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Congratulations to Gerald Tembrevilla
November 8, 2018

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Gerald Tembrevilla, a PhD candidate in EDCP, for receiving the 2019 Mitacs GlobalLink Research Award. He collaborates with Prof Kim Gomez of UCLA and Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin (UBC)(Supervisor) on the research project title: “Technological [in]accessibility: Digital Literacy in STEM Education in the Philippines”. Mr. Tembrevilla, who recently attained candidacy, is […]
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8th Family Math & Science Day Highlights
November 6, 2018

Congratulations to Marina Milner-Bolotin, Cynthia Nicol and everyone involved in the successful 8th Math & Science Family Day on Saturday, November 3rd. 400 guests and 130 volunteers attended. The large turn out on a rainy day is a demonstration of how popular this Family Math and Science Day has become. Thank you all for making […]
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EDCP Welcomes Dr. Leyton Schnellert
September 1, 2018

Dr. Leyton Schnellert will be joining the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy as an Associate Professor on September 1, 2018.  Dr. Schnellert is also appointed as the new Eleanor Rix Professor in Rural Teacher Education for a three-year term. Dr. Leyton Schnellert was previously an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at UBC’s Okanagan […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Webb

Dear Colleagues, Following the recent search for tenure-track Instructor I (Educational Leadership Stream) in Social Studies Education, Dr. Andrea Webb has been appointed to the position.  Dr. Webb has until now been a 12-month Lecturer in Social Studies Education. Please join me in congratulating Andrea on this important appointment. Samson Dr. Samson Nashon EdD Department […]
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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert Steele
August 9, 2018

Colleagues, It is with great sadness that we announce that, after a brief illness, Bob died Thursday, August 2, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mary, his children, Marne, Beth and David, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. At Bob’s request there will be no service. Bob Steele was born in Mervin, Saskatchewan, in […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Shannon Leddy
May 23, 2018

Congratulations to Shannon Leddy for being awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education by Simon Fraser University on May 23, 2018. Dr. Leddy started as a tenure-track Instructor in our Department in January 2018. We congratulate you, Dr. Leddy, and are happy to have you as a member of EDCP. Samson Dr. Samson Nashon […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Karen Meyer

Dear colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Karen Meyer for being selected as one of the recipients of the 2017-2018 Killam Teaching Prize. Dr. Meyer was previously honoured with the Killiam Teaching Prize in 1996-97. It is rare for any faculty member to receive this prize more than once in their career. Dr. Karen […]
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Congratulations to Frederick Brown
May 22, 2018

Frederick Brown, Research Assistant Technician of EDCP, is one of the two winners of the 2018 Dean’s Award for Staff of Excellence. Dean Frank presented the award to him on May 17th at the Afternoon Tea with the Dean event. The award recognizes excellence in staff service and support and acknowledges nominated staff who go […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Anderson
April 23, 2018

Dear colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Stephanie Anderson (PhD 2017), who has just received the 2018 R.W.B. Jackson Award for the best article in the Canadian Journal of Education. Dr. Anderson’s article, based on her doctoral dissertation, was published in Volume 40 Issue 1, and is entitled “The Stories Nations Tell: Sites of […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Penney Clark and Dr. Peter Seixas
March 15, 2018

Colleagues, The History Education Network (Dr. Penney Clark, Director) and the Historical Thinking Project (Dr. Peter Seixas, Director) were featured in a new report from the Conference Board of Canada, Making the Connection: Growing Collegiality and Collaboration Between K-12 and PSE Educators. The two networks together served as one of three case studies used to examine connections […]
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