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Congratulations to Dr. Shannon Leddy
May 23, 2018

Congratulations to Shannon Leddy for being awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education by Simon Fraser University on May 23, 2018. Dr. Leddy started as a tenure-track Instructor in our Department in January 2018. We congratulate you, Dr. Leddy, and are happy to have you as a member of EDCP. Samson Dr. Samson Nashon […]

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Meyer

Dear colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Karen Meyer for being selected as one of the recipients of the 2017-2018 Killam Teaching Prize. Dr. Meyer was previously honoured with the Killiam Teaching Prize in 1996-97. It is rare for any faculty member to receive this prize more than once in their career. Dr. Karen […]

Congratulations to Frederick Brown
May 22, 2018

Frederick Brown, Research Assistant Technician of EDCP, is one of the two winners of the 2018 Dean’s Award for Staff of Excellence. Dean Frank presented the award to him on May 17th at the Afternoon Tea with the Dean event. The award recognizes excellence in staff service and support and acknowledges nominated staff who go […]

Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Anderson
April 23, 2018

Dear colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Stephanie Anderson (PhD 2017), who has just received the 2018 R.W.B. Jackson Award for the best article in the Canadian Journal of Education. Dr. Anderson’s article, based on her doctoral dissertation, was published in Volume 40 Issue 1, and is entitled “The Stories Nations Tell: Sites of […]

Congratulations to Dr. Penney Clark and Dr. Peter Seixas
March 15, 2018

Colleagues, The History Education Network (Dr. Penney Clark, Director) and the Historical Thinking Project (Dr. Peter Seixas, Director) were featured in a new report from the Conference Board of Canada, Making the Connection: Growing Collegiality and Collaboration Between K-12 and PSE Educators. The two networks together served as one of three case studies used to examine connections […]

Congratulations to Dr. Joy Butler

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Joy Butler who has been selected to receive the 2018 R. Tait McKenzie Award.  Presented by Physical & Health Education Canada (PHE Canada), the R. Tait McKenzie Award is geared toward Canadians who have made a significant impact on physical education, health education/promotion, recreation, and dance and who […]

Congratulations to Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue
March 14, 2018

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue who has been selected to receive the 2018 International Edwin Ziegfeld Award.  Presented by The United States Society for Education through Art, the International Edwin Ziegfeld Award honours a colleague from outside of the United States, who has made contributions of international significance to art education. […]

Congratulations to Dr. David Anderson
March 5, 2018

Colleagues, The 2018 Change Makers Award from the British Columbia Museums Association (BCMA), is given to Dr. David Anderson (and his faculty team – Dr. Lisa McIntosh, Dr. Alex de Cosson, and Dr. Jill Baird) for developing and leading UBC’s Masters of Museum Education (MMEd) program and the significant impact of this program in the professional […]

Congratulations to Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin
February 26, 2018

Colleagues, Join me in congratulating Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin for being awarded TLEF grants as Principal applicant and co-applicant.   Grant 1: Title:  Expanding pedagogical opportunities of 3D learning in UBC Teacher Education Principal Applicant:     Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin, Associate Professor, EDCP Co-Applicant:               Sharon Hu, Instructional Designer, ETS Awarded $47,672.00 in 2018. Grant 2: Title: Seeing […]

Congratulations to Dr. E. Wayne Ross and Sandra Delgado
February 5, 2018

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. E. Wayne Ross and Sandra Delgado, EDCP Doctoral Candidate, on their new book chapter: Sant, E., Lewis, S., Delgado, S., & Ross, E. W. (2018). Justice and global citizenship education. In I. Davies, H. Li-Ching, D. Kiwan, C. L. Peck, A. Peterson, E. Sant, & Y. Waghid (Eds.), The […]


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