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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Submit to the Alumni Newsletter

The Alumni Newsletter would love to feature your submissions! Use the form below to submit news articles, recent publications, upcoming events, awards, and more! More


Into the Unknown: Effects of the Pandemic on Children’s Mental Health | October 3, 2022

Attendees will learn about the current research on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on children’s mental health & wellness, and implications for Early Childhood Educators. Strategies for helping children navigate uncertainty and build emotional literacy in the context of the systemic impact of the pandemic will also be discussed. More


Installation of the Tiny Orange Shirt Project | October 3, 2022

Join us for the unveiling of the Orange Shirt Project, a new art installation in the Neville Scarfe Building, Vancouver campus. The installation is a collaboration among faculty, students, colleagues and friends as a collective act of recognition, remembrance and reconciling. It is intended to remind all educators of their responsibility to keep Indigenous education at the heart of their teaching practice. More


Lunch and Learn: Antiracist Images | September 27, 2022

The lunch & learn workshop series—Antiracist Images: Screening and Discussing Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Decolonization (EDID) Values in Canadian Workplaces—is offered to UBC Faculty of Education CUPE and M&P staff as part of our commitment to enhance awareness on race issues. This first lunch & learn features a screening and discussion of Sandamini Rankaduwa’s film Ice Breakers (2019), which depicts Josh Crook’s struggles as a Black hockey player in Canada. Registration closes September 15. More


Celebrating the Diverse Career Paths of EDST Alumni Initiative: Looking Back, Moving Forward | September 24, 2022

Celebrating the Diverse Career Paths of EDST Alumni Initiative: Looking Back, Moving Forward Celebrating the end of the Diverse Career Paths of EDST Alumni, a two-year student-led initiative, which drew on EDST alumni’s career experiences to support graduate students in exploring diverse career pathways across sectors, degrees and program areas. Through this initiative, we organized multiple […] More


Faculty Meeting | September 20, 2022

Chair Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem Date Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Time 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PT Location Marine Drive Ballroom, 2205 Lower Mall, UBC In-person attendance is encouraged. For those joining from the Okanagan campus or wishing to participate remotely, the Faculty Meeting will also be livestreamed via Zoom. Light food and […] More


Teachers’ Planning Playground Event | August 29, 2022

Thank you for joining us at the Teachers’ Planning Playground Event! We hope you enjoyed the event, please see below for the event recording. In collaboration with our Learning Design Manager in Teacher Education, Yvonne Dawydiak (BEd’91, MET’11), we are pleased to invite you to a Teachers’ Planning Playground! This event is designed to bring together teachers from […] More


UBC Decolonization Tour | August 13, 2022

UBC Decolonization Tour The Decolonization Tour is conversational, participation-driven, and we encourage visitors to read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in advance of the tour for grounding and context. The tour lasts about 90 minutes, beginning in front of the Belkin Art Gallery (1825 Main Mall), and takes place outside, moving between Main Mall, East Mall, and West Mall. […] More


Tea with the Dean | June 21, 2022

Faculty and staff are invited to attend an afternoon of Tea with the Dean and a presentation of the 2020-2021 Staff Excellence Awards. Nominate a Faculty of Education staff member today! Nomination packages are due on or before April 22, 2022. More


Retirement Celebration | June 20, 2022

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


Panel Presentation: Elevate & Mobilize EDI Research Grants in Education (EMERGE) Projects | June 8, 2022

Event Description Join researchers from the Faculty of Education at UBC in a Zoom discussion about their ongoing projects funded through the 2022 Elevate & Mobilize EDI Research Grants in Education (EMERGE) program. The EMERGE program provides groups opportunities to engage in knowledge mobilization and exchange between Indigenous and racialized scholars, educators and community members. […] More


Family Fun Day at the Fraser River Discovery Centre | May 29, 2022

Thank you for joining us for Family Fun Day at the Fraser River Discovery Centre! We hope you enjoyed the event! Click here to access the photos.   Date Sunday, May 29, 2022 Time 8:30 to 10:00 am PDT Location Fraser River Discovery Centre 788 Quayside Drive New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 6Z6 Google Maps […] More


Faculty of Education’s Spring Graduation Reception | May 26, 2022

  Thank you for joining us at the 2022 Spring Graduation Reception! We hope you enjoyed the event. Click here to access the photos, and read more about the graduation!   Event Description The Faculty of Education invites you to attend a reception in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre immediately following your graduation on […] More


Celebrate with the Faculty of Education | May 19, 2022

Thank you for joining us! We hope you enjoyed the event!   Event Description Faculty, instructors, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and staff are invited to a reception to celebrate scholarly achievements and a return to in-person events in the Faculty of Education. Refreshments, including one free drink ticket, will be provided. The Faculty of Education […] More


Orientation for Summer Instructors | May 12, 2022

Event Description In anticipation of the start of the Summer 2022 academic session, the office of the Associate Dean, Academic and Innovation, invites all Faculty of Education instructors to attend a free, online instructor orientation during which presenters will speak on: student well-being and creating inclusive, student-focused syllabi equity, inclusion and accessibility grading practices and trends […] More