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Dr. Leyton Schnellert reappointed as Eleanor Rix Professor for Rural Teacher Education

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

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

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


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Supporting and Representing Black Educators in BC… Where Are We Today?

When: February 17th, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST Where: Virtually As part of the United Nations commitment to the 2015 – 2024 International Decade for People of African Descent, Faculties of Education and School Districts should endeavor to support Black educators and Black student excellence. This commitment is key to the holistic academic success […] More


FoE Staff Professional Development Workshop – Fundamentals of Anti-Racism, Part 2

Join fellow staff members at the PD Workshop on January 28, 2021, featuring keynote speaker, Cicely Blain. More


Dean’s Distinguished Lecture and Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy Award Ceremony

In partnership with the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada and British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth, the UBC Faculty of Education presents the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture and the Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy Award Ceremony. More


University Killam Professor in the Faculty of Education

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

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


Faculty of Education Staff Professional Development Workshop – Fundamentals of Anti-Racism, Part 1

Join fellow staff members at the PD Workshop on December 4th 2020, featuring Keynote speaker, Cicely Blain. More


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

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


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The Syllabus as Curriculum and the Poetic Secret of Objects

Dr. Samuel Rocha Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies UBC Friday, November 27, 2020 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm (PST) Host: Dr. Rita Irwin Via Zoom View EDCP November Seminar Poster Abstract Sam Rocha will introduce and expound one of the core claims of his newest book, The Syllabus as Curriculum. This claim is simply […] More


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WEBINAR – Environmental Education: How can we make a difference?

Imagine a future where world leaders have grown up with a deep understanding of the natural environment that sustains us, knowledge that informs responsible decisions that advance our planetary health. More


NOI Deadline for UBC Internal Research Awards & Prizes

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


Celebrating Mars Wrigley’s philanthropy

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


A Systems Approach to Social Change

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


UBC Faculty of Education Staff Wellness Afternoon 2020

You are invited to the 3rd annual Staff Wellness afternoon – virtual edition! This event was created in recognition of Faculty of Education staff, and is a chance for you to relax and enjoy some wellness activities with your colleagues from both campuses. More


Tea with the Dean

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm - Faculty and Staff are invited to attend an afternoon of Tea with the Dean and presentation of the 2019-2020 Staff Excellence Awards.  More


Storybooks Canada for Multilingual Families during Covid-19

On May 15, Dr. Bonny Norton (LLED) is giving a Webinar for the Vancouver School Board on: Storybooks Canada for Multilingual Families during Covid-19. More


Researcher of the Year, Social Science and Humanities – Dr. Sabre Cherkowski

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

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

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


Tell Us Your Story

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


LLED Apprentice Workshop: What is Your Digital Story?

What is your current digital story and how might you rewrite it to reflect your professional goals as a graduate student in education? More


Open UBC Webinar Series

Interested in learning about workflows and processes to make your open education, open data, or open science project a success? Register for a webinar More


Reminder: B.Ed Nominations for Awards and Prizes

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


UBCO 2020 Golden Apple Award – Dr. Peter Arthur

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


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

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


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