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UBC Saturday Children’s Art Program 2013
November 14, 2012

We Are All Related: Art, Ancestry and The Environment The program runs for six Saturdays from January 26 to March 2, 2012, 10–11:30 a.m. Classes are open to children ages 5 to 10 and are held in the Neville Scarfe Education Building, Room 1128 on the main UBC campus. Children will participate in workshops that explore a variety of methods of creating art, including drawing, painting, print making, collage, etc. Read More

2012 UBC Faculty of Education Mathematics and Science Fair
October 30, 2012

Bad weather did not deter hundreds of children and adults to participate in the Third Family Mathematics and Science Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Science and math enthusiasts of all ages gathered at the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy for mathematics and science celebration. The event, UBC Mathematics and Science Fair at the Faculty of Education, became a tradition. Read More

Peru Summer Institute: Ecology, Technology and Indigeneity in the High Amazon (Summer 2013)
September 17, 2012

The 2013 Peru Summer Institute: Ecology, Technology & Indigeneity in the High Amazon will take place at the Sachamama Center in Lamas, Peru. Read More

Broadening the frame of Music Education
March 7, 2012

Contrary to popular belief, music is not a universal language.  The Solesmes’ reasons for intoning Gregorian chants near Sablé sur Sarthe, France, have little in common with the Tuvans’ motivations for throat singing in Siberia.  The Carnatic vocal music of southern India has scant relation to North American hip hop.  Different musical practices reflect cultural differences throughout […] Read More

Members of EDCP visit Dadaab Refugee Camps in Northeast Kenya
July 30, 2011

Members of EDCP have just returned from Dadaab Refugee Camps in Northeast Kenya, the largest refugee camp in the world (close to 400,000 people). Dr. Samson Nashon, Dr. Karen Meyer, Dr. Lisa Loutzenheiser, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin and Dr. Cynthia Nicol are working on an exciting project with teams from UBC’s Faculty of Education, Moi University […] Read More