10. More


Dr. Michelle Stack Appointed Academic Director, UBC Learning Exchange

The Faculty of Education congratulates Dr. Michelle Stack on her appointment as Academic Director, UBC Learning Exchange. As Academic Director, Dr. Stack will lead the unit ensuring that its work aligns with UBC’s academic mission. More


Maclean’s 2023 Rankings

The UBC Faculty of Education has tied for first place for education programs in Canada in the annual Maclean’s University Rankings—ranking #1 for both research and program reputation. More


Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 by subject has placed UBC Education #22 in the world and #2 in Canada—and #1 in Canada for International Outlook. More


Zoom Facilitation Masterclass Session II: Advanced Hands-On Training | October 27, 2022

Join UBC Educational Technology Support (ETS) staff to learn professional tips for setting up and managing the technical aspects of Zoom. This is the second of two sessions offered. More


Tri-Agency Information Session

Online Tri-Agency Information Session 2022 | October 26, 2022, 2:00 to 3:15 pm Master’s students are invited to attend a Tri-Agency and Affiliated awards information session hosted by Associate Dean Academic, Graduate and Innovation, Dr. Teresa Dobson. The workshop will provide information and resources for master’s students applying for funding through the Canada Graduate Scholarships […] More


Community Update | October 2022

There are so many ways in which the UBC Faculty of Education contributes to creating and sustaining thriving societies. I am filled with gratitude for the work we are able to do, while recognizing that our approach must be grounded in compassion, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization, as well as supported by creativity and excellence. More


Scarfe at Sixty: Celebrating 60 Years of the Neville Scarfe Building | October 23, 2022

In honour of the sixtieth anniversary of the Neville Scarfe Building, Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem of the Faculty of Education, invites you to afternoon tea with a keynote presentation and response by distinguished historians Dr. Mona Gleason and Dr. Jason Ellis. Alumni, emeriti, faculty, staff and friends of the Faculty of Education are welcome to attend. RSVP by October 17. More


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Dr. Guy Faulkner receives Michael Smith Health Research Funding

Congratulations to the School of Kinesiology’s Dr. Guy Faulkner and his research team, who were recently awarded Michael Smith Health Research funding for their project Group Sense Making and Model Building for Mapping Systems for the Promotion of Population Physical Activity in British Columbia. More


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Indigenous-Led Teacher Education in Local and Global Contexts: Setting Research Priorities and New Directions

Indigenous teachers play a significant role in creating environments that are culturally responsive, empowering, inclusive of Indigenous knowledges, and promote decolonization and educational sovereignty in classrooms and communities. To build on these strengths, the Faculty of Education hosted a three-day symposium that brought together Indigenous teacher education programs around the world. More


Zoom Facilitation Masterclass Session I: Managing Zoom Like a Pro | October 12, 2022

As we spend more time in online and hybrid meetings, an advanced skillset in Zoom is fast becoming an essential skill. Join ETS staff to learn professional tips for setting up and managing the technical aspects of Zoom. This is the first of two sessions offered. More


Developing & Supporting Culturally Responsive School Leadership | October 11, 2022

This virtual session will feature Dr. Jo Lampert of La Trobe University (Australia) and Teresa Downs of Gold Trail School District (B.C.). Together they will explore common challenges that leadership may encounter when building relationships, trust and community within schools and districts, as well as opportunities that may arise. More


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Dr. Erica Bennett receives the 2022 President’s Award from the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

We are delighted to share that UBC Faculty of Education's School of Kinesiology Assistant Professor Dr. Erica Bennett has received a 2022 President’s Award from the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. More


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