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Marina Milner-Bolotin on Radio
December 10, 2012

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Marina Milner-Bolotin who was recently interviewed on Russian Radio about the suicide of Amanda Todd and how we integrate the issues of diversity and anti-bullying in teacher education at UBC. The 20 minute interview is in Russian and people called on the radio to reflect on it. It is wonderful […]
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Congratulations to Samson Nashon and David Anderson
December 3, 2012

Colleagues, At the recent 2012 STEM international conference in Beijing, Samson Nashon and David Anderson were given the Best Paper Award for their paper titled: Teacher Change: The Effect of Student Learning on Science Teachers’ Teaching in Kenya. Hearty congratulations, Samson and David on this wonderful achievement! Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department […]
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CTV news clips
November 30, 2012

Colleagues, Nov 28th evening and Nov 29th morning, Don Krug was interviewed on CTV News about the use of tablets in young people’s learning.  Please take a moment to look at the excerpt and join me in congratulating Don on representing both his technology expertise and the EDCP department so well in the public domain. […]
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Penney Clark’s promotion to professor
November 19, 2012

Colleagues, I’m pleased to inform you that the President’s letter has been received confirming that Penney Clark has been promoted to professor. Please join me in congratulating Penney on this magnificent achievement. Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
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Congratulations to Penney Clark and Stephen Petrina
November 7, 2012

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Penney Clark and Stephen Petrina who (with Mona Gleason of EDST) have been awarded the 2012 Founders’ Prize by the Canadian History of Education Association. Their award winning article, Clark, P., Gleason, M., & Petrina, S. (2012) “Preschools for science: The Child Study Centre at the University of British Columbia, […]
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Congratulations to Lindsay Gibson
September 20, 2012

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Lindsay Gibson on achieving candidacy in his doctoral program. His committee is: Peter Seixas (supervisor), Penney Clark, and Kadriye Ercikan (ECPS). Many congratulations, Lindsay. Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
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New Book by Peter Seixas and Tom Morton
September 13, 2012

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Peter Seixas and his co-author, Tom Morton on the release of their new book The Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts, published by Nelson. This book serves as a timely and important professional development resource for History and Social Studies teachers. Hearty congratulations, Peter and Tom, Best, Peter Peter Grimmett […]
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Congratulations to Marina Milner-Bolotin
September 10, 2012

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Marina Milner-Bolotin who appeared in the media last week. She was interviewed on Global TV’s national series on education on Thursday September 6. To view: http://www.globalnews.ca/Pages/Story.aspx?id=6442709620. To download: http://www.yousendit.com/download/TEhYeEVjNDJHa1B2WnNUQw. Hearty congratulations, Marina! Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
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Tony Clarke’s publication

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Tony Clarke on his recent jointly-authored publication appearing in the latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Education, 35(2), 2012. Learning ‘rules’ of practice within the context of the practicum triad: A case study of learning to teach PDF Sebastien Chaliès, Guillaume Escalié, Bertone Stefano, Anthony Clarke. Hearty congratulations, Tony! Peter […]
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Congratulations to Susan Gerofsky
September 6, 2012

Susan Gerofsky has been granted tenure, hearty congratulations Susan! Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
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