Events

2024 UBC Faculty of Education Staff Wellness Afternoon

Join Us for the 7th Annual Staff Wellness Afternoon Faculty of Education staff are invited to unwind and celebrate together. Enjoy an afternoon of wellness activities with your colleagues. Register before 12:00 pm on July 22, 2024. More


Tri-Agency Information Session for Doctoral Students | July 23, 2024

Workshop Description Hosted by the Associate Dean Academic and Graduate Studies, this information session on Tri-Agency and Affiliated awards will provide resources for doctoral students* applying for funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), as […] More


MONOVA Reception | July 9, 2024

Dr. Jan Hare, PhD’11, Dean, invites all Faculty of Education alumni and staff to attend a reception at the Museum of North Vancouver on Tuesday, July 9. You’ll get to explore the gallery exclusively, enjoy some light refreshments, and connect with UBC Education Alumni. Plus, discover fascinating tidbits about North Vancouver’s past. Date Tuesday, July […] More


Zuhra Teja, BEd’96, MA’03 receives 2024 Alumni Educator of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce that Zuhra Teja, BEd’96, MA’03, 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 making exceptional impacts in the lives of their […] More


UBC Alumni Reception at CSSE | June 15, 2024

The UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Reception at the 2024 Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference (CSSE) has been cancelled.  More


Staff Appreciation Lunch | June 4, 2024

Event Description Dr. Jan Hare. Dean pro tem, warmly invites all Faculty of Education staff members to join us for a special lunch celebration. This gathering will honour the exceptional leadership, remarkable achievements, and invaluable contributions of our staff. It is a wonderful opportunity for us to come together, express our gratitude, and celebrate our […] More


Faculty of Education’s Spring Graduation Reception | May 23, 2024

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 23, 2024. The event will include light fare, coffee, and a chance to celebrate alongside friends, family, and fellow graduates. Date Thursday, May 23, 2024 Time 11:00 am to […] 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


Faculty Conversations: Book Launch and Celebration of “Educating the Body: A History of Physical Education in Canada” | April 25, 2024

This celebration focuses on ‘Educating the Body: a History of Physical Education in Canada, ’ by M. Ann Hall, Bruce Kidd and Patricia Vertinsky (University of Toronto Press 2024), the questions it raises, the problems it reveals, and the future it hopes for. It is the first scholarly history of physical education in Canada since […] 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 and Friends Reception | December 1, 2023

Photo: 2019 NITEP gathering Event Description Dr. Jan Har.e 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