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When: Wednesday, October 27th | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST Where: Virtually The Diverse Career Paths of Educational Studies Alumni study and initiative is organizing its second panel entitled Spotlight on Alumni Careers: Educational Studies Alumni in the Public Sector The Spotlight on Alumni Careers panel series aims to support Education graduate students in broadening their career […]
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The Faculty of Education is honoured to host two groundbreaking exhibits on the residential school system. The exhibits are presented in partnership with UBC Library and on display in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The Faculty acknowledges the generosity of the Legacy of Hope Foundation, creator of the exhibits.
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  Join Michelle Stack, of Global University Rankings and the Politics of Knowledge and Professor in the Faculty of Education, along with Dr. André Mazawi, professor in the Faculty of Education, Heather Morrison, Nadiia Kachynska, Glen Jones, and Mayumi Ishikawa, as they discuss university rankings and what they may mean for the future of higher […]
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September 7, 2021 Aanii – Greetings, I am delighted to welcome you to a new academic year. I look forward, as no doubt you are, as well, to walking through the hallways and across campus to greet colleagues after the long hiatus from in-person interactions. I am particularly excited to see new and returning students […]
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August 23, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Vanessa Andreotti, Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change and Professor in the Faculty of Education’s Department of Educational Studies, for her appointment as Interim Director of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) at UBC beginning September 1st, 2021. The PWIAS provides scholars from UBC […]
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August 16, 2021 The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Ayaz Mahmood, who has served as Acting Director of Finance since July, 2020, has accepted the role of Assistant Dean, Finance in the Faculty of Education. The role of Assistant Dean, Finance, is a senior leadership role responsible for providing comprehensive financial leadership, […]
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August 3, 2021 The Faculty of Education congratulates Carleen Thomas, BEd’03, who will serve as the next Chancellor of Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECU). She will be the first Indigenous person to hold this position at ECU. Ms. Thomas is currently the Special Projects Manager for the Treaty, Lands and Resources department […]
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July 30, 2021 Dr. Derek Gladwin was recently appointed as Senior Editor for Environmental and Sustainability Education in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, published with the Oxford University Press. Peer-reviewed and regularly updated, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education is part of the larger online Oxford Research Encyclopedia, a dynamic digital encyclopedia continuously updated […]
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July 28, 2021   ” It was very important, for example, for us to name and work with the distinction between Indigenous Rights and the struggles of racialized groups in Vancouver, in an accurate and responsible way.” – Dr. Handel Kashope Wright Equity Framework: City of Vancouver The City of Vancouver has taken a significant […]
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July 28, 2021 Please join us in congratulating Dr. Lee Gunderson, Professor in the Faculty of Education, who has been recognized for his lifelong achievements in the field of reading through election to the Reading Hall of Fame. The Reading Hall of Fame aims to contribute, from the collective experiences of its members, to further […]
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July 13, 2021 Dr. Michelle Stack, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, was recently awarded a Public Engagement Award by UBC’s Public Humanities Hub. The Public Engagement Awards were created to honour individuals who have exhibited outstanding public humanities engagement in the past two years. Dr. Stack, who was selected for the award from […]
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July 12, 2021 Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ali Abdi, Professor in the Faculty of Education, who is the 2021 recipient of the David N. Wilson Award for Distinguished Service. The award, which is bestowed by the Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC), recognizes outstanding achievement and contribution in research, mentorship and […]
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July 1, 2021 Reconnecting, Restoring, and Revitalizing: Preparing Ourselves for the New Academic Year Aanii – Greetings Colleagues and Friends, I am pleased to be able to serve as your Dean pro tem for this academic year. I welcome your advice, your input, and your expertise as I navigate this transitional time for our Faculty […]
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July 1, 2021 Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, is pleased to announce that, as of July 1, the English Language Institute (ELI) became part of the Faculty of Education. The ELI’s staff, operations and programs will form an important component of the Faculty of Education’s growing slate of international educational opportunities. Since 1969, the […]
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July 1, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem of the UBC Faculty of Education, effective July 1, 2021 Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver and Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Okanagan are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jan Hare as Dean pro tem of the […]
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June 29, 2021 Dear colleagues and friends, I am delighted to share with you that the UBC Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Programs, which have operated at UBC since 1991, will find a new academic home in the Faculty of Education as of July 1, 2021. The UBC Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Programs (UBC-Rits) is UBC’s longest standing […]
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June 28, 2021 The Faculty of Education’s Task Force on Race, Indigeneity and Social Justice has delivered its final report, which includes 12 clusters of themed recommendations, to Dean Blye Frank earlier today. The report identifies barriers that prevent or discourage the realization of equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization for Indigenous and racialized people, as […]
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June 24, 2021 Six Questions with Dr. Harper Keenan This Pride Month we are celebrating the work of Dr. Harper Keenan, the Robert Quartermain Professor of Gender & Sexuality Research in Education at UBC. Dr. Keenan’s research analyzes how adults teach children to make sense of the social world. Much of his work investigates the […]
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Are you wondering what practical teacher activism resembles? Come and learn how educators Monica, Nikitha, Ramona, Trevor and Kenneth are transforming pedagogy and student learning experiences
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June 21, 2021 Has spending on public education really declined over the past fifty years? The answer may be surprising. Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST) recently published a study in the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy entitled, “A Short History of K-12 Public School Spending in British Columbia, 1970-2020.” The article examines fifty years […]
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June 21, 2021 UBC Faculty of Education is delighted to offer an MEd in Indigenous Education The MEd in Indigenous Education degree program will help fulfill some of the important goals and actions set out in UBC’s 2018-2028 strategic plan, Shaping UBC’s Next Century, the Faculty’s 2019-2024 strategic plan, Learning Transformed, and the 2020 UBC […]
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June 16, 2021 Dear friends and colleagues, It has been my privilege to serve as your Dean for the past ten years. No other role could have tempted me away from my home and life in Halifax, but the opportunity to join and lead one of the largest and most distinguished faculties of education in […]
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June 15, 2021 The Faculty of Education extends its congratulations to the faculty members who have won awards in recent external research grant competitions The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) supports postsecondary-based research, research training and knowledge mobilization activities in the social sciences and humanities. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of […]
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June 15, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Nicol on her reappointment as the David F. Robitaille Professor of Mathematics and Science Education for a three-year term beginning September 1, 2021 Endowed in 2000, the David F. Robitaille Professorship in Mathematics and Science Education was established to support Faculty initiatives focusing on the application of technology […]
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The Office of Indigenous Education will be hosting daily sessions online through Zoom in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Month.
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The Faculty of Education invites faculty, emeriti, staff, students, alum, colleagues and friends to celebrate ten years of the leadership of Dr. Blye Frank, Professor and Dean.
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Dr. Scott's Intergenerational Landed Learning Project partners children with community gardeners, educators and scientists, to grow food and learn how environmental and agricultural sciences can improve the health of the planet and ourselves. NSERC’s PromoScience program grant will help fund the project to reach more schools and elementary children, more Indigenous youth, integrate Indigenous ways, knowledges, and traditions, and provide professional development, both face-to-face and virtually, for more educators, preparing them to bring an inclusive living science component to students in their schools.
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Drs. Anusha Kassan and Vanessa Andreotti will deliver public presentations in which they will discuss their research interests and achievements, and their vision as the David Lam Chair. We encourage the Faculty of Education community, including all faculty, students and staff, to attend the presentations and provide feedback through the online form before 4:30 pm on Monday, June 14, 2021.
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The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours extraordinary women leaders and businesses. The Education, Training and Development Award honours an academic, educator, administrator or other champion of learning who inspires a passion for life-long learning in those around her and has made a significant and sustained difference in Metro Vancouver.
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Posted on May 28, 2021 | Updated on June 1, 2021 Statement on the Indigenous children who died at the Kamloops Indian Residential School I learned yesterday of the discovery of the buried bodies of 215 children at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. It is believed that many or most of […]
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Join our educators as we share strategies for place-based learning that can be applied in your classroom, school grounds, or local parks. Create your own phenology chart and share ideas for adapting the activity for students.
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Dr. Cynthia Nicol will deliver a public presentation in which they will discuss their research interests and achievements, and their vision as the David F. Robitaille Professor. We encourage the Faculty of Education community, including all faculty, students and staff, to attend the presentation and provide feedback through the online form before 4:30 pm on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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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 16, 2021.
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The upcoming Faculty Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 5th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. via Zoom.
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May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Sara Van Dan Acker and Nana Wu on their 2020-21 UBC Faculty of Education Teaching Assistant Awards In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our programs, the University annually awards teaching prizes to UBC teaching assistants, two of which are allocated to Faculty of Education teaching […]
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May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Nikolaus Dean and Kieran Forde on their 2020-21 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards As one of six Killam institutions, UBC offers yearly awards from the Killam Endowment Fund to faculty and teaching assistants who demonstrate excellence in teaching. In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our […]
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May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Cannon for receiving a 2020-21 Killam Teaching Prize As one of six Killam institutions, UBC offers yearly awards from the Killam Endowment Fund to faculty and teaching assistants who demonstrate excellence in teaching. The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues and alumni […]
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May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Yanning (Anna) Dong on receiving the UBC Faculty of Education’s 2020-21 Sessional and Lecturer Teaching Prize The UBC Faculty of Education has a long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching. In recognition of the significant contributions that sessional and lecturer faculty members make to our programs, the Faculty offers a […]
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April 30, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. William (Bill) Sheel on his appointment as a Distinguished University Scholar Dr. William (Bill) Sheel, Professor, School of Kinesiology, UBC Faculty of Education, has been appointed as a Distinguished University Scholar in UBC for his innovative research examining the intersections of age, sex and gender and the effects of […]
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The Association of British Columbia Deans of Education (ABCDE) recognizes exceptional individuals at their annual Teacher Education Roundtable, where the Teacher Educator Award is presented to an individual or individuals at the school- or university-level who has distinguished themselves in partnering with a teacher education program in British Columbia.
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Professors Pat Mirenda, Anthony Bailey, Joe Lucyshyn, and Connor Kerns, will share their knowledge and experience of working to create conditions for people touched by autism to thrive across their life span.
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All Faculty of Education faculty, sessional faculty and staff are invited to attend the upcoming Faculty-wide town hall discussion of Winter Term 1 (September, 2021).
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Congratulations to Dr. Blye Frank, Dean and Professor, on his 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Acadia Alumni Association.
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Drs. Joanna Cannon and Sterett Mercer will deliver public presentations in which they will discuss their research interests and achievements, and their vision as the Chris Spencer Foundation Professor. We encourage the Faculty of Education community, including all faculty, students and staff, to attend the presentations and provide feedback through the online form before 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 15, 2021.
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Congratulations to the recipients of UBC's Faculty Research Awards, including faculty members Dr. Candace Galla and Dr. Ryuko Kubota.
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Date: Thursday, March 25th | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST Where: Virtually The Diverse Career Paths of Educational Studies Alumni study and initiative is launching its first-panel entitled Spotlight on Alumni Careers: Educational Studies alumni who forged their own career paths. The Spotlight on Alumni Careers panel series aims to support Education graduate students in broadening their […]
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The UBC Faculty of Education invites you to join your Faculty of Education colleagues engaged in scholarly or other work that is helping us move closer to inclusive and socially just work and learning environments that aim to dismantle racist attitudes and behaviours.
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Congratulations to Dr. Leyton Schnellert on his reappointment as Eleanor Rix Professor for Rural Teacher Education for a second three-year term beginning September 1, 2021.
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The UBC Faculty of Education in the University of British Columbia is ranked 10th in the world by QS World University Rankings for 2021.

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