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Congratulations to Julian Lawrence and Kimberly Baker
July 22, 2016

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Julian Lawrence (artist & EDCP MA student), Ching-Chiu Lin and Rita Irwin (researchers) for  receiving the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) 2016 Freeperson Award for best cartoon or infographic for “Katrina’s Story: Mentorship Confidential” published in the BCTF Teacher Magazine volume 27, number 5, May/June issue (2015).http://www.bctf.ca/TeacherNewsmagmay2015/; Kimberly Baker (PhD candidate in art […]
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Tracy Friedel’s promotion and tenure
June 30, 2016

Colleagues, I have just received the President’s letter informing me that Tracy Friedel has been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. Please join me in congratulating Tracy on this important and wonderful achievement. Hearty congratulations, Tracy. Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
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Promotion of Dr. Donal O’Donoghue to Full Professor
June 27, 2016

Colleagues, It is with tremendous delight that I can now inform you that Dr. Donal O’Donoghue has been promoted to full professor. I received a copy of the President’s letter just now. Please join me in congratulating him on this magnificent achievement and milestone. It is every academic’s goal to become a full professor. I […]
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CSSE Graduate Awards
June 15, 2016

Dear colleagues, Please join me in congratulating four of our graduate students, Julia Ostertag (Co-Supervisors: Dr. Donal O’Donoghue & Dr. Tony Clarke), Brooke Madden (Supervisor: Cynthia Nicol), Latika Raisinghani (Supervisor: Dr. Samson Nashon), and Stephanie Anderson Redmond (Supervisor: Penney Clark) for receiving the Best Dissertation and Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards respectively at this year’s […]
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NSERC PromoScience Funding
May 13, 2016

Colleagues, I’m delighted to share with you the news that Sandra Scott has been successful in winning $180,000 of NSERC Promo-science funding for the Landed Learning on the Farm project she now directs. This is fantastic news and a wonderful achievement by Sandra and her colleagues. The Landed Learning on the Farm project can now […]
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Historical Studies in Education
April 28, 2016

Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you that the Spring 2016 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation (HSE/RHE) has been published and is available in print and on-line at http://historicalstudiesineducation.ca/index.php/edu_hse-rhe/issue/view/433/showToc. This is the first issue published in the UBC Faculty of Education under the co-editorship of Professors Penney Clark (EDCP) and Mona Gleason (EDST). Assistant […]
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New Appointment: Dr. Samson Madera Nashon, Head of the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
April 15, 2016

Dr. Samson Nashon has been appointed as the next Head of the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Link to offiical announcement. We are all delighted with this appointment. Hearty congratulations to Samson!
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Dr. Bill Pinar’s honorary doctorate at the Abo Akademie in Turku, Finland
April 14, 2016

Colleagues, I am absolutely delighted to announce that Bill Pinar has been selected to receive, in June 2016, an honorary doctorate in Education at the Swedish-language university, Abo Akademi, in Turku, Finland. This represents the third Finnish honorary doctorate to be awarded to members of the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (Bill Doll and Peter […]
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Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin’s Promotion to Associate Professor

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Marina Milner-Bolotin, who has been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor (backdated July 1, 2015). This is a tremendous accomplishment. Marina’s professional accomplishments, outreach activities, and her service to the department and Faculty are outstanding. Hearty congratulations, Marina!!! Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of […]
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Dr. Joy Butler’s Promotion to Full Professor
March 22, 2016

Colleagues, I’m absolutely delighted to inform you that the President’s letter has been received confirming that Joy Butler has been promoted to full professor. Please join me in congratulating Joy on this magnificent achievement. Hearty congratulations, Joy! Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
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