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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 […] Read More

Fall 2018 Issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation
October 3, 2018

Co-editors Penney Clark (EDCP) and Mona Gleason (EDST) announce the publication of the Fall 2018 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation. Table of Contents Front Matter Articles Canadian Schools, the League of Nations, and the Teaching of History, 1920–1939 Ken Osborne “Some Reckoning of Gains Is Made”: Theories of Assessment in Alberta’s […] Read More

Fifth Beijing Science Festival
September 24, 2018

During September 13 – 16, 2018, I represented UBC Faculty of Education (and Canada) at the Fifth Beijing Science Festival. It is hard to describe the scale of the event. It is about 800 times bigger than our UBC Family Math and Science Day and hundreds of companies, educational institutions and governmental agencies take part […] Read More

15th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability
August 31, 2018

From Pedagogies for Sustainability to Transformative Social Change UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada, 17–19 January 2019 http://onsustainability.com/2019-conference Conference Partner | Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, UBC Local Organizing Committee Dr. Peter Cole, Associate Professor, Indigenous Education,Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia Dr. Samson Nashon, Head & Professor of Science Education,Department of Curriculum […] Read More

40th UBC Physics Olympics
March 16, 2018

We held our 40th UBC Physics Olympics on Saturday, March 10, 2018.  It was an extraordinary event. We had 6 very successful heats that the students were very excited about. We also had a record number of teams and students: 73 teams and 721 students. We had teams from all over BC and we had teams […] Read More

Celebration of William Doll’s Life
February 5, 2018

The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy will be hosting the Celebration of the Life and Works of the late Professor William Doll who passed away on December 27, 2017. Professor Doll was an adjunct professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy where he mentored faculty and graduate students in scholarly pursuits. Though missed, his […] Read More

Congratulations to the 2017 UBC-Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program Graduates
January 4, 2018

The Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya has been in existence since 1991, with many original refugees still in residence 26 years later.  The camp in Dadaab hosts close to half a million refugees escaping violence in neighbouring Somalia and other African countries.   The UBC–Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program in Dadaab, Kenya launched in […] Read More

Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge
November 9, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Phelan & Dr. Bill Pinar on a very successful two-day symposium in October 2017 entitled Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge. The symposium was supported by a SSHRC Connections Grant. Over 60 invited participants included representatives from the Ministry of Education, the British Columbia Teachers Federation, teacher education programs across […] Read More