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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

7th Math and Science Family Day
November 7, 2017

UBC Faculty of Education held our now famous annual event dedicated to hands-on mathematics and science: Seventh UBC Faculty of Education Mathematics and Science Day. We are very grateful for the continuous support of our event. We are also supported by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematics Sciences who realize that children’s interest in mathematics and […] Read More

UBC Girls’ Makeathon: Tech for Change
June 26, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, EDCP Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Paula MacDowell successfully hosted an extremely innovative UBC Girls’ Makeathon. This equity-oriented event was designed to foster maker and coding mindsets in high school girls by engaging them with diverse media & technologies, materials, mentorship, and hands-on design experiences. Teams were challenged to make an app related to an issue […] Read More

Spring 2017 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation
May 12, 2017

Co-editors Penney Clark (EDCP) and Mona Gleason (EDST) announce the publication of the Spring 2017 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation. This issue was guest-edited by Dr. Thomas Peace, an Assistant Professor at Huron University College in London, Ontario and Dr. Alison Norman, who works for the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations […] Read More

M.Ed. in Home Economics Education (HEE4)
January 25, 2017

This M.Ed. in Home Economics Education with a focus on Human Ecology and Everyday Life is a unique graduate program, offered fully online, for teachers of home economics, human ecology, family studies, and family and consumer science. It will also be of interest to professionals involved in educational programs that focus on health and nutrition, […] Read More

New Chapbook by Karen Meyer
October 26, 2016

By a Thread is a chapbook. I wrote this collection in the last two years while studying and writing poetry with mentorship from poet and artist Andrea Dancer. My collaborative research and teaching in Dadaab Refugee Camp inspired much of the work. For me, writing poetry provoked inquiry into challenges this community in refuge faces. […] Read More

6th Math and Science Family Day
October 18, 2016

On a stormy Saturday, October 15, EDCP faculty members and students organized Sixth Family Math and Science Day. This event has become a great Faculty of Education tradition! Despite the weather the event was attended by more than 360 guests, including UBC President, Dr. Ono and his family. More than 80 volunteers (TCs, graduate students, […] Read More

Music, You, and Young Learners: An Interactive Workshop by Dr. Gouzouasis
August 29, 2016

Peter Gouzouasis, Professor in Music Education and Deputy Head of Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy shared a research based, hands-on workshop in early childhood music on July 15, 2016. The workshop entitled “Music, You, and Young Learners: An Interactive Workshop” was sponsored by the Institute for Early Childhood Education & Research (IECER) as part of […] Read More