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

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

Make-up Monday

May 18, 2023 The Vancouver Senate has approved a motion to designate Thursday, October 12, 2023 as a “Make-up Monday” for purposes of academic scheduling. Classes normally scheduled on Thursday, October 12 are cancelled, and will be replaced by the classes normally scheduled on a Monday. During the 2023 calendar year, statutory holidays have created […] More

Dr. Rita Irwin receives 2023 AERA Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Learning Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rita Irwin, Distinguished University Scholar and Professor in the Faculty of Education, who received the 2023 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Learning Award from the AERA Arts and Learning Special Interest Groups (SIGs). More

Dr. Wendy Klassen and Dr. Lee Gunderson receive 2023 ABCDE Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Wendy Klassen on receiving ABCDE’s Teacher Educator Award and Dr. Lee Gunderson on receiving the Teacher Advocate Award. More

Dr. Claudia Ruitenberg appointed President-Elect of the Philosophy of Education Society

The Faculty of Education is delighted to announce that Dr. Claudia Ruitenberg, has been appointed President-Elect of the Philosophy of Education Society (PES). Dr. Ruitenberg will serve as President in 2024–2025 and will preside over the Philosophy of Education Society Conference in March 2025. More

Dean Blye Frank Graduate Scholarship in Education 2022-23 recipients

Please join the Faculty of Education in extending congratulations to recipients of Dean Blye Frank Graduate Scholarship in Education for the 2022–23 funding cycle: Christina Cook and Iskander Lee. More

2022-23 Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) funding recipients

Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Bundon, Dr. Rosalin Miles and Dr. E. Wayne Ross on receiving Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) funding. A total of $747,270 was awarded to 31 successful projects. Receiving up to $25,000 each, these projects are exceptional examples of community-university partnerships addressing priority issues across the province. More

2023–24 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund award recipients

Please join the Faculty of Education in extending our congratulations to the members of the Faculty who have received Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) awards for the 2023/2024 funding cycle. More

2023 Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards

April 19, 2023 Congratulations to our Faculty of Education Teaching Assistants who received graduate teaching assistant awards in 2023 in recognition of their exceptional work. The Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards and Faculty of Education Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards are conferred annually in recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in graduate and […] More

Dr. Peter Arthur, recipient of a Killam Teaching Prize

April 19, 2023 A version of this story first appeared on the Okanagan School of Education website. We are excited to share that Dr. Peter Arthur—a Professor of Teaching and Director, Professional Programs & Summer Institute in Education at the Okanagan School of Education—has received a 2023 Killam Teaching Prize. As one of six Killam […] More

Dr. Mary K. Bryson appointed Academic Director, Public Humanities Hub (PHH)

Dr. Mary K. Bryson has been appointed Academic Co-Director of the Public Humanities Hub (PHH) for an initial three months before assuming the role of Academic Director beginning July 1, 2023. “The Hub is a great source of Public Humanities seed grant and cluster grant research funding that is available to our graduate students and faculty members, with related opportunities to form and fund interdisciplinary collaborative scholarly initiatives.” More

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: The Impact of Armed Conflict on Children and Families | Recording

2023 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture series highlights ongoing work in the Faculty of Education and beyond to address some of society’s most pressing problems. Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem of the Faculty of Education welcomes our 2023 Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Myriam Denov, Canada Research Chair in Children, Families and Armed […] More

Dr. Myron A. Medina awarded 2022 Ted T. Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies

The 2022 Ted T. Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies has been awarded to Dr. Myron A. Medina (Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy). More

International Transgender Day of Visibility 2023

On this International Transgender Day of Visibility, we would like to highlight some of the research in the UBC Faculty of Education that forms part of our ongoing efforts to foster inclusive spaces for our trans and gender diverse students, faculty, staff, and community members. More

2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject – Faculty of Education

March 24, 2023 The UBC Faculty of Education is ranked 8th in North America and 15th globally according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject These stellar rankings reflect the dedication and support of the Faculty’s leading researchers, faculty, students, staff, donors and more, as well as our commitment to inclusion and innovation. […] More

Dr. Cash Ahenakew receives 2023–24 UBC Research Excellence Cluster fund

UBC Education Associate Professor Dr. Cash Ahenakew was awarded 2023–24 UBC Research Excellence Cluster funding for his research project Beyond Window-Dressing Reconciliation in Health: Settler-Clinician Responsibilities. More

My Broken Heart documentary: A conversation with Dr. Jillianne Code

March 23, 2023 Dr. Jillianne Code, assistant professor and researcher at the UBC Faculty of Education, is featured in a documentary that follows three heart transplant patients over five years. The documentary, My Broken Heart, premiers Sunday, March 26, 2023 at the HeartLife Foundation Canada Fundraiser at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) Centre in […] More

Free Online Anti-racism Awareness Course

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we highlight this free online course on anti-racism awareness developed by Dr. Bathseba Opini and team. The course is offered through the Professional Development & Community Engagement unit of the Faculty of Education. More

DaeYoung Goh receives the 2022 Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice Award from the British Educational Research Association

The annual Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice Award, which recognizes the best paper published in the journal in 2022, was awarded to Daeyoung Goh for his paper Rethinking textbooks as active social agents in interpretivist research. More

Congratulations to 2022 UBC Partnership Recognition and Exploration Fund recipients

Congratulations to UBC Education graduate student Sarah Panofsky and faculty members Drs. Anusha Kassan and Jasmin Ma who received funding from the UBC Partnership Recognition and Exploration (PRE) Fund for their projects that are empowering community–university collaboration and relationship building. Receiving up to $1,500 each, this year’s projects are exceptional examples of how communities and […] More

Dean’s Awards for Staff Excellence 2022–23

The Dean’s Awards for Staff Excellence were created in 2001 as an annual celebration of the Faculty’s appreciation for the valuable contributions of our staff. These awards are bestowed in recognition of excellence in personal and professional achievements and contributions to the vision, mission, and goals of the Faculty, and of the University as a whole. More

UBC Okanagan launches Doctor of Education program

UBCO will soon be offering a Doctorate of Education program with the majority of the coursework delivered online. UBC Okanagan has a new graduate degree that will provide educators and leaders an opportunity to advance their careers while staying in their local community. More

UBC Education’s 2020–2022 Research Report

The Faculty of Education has released the 2020–2022 Research Report. Learn about our research centres, scholarly awards and grants, chairs and professorships, and the work of the Office of Research in Education, and discover the diverse and innovative research emerging from across the Faculty by researchers at different stages of their careers. More

Dr. Tania Lam and team receive CIHR Project Grant to investigate effects of pelvic floor muscle exercises in people with spinal cord injury

Dr. Tania Lam, UBC Education professor and principal investigator, and team were awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant for their research project, The PELvUS Study. Co-applicants include Drs. Andrea Bundon (UBC Faculty of Education), Andrei Krassioukov (UBC) and Matthias Walter (University of Twente). More

UBC Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization Scholars for 2023

February 21, 2023. The UBC Knowledge Exchange Unit announced today that Faculty of Education’s Dr. Jasmin Ma and Dr. Michelle Stack are among the first cohort of Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization (KxM) Scholars. More

Dr. Verna Billy-Minnabarriet selected for 2023 Great Trekker Award

Congratulations to Dr. Verna Billy-Minnabarriet who received the 2023 Great Trekker Award at the UBC Alma Mater Society Awards Gala on February 16, 2023 in recognition of her lifetime of leadership and devotion to creating a space for Indigenous education to thrive. More

Dr. Anusha Kassan receives Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

Dr Anusha Kassan, Associate Professor UBC Education, was honoured with Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal by The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) for her outstanding service in immigration research and education. More

Announcing the Dean Blye Frank Graduate Scholarship in Education

Scholarships totalling $10,000 have been made available annually through a gift from Dr. Robert Quartermain, in honour of Dean Blye Frank, who served as Dean of the Faculty of Education for ten years. The award supports outstanding Faculty of Education graduate students whose research focuses on creating education policy and education curriculum, and educating educators in SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)-inclusive education. More

2022 Graduate Student Endowed Awards Winners

The Office of the Associate Dean, Academic, Graduate and Innovation is pleased to announce the following graduate student award winners in the 2022 Graduate Student Endowed Awards competition. More