Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

The Trans Spectrum: Perspectives and Tips for All Educators

Meet a range of gender diverse folks who will share their stories and tips so we can understand and plan for a truly inclusive learning environment. More


The Amazon Forest is Screaming – Seminar

The Amazon Forest is Screaming – Seminar Nov 18, 2019 4 – 6:30 pm PCOH BALLROOM More


Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) Workshop: Data Querying and Management

ShunFu Hu and Xuejun Ryan Ji, ECPS MERM area PhD students are presenting the Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) Workshop on October 16th. More


Intersecting Identities: Bringing Your Whole Self to the Table

This diverse and accomplished panel will share their stories, passion and work around celebrating diverse identities. More


Alumni Builder Award Reception – 2019

Please join us to celebrate Professor Emerita Dr. Thelma Cook BEd’ 58, on receiving the 2019 Faculty of Education Alumni Builder Award. Dr. Cook is receiving this year's award for her persistent efforts to make studying at UBC more accessible for Indigenous students and her strong commitment to the Faculty of Education. More


HELP Talks: Emotional Intelligence with Dr. Marc Brackett

Join us on October 28th for our next HELP Talks. This month’s presentation is focused on educating emotional intelligence for school-aged children. More


Towards Cognitive Justice in Language Policy: The Case of Contemporary Brazil

Please join us for this public talk by Dr. Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza, Professor of Language Education at the Univ of Sao Paolo, Brazil. More


Loon Lake Writing Retreat For UBC Graduate Students

Loon Lake Writing Retreat Registration: Opens on Oct 1 at 9am Retreat dates: Feb 17 - 21, 2020 Details: https://blogs.ubc.ca/loonlakeretreat More


Career Connections Day 2019

Career Connections Day Connect with Education graduate students and alumni. Nov 14, 2019, 5 - 8 pm Ponderosa Commons Oak House, Ballroom, UBC More


Dr. Robert Boushel KIN Director Reappointment

Dr. Boushel will give a public presentation to the entire Faculty of Education on Thursday, October 17, 2019. More


Consequential Transitions: Literacy, Inquiry and Student Success K-12 to Post-Secondary

Join UBC students and faculty to discuss what secondary students need to know to be successful in the post-secondary environment. More


Faculty of Education Staff Professional Development Workshop – “Breaking the Box: Gender, Freedom, and Control”

Join fellow staff members at the PD Workshop on November 14, 2019, featuring Keynote speaker, Dr. Harper Keenan. More


Graduate Student Tri-Agency Information Session

Hosted by Dr. Jenna Shapka, the workshop will provide resources for Master’s students applying for funding through SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR. More


IRP/ Workday Demo

The Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) will be hosting another HR and Finance Workday demo on October 1st. This event is open to all who are interested. More


Research Seminar by Dr. Svetlana Chachashvili-Bolotin

Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Svetlana Chachashvili-Bolotin, a Senior Lecturer in sociology at the Ruppin Academic Center in Israel. More


Dissertation Writing Retreats – Reading Week 2020

Feb 17 - 21, 2020 Registration opens Oct 1 2019 Non-residential retreat: On campus, 9am to 5pm Residential retreat: Loon Lake Lodge More


Create, Make, Innovate: Get hands on with learning design!

Stop by the Scarfe Foyer every Tuesday between 12:00 - 1:30 pm to get hands-on with learning design; incorporating STEAM subjects into the classroom. More


Scarfe Sandbox Support: Developing digital & teaching competencies

The Scarfe Sandbox team is holding weekly open drop-in support sessions for teacher candidates from 11:00 - 1:30 pm in Scarfe 1007. More


Screening of “Sgaawaay K’uuna – Edge of the Knife”

Join us for the screening of this Award winning Indigenous Film. Presented by Department of Language & Literacy and the Office of Indigenous Education More


Save the Date: September HELP Talks

September HELP Talks – Child Care in British Columbia: Research, Advocacy, and Commitment to System Transformation More


Battling Back: How the Veterans Transition Program Gave Me the Courage to Save My Life

Come hear Lorimer Shenher speak on his experience as a trans man in the VPD and graduate of the Faculty of Educatin Veterans Transition Program. More


Donuts with the Dean

join Dean Blye Frank, the Senior Leadership team, and members of the Teacher Education Office, for donuts, coffee, and other light refreshments. More


Faculty of Education & UBC Studios Video Premiere

Join Dean Blye Frank, of the Faculty of Education in recognizing several Education faculty and staff members and their respective portfolios. More


Tea with the Dean

Join Dean Blye Frank for tea, coffee, light refreshments and conversation. All are welcome! More


Faculty Recognition Celebration

Join Dean Blye Frank, of the Faculty of Education in recognizing faculty members who have received awards for Teaching, Service or Research last year. More


Conversations with the Dean

Join Dean Blye Frank for an afternoon to catch up with peers, enjoy light refreshments, and discuss ongoing items across the department More


2019 UBC CTLT Summer Institute

The CTLT Summer Institute provides free professional development workshops for new instructors and teaching assistants. More


A Queer Century, 1869-1969: A Rare Books Exhibition – Tour & Reception

A Queer Century, 1869-1969: A Rare Books Exhibition. Please join us on August 19th in UBC's Irving K. Barber Learning Centre More


Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

The Faculty of Education and the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada are pleased to announce the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture. More


2019 Orientation for Faculty Advisors

Annual two-day faculty orientation for the BEd program begins on August 27 with the Faculty Advisors Orientation. More


2019 Orientation for Faculty, Sessional Instructors, and Faculty Advisors

Annual orientation for faculty, sessional instructors, and faculty advisors at the University Golf Course with keynote speaker Dr. Robin DiAngelo. More


Faculty of Education Staff Wellness Afternoon

You are invited to the second annual Staff Wellness Afternoon! Join us for a day full of activities and socializing with colleagues – lunch included! More


UBC Faculty of Education Staff Wellness Afternoon 2019

When: | – Where: You are invited to the second annual Staff Wellness Afternoon, especially for Faculty of Education staff! This event will take place outdoors in Fairview Commons, and around campus. The event will begin with a BBQ lunch, and will be followed by various activity sessions of your choosing. We hope you’ll take […] More


SOGI Alliance Farewell

Celebrate with your SOGI Alliance colleagues after a year of growth and learning. A light lunch will be served. RSVP to steve.mulligan@ubc.ca More


Séjour UBC Winter 2019

Working towards a career as a French Teacher? Get classroom ready! Register for Séjour UBC. More


Heart-Mind 2019 Conference: The Art + Science of Calm

The Dalai Lama Center for Peace + Education hosts Heart Mind 2019: The Art and Science of Calm, an experiential conference for educators and beyond. More


2019 Alumni & Friends Pride Reception

Dean Frank will be hosting the Faculty of Education 2019 Alumni & Friends Pride Reception in his backyard garden this July. All are welcome! More


Qualitative Health Research Conference

QHR is a three-day annual conference focusing on qualitative research in health disciplines and is held in various Canadian cities every October. More


“Jonny Appleseed: Redefining Queer Indigenous Pedagogy” – Cancelled

Join us for a conversation with Joshua Whitehead, an Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit story teller and author of the award-winning book "Jonny Appleseed". More


LLED Research Seminar: Developing critical literacy through the construction of active knowledge in intercultural communication

Please join us for this public talk with Dr. Yumi Sugihara Yoshida, associate professor from Keio University, Japan. More


Camp Out 10 Year Celebration

Join us for a piece of cake to celebrate 10 years of Camp OUT and meet Anna White, the camp's director. More


ACLA Conference 2019

Join us in the Henry Angus Building for our annual ACLA Conference, June 3rd to 5th!  More


TEDxJIBC | Small Ripples, Big Waves

TEDxJIBC is a local, independently organized event to be held on June 5, 2019 at the JIBC New Westminster campus. More


Graduate Student Tri-Agency Information Session

The ORE is presenting an information session for doctoral students on applying for funding through the Tri-Agencies and UBC Affiliated Fellowships. More


English Today: Mine, Yours, Everybody’s or Nobody’s?

Please join us on May 30 for Dr. Michał B. Paradowski’s public talk in the Neville Scarfe building. Michał B. Paradowski is an Associate Professor at More


Tug of Logic: A Competitive Board Game For Collaborative Reasoning

Join philosopher, author and public intellectual, Dr. Michael Picard as he introduces, demos and discusses the new board game, Tug of Logic. More


Faculty of Education Insight Grants Bootcamp

SSHRC Insight Grants proposal development "bootcamp" hosted by Office of Research in Education and SPARC - June 12th, 2019 More


3 Minute Post Doc Slam 2019

Post docs are invited to attend or present their research in a 3 min format. Keynotes from Nerd Nite Vancouver and catered reception to follow. More


Documentary Screening: Cost of Winning

'Cost of Winning' documentary challenges the adultification of kid's sports. For educators, students, parents and athletes. May 30th, 7pm More


Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) 2019

Dr. Natasha Boskic, Ian Linkletter, Stoo Sepp and Dr. Mari Pighini will be presenting on teaching and learning in an online context at CNIE conference More


Canadian Viewpoints: Concealed and Revealed

Join us for a research seminar by Natalie LeBlanc, EDCP Postdoctoral Fellow. More


NSERC Information Session – Alliance Grants Program

Information Session about the new Alliance Grants program on Monday, May 27th. More


NSERC Visit and Discovery Grants Update – May 29th, 2019

NSERC Engagement and Discovery Grant Update session More


Candid Conversations – The Importance of Dialogue in Generating Impact

Please join Innovation UBC on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for Knowledge Exchange: Candid Conversations – The Importance of Dialogue in Generating Impact. More


HELP Talks – Cities for Children: Bringing outdoor play to urban environments

SAVE THE DATE HELP Talks: Cities for Children: Bringing outdoor play to urban environments More


A Decolonial Approach to Denaturalizing Norwegian Exceptionalism in Education

Seminar with Kristin Gregers Eriksen, Ph.D. Research Fellow at the University of South-Eastern Norway and visiting research student in EDST. More


Equity and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning: Student Perspectives

UBC student panelists with different backgrounds will share their knowledge, experience, and insights around equity and inclusion in the classroom. More


Equity and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning: Faculty Perspectives

A panel of UBC faculty from different disciplines will explore these questions and discuss their experiences and ideas around exclusivity and equity. More



KIHKIPIW: Indigenous Teacher Education Symposium

Faculty of Education at the U of A, we invite you to participate in Kihkipiw (sitting with the sacred), a symposium for Indigenous teacher education. More


SSHRC Insight Grants Bootcamp

Faculty of Education Insight Grants Bootcamp for Faculty members applying for SSHRC Insight Grants in October. More


Leadership and Mentorship: A “Hybrid Configuration of Practice”

This research seminar by Awneet Sivia, Vandy Britton, Sheryl MacMath and Janet Carroll is part of the 2018-2019 EDCP seminar series. More


CACS 2019 Pre-Conference: The Many Faces of Love: Celebrating the Lifework of Carl Leggo

Registration is open for the CACS 2019 Pre-Conference: The Many Faces of Love: Celebrating the Lifework of Carl Leggo. More


Supporting critical thinking in schools: Exploring the relationship between academic language, argumentation, and civic engagement

Please join us for this public talk with Dr. Joshua Lawrence from the University of Oslo. Hosted by Dr. Guofang Li. More


Indigenous Storybooks: Protocols and Educational Possibilities

Join us for this Language Science Talks panel exploring Indigenous Storybooks, a project that aims to provide the text, images and audio of stories in More


A Public HELP Talk: Perspectives on Indigenous Language

A Public HELP Talk: Perspectives on Indigenous Language More


National Forum on Wellness in Post-Secondary Education 2019

The National Forum on Wellness in Post-Secondary Education 2019 is being hosted at the University of British Columbia. More


SoLAR’s Learning Analytics Summer Institute 2019

Register is now open for the 2019 Learning Analytics Summer Institute. The event will be co-hosted by UBC and SFU. More


Discipline-specific approaches to English Language and Academic Literacies provision: A Case Study

Please join us for this public talk by Dr. Neil Murray from the University of Warwick. This event is co-sponsored by LLED and Vantage College. More


Black Feminism and Anti-Black Racism: Challenges and New Directions

Join us for an evening with Patricia Hill Collins: “Black Feminism and Anti-Black Racism: Challenges and New Directions”. More


Working Towards a Digitally Inclusive Society

This forum will address current practices, challenges and possibilities for digital literacy education in communities. More


Research Seminar by Dr. Heesoon Bai

Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Heesoon Bai, Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. More


Food Technology Conferences

Meet leading Food technologist, Microbiologist, Food safety officers, Nutritionists, Dieticians from Ireland, UK, Italy, Spain, France, Netherlands More


Investigating Our Practices (IOP) Conference

Join the 22nd annual IOP Conference, where educators come together to share and explore understandings of their teaching practice. More


9th Indigenous Math Symposium: M in STEM: Exploring Mathematics in all Kinds of Places

This symposium is an opportunity for teachers, administrators, Ministry representatives, community members, and academics to connect, explore, imagine and share new ideas, resources and research on Indigenous mathematics education from kindergarten to Grade 12. More


Exploring Barriers to Postsecondary Access Facing Black Queer Youth: Beyond What Are Given as Givens

You are invited to join us for a public talk by Dr. Lance McCready about exploring barriers to Postsecondary access facing Black queer youth. More


6th Education Graduate Students (EGS) Conference: Conversation as Potentiality

6th Education Graduate Students (EGS) Conference 2018 - 2019: Conversation as Potentiality More


Publication Strategies Panel

Publication Strategies Panel on March 15 More


Research Presentation: Uncovering Text Features of Hyper-partisan News using NLP with Deep Learning

Research Presentation: Uncovering Text Features of Hyper-partisan News using NLP with Deep Learning More


Last Call for Undergraduate Research Participants – Indigenous Initiatives at CTLT

Seeking undergraduate students to participate in a focus group on March 21 at 6PM in IKB Room 184 regarding experiences learning Indigenous topics. More


Interdisciplinarity in Education: Discussions, Approaches, Reflections

This panel aims to address the potential benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary education. More


‘There’s magic in the room’: Can post-humanism help us understand dissertation writing bootcamps?

Dr. Sue Starfield is a Professor in the School of Education at UNSW Sydney where she teaches courses in qualitative research methods and others. More


SPED Panel Event – BC’s New Curriculum & Exceptional Learners

The SPED Program Area and Dorothy Lam Chair in Special Education invite you to a panel discussion about BC’s New Curriculum & Exceptional Learners. More


Sexual Health Education That Includes Everyone!

Options for Sexual Health will explore strategies and language to make sexual health education truly inclusive for all bodies, identities and families More


Career Networking Night 2019

Join us for a Career Networking Night to network with a variety of employers along with refreshments and light snack for an informal evening. More


YWCA Panel Discussion – Careers in Education Event

YWCA Career Zone Youth Employment Centre will host a Careers in Education Panel on Tues 26 Feb, 5:30 - 8 pm, 2nd Floor, 1256 Granville St, Vancouver. More


Language Teacher Identity in Anti-Oppressive Education: Frameworks and Pedagogies

Dr. Manka Varghese, University of Washington, will be joining us on February 27 to talk about language teachers identity in anti-oppressive education. More


UBC Postdoctoral Association – Annual General Meeting

The Post Doc Association is a great way to get involved i - come out to the AGM to see what we're about and enjoy some refreshments and snacks. More


Practices of Indigenous and decolonial health, existential wealth, and wellbeing

Please join us for two days of collective learning about how to heal our relationships  with the land and with each other. More


Research Talk: Applying grounded theory methodology to understand mental health service use among youth and young adults living with mental health challenges

Dr. Ben-David, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work from UBC Okanagan Campus will be giving a talk on her research and mental health services. More


Day of PINK!

Wear your PINK and join the festivities in Scarfe lobby from 12-1 to celebrate and support inclusive and accepting schools! More


XV Canadian Symposium – Home Economics

XV Canadian Symposium - Home Economics More


Research Seminar by Dianne Turner

Join us for a research seminar by Dianne Turner, formerly Superintendent of the Delta School district, Chief Educator for the province of B.C. More


Family Day at Science World

You and your family are invited to join Alumnus Ms.Martina Seo, BEd ’09, MET ’17,who competed on the Amazing Race Canada, Heroes Edition, for a fun-filled Family Day at Science World at Telus World of Science! More


Town Hall: Update on Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

VPRI Townhall Information Session on Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster. More


Drop-in Session with Visiting Hopi Language Scholar & Activist Dr. Sheilah Nicholas

The Office of Indigenous Education will be hosting a drop-in session for faculty, students and staff. This will be an opportunity for you to share so More


Making the Case: Recognizing and Assessing Indigenous Scholarship in Higher Education

Please join us for a panel presentation with Indigenous scholar and leaders who consider how we might transform the foundational norms of the academy. More


Top SOGI Books and Lesson Ideas for Elementary and Middle School

SOGI inclusion is necessary! Get prepared by Joining us to sample the best in SOGI picture books, novels, non-fiction and lesson ideas. More


Indigenous Language Revitalization: Raising Awareness and Taking Action

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2019 the International Year for Indigenous Languages. More


Dr. George Belliveau LLED Headship Candidate

Dr. Belliveau will be making a presention and answering questions on his research interests, his administrative experience and his vision for the role More