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5th Aboriginal Mathematics K-12 Symposium: Mathematics, Students and Community
March 10, 2015

On Feb. 27, educators from across the province met at the UBC Longhouse to explore, imagine, and discuss new ideas for improving mathematics education for Aboriginal learners. Read More

7th Biennial Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference at UBC

On February 20 and 21, 2015, the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia and the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies hosted the 7th Biennial Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference at UBC. The 1st Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference took place at UBC in 2003. That first conference […] Read More

Fourth Math and Science Family Day
November 13, 2014

On behalf of an EDCP Outreach Committee and EDCP Science Group I would like to let you know that we had a fantastic Fourth Math and Science Family Day on Saturday, November 1st. The event was hosted by the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy and supported by the Department, TEO, Dean’s Office, Beaty Biodiversity Museum […] Read More

EDCP Organized International Conferences, STEM 2014 and PME (2014) 38
July 31, 2014

Colleagues, The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy has just finished hosting and organizing two fantastically well run international conferences, STEM 2014 and PME (2014) 38. The Third International Conference of Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM 2014) took place first (July 12-15), organized by Samson Nashon (chair), David Anderson, Ann Anderson, Stephen Petrina, and Marina […] Read More

Event Spotlight: BC Brightest Minds 2014
May 2, 2014

On April 29, we once again organized BC Brightest Minds Event at PNE - Playland. It was the 9th year of the collaboration between PNE and the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy that aims to inspire students in physics. Read More

The First Annual EDCP Graduate Student Conference
April 30, 2014

The first annual EDCP Graduate Student conference became the successful student initiative in 2014 which brought together more than 60 graduate peers and student researchers from across disciplines in the domain of Education. The committee of 2014 was led by EDCP graduate student volunteers. Read More

36th UBC Physics Olympics
March 11, 2014

On March 8th, more than 400 students and 50 physics teachers from all over BC came to UBC to take part in 36th UBC Physics Olympics. 55 teams participated in the event with the teams ranged from 4 to 25 students. The teams came from all over BC – Terrace, Prince George, Penticton, Mission, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. Read More

National Physical Education Expomoticidad Conference in Medellin, Columbia
January 7, 2014

Joy Butler was invited to give two presentations in Medellin, Columbia at their National Physical Education Expomoticidad Conference in November 2013. There were over 500 delegates in attendance for her keynote presentation, titled Teaching Games for Understanding – developing decision-makers in games. Read More