Events

Upcoming events within the Faculty of Education.

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


Pink Shirt Day 2018

February 28, 2018 | Wear PINK to show your support for inclusive and accepting schools where all students can express themselves and be proud of who they are. More


Higher Education Research Group (HERG) Seminar

March 2, 2018 | Please join us for the next Higher Education Research Group (HERG) seminar with speakers Dr. Rebecca Cox (SFU) and Ashenafi Alemu (EDST). More


iSchool Colloquia on The Dimensions of a Scholarly Publication

March 1, 2018 | Come and learn about the dimensions of scholarly publications at the iSchool's colloquia event with Dr. Bonnie Mak. More


Dr. Mona Gleason’s EDST Headship Presentation

February 28, 2018 | All faculty, students and staff are invited to attend Dr. Mona Gleason's presentation for the position of Educational Studies Head. More


16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS)

March 3, 2018 | Join us to reflect upon the ways in which Indigenous scholars balance community expectations, responsibilities, and academic work, and occupy the third space in doing so. More


Luminescence: Chanteuse to the Power of Three

March 8, 2018 | Join Wingspan for Luminescence: Three Remarkable Chanteuses, Christa Couture, Sarah Jickling & Kristina Sheldon at The Cultch for International Women's Day. More


Kinesiology Distinguished Speaker Series: “Mobile Brain Imaging with EEG”

March 1, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology welcomes distinguished speaker Dr. Daniel Ferris, Robert W. Adenbaum Professor & Senior Associate Chair, Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Florida. More


Kinesiology Distinguished Speaker Series: “The Vestibular System as a Gateway to Motor Circuits”

March 15, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology welcomes distinguished speaker Dr. Andy Murray, Senior Research Fellow, The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre. More


Sexual Health Education That Includes All Students and All Bodies

March 7, 2018 | Join Opt’s Director of Education for a talk about how to make sexual health education inclusive for all bodies and identities regardless of SOGI. More


The BCNET Annual Conference

April 23-25, 2018 | BCNET 2018 is a three-day forum for higher education IT staff, management and C-suite to network, connect and share insights and challenges in the area of technology to advance teaching, learning and research. More


The Place of the Person and Places that are Persons

February 27, 2018 | Part of the EDST Critical Dialogues Seminar Series, with Dr. Michael Marker (EDST), Dr. Sam Rocha (EDST), and Dan Clegg (ECPS). More


HELP Talks: Mobile Digital Technologies and Adolescent Mental Health

March 1, 2018 | The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) welcomes Dr. Candice Odgers and Dr. Shimi Kang to their latest research HELP Talk. More


Forum 2018 Regina

October 15-17, 2018 | The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) announces its 9th annual research Forum, the foremost national conference focused on research related to the health needs of military personnel, Veterans and their families, as well as related populations. More


Save the Date – 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology

May 17-18, 2018 | The 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology will be held at the University of Ottawa in Ontario. More


QMS Event: Research Talk

February 15, 2018 | Join us for the next QMS Research Talks event. More


Scripts and Storyboards Workshop

March 1, 2018 | Join CTLT for a workshop on scripting and storyboarding for media projects. More


Philosophy for Children in the University of the Azores: History, Present & Perspectives

March 2, 2018 | A presentation by Dr. Magda Costa Carvalho on Philosophy for Children in the University of the Azores: History, Present and Perspectives. More


21st Annual IOP Conference

May 5, 2018 | Take part in our 21st Annual IOP Conference, and join the conversation around understanding and improving our practice of teaching. More


SOGI Alliance Pink Day Planning Meeting

February 14, 2018 | Join us for Valentine’s Day treats as we make a plan for Pink Day activities in the Faculty of Education. More


MDI Webinar: Taking a Closer Look at Sleep with Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl

February 14, 2018 | Join HELP (Human Early Learning Partnership) Director Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl for a webinar dedicated to the critical role sleep plays in middle years well-being. More


Bearing Witness to Teaching and Teachers

February 16, 2018 | This seminar by Dr. David Hansen is part of the 2017/18 EDCP seminar series. More


SLAIS Colloquium Winter 2018 – Dr Heather O’Brien

February 8, 2018 | The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) welcomes Dr. Heather O'Brien, associate professor, SLAIS, as a speaker in their Winter 2018 Colloquium program. More


Faculty of Education, UBC IB Alumni Reception – 5th Anniversary

April 19, 2018 | This special celebration aims to bring together International Baccalaureate (IB) alumni from the PYP, MYP and DP cohorts as well as BEd instructors and faculty. More


UBC Connects: Waneek Horn-Miller

April 19, 2018 | Join President Santa J. Ono for the next UBC Connects talk featuring Waneek Horn-Miller, mother, activist, Olympian, and entrepreneur. More


UBC Connects: Jeremy Rifkin

March 8, 2018 | Join President Santa J. Ono for the inaugural UBC Connects talk featuring Jeremy Rifkin, renowned American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political adviser, and activist. More


2018 Walkabout Awards Celebration

April 5, 2018 | Join us as we celebrate the completion of the nine-week Walkabout health and wellbeing challenge. More


UBC Orchard Garden Workshop 4: Design, Craft & Data Collection in the Garden

February 3, 2018 | Join us for a workshop at the UBC Orchard Garden. More


2018 Education Research Symposia at Oxford

March, July & December 2018 | The Oxford Symposia are forums for the presentation of papers and discourse by scholars who have an interest in the theory and practice of universal education. More


Development for Google Cardboard Workshop

February 7, 2018 | Learn how to create a 360 Google Cardboard experience with your phone at this Emerging Media Lab workshop. More


Strategic Planning: Consultation Meeting with 12-month Lecturers, Adjunct Teaching Professors and Sessional Instructors

February 8, 2018 | 12-month Lecturers, Adjunct Teaching Professors and Sessional Instructors are invited to participate in the Faculty's strategic planning process at the upcoming consultation meeting. More


Strategic Planning: Consultation Meeting with Professors and Professors of Teaching

February 8, 2018 | Professors and Professors of Teaching are invited to participate in the Faculty's strategic planning process at the upcoming consultation meeting. More


Strategic Planning: Consultation Meeting with Students

February 7, 2018 | Education students are invited to participate in the Faculty's strategic planning process at the upcoming consultation meeting. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Dog Walk

March 14, 2018 | Join us for the next Walkabout Walk and frolic through campus with our furry friends. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Scholarly Stroll

March 6, 2018 | Join us for the next Walkabout Walk and discover opportunities to extend your learning with UBC Extended Learning. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Public Art Tour

March 1, 2018 | Join us for the next Walkabout Walk and explore the many public art installations around campus. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Meet Someone New

February 19, 2018 | Bring your friends to the next Walkabout Walk and be prepared to meet many more. More


Strategic Planning: Consultation Meeting with Associate Professors and Senior Instructors

February 1, 2018 | Associate Professors and Senior Instructors are invited to participate in the Faculty's strategic planning process at the next consultation meeting. More


Strategic Planning: Consultation Meeting with Assistant Professors and Instructors

February 1, 2018 | Assistant Professors and Instructors are invited to participate in the Faculty's strategic planning process at the upcoming consultation meeting. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Wellness Walk

February 14, 2018 | Join us for the next Walkabout Walk and learn about a variety of wellness initiatives across campus. More


Strategic Planning: Consultation Meeting with Staff

February 6, 2018 | Education staff are invited to participate in the Faculty's strategic planning process at the next consultation meeting. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Challenge Yourself to an Indoor Race

February 6, 2018 | Join us for the next Walkabout Walk and challenge yourself or your friends to an indoor walking race. More


Walkabout 2018 Walks: Coffee Crawl

February 2, 2018 | Take part in the Walkabout Coffee Crawl and earn social steps while exploring campus' best coffee shops. More


Active Wear Day 2018

February 1, 2018 | Kick off Move UBC by wearing clothes that encourage you to move throughout your entire day. More


Move UBC

February 2018 | During the month of February, dust off those New Year's resolutions and get moving UBC! More


20th BCTF Conference for New Teachers, New TTOCs, and Student Teachers

March 2-3, 2018 | This conference provides new teachers, new TTOCs, and teacher candidates with the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with other participants, colleagues from all over the province, and BCTF staff. More


Critical Biblical Pedagogy: Toward the Interpretive (Re)Reading of a Culturally Loaded Text

February 13, 2018 | Critical Dialogues seminar with Dr. Jane Dawson, Adjunct Professor in Educational Studies. More


Workplace Respect Keynote

March 7, 2018 | All Faculty of Education staff, students and faculty members are welcome to attend a Workplace Respect Keynote delivered by Paul Pelletier. RSVP deadline extended: March 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.. More


Dean’s Staff Appreciation Lunch

DATE CHANGE: February 21, 2018 | All Faculty of Education staff are invited to a staff appreciation luncheon. More


Public Seminar by Dr. Ryan Deschambault

February 6, 2018 | "Situated Educational Leadership: Learning, Teaching, and Innovating in the UBC-Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Programs" by Dr. Ryan Deschambault. More


6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

June 6-8, 2018 | The School of Kinesiology will host the 6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise at the UBC Vancouver campus. More


Dr. Walter Kohan Symposia: Childhood as a Need for an Inquiry-Based Philosophical Education

February 2, 2018 | Dr. Walter Kohan on “What Does It Mean To Teach? Between Ignorance, Invention and Emancipation.” More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Politics, Power, and Positionalty

March 16, 2018 | Join us for the next PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, where five doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will have seven minutes each to tell their community-engaged research stories. More


Mind and Music Matters

February 3, 2018 | Wingspan presents: Sarah Jickling and Greg McLeod from 'My Good Bad Luck Band', followed by 'The Jeff Standfield Band'. More


Workplace Experiences Survey Results

February 7, 2018 | All UBC faculty and staff are welcome to attend and learn what colleagues said about their workplace experiences. More


Research Seminar by Dr. Akiko Nakayama

January 26, 2018 | LLED presents a research seminar presentation by visiting scholar Dr. Akiko Nakayama from Saga University, Japan. More


SLAIS Colloquium Winter 2018 – Sandy Littletree

January 25, 2018 | The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies welcomes Sandy Littletree, PhD candidate at the University of Washington Information School, as a speaker in their Winter 2018 Colloquium program. More


Apprenticeship Series: Effective Source Management

February 7, 2018 | This workshop will feature practical demonstrations of the features of major source management programs, including Mendeley and Zotero. More


Responding to Disclosures (for UBC Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and Staff)

January 24, 2018 | The workshop is open to faculty, TAs, staff and the UBC teaching and learning community who want to learn more about supporting students and responding to disclosures of sexual assault. More


SPED Tenure Stream Assistant/Associate Professor Candidate Presentataion

January 25, 2018 | Special Education (SPED) tenure stream Assistant/Associate Professor position candidate presentation by Dr. Victoria Knight, Assistant Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. More


30-Day Online Mindfulness Challenge – Spring 2018

February 19 - March 20, 2018 | The UBC 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge is a free online training program offered to the UBC community annually. More


Denim Day 2018

January 17, 2017 | Wear jeans on Denim Day in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). More


Festival of Learning: Celebrating Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

May 28-30, 2018 | Educators and administrators, faculty and leaders, developers, designers, and students are invited to three days of learning, reflecting, and networking with colleagues at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront. More


Family Day – Kids Takeover UBC

February 11, 2018 | For too long, UBC has been run by adults. It’s time for kids to rule at this fun-filled arts festival for kids and families. More


UBC Travelling Health Fair

February 13-23, 2018 | The Travelling Health Fair is a free mobile health clinic put on once a year for UBC staff and faculty. More


PhDs Go Public 2018 | Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare Practice and Policy

February 1, 2018 | Join us for the inaugural event of this year’s PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, where five doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will have seven minutes each to talk about how to bridge the gaps in healthcare practice and policy. More


Research Seminar by Dr. Jonathan Zimmerman

January 26, 2018 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Jonathan Zimmerman, Professor, University of Pennsylvania, USA. More


BEd Program Information Session for French and Modern Languages Education

January 16, 2018 | This information session is for those interested in teaching French or one of the modern languages. More


Faculty Development Winter Workshops: UBC CV Preparation Workshop

February 1, 2018 | This workshop for faculty members will provide basic tips on CV preparation, and an opportunity for individual CV feedback. More


Qualtrics Survey Tool Training Sessions

January-March 2018 | Learn how to use the new UBC Survey Tool, Qualtrics. More


WestCAST 2018: Contemporary Classrooms as Complex Spaces

February 21-23, 2018 | WestCAST 2018 brings together over 400 education faculty and teacher education students for three days of conversation and engagement on topics that are relevant in today’s world of teaching. More


Book Launch: The Age of Walter Gage: How One Canadian Shaped the Lives of Thousands

February 15, 2018 | Join Professor Santa Ono and the Friends of Walter Gage for the gala celebration and official book launch of The Age of Walter Gage: How One Canadian Shaped the Lives of Thousands by Shelley Fralic. More


SLAIS Colloquium Winter 2018 – Dr. Hannah Turner

January 11, 2018 | The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies welcomes Dr. Hannah Turner, Simon Fraser University, as a speaker in their Winter 2018 Colloquium program. More


UBC Thunderbirds Winter Classic 2018

January 19, 2018 | Get your tickets to the 4th annual Winter Classic 2018 - UBC Thunderbirds' largest ever hockey game. More


UBC PRIDEweek 2018

January 12-20, 2018 | Join the UBC Pride Collective for PRIDEweek 2018, a week-long celebration of queer and trans identities and communities. More


UBC Recreation Free Week – January 2018

January 8-14, 2018 | Try out some of the many classes offered by UBC Recreation for free during Free Week. More


UBC Lunar New Year Dinner 2018 – Year of the Dog

January 23, 2018 | Join Professor Santa J. Ono for a special dinner at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre in celebration of the Lunar New Year. More


January RISe/ORS Drop-in Session

January 25, 2018 | Learn more about using the RISe online research administration tool at this drop-in session. More


Online Info Session | MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) – February 2018

February 6, 2018 | Learn about the MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program at this online info session with program coordinator Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc. More


Orientation to Learning Technology

DATE CHANGE: January 24 & 25, 2017 | Educational Technology Support will be hosting two Orientation to Learning Technology sessions this term. Registration is required. More


QMS: Open Science: Open Resources & Communication with Scott Lapinski

January 19, 2018 | Scott Lapinski from Harvard University will be speaking about open science initiatives at Harvard. More


Augmented Reality Lunch and Learn

January 12, 2018 | Come and learn how augmented reality is being used to support teaching and learning at the UBC Library. More


Teacher Education Program Information Booth – UBC AMS Student Nest

January 4, 2018 | Drop by the TEO booth at The Nest and speak to a member of the admissions team to learn about UBC's BEd program. More


Teacher Education Program Webinar

February 13, 2018 | One-hour online information session about the UBC Bachelor of Education program. More


LMME Informal Educators Conference 2018

January 29, 2018 | Join us at the second annual Lower Mainland Museum Educators (LMME) conference to unpack and break down the Big Ideas of today: inclusivity, creative thinking, social responsibility, and innovation. More


Annual UBC Christmas Tree Sale & Rental

December 15-16, 2017 | The annual Christmas tree sale from the Forestry Undergraduate Society's tree farm at UBC Farm returns. Rent a small potted Christmas tree or cut your own with guidance from Forestry students. More


Call for Submissions | 2018 Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education

March 8-9, 2018 | The Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium is an interdisciplinary symposium that provides graduate students with a friendly and affordable opportunity to present and discuss their research or work-in-progress with other students, faculty, and practitioners from the field. More


Save the Date: 2018 NOII Symposium

May 11-12, 2018 | Save the date and plan on joining us for another event showcasing presentations from leading local and global educators, practical school-based sessions, flash chats, ignites and lots of time for networking. More


Welcome Back Teacher Candidates

January 5, 2018 | The Teacher Education Office and Education Students Association welcome teacher candidates back from winter break with morning refreshments. More


SOGI Resources for Practicum

January 17, 2018 | Come sample the best in SOGI books, videos, lesson plans, and websites so you can be a SOGI superstar on your practicum! More


Layers of Diversity: Working with an Intersectional Lens

January 10, 2018 | Please join your colleagues and three panelists to explore the complex puzzle of sexuality, gender identity, race/ethnicity, faith, and family. More


MindFlow Performance International Scientific Symposium – Mindfulness & Flow in Performance

March 22-23, 2018 | 16 of the top mindfulness and flow experts from around the world collaborate to share their research and practice with the performance community. More


Teacher Education Program Webinar

January 17, 2017 | One hour online information session about the BEd program. More


Online Info Session | MEd in Modern Languages Education (FRM6) – January 2018

January 12, 2018 | Learn about the MEd in Modern Languages Education (FRM6) program at this online info session with program advisor Dr. Meike Wernicke. More


Online Info Session | MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) – January 2018

January 16, 2018 | Learn about the MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program at this online info session with program coordinator Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc. More