News Stories

EDCP Strategic Plan 2019-2024 Launch
January 16, 2020


Congratulations to Dr. Rita Irwin
December 5, 2019

Colleagues, Congratulations to Dr. Rita Irwin who received the 2019 Murray Elliott Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education.  This prestigious award was presented to Dr. Irwin at the 2019 Bachelor of Education Student Awards Reception and Ceremony on November 26th. Congratulations, Rita on this outstanding recognition! Best, Samson. Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head […]

Congratulations to Drs. Lindsay Gibson and Harper Keenan
November 12, 2019

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Drs. Lindsay Gibson and Harper Keenan for receiving 2019 UBC Hampton New Faculty Grants. These awards are designed to provide start-up funding to new scholars seeking to establish their initial research programs. Dr. Lindsay Gibson, Assistant Professor, EDCP History Teachers’ Thinking about Commemoration Controversies $10,000View Post Dr. Harper Keenan, […]

Congratulations to RISS Fund Recipients

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating the STEM 2020 Conference (July 9 – 11, 2020) Organizing Team for their successful grant application to the Research Infrastructure Support Service (RISS) Fund. The team was recently awarded $8,250 for “STEM 2020 Conference: Postdoctoral Research Associate for Advance Assistance with Proceedings.” Well done: co-Chairs David Anderson and Marina […]

Tetsuo Aoki Professorship in Curriculum Studies
October 30, 2019

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Bill Pinar, Professor in EDCP, on his appointment as the Tetsuo Aoki Professor in Curriculum Studies, effective September 1, 2019. The Tetsuo Aoki Professor in Curriculum Studies has a term of five years.  This honorary Professorship is established in memory of the late Tetsuo Aoki whose life-long work has […]

2019 EDCP Holiday Celebration Lunch
October 22, 2019


Welcome to Dr. Harper Keenan
September 3, 2019

Colleagues, We are delighted to welcome Dr. Harper Keenan to the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy.  He joins us from Stanford University on September 1, 2019 as an Assistant Professor specializing in gender and diversity education.  Dr. Keenan is also appointed as the inaugural Quartermain Professor in Gender and Sexuality in Education. Please join me […]

Teaching as Research Award
August 8, 2019

Colleagues, Join me in congratulating our MA student Fabian Froehlich, supervised by Dr. Jillianne Code, for being a recipient of  the ‘Teaching as Research’ (TAR) Award by UBC’s Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL). Fabian’s project investigates the impact of Learning Analytics on students’ learning behaviour. Once again, congratulations Fabian! Best, Samson. Dr. Samson […]

Successful Partnership Grant

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Penney Clark and Dr. Lindsay Gibson for being successful co-applicants in a pan-Canadian research project entitled “Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future” that has been awarded a seven-year,  $2.5 million SSHRC Partnership Grant. Led by former UBC EDCP PhD student Dr. Carla Peck (University of Alberta), this collaborative research […]

InSEA 2019 Conference
July 5, 2019

Colleagues, Join me in welcoming InSEA Conference participants to our Department, Faculty and University.  Please note that to attend any of the presentations, you must have paid for registration.  See for details. I am pleased to see that many of our faculty and graduate students are presenting at this conference. Best, Samson. Dr. Samson […]


News Stories Filters

faculty students graduates sessional staff events
appointments awards & achievements grants in the media promotion publications scholarships