Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

Positive Space Workshop

Become a Resource Person for the Positive Space Campaign and help make UBC more receptive to and welcoming of its LGBQTTI communities, individuals and issues of sexual and gender diversity on campus. June 25. More


Positive Space Workshop

Become a Resource Person for the Positive Space Campaign and help make UBC more receptive to and welcoming of its LGBQTTI communities, individuals and issues of sexual and gender diversity on campus. June 12. More


Flexible Learning Open House – Keynote: Class Time Reconsidered

Derek Bruff, director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching, will discuss the idea of the flipped classroom and explore learning principles and teaching practices that can help make more intentional and effective use of class time. June 10. More


Alumni Weekend – Faculty of Education BBQ

Faculty of Education alumni, faculty, emeriti, and guests joined us on Saturday, May 24, 2014 for the Faculty of Education BBQ. More


Alternative notions of schooling in Australia

The story of engaging and reflecting on relational ways of supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. May 27. More


TEC Expo

The first annual TEC Expo, celebrating the innovative ways instructors in the Faculty of Education are using technology to enhance the classroom. June 5. More


Scholarship as Leadership: Carving New Pathways in Education

A free public lecture by Dr. Carolyn Bereznak Kenny (Nang Jaada Sa-ets); part of the 2014 Noted Summer Scholar Series. August 6. More


Towards a Research-based Pedagogy

A free public lecture by Dr. Hua Zhang; part of the 2014 Noted Summer Scholar Series. August 5. More


Towards Paradigmatic Change in TESOL Methodologies: Building Plurilingual Pedagogies from the Ground Up

A free public lecture by Dr. Angel M. Y. Lin; part of the 2014 Noted Summer Scholar Series. July 15. More


What Neuroimaging Can Tell Us About the Underpinnings of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

A free public lecture by Dr. Margaret Semrud-Clikeman; part of the 2014 Noted Summer Scholar Series. July 14. More


Looking Into the Hearts of Native Peoples: Nation Building as an Institutional Orientation for Graduate Education

A free public lecture by Dr. Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy; part of the 2014 Noted Summer Scholar Series. July 8. More


A Humanizing Pedagogy: Getting Beneath the Rhetoric in a South African Post-Conflict University Context

A free public lecture by Dr. Carol Rodgers; part of the 2014 Noted Summer Scholar Series. June 4. More


Cross-Professional Collaborations in Health Education Scholarship Initiative — Launching Event

Join others interested in advancing research, scholarship and practice in health professional education in a culture of collaboration at UBC. June 20. More


Rural Schools Symposium

Thirty invited participants from rural school districts across the province that have school-community projects sponsored by the Growing Innovation initiative will share what they have learned so far. May 3. More


YTE Event: White Systems in Deficit: Australian Indigenous School Reform

Dr. Allan Luke will share findings from the a major empirical/interpretive study of Indigenous school reform in Australia. May 15. More


Afternoon Tea With the Dean

Please join Dean Blye Frank for refreshments and conversation on May 12th. More


Approaching the Past

Join The History Education Network/Histoire et éducation en réseau (THEN/HIER) for a presentation on, "Policing in Aboriginal and Chinese Communities in Vancouver". May 8. More


NITEP 40th Anniversary Celebration

Join us as we celebrate NITEP's 40th Anniversary on October 23rd. More


Education Congregation May 2014

The Faculty of Education extends congratulations and best wishes to the graduating classes of 2014. May 22. More


Moving Minds 2014

UBC Moving Minds is a free non-competitive walk/run promoting the use of breaks from work to support one’s health and well-being. May 15. More


YTE Event: Bridging the Gap

Join Yvonne Dawydiak and Jo-Anne Naslund as they share their experiences with technology integration. April 30. More


Pedagogy in Place: The Shifting Landscape of Higher Education

Professor Peter Jamieson will address the critical issues facing the role of the University campus as a place of learning in the 21st century. April 14. More


KIN CRCII Candidate Presentation

Dr. Kristi Adamo, candidate for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health in the School of Kinesiology, will be presenting an overview of their research. April 28. More


KIN CRCII Candidate Presentation

Dr. Jennifer Brunet, candidate for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health in the School of Kinesiology, will be presenting an overview of their research. April 24. More


KIN CRCII Candidate Presentation

Dr. Eli Puterman, candidate for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health in the School of Kinesiology, will be presenting an overview of their research. April 16. More


KIN CRCII Candidate Presentation

Dr. Christopher West, candidate for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health in the School of Kinesiology, will be presenting an overview of their research. April 10. More


ECPS CRCII Candidate Presentation

Dr. Alanaise Goodwill, candidate for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Healing and Psychological Wellness in ECPS, will be presenting an overview of their research. April 16. More


ECPS CRCII Candidate Presentation

Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings, candidate for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Healing and Psychological Wellness in ECPS, will be presenting an overview of their research. April 14. More


The Changing Pedagogy and Economics of Higher Education

Come and hear what some outside institutions are thinking about what we call Flexible Learning, and take the opportunity to ask outside experts for feedback on UBC's plans. April 9. More


Celebrate Research Week

This year Celebrate Research Week turns its focus on Research in Teacher Education. May 13 - 15. More


YTE Event: School-based Teacher Education: The rEvolution

Join Steve Collins and Hermia Ting as they explore Enactivism in Education. April 25. More


Heart-Mind 2014 Conference

Heart-Mind 2014 brings together all those who want to help children flourish. This year's theme is "The Science of Kindness". May 8-9. More


i Will Be Myself: Identity in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture

This one-day conference will bring together both graduate students and professionals to explore the various aspects and themes of identity in children's and young adult literature, media and culture. May 3. More


YTE Event: Teacher Mentorship: A Provincial Conversation

Join fellow BC educators working to support new teachers! April 10 & 11. More


Experiences With Indigenous Knowledges in Teacher Education

Four scholars and educators from three universities in British Columbia will share their experiences working with Indigenous knowledge perspectives, content and pedagogies in teacher education. March 17. More


12th Annual Assessment Conference

Assessing Assessment: Best Practice & New Research, featuring keynotes by Dr. Marilyn Chapman, LLED/IECER, and Dr. Jill Houbé, UBC Pediatrics. May 1. More


Tri-Nations 2014 Conference

UBC Faculty of Education is honoured to host the 2014 Tri-Nations Education Conference, attracting educators from across the globe to the Pacific Northwest. March 29-30. More


UBC Faculty of Education Reception at AERA Annual Meeting

AERA attendeees are invited to join host Dr. Blye Frank at the UBC Faculty of Education Reception on April 5. More


Rule Out Racism Event

“I’m not racist, but …”, a highly provocative program of speakers, discussion and engaging workshops addressing the need for greater conversation about institutional racism - what it is, and the ways in which we can work collaboratively and respectfully to end it. March 25. More


YTE Event: Resistance to Compulsory Indigenous Education

Visiting Indigenous scholar, Dr. Jean Phillips, will present a research talk co-sponsored by the Year of Teacher Education and Indigenous Education in Teacher Education. March 4. More


YTE Event: Education Research and Teacher Practice: Inspiring Educators Series

Join the conversation and become inspired by the amazing research that is taking place in our Faculty of Education. March 13. More


YTE Event: Inquiry-Based Teacher Education: Thirty Years On

Join EDCP Department Chair Dr. Peter Grimmett for this talk and workshop on how our understanding of inquiry has changed. March 11. More


Morning Tea With the Dean

Faculty of Education faculty and staff are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for tea, coffee, and light refreshments. More


YTE Event: Race Matters: a dialogue for teachers, teacher candidates, and teacher educators

Join the conversation featuring a panel of teachers who share their experiences. February 19. More


Curriculum Reform in China: Historic Legacy, Current Debate, and Future Directions

Join Professor Zhang Hua, Hangzhou Normal University, China, at this EDCP Special Seminar. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Equinox Summit: Learning 2030

The Equinox Summit (presented by Waterloo Global Science Initiative) is an exciting afternoon event for UBC faculty, teacher candidates, and Vancouver area educators. March 3. More


NITEP Book Club Event

Join Dr. Jan Hare for a short discussion about Sherman Alexie’s novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, followed by a presentation from guest speaker Richard Peter. January 22. More



CILS 20th Anniversay Celebrations – Intercultural Language Studies: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Lecture by Dr. Jörg Roche, Professor, Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany. February 25. More


A Dialogue with Jan Hare, Professor in Indigenous Education for Teacher Education

The Faculty of Education and Dr. Jan Hare invite members of the community to a dialogue about the vision and plans for the Professorship in Indigenous Education... More


Faculty of Education Animal Rescue Book Sale

Help support animal rescue shelters in the Lower Mainland. January 22. More


Removing the Invisibility Cloak

The impact of professional schools of education and social work on the lives of aboriginal children and youth through their instructional and curricular choices. January 27. More


YTE Event: Educating for Social Justice and Indigeneity

Join the Year of Teacher Education at the BCTF Offices for a panel discussion followed by mingling. April 10. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Out on Screen / Out in Schools

Join us for refreshments, screening of several short films, and discussion. This event follows up on the very successful talk/screenings provided by Out in Schools in December. January 22. More


Working the Ruins of Educational Policy: Post-structuralism for a Complex World

This panel discussion will explore the ways in which education policy can be viewed through poststructural policy analysis. February 6. More


YTE Event: Investigating Our Practices Conference

The 17th IOP Conference brings together educators to share questions, investigations, and understandings about their practice. May 3. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Education Research and Teacher Practice

This series, sponsored by the OGPR as part of the Year of Teacher Education, will feature current incumbents of our Faculty Chairs and Professorship will share how their research is informing teacher education practices in British Columbia and beyond. More


Large Scale Assessment in Swedish History Education: An Attempt to Assess Students’ Historical Consciousness

David Rosenlund, Malmö University, Sweden, presents "Large Scale Assessment in Swedish History Education: An Attempt to Assess Students' Historical Consciousness". November 19. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Out in Schools (Elementary)

This presentation for Elementary pre-service teachers will focus on Out in Schools (anti-bullying/anti-homophobia) and the BC Ministry of Education's ERASE program. December 10. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Out in Schools (Secondary)

This presentation for Secondary pre-service teachers will focus on Out in Schools (anti-bullying/anti-homophobia) and the BC Ministry of Education's ERASE program. December 12. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Education Research and Teacher Practice

Current incumbents of our Faculty Chairs and Professorship will share how their research is informing teacher education practices in British Columbia and beyond. November 28. More


Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action

Dr. Elizabeth J. Meyer presents the methods and findings of an action research project that brought together a multi-disciplinary team of practitioners, researchers, and service users. November 14. More


Education Congregation

The Faculty of Education extends congratulations and best wishes to the graduating classes of 2013. More


United Way BBQ

The Faculty of Education hosted the annual United Way BBQ on Wednesday, November 13, raising funds to prevent child poverty, bullying, and senior isolation. More


UBC Celebrate Learning Week

Celebrate learning at UBC, October 20 - 26. More


BC Assessment Forum

Join Dean Frank at the BC Assessment Forum for discussions about provincial assessments in British Columbia. October 4, 2013. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Inspiring Educators: Stories of Transformation in Early Primary

Explore the pedagogical possibilities that open up with innovative practices in the contemporary kindergarten and primary classroom. November 14. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: UBC Faculty of Education Community Book Club

Join Dr. Elizabeth Meyer for a discussion of the book, "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", by Sherman Alexie. November 14. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: UBC Faculty of Education Community Book Club

Join Dr. Jan Hare for a discussion of the book, "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", by Sherman Alexie. October 23. More


Morning Tea With The Dean

Faculty of Education faculty and staff are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for tea, coffee, and light refreshments on Thursday, September 12, 2013. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: YTE Launch

Join Dean Blye Frank and internationally renowned speakers Avis Glaze and David Berliner for the launch of the 2013-14 Year of Teacher Education on October 9. RSVP by October 1. More


Meet the Dean

Faculty of Education students are invited to join Dean Blye Frank and members of the senior leadership team for coffee, donuts, and conversation on September 4. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: BC’s New Education Plan: School Libraries at the Centre of Learning

Join our National School Library Day conversation, to hear from our panel as they talk about the role of teacher-librarians and school libraries in the BC Education Plan. October 22. More


Join the conversation on #YTEUBC

Check out the YTE Hashtag Photo Contest or YTE Student Lipdub Contest! Deadline is October 4. More


Dr. Guofang Li – Candidate Presentation for Tier I Canada Research Chair in LLED

Dr. Guofang Li, a candidate for the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, will be presenting an overview of her research. September 26. More


Book Launch – Understanding Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities

Join Pacific Educational Press as they celebrate National Dyslexia Awareness month with the book launch of, "Understanding Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities," by Dr. Linda Siegel. September 26. More


Year of Teacher Education Event: Inspiring Educators Series Launch

Three of BC’s top superintendents speak about what they see as critical in the education of a teacher, what matters in schools, where they see BC education moving and what they hope to achieve now and in the future. September 24. More


Dr. Bonny Norton – Candidate Presentation for Tier I Canada Research Chair in LLED

Dr. Bonny Norton, a candidate for the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, will be presenting an overview of her research. September 19. More


West Coast National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Classes Suspended September 18

Classes are suspended at UBC to encourage participation in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s West Coast National Event on September 18. More


UBC Dialogues: Can we stop bullies?

Join ECPS faculty members Shelley Hymel and Lynn Miller, and Education alumna Carol Todd on September 17 for a discussion on bullying. More