Events

Faculty Research Professional Development: How to Establish and Nurture School/Community Partnerships | May 27 & May 29, 2024

Partnerships between academic researchers and schools/communities can lay the foundation for long-term mutually beneficial collaborations producing outcomes that translate well in real world settings. Whether you are just getting started in community-engaged research or looking for new ideas and additional support, we invite you to participate in this interactive workshop hosted by the Office of […] More


Faculty Retirement Celebration | May 9, 2024

Event Description Faculty, instructors, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff and members of our community are invited to a social gathering following the Faculty Meeting to celebrate the careers of the UBC Faculty of Education faculty members who are retiring this year. Join our community in recognising these brilliant and dedicated scholars and educators who have […] More


Breakfast with the Dean | Staff Social | April 30, 2024

Faculty of Education staff are cordially invited to this term's delightful breakfast social with Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem. Join us for an hour of engaging conversation over freshly brewed coffee, a selection of teas and a delectable continental breakfast spread. More


Alumni Builder Awards Reception | April 18, 2024

The Alumni Builder Award recognize a cross-section of alumni representing both campuses who have significantly contributed to the university and enriched the lives of others, and in doing so, have supported alumni UBC’s mission of realizing the promise of a global community with a shared ambition for a better world and an exceptional UBC. We welcome you […] More


AERA Conference 2024 Alumni and Friends Reception | April 12, 2024

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 American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2024 Conference. If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form below. We look forward to seeing you there! When Friday, April […] More


2024 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity | April 2, 2024

The 2024 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture launches a new annual global speaker series on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) inclusion The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture is an annual series which highlights ongoing work in the Faculty and beyond to address some of society’s most pressing priorities. The 2024 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture will launch the inaugural event […] More


Staff Professional Development Session: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace | April 23 or 25, 2024

Workshop AI is everywhere! Wonder what the hype is all about? Are you using or thinking of using AI tools, but not sure how or if you should use them at work? Have questions about the ethical concerns of AI and how we even got here? Join LDDI as we delve into the murky waters […] More


Indigenous Alumni Network (IAN) Launch | March 14, 2024

Event Description Join us on March 14, 2024, for an insightful and empowering Indigenous alumni event at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. We aim to foster dialogue and reflection on the pervasive “hustle culture” within professional environments. This gathering will feature a dynamic speaker panel comprising of Indigenous professionals who will share […] More


Supporting Immigrant & Refugee Students | February 27, 2024

Join Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, UBC Faculty of Education, 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. Sofia Noori of UBC's Faculty of Education. More


Black Educator Panel | February 10, 2024

Event Description Join panelists, Valerie Jerome, June Francis and Kevin Godden alongside moderators Beth Applewhite and Kenneth Headley for a conversation about anti-Black racism in B.C. Education today. Drawing from their personal and professional lived experiences, panelists will focus on the actions needed to build anti-racist cultures in education communities. They will invite attendees to […] More


Annual Recognition Celebration | January 30, 2024

Event Description Faculty, staff and instructors are invited to attend the UBC Faculty of Education’s Annual Recognition Celebration (formerly named the Faculty Recognition Celebration) where we will commemorate faculty members’ achievements in research, teaching and service, as well as postdoctoral fellows’ and staff members’ achievements. Reception The reception will be catered by Sage Catering. Each […] More


Alumni Breakfast & Matinee: How To Train Your Dragon | January 28, 2024

Event Description Embrace the festive spirit this Lunar New Year with a morning of joyous camaraderie, delectable food, and an enchanting movie experience! We invite you to a heartwarming alumni gathering that celebrates the Year of the Dragon. Indulge in a delightful continental breakfast and join us for a special screening of the beloved 2010 […] More


NITEP Alumni & Friends Reception | December 1, 2023

Photo: 2019 NITEP Gathering Event Description Dr. Jan Hare Dean pro tem welcomes you to the 2023 NITEP Alumni and Friends Reception at the First Nations Education Steering Committee’s Education Conference. Join us for a chance to re-connect with alumni and friends and to congratulate the Reconciliation and Decolonization Alumni Award recipient, Marjorie Dumont, BEd’96, […] More


Faculty of Education’s Graduation Reception | November 23, 2023

Event Description The Faculty of Education invites you to attend a reception at Cecil Green Park House on Thursday, November 23, 2023 – directly after your convocation! The event will include a light fare lunch reception, coffee, and a chance to celebrate alongside your friends, family, and fellow graduates. Date Thursday, November 23, 2023 Timings […] More


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

Dean’s Community Engagement Series Join Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, UBC Faculty of Education, 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 Kirsten […] More


Breakfast with the Dean | Staff Social | November 21, 2023

The Faculty of Education staff is cordially invited to a delightful breakfast social with Jan Hare, our esteemed Dean pro tem. We invite you to join us for an hour of engaging conversation over freshly brewed coffee, a selection of teas, a delectable continental breakfast spread, and camaraderie. More


Staff Professional Development Session: Leadership Development | November 28 or 30, 2023

Workshop In our ever-changing post-secondary landscape, the skills required for strong leaders to not simply survive, but to adapt, grow, and thrive are evolving. Whether participants are seasoned leaders or in the early stages of their leadership journey, this interactive leadership development workshop will provide valuable insights and practical strategies for success. It is designed […] More


Book Launch: Races by Valerie Jerome, BEd’79 | November 15, 2023

About the Book: Races The inside track on an under-told story about the intersection of race and sports in Canada. In the 1960s, Harry Jerome set 7 world records, including the 100-yard dash, earning him the title of the world’s fastest man. His grandfather, John “Army” Howard, was Canada’s first Black Olympian, running in Stockholm […] 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Consultation with Faculty Members on Research Intensification Strategies | May 18, 2023

Faculty members are invited to provide input on the Faculty of Education's priority focus on research intensification for the coming years. Please join one of three online meetings next Thursday, May 18, to provide your input on the kinds of supports and financial investments you think the Faculty could make to help increase our success with external research grant funding. More


David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education: Public Presentations | May 16 and 17, 2023

The David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education supports increased interest, programming and research in multicultural and anti-racist education, and assists schools to foster multiculturalism. As part of our search for the David Lam Chair, the Faculty of Education is hosting public presentations on May 16 & 17. RSVP to attend in-person or by Zoom. More