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UBC Library Support in Making Course Materials Available Online for the Fall 2020/07/10

Due to COVID-19, UBC Library branches will remain closed for at least the start of Winter term and print course reserve items will not be available. More


A Systems Approach to Social Change 2020/07/03

Peter Wall Institute offers funding to support interdisciplinary groups working to develop publication that help address current societal crises. More


Camp in a Box: Leveraging Learning at Home A New Type of Summer Camp 2020/07/02

How do you run summer camp in a pandemic? More


Celebrating Mars Wrigley’s philanthropy

UBC Faculty of Education expresses our deepest gratitude towards Mars Wrigley for supporting CampOUT!. More


Lynn Wainwright, BA’ 94, BEd’ 95, Winner of 2020 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher of the Year Award! 2020/05/28

Winner of the 2020 UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award. More


Celebrating the inspired philanthropy of The Edith Lando Charitable Foundation 2020/05/26

UBC Faculty of Education expresses our deepest gratitude towards The Edith Lando Charitable Foundation. More


Joseph Katz Memorial Scholarship – An Impact Story 2020/05/25

“We see you. The work is important and there’s lots more to do. Keep going.” More


Researcher of the Year, Social Science and Humanities – Dr. Sabre Cherkowski 2020/05/07

Congratulations to Dr. Sabre Cherkowski, OSE, for receiving the UBCO 2020 Researcher of the Year, Social Sciences and Humanities. More


Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education Mentorship Award – Dr. André Mazawi 2020/05/06

Congratulations to Dr. André Mazawi, EDST, recipient of the 2020 Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education (CCGSE) Mentorship Award. The CCGSE Mentorship Award is awarded annually in recognition of exceptional mentorship at the level of graduate instruction. More


Clifford J. Anastasiou Award in Education 2020/05/05

We are very thankful for the Anastasiou family's generosity towards Faculty of Education teacher candidates. More


Tell Us Your Story 2020/05/04

If you have a story about how someone’s generosity helped you and say thank you to our supportive donors, we would love to hear from you. More


Reminder: B.Ed Nominations for Awards and Prizes 2020/04/21

A reminder that the deadline for submitting the B.Ed nominations for awards and prizes is May 30, 2020. More


Active Kids Launches New Virtual Intro to Gymnastics Classes

Active Kids launches new virtual intro to gymnastics classes for 4 to 6-year olds on April 29. More


UBCO 2020 Golden Apple Award – Dr. Peter Arthur

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Arthur for receiving a UBCO 2020 Golden Apple Award. More


Dr. Kathryn Accurso is the 2020 recipient of the Ruth Crymes TESOL Academies Fellowships 2020/04/17

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kathryn Accurso on receiving the 2020 Ruth Crymes TESOL Academies Fellowships Award! More


Dr. Rob Bedi Receives the UBC and University of Washington Collaborative Research Mobility Award

Dr. Rob Bedi has been awarded the UBC-University of Washington Collaborative Research Mobility Award More


COVID-19 Video Message from the Department of Language & Literacy Education

Short messages to the LLED and Faculty of Education community from our faculty members! More


The John and Doris Andrews Research and Development Award 2020/04/09

Up to $6,000 in research funding for educational research and development projects that impact community and make a contribution to society. More


SSHRC Explore Grant

Up to $7,000 to support early stage research activities by faculty that will lead to the development of external research funding applications. More


Faculty of Education Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health

Up to $6,000 to translate completed research into accessible forms that community stakeholders and educators can utilize to impact practice. More


Postponed: International Research Visiting Fellowship

Due to COVID-19 concerns the ORE's International Research Visiting Fellowships competition has been postponed, likely into the fall. New deadline TBA. More


Tri-Agency Updates 2020/04/08

Updates from March 30 to April 10 and Application deadlines More


Happy Sikh Heritage Month 2020/04/02

Faculty of Education invites you to observe Sikh Heritage Month by reading more about the story of Sikhs in Canada. More


Spotlight on Mental Health – Featuring Humble The Poet 2020/03/23

Dean Blye Frank, UBC Faculty of Education, hosted a special talk and panel discussion on mental health, featuring Humble The Poet. More


Learning Transformed Funding Pool 2020/03/09

Funding has now been allocated for projects that advance the goals and strategies outlined in our new strategic plan, Learning Transformed. More


Collaborative Research Mobility Awards

Collaborative Research Mobility Awards application process and deadlines More


Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence 2019-2020 2020/03/03

Each year, the Dean extends the Faculty’s appreciation for the valuable contributions of our staff through an award for staff excellence. More


AMS Great Trekker Award Recipient, Professor Emerita Dr. Jo-ann Archibald

Congratulations to Professor Emerita Dr. Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem, OC, this year’s AMS Great Trekker Award Recipient! More


Faculty Research Infrastructure Support Services Program (RISS) 2020/02/28

RISS funds complement external and internal faculty research grants by supporting activities typically ineligible for support through these sources. More


Get Involved On and Off Campus

The UBC Volunteer Program has many volunteer postings available for all students to explore opportunities to get involved in their local community. More