Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

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

Congress 2019 is coming

The Congress of the Humanities and Social Science will take place at the University of British Columbia from June 1 to 7, 2019. More

The Faculty of Education Hosts CSSE at Congress 2019

The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference will be hosted in conjunction with Congress 2019 from June 1 to 5. More

Public panel: Energy literacy, action, & transition

How do we develop social literacy and action about energy transition? More

Research Seminar by Dr. Paul Shaker

Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Paul Shaker, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University. More

Seminar and Workshop – Access to and Experiences of ‘Non-Traditional’ Students in Higher Education

Seminar and workshop with International Visiting Scholar Dr. Barbara Merrill, University of Warwick. Please RSVP by January 25th. More

QMS Research Talk: Conceptual Challenges for Methodologies Used to Ensure Fairness and Equity in Assessments, Measures, and Surveys

Dr. Zumbo will discuss the concepts and methods that are used to ensure fairness and equity in assessments, measures, and surveys. He will also talk a More

The Dean’s Staff Appreciation Lunch

Join other Faculty of Education staff for the Dean's Appreciation Lunch. More

WestCAST 2019

WestCAST is an education conference held on February 20-22 by the Faculties of Education in the western provinces of Canada. More

Social Studies Education – Presentation by Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Candidate for Assistant Professor Position

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Stephanie Anderson, candidate for Social Studies Education Assistant Professor position. More

Social Studies Education – Presentation by Dr. Harper Keenan, Candidate for Assistant Professor Position

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Harper Keenan, candidate for Social Studies Education Assistant Professor position. More

Social Studies Education – Presentation by Dr. Lindsay Gibson, Candidate for Assistant Professor Position

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Lindsay Gibson, candidate for Social Studies Education Assistant Professor position. More

Gearing Up for Practicum

Get yourself ready for your practicum by consulting with an experienced educator from the Scarfe Sandox | Select dates in January | RSVP recommended More

Education, Technology and Development: Perspectives from Nepal

An afternoon of engaging panel presentations and discussions with guest speaker Rabi Karmacharya, Founder & CEO of the Open Learning Exchange, Nepal. More

Public Talk – Quality Education and the Role of Digital Technology in Nepal

This talk is co-sponsored with the CISAR, LLED, UBC Language Sciences, and the Nepal Library Foundation. Open to public, and no rsvp required. More

LLED Research Seminar Series with Dr. Candace Galla, Andrea Lyall & Billy Rowluck

"Raising Our Consciousness: Enhancing the Vitality of Indigenous Languages in Our Teaching & Learning", with Dr. Candace Galla More

Public presentation with Brandon Wint

"Reading Deeply and Writing Honestly", with Brandon Wint More

Research Seminar by Dr. Ruth Sandwell

Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Ruth Sandwell, OISE/UT. More

Research Seminar by Dr. Margaret Macintyre Latta

Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Margaret Macintyre Latta, Professor and Interim Director, Okanagan School of Education, Faculty of Education More

Workplace Wellness Workshop: Faculty and Staff Professional Development Event

Dr. Shimi Kang joins us to discuss recognizing an unhealthy team environment, creating a mentally well workplace, and building mental health resilience for themselves and others. More

Faith and Family: Navigating SOGI Inclusion

This diverse panel will open hearts and minds to help support students who wish to reconcile sexuality or gender identity with faith and family. More

Canvas High Tea 2019

Take a small bite of Canvas this January, with a cup of tea. Select your topics from the menu. More

The Learning Brain: A New Perspective on Education

The emergence of new neuroimaging tools in the last 25 years or so has provided new insights on how the brain develops and learns in the classroom. More

SOGI UBC Presents – Intersecting Identities: Sexuality, Gender, Ethnicity, Indigeneity, Ability and More!

This incredibly diverse panel will open their hearts and identities as we explore who we are and how we can help students to celebrate who they are. More

Holiday Course Prep

Start your year off right - get your courses ready for the term! Whether you are a new or experienced Canvas user, ETS is here to support you. More

Book Drive 2018

Help us build children’s libraries with gently used and new books! More

The UBC Language Cluster/Visiting Speaker Series with Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc’s

The event is organized by the The UBC Language Cluster; free and open to the public. More

Education for the Creative Economy: A Pan-Canadian Conversation on the Role of the Arts in Re-Imagining Teacher Identity

Please join us for a research seminar by Mitchell McLarnon, Layal Shuman, Dr. Pauline Sameshima, Dr. Kathryn Ricketts, and Dr. Sean Wiebe. More


The Scarfe Sandbox team will be hosting two HOUR OF CODE playshops on November 27 & 28 | 12:00 - 2:00 pm | Scarfe 1007 | Informal drop-in, all welcome More

Power Analysis Workshop

Quantitative Methods Society is hosting the Power Analysis Workshop on November 22, 2018. It will be presented by Ryan Ji and Ben Hives. More

Social inequality in higher education attainment – a Nordic perspective

Seminar with Dr. Jens-Peter Thomsen, Research Associate Professor at the Danish Center for Social Science Research, Copenhagen, Denmark More

Critical Dialogues Seminar Series: Fostering school leadership and educational change in Europe

Findings from an international program for school professionals from the Netherlands, Estonia, The Principality of Liechtenstein and Switzerland. More

Innovations in Educational Neuroscience – Transforming Practice through Emerging Research

Hear about the latest science and practice in the new field of Educational Neuroscience and look for future opportunities. More

UBC Postdoctoral Association – Post Doc Research Day

The UBC Postdoctoral Association (PDA) is Postdoc Research Day 2018 is on Monday December 3rd; register or submit an abstract today! More

Seminar: Transforming your Practice Through Self-study: Tales of Experience

Transforming your practice through self-study: Tales of experience More

Dating School

This submission is to promote the Dating School - a workshop put on by the Center for Group Counselling & Trauma. More

Peru Global Seminar Info Session

Interested in participating in a Global Seminar this summer in Peru? If so, come to an information session November 21, 2018. More

Digital Whiteboards! Playshop

Attend one of our workshops to explore how to use digital whiteboards in your classroom. November 6 & 7 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Drop-in, no registration More

CV Workshop

Dr. Laurie Ford facilitates a hands workshop on how to prepare or revise your resume or CV. All ECPS graduate students are invited! More

The Faculty of Education is taking part in the Not Myself Today Campaign, partnered with UBC Thrive and the Canadian Mental Health Association

We at the Faculty of Education, will participate in the Not Myself Today® 2018 initiative as a joint partnership with UBC Thrive Week. More

SOGI UBC Panel Discussion

SOGI UBC will be running their second Panel Discussion about the Trans Spectrum. More

United Way Wine Raffle and Pancake Breakfast

The Faculty of Education is teaming up with the United Way for a campaign focussed on raising participation rates and engaging more donors.  More

Peru Global Seminar Info Session


Storybooks Canada Public Launch

Come join us for the public launch of the Storybooks Canada project! More

Research Talk: Response Process as a Source of Validity Evidence

This is an event organized by Yan Liu, Assistant Professor of ECPS, and open to everyone who is interested in this research talk. More

Research Seminar by Dr. Deana Leahy and Dr. Carolyn Pluim

Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Deana Leahy (Monash University) and Dr. Carolyn Pluim (Northern Illinois University.) More

An Evening With D’bi Young Anitafrika

Join us for an intimate evening with award-winning Jamaican-Canadian playwright, actor, poet and educator, D’bi Young Anitafrika. More

Center for Group Counselling and Trauma invite you to Ride to Survive Reception

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Location: Boardroom, Consulate General of Canada, Level 5, 96 Gloucester Street, Sydney RSVP by October 19, 2018 to Courtney Hunter Tel: 02 9364 3022 The Faculty of Education’s Center for Group Counselling & Trauma would like to invite you to a reception to mark […] More

SOGI Alliance Meeting: SOGI 1 2 3… an Election Issue?

Come, discuss and learn more about SOGI 1 2 3 and the controversy surrounding these resources, now being used in most districts across BC. More

The David Lam Chair Public Lecture Presents: Memoir of an Ugly Duckling: My Life, Art and Method

The David Lam Chair Public Lecture Presents: Memoir of an Ugly Duckling: My Life, Art and Method More

Tenured Associate Professor Promotion Workshop

Tenured Associate Professor Seeking Promotion? This Workshop is for You More

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

The Dean's Distinguished Speaker Lecture featured Marta Santos Pais, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children. More

Alumni & Friends Pride Reception

Dean Frank, UBC Faculty of Education, was delighted to invite alumni, faculty members, and friends of the Faculty to our Annual Pride Alumni & Friends Reception. More

Frankly Speaking September 2018

On September 22nd, Dean Blye Frank hosted the second installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018. More

Transformative Educational Leadership Program Alumni Reception

Dr. Judy Halbert and Dr. Linda Kaser hosted a reception to recognize the contributions of the TELP community. More

Frankly Speaking October 2018

Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the third installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018. More

Faculty of Education Alumni & Friends Annual Reception at CSSE 2018

Dean Blye Frank is pleased to host the annual Faculty of Education Alumni Reception at CSSE. More

Coding in Classrooms Playshop

Attend one of our coding workshops to learn about integrating unplugged and digital modes of coding into teaching. October 16, 24, 25. 12:00 - 2:00 pm More

Digital Storytelling Playshop

Attend one of our workshops to explore and create your own personal narrative infused with digital technologies. October 2, 3, 9 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. More

Media Production Showcase

Using media in your classroom? Find out all the technology and support available for you. More

Register for the UBC Farm School Garden Workshop Series!

Get inspired and build confidence in your skills in school-garden care and teaching in school gardens! More

Lunchtime Canvas Crunch

Have a Canvas question? Get instant help at ETS's pop-up table! More

Visiting Elders to the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education will be hosting visiting Elders in the 2018W academic year. Contact for more information. More

Political Efficacy & Social Trust: Why Literacy Programs Shouldn‘t Focus Only on Employability

Seminar with Dr. Anke Grotlüeschen, Hamburg University. Part of the Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More

Research Seminar by Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), aka Don Trent Jacobs

Join us for a research seminar by Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), aka Don Trent Jacobs, Professor, Fielding Graduate University, USA. More

Word Vancouver

Come play Educational Technology Support's (ETS) QR code game "Poetry in the Corner" as part of Word Vancouver. More

Professor Shwetak Patel (UW) Talks – September 20th, 2018

Professor Shwetak Patel, University of Washington and CTO of GIX (Global Innovation Exchange) presentation on Educational Opportunities in GIX More

SOGI Alliance Launch and Lunch!

Come to connect, chill, chat and chew! Together we will create SOGI inclusive schools and classrooms. More

Tea with the Dean

When: Monday, October 15, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Where: Ponderosa Commons Oak House, Multipurpose Room 2012 Faculty and staff are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for tea, coffee, light refreshments and conversation. This is a great time to catch up with colleagues, meet new faces, and speak with the Dean. There […] More

Frankly Speaking October

Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the third installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, October More

Canvas High Tea

Take a small bite of Canvas, with a cup of tea. Select your topics from the menu. More

BEd Orientation Day

Orientation Day launches the 2018/19 UBC BEd Program. Please join us in celebrating their first day of school! More

Sharing in Truth and Reconciliation

Event Details Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:30 –  10:00 a.m. Mingle with colleagues over refreshments 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Keynote from Kevin Lamoureux Ponderosa Commons Oak House Ponderosa Ballroom 6445 University Boulevard Light refreshments will be provided. Keynote Speaker Kevin Lamoureux, Associate Vice President of Indigenous Affairs, University of Winnipeg, and faculty member at the […] More

Donuts with the Dean

September 11, 2018 | An annual event welcoming new and returning students to the Faculty of Education. There will be donuts, live music and other light refreshments. More

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

September 13, 2018 | The Faculty of Education and the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada present, "Making Zero Mankind's Favorite Number: Zero Violence Against Children" More

Canvas High Tea

Take a small bite of Canvas, with a cup of tea. Select your topics from the menu. More

FRANKLY SPEAKING – The Opioid Epidemic: How do educators become more accountable during the crisis

September 22, 2018 | Dean Frank, Faculty of Education, hosts the second installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING. More

Training Sessions for new Video Conferencing Tools

Get to know Faculty of Education’s new web conference systems and Pexip, the new web conference platform replacing BlueJeans. More

CECER Brown Bag: Learning from a Young Child’s Home/School Transition

The Centre for Early Childhood Education & Research presents the Early Childhood Graduate Student Brown Bag Summer Series, featuring Dr. Ann Cameron. More

LLED Research Seminar with Dr. Carla Janaina Figueredo

LLED Research Seminar with Dr. Carla Janaina Figueredo on Wednesday, July 25 in PCOH Multipurpose Room, 2:30PM-4:00PM. More

Forging Effective SSH Partnerships: Insights from Beyond the University

The Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts, SPARC and the Community Engagement Office host the 2nd panel in "Forging Effective SSH Partnerships" series More