News

Stay connected with the Faculty of Education by reading news stories related to our research, faculty, students and alumni.

Sara Van Dan Acker and Nana Wu receive 2020-21 UBC Faculty of Education Teaching Assistant Awards 2021/05/05

May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Sara Van Dan Acker and Nana Wu on their 2020-21 UBC Faculty of Education Teaching Assistant Awards In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our programs, the University annually awards teaching prizes to UBC teaching assistants, two of which are allocated to Faculty of Education teaching […] More


Dr. Yanning (Anna) Dong receives the 2020-21 Sessional and Lecturer Teaching Prize

May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Yanning (Anna) Dong on receiving the UBC Faculty of Education’s 2020-21 Sessional and Lecturer Teaching Prize The UBC Faculty of Education has a long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching. In recognition of the significant contributions that sessional and lecturer faculty members make to our programs, the Faculty offers a […] More


Nikolaus Dean and Kieran Forde receive 2020-21 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards

May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Nikolaus Dean and Kieran Forde on their 2020-21 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards As one of six Killam institutions, UBC offers yearly awards from the Killam Endowment Fund to faculty and teaching assistants who demonstrate excellence in teaching. In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our […] More


Dr. Joanna Cannon receives a 2020-21 Killam Teaching Prize

May 4, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Cannon on receiving a 2020-21 Killam Teaching Prize As one of six Killam institutions, UBC offers yearly awards from the Killam Endowment Fund to faculty and teaching assistants who demonstrate excellence in teaching. The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues and alumni […] More


Dr. Marianne McTavish receives a 2021 ABCDE Teacher Educator Award 2021/05/02

The Association of British Columbia Deans of Education (ABCDE) recognizes exceptional individuals at their annual Teacher Education Roundtable, where the Teacher Educator Award is presented to an individual or individuals at the school- or university-level who has distinguished themselves in partnering with a teacher education program in British Columbia. More


Dr. William (Bill) Sheel appointed as a Distinguished University Scholar 2021/04/28

April 30, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. William (Bill) Sheel on his appointment as a Distinguished University Scholar Dr. William (Bill) Sheel, Professor, School of Kinesiology, UBC Faculty of Education, has been appointed as a Distinguished University Scholar in UBC for his innovative research examining the intersections of age, sex and gender and the effects of […] More


Acadia Alumni Association honours Dean Frank with 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award 2021/04/06

Congratulations to Dr. Blye Frank, Dean and Professor, on his 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Acadia Alumni Association. More


UBC Faculty Research Awards 2021/03/30

Congratulations to the recipients of UBC's Faculty Research Awards, including faculty members Dr. Candace Galla and Dr. Ryuko Kubota. More


Dr. Leyton Schnellert reappointed as Eleanor Rix Professor for Rural Teacher Education 2021/03/09

Congratulations to Dr. Leyton Schnellert on his reappointment as Eleanor Rix Professor for Rural Teacher Education for a second three-year term beginning September 1, 2021. More


UBC Faculty of Education is ranked 10th in the world 2021/03/04

The UBC Faculty of Education in the University of British Columbia is ranked 10th in the world by QS World University Rankings for 2021. More


Dr. Jan Hare appointed as Dean pro tem of the UBC Faculty of Education 2021/02/26

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem of the UBC Faculty of Education, effective July 1, 2021. More


University Killam Professor in the Faculty of Education 2021/01/14

Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton, FRSC. The highest honour UBC can confer on a faculty member, a University Killam Professorship recognizes exceptional teachers and researchers who are leaders in their fields, and who have received international recognition for their talents. More


Canada Research Chairs in the Faculty of Education 2020/12/16

Canada Research Chairs' excellence in the pursuit of knowledge elevates Canada’s position as a worldwide leader in research. The Faculty of Education is home to six Canada Research Chairs, including three new chairs whose work will make a global impact in data science, Indigenous wellbeing and education. More


Dr. Handel Kashope Wright appointed as Senior Advisor on Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence 2020/11/27

We congratulate Dr. Handel Kashope Wright on his appointment as the Senior Advisor to the President on Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence. More


CIHR Update on Strategic Funding Opportunities

Update Regarding Delay of Strategic Funding Opportunities More


NOI Deadline for UBC Internal Research Awards & Prizes

Nominate a faculty peer for one of UBC's 2020 Research Awards! More


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