Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

CFI Speaker Series: Dr. Marlene Asselin

This year’s Speaker Series explores the possibilities and problematics produced through the process of doing research. November 19. More


Inequality and Inequity in Mexican Higher Education

Dr. Germán Álvarez Mendiola presents a seminar on the structural inequality of the Mexican education system. November 18. More


Academic freedom in Canadian higher education: Universities, colleges, and institutes were not created equal

This presentation examines the current state of academic freedom in colleges and institutes using a historical analysis of two Canadian provinces. December 3. More


Biopolitics Under the Skin: Relating Cancer Narratives — An Archive of the “Talking Dead”

A talk by Dr. Mary Bryson drawing from a 3-year CIHR-funded project, “Cancer’s Margins”. December 4. More


YRE Event: Research Stories: A Graduate Forum

This Year of Research in Education event features several graduate research projects. November 19. More



10 Year Anniversary Celebration of UBC BodyWorks

Join us in celebrating 10 years of engaging the community and Kinesiology students through fitness opportunities that have saved and changed lives. November 29. More


YRE Event: Ideas of the University in the 21st Century: Robert Gibbs at Green College

Dr. Robert Gibbs, University of Toronto, reflects on The Idea of a University. December 2. More


YRE Event: Research Partners in International Context: Pitfalls and Possibilities

Join the discussion of challenges faced and lessons learned in working with international research partners. November 27. More


YRE Event: Celebrating the Year of Research in Education with UBC’s 13th President, Professor Arvind Gupta

Join us as we celebrate the Year of Research in Education with UBC President Arvind Gupta. November 18. More


In the House with Kate Hammett-Vaughan

Please join us for a Faculty of Education Alumni Event featuring renowned jazz vocalist Kate Hammett-Vaughan at Cecil Green Park House on Wednesday December 3. Dean Blye Frank will host. More


UBC Celebrates Movember: 6 ideas in 60 minutes about men’s health

UBC celebrates Movember's mighty mustache growing season by bringing together top experts in men's health to discuss practical skills, tools, and approaches to keeping guys healthy. November 5. More


Office of the Dean Open House

Please join Dean Blye Frank and his team in the Faculty of Education Dean's Office for an Open House on October 22nd. More


Family Math & Science Day 2014

Help us celebrate science and mathematics teaching and learning at UBC's Faculty of Education. November 1. More


Art Education and Digital Technologies: Virtual World Conference

Take part in the first international art education conference. October 18. More


UBC Orchard Harvest Garden Celebration

Come learn more about the garden and our initiatives while enjoying garden-inspired snacks, drinks, music, activities and tours. October 2. More


The Legacy of Nutritional Experiments in Residential Schools

This panel moderated by Dr. Jo-ann Archibald discusses the legacy of nutritional experiments in aboriginal communities and residential schools. October 17. More


2014 AEA PSA Conference

This year's theme focuses on Indigenous Education and Residential Schools. More


A Spirited Challenge: Turkey 2K Trot United Way Fundraiser

Run or walk down Main Mall from the E-Cairn to Flag Pole Plaza and back to support the United Way. October 8. More


Alumni BBQ at Hycroft Manor

Thank you for joining us for an alumni BBQ at Hycroft Manor on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Event photos are now available. More


Duncan Alumni Social

Please join us for a Faculty of Education Alumni Lunch on Tuesday, October 14 in Duncan, British Columbia. Dean Blye Frank will host. More


Poetry in the Garden

An afternoon of poetry in the UBC Botanical Gardens. September 14. More


Kamloops Alumni Social

Please join us for a Faculty of Education Alumni Lunch on Friday, October 10 in Kamloops, British Columbia. Dean Blye Frank will host. More


Tea with the Dean

Education faculty and staff are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for tea, coffee, and light refreshments on September 11th. More


Stepping into Drama: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Elementary Classroom

Join Pacific Educational Press as they celebrate the launch of Dr. George Belliveau's new book. September 26. More


2014 Faculty of Education United Way BBQ

Join the Faculty of Education in supporting the United Way. October 9. More



Should the Social and Education Sciences Be Practical? Cultural and Political Limits of the Orthodoxies of Change

This Faculty of Education seminar features Professor Thomas S. Popkewitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. September 11. More


SSHRC Insight Grant Intensive Workshop: Summaries and Budgets

An opportunity for researchers to get feedback on their SSHRC Insight Grant summaries and budgets. September 3. More


Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series – Dr. Stan Kutcher

The Faculty of Education is pleased to present this talk by Dr. Stan Kutcher as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series. September 30. More


Field Experience: Celebration at the UBC Farm

Join Dean Blye Frank for a Faculty of Education alumni celebration at the UBC Farm on Saturday, September 13, 2014. More


YTE Event – Cohort Photo Exhibit Opening Party

Join us for the BEd Cohort Photo Exhibit opening party on the second floor of Scarfe. July 16. More


Year of Teacher Education Closing Celebration

Come celebrate the end of the Year of Teacher Education with a BBQ in front of the Neville Scarfe Building. July 16. More


UBC Orchard Garden 4th Annual Summer Solstice Celebration

Join the UBC Orchard Garden team for food and festivities as they celebrate the opening of their new garden at Totem Field. June 25. More


STEM 2014 Conference

The Faculty of Education is honoured to host the 2014 STEM Education Conference July 12 - 15, 2014. More


African Storybook Summit

This is an open session of the African Storybook Summit where the project's director and research advisor will provide an update on the project. June 26. More


PME 38 / PME-NA 36 Annual Conference

The Joint Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 38) and the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 36) will be held at UBC's Vancouver campus from July 15 to July 20, 2014. More


Wesbrook Talks: Influential Women in Business

This event features the 2014 Business in Vancouver's Influential Women in Business award-winners, including Education alumna, Barbara Dunfield, BEd'80. June 10. 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 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