Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

Top SOGI Video Resources for Engaging Secondary Students

Come join us to see some of the best of the best video resources for engaging secondary students and discuss where you can make your own. More


5th Annual TEC Expo – July 4 and 5

The Technology Enhanced Classroom Expo is coming up on July 4th and 5th. Proposals for presenters (faculty, students and staff) is due in on June 1st. More


Lifelong Learning in South Korea | EDST Critical Dialogues Seminar Series

Dr. Dae Joong Kang, Seoul National University, will be speaking as part of the EDST Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


NITEP INFORMATION SESSION WEBINAR

Join us Thursday, June 14, 2018 for information about NITEP and tips to make the most out of your award and scholarship applications. More


Come and Celebrate Education Congregation 2018!

May 24 | Join us in congratulating the class of 2018 on all their hard work!  More



The Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge is Back!

May 28 - June 22, 2018 | Staff and faculty at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are invited to participate in the fourth annual Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge. More


CTLT Spring Institute

May 22-25, 2018 | Registration for the 2018 CTLT Spring Institute is now open. More


Call for Applications – Rehearsing Conflict Workshop Series

June 15 - 21, 2018 | Join a free professional development program June 15-21 that uses theatre to explore & change how you approach conflict. Apply by May 21 More


International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia: United Together

May 17, 2018 | Show your support for Queer youth everywhere! More


Transformative Educational Leadership Program Alumni Reception – 2018

July 10, 2018 | Dr. Judy Halbert & Dr. Linda Kaser, co-leaders, TELP, invites alumni, current participants, faculty members and members of the advisory committee to a reception in Vancouver, BC. More


The Peer Assessment Training Workshop

Thursday, May 17, 2018 | Arts ISIT will be holding a Peer Assessment Training workshop on May 17, 2018 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Registration is required. More


Celebrate Learning Week: Seeds and STEM

May 1, 2018 | Drop by the Neville Scarfe Foyer to learn about the UBC Seed Lending Library and some of the ways STEAM is explored in Teacher Education. More


How we (Dis/En)courage Learning

May 8, 2018 | Drs. Deb Butler and Ian Scott will explore enablers and disablers of student learning including assessment tools and self regulated learning. More


NITEP Information Session Webinar

May 16, 2018 | Join us for information about NITEP and tips to make the most out of your award and scholarship application. More


SSHRC Insight Grants: An Introduction

June 14, 2018 | If you're a Faculty of Education professor new to SSHRC's Insight Grants program come and learn the fundamentals to getting funded. More


Innovations in Learning Design: Choose Your Own Learning

May 4, 2018 | ETS will be presenting for Celebrate Learning Week on some of the Faculty of Education's projects that enhance student-centred learning. More


Institut de Français, UBC à Québec

July 2-20, 2018 | Institut de Français, UBC à Québec – A French language immersion program in the heart of Québec City. More


Effective SSH Partnerships with Non-Academic Organizations: The Researcher’s Perspective

May 14, 2018 | Learn how to build thriving collaborative research projects with non-academic partners. More


UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Reception in Nelson, BC

June 14, 2018 | Dean Blye Frank, Dean invites alumni, faculty members and friends of the UBC Faculty of Education to a reception in Nelson, BC. More


Room To Improve: Toward Better Educational Outcomes For Vulnerable Learners

April 26, 2018 | Understanding our most vulnerable learners can help us achieve better outcomes with every student. More


Kinesiology Distinguished Speaker Series: “Why do we look where we are going?: The roles of eye movements in the control of locomotion”

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology welcomes distinguished speaker Dr. Mark Hollands, Assistant Head of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, More


Teacher Education Program Webinar

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Interested in teaching? Learn about opportunities in the teaching profession and how in 11 months you can become a certified teacher. More


SAGE Writing Retreat

April 28 - April 29, 2018 | UBC Indigenous graduate students are invited to a two-day writing retreat at the First Nations Longhouse, for focused writing sessions and yoga. More


Adaptability: How the Capacity to Adjust to Change is Essential for Students and Teachers

April 26, 2018 | In this talk, Dr. Collie will introduce the idea of adaptability and discuss some recent findings from her research program. More


UBC Jane’s Walk 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018 | Join us for a Jane's Walk this year with David Gill, Program and Policy Planner for the SEEDs program at Campus & Community Planning. More


Bike to Work (+ School) Week Spring 2018

May 28 - June 3, 2018 | Bike to Work Week is a great way to get healthy, active and energized at work, and reduce your carbon footprint. More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Education for Change

May 1, 2018 | For the sixth event of the 2018 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will have seven minutes each to talk about how their research uses education for change. More


Conversations with Jo-ann Archibald about Indigenous Storywork as Pedagogy and Methodology

May 10, 2018 | Join us for a celebration of Indigenous storywork within research and educational contexts at this Educational Studies Symposium. More


Tea with the Dean

May 17, 2018 | Faculty and Staff members are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for an afternoon to enjoy light refreshments and the announcement of the Dean's Award for Staff Excellence More


UBC Town Halls | Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

April 24 & May 4, 2018 | The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation is holding two Town Hall information sessions to provide information about UBC's involvement in Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster. More


Apprenticeship Series Workshop: Parenthood and the PhD

April 25, 2018 | The LLED GPAs are excited to announce the last instalment of our 2017/2018 Apprenticeship Workshop Series: “Parenthood and the PhD." More


Children of the Massacre: Public Pedagogy and Italy’s Non-violent Protest Against Mafia Extortion

April 27, 2018 | Join us for a research seminar by Dr. Paula Salvio, University of New Hampshire. More


6th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education

April 30 - May 2, 2018 | The Schulich School of Education at Nipissing University, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, invite you to the 6th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education. More


Earth Day @ Wesbrook Community Centre

April 22, 2018 | Join the UBC Seed Lending Library for an Earth Day celebration. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Health & People

April 24, 2018 | For the fifth event of the 2018 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, five doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will have seven minutes each to talk about how their research into matters of health may lead to healthier societies. More


The Education of, and by, Machines: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Education Policy

April 24, 2018 | Seminar with Dr. P. Taylor Webb (EDST) and Dr. Kalervo N. Gulson (UNSW). Part of the Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


Learning Technology Innovation Summit

April 30, 2018 | Explore the future of teaching and learning at the Learning Technology Innovation Committee’s Innovation Summit. More


UBC Orchard Garden Workshop 6: Place-Based, Arts-Based Ecoliteracy

April 14, 2018 | Join us at the UBC Orchard Garden for some garden-based teaching and learning. More


8th Aboriginal Math Symposium

May 17, 2018 | Join us at the 8th Aboriginal Math Symposium to share research and educational projects about improving Aboriginal math education K-12 and develop community connections to facilitate and support improving Aboriginal mathematics education. More


Immersive Learning Orientation

April 18, 2018 | Learn about the emerging technology, tools, and current projects at the Emerging Media Lab (EML) at their Immersive Learning Orientation. More


The Psychology of Money

April 17, 2018 | Join us to debunk common wealth myths, explore factors that affect our relationship with money, and learn the basic principles of behavioural finance and their consequences in the field of personal financial planning. More


Debt Freedom & Finances

April 12, 2018 | Join Money Coach Melanie Buffel to learn how to pay down your consumer debt quicker than you thought possible, manage and control finances, and build good habits. More


6th Annual National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference

May 5, 2018 | Join us at the nation's largest conference on Physical Activity & Wellness for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, created for those who see the value in promoting physical activity & wellness in our Indigenous communities. More


Researching and Being Researched in Asian and Canadian Educational Contexts

April 11, 2018 | The upcoming research seminar will be facilitated by Dr. Guofang Li, and presented by Pramod Sah, Carl Ruest, Dr. Huangwei Gao, and Dmitri Detwyler. More


Considerations of How Research on Masters Athletes Informs Promotion, Programming and Curriculum in Adult Sport

April 17, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology Distinguished Speaker Series presents a seminar by Dr. Bradley W. Young, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa. More


CNPS Tenure-Track Instructor Position Candidate Presentation

April 12, 2018 | Human Development, Learning, and Culture (HDLC) Tenure-Track Instructor position candidate presentation by Dr. Cynthia Glidden-Tracey. More


Respecting Sexual and Gender Diversity in Our Teaching and Practices

April 26, 2018 | As part of Teacher Education For All (TEFA), all Faculty of Education staff and faculty are invited to participate in a professional learning opportunity related to inclusion for gender identity. More


Teacher Education Program Webinar

April 20, 2018 | Interested in teaching? Learn about opportunities in the teaching profession and how in 11 months you can become a certified teacher at this online information session. More


UBC School of Nursing’s 2nd Annual EDGE FILM Festival

April 19, 2018 | UBC School of Nursing's 2nd Annual EDGE Film Festival. More


“The Personalized Nutrition Era AKA How Did We Get Nutrition So Wrong Until Now?!”

April 12, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology Distinguished Speaker Series presents a seminar by Dr. Marco Iotti, Food Tech Entrepreneur, Manager and Investor. More


”Research Doesn’t Help Me Think” – Rethinking the Past and Present of Research-Based Teacher Education in Finland

April 18, 2018 | Seminar with Dr. Johanna Sitomaniemi-San, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Part of the Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


Why Mentorship is Good for your Health and ideas for how to get there

April 18, 2018 | Join us for this seminar by Dr. Colleen Varcoe, PhD RN, Professor, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 2017 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award. More


Bridging Indigenous Ways of Knowing with Western Ways of Doing Research

April 9, 2018 | This panel discussion will aim to bridge Western ways of knowing with Indigenous ways of knowing. More


Musqueam Street Signs Announcement

April 4, 2018 | Join us to celebrate the installation of the new street signs designed in partnership with Musqueam. More


Canvas Drop-in Sessions

April 12 & 13, 2018 | ETS will be holding two Canvas open drop-in sessions. Registration is not required. More


Seminar by Dr. Mark Selkrig and Dr. Ron Keamy

April 6, 2018 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Mark Selkrig, Victoria University, and Dr. Ron Keamy, University of Melbourne. More


Conversations with the Dean

April 24, 2018 | Education Faculty members are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for an afternoon to catch up with peers, enjoy light refreshments, and discuss goings on across the departments. More


Canvas Training Schedule – April 2018

April 4-11, 2018 | Sign up for Canvas training with ETS! Registration is required. More


ECPS Funding Conference Information Session

March 29, 2018 | This information session will review different sources of conference funding for ECPS students. More


Public Scholar Initiative Session

April 4, 2018 | Join us for a Public Scholar Initiative (PSI) information session for students in the Faculty of Education. More


10th Annual Celebrate Learning Week 2018

April 30–May 6, 2018 | Explore your passion for teaching and learning at the 10th annual Celebrate Learning Week. More


UBC Staff & Faculty Sports Day

May 4, 2018 | Staff, faculty members and graduate students are invited to come and join in, enjoy some fun teamwork games and celebrate the end of the school year! More


Official Opening Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre

April 9, 2018 | Join Professor Santa J. Ono at a ceremony to witness the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools. More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Art and Resistance

April 9, 2018 | In the fourth event of the 2018 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, join us as four doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative have seven minutes each to talk about their research to bring about positive change through art. More


Collaborative Action: A National Symposium for Child Well-being in the Middle Years

August 20-21, 2018 | This special, two day HELP event is designed to inspire, motivate and strengthen participant’s leadership skills by focusing on child well-being through a systems-thinking lens. More


QMS Event: Power Analysis Workshop

March 22, 2018 | Join us at the next QMS Event, featuring a Power Analysis Workshop with Ryan Ji and Ben Hives. More


SLAIS Colloquium Winter 2018 – Dr. Michelle Caswell

April 5, 2018 | The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) welcomes Dr. Michelle Caswell, Assistant Professor, University of California Los Angeles, as a speaker in their Winter 2018 Colloquium program. More


SLAIS Colloquium Winter 2018 – Dr. Susan Parker

March 22, 2018 | The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) welcomes Dr. Susan Parker, University Librarian, UBC, as a speaker in their Winter 2018 Colloquium program. More


Community-University Engagement: Chasms, Chiasms, Binaries, and Leaps of Faith

March 27, 2018 | Seminar with Dr. Alison Taylor and Stephanie Glick. Part of the EDST Critical Dialogues Seminar Series. More


Indigenous Pedagogy Circle | Indigenous Thinking & Critical Theory: The Good, The Bad and The Dirty of Settler-Indigenous Relationships

April 5, 2018 | Visiting scholars Dr. Te Kawehau Hoskins (an indigenous Maori of Ngapuhi) and Professor Alison Jones (with settler ancestors) consider the positive and negative effects of critical theory on Kaupapa Maori, a world-leading approach to indigenous thinking and politics. More


2018 University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS)

August 1-7, 2018 | The USL Symposium is an intensive five-day training program focusing on personal development leadership skills and essential life skills for youth leaders. More


Welcoming Change into Your Life

March 28, 2018 | Join us for a session that will address the emotional reactions involved with change, and help you acquire the coping skills to manage change more effectively. More


The Art of Managing Conflict

March 22, 2018 | This workshop will provide participants with a framework for assessing the types of conflict common in the workplace and propose strategies for their resolution. More


Boosting Your Positive Outlook

March 22, 2018 | This session will help you understand and recognize negative thinking, develop a strategy for combating negative thoughts and increase your positive outlook. More


Debunking the Diet Series with Dr. Thara Vayali: Diet, Hormones & Health

April 10, 2018 | Come and explore the impact of diets on metabolism and health, including the dos and don'ts of dietary changes and how diets impact hormones. More


Debunking the Diet Series with Dr. Thara Vayali: The Superfood Showdown

March 27, 2018 | Learn how to evaluate a superfood's claim to fame, and learn three dietary suggestions to nourish yourself and to improve your nutritional health. More


Debunking the Diet Series with Dr. Thara Vayali: The Detox Equation

March 15, 2018 | Find out more about toxins and cleanses and whether or not we really need them, and how to use this information to improve your own health and wellbeing. More


PHE Canada Research Council Forum

May 17, 2018 | Come to experience, learn, and share at the 2018 PHE Canada Research Council Forum this May in beautiful Whistler, British Columbia. More


National Physical & Health Education Conference

May 17-19, 2018 | Learn - Share - Experience! Register today for the National Physical & Health Education Conference taking place in Whistler, BC. More


Opening Celebrations of Culture at the Centre

March 18, 2018 | The UBC Museum of Anthropology (MOA) is celebrating the opening of its new exhibition, Culture at the Centre, with dancing from the communities represented in the exhibition: Musqueam, Squamish, Lil’wat, Heiltsuk, Nisg̱a’a and Haida. More


Teaching in the Ruins: Death, Love and Education in the Age of Trump

March 23, 2018 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Peter Mass Taubman, Professor, Brooklyn College, USA. More


State Officialism and the Leadership Dilemma in Chinese Education

March 20, 2018 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Leslie N.K. Lo, Professor, Beijing Normal University, China. More


InnoHacks: Inclusive Innovation Case Competition

March 17, 2018 | InnoHacks challenges students to work in teams to come up with solutions to an identified problem using the principles of social innovation. More


SOGI Alliance Farewell Lunch

CANCELLED: March 14, 2018 | It’s time to say farewell and wish each other good luck on the elementary & middle years practicum! More


Influencing without Authority: Workshop

April 25, 2018 | This staff professional development workshop will focus on the ability to positively influence people in such a way that others willingly alter their thoughts and plans. More


Faculty Development Spring Workshops: Promotion & Tenure Workshop for Tenure-track Assistant Professors

June 6, 2018 | The focus of this workshop will be on preparing for promotion to Associate Professor with tenure. More


Faculty Development Spring Workshops: Promotion Workshop for Tenured Associate Professors

Postponed until Fall 2018 | The focus of this workshop will be on preparing for promotion to Professor. More


Media Training Workshop

April 26, 2018 | Erik Rolfsen, Media Relations Specialist at UBC, will be hosting a Media Training Workshop for the Faculty of Education. More


CNPS Tenure Track Instructor Position Candidate Presentation – Dr. Hajera Rostam

March 8, 2018 | CNPS Tenure Track Instructor Position Candidate Presentation More


Orchard Garden Workshop #5: Spring Starts, Beeswax Food Wraps

March 10, 2018 | In this workshop on garden-based teaching and learning, we will sow early seed starts, harvest, and make beeswax food wraps. More


Faculty of Education Alumni & Friends Annual Reception at CSSE 2018

May 29, 2018 | Dean Blye Frank is pleased to host the annual Faculty of Education Alumni Reception at CSSE. More


Faculty of Education Alumni & Friends Reception at AERA 2018

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


Congress/CSSE 2018

May 26 - June 1, 2018 | The 87th annual Congress and CSSE 2018 are being hosted by the University of Regina. More


5th EDCP Graduate Students Conference: The Tangle and/or Tango of Curriculum and Pedagogy

March 9, 2018 | All are welcome at the 5th Graduate Student Conference in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. More


Séjour UBC Spring 2018

Postponed - Date TBA | Working towards a career as a French Teacher? Get classroom ready! Register for Séjour UBC and get to know other French students and teacher candidates. More


Making Space for LGBTQIA Students

March 7, 2018 | This workshop will include some practical strategies which aim to normalize gender and sexual diversity and which can be applied to course and lesson planning as well as other interactions with students. More


Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) Information Session

March 2, 2018 | Learn about the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) program and the application process. More


Development for WebVR Workshop

March 7, 2018 | Come learn about creating your own WebVR experiences at this Emerging Media Lab (EML) workshop. More


Understanding Your Travel Benefits

March 8, 2018 | Join UBC Benefits Specialist, Stephanie Mah, in this 1-hour session on understanding your travel benefits. More