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EDCP Graduate Students Receive 2023 Faculty of Education EDID Funding Grants
April 25, 2023

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating the following EDCP graduate students who have received Faculty of Education Student Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, & Decolonization (EDID) Funding Grants for 2022-2023. Peisen Ding (PhD student) Project Title: “Visuals of Love, Care and More: Implementation of Graphic Facilitation Strategies to EDID Pedagogy” Elmira Sarreshtehdari (PhD student) Yasaman Moussavi (PhD student) Project Title: […]

Dr. Rita Irwin Receives the AERA Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Learning Award
April 13, 2023

Dear Colleagues, It gives me tremendous pleasure to share with you the incredible news that Professor Rita Irwin will be receiving the 2023 AERA Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Learning Award from the AERA Arts and Learning SIG. This prestigious award will be presented to Professor Irwin at AERA in Chicago on April 15, 2023. […]

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Daeyoung Goh
March 8, 2023

  Dear Colleagues,  Please join me in congratulating EDCP PhD Candidate Daeyoung Goh who has won an award for best published paper for 2022 in The Curriculum Journal, which is published by the British Education Research Association. Link to the award announcement: The announcement itself: Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice Award 2022 The annual Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice Award, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Ross
March 2, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Wayne Ross. His project, Learning While Black: Researching the Post-Secondary Experiences of Black Youth, in collaboration with Solid State Industries in Surrey has been approved for Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) funding by UBC Community Engagement & VP Research and Innovation.  The Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund supports community-university partnerships that benefit communities across […]

Physics Webinar and the 43rd UBC Olympics
January 29, 2023

On November 17, 2022, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin and her colleagues from the Department of Physics and Astronomy successfully co-organized the first ever online webinar to support physics teachers, coaches, and prospective physics teachers, who are working very hard to inspire physics students to participate in the UBC Physics Olympics. This team hands-on event usually attracts […]

Congratulations to Rafael V. Capó García
January 1, 2023

Congratulations to Rafael V. Capó García, a PhD candidate under Dr. Wayne Ross’s supervision, for receiving two $20,000 grants in 2022. Congratulations Rafael! Sincerely, Samson. Dr. Samson Nashon, EdDDepartment Head & Professor of Science Education

Congratulations to EDCP Graduate student – Conan Lee 
November 29, 2022

Congratulations to EDCP Graduate student – Conan Lee (Supervisor, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin), who presented in his first ever international conference organized by the University of Sydney. The 7th STEM in Education Conference: The Conference attracted about 200 participants from more than 15 countries around the world. Conan’s poster “Knowledge Co-construction in YouTube Comments on Science Videos: […]

Congratulations to Dr. Rita Irwin
October 21, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Rita Irwin who was recognized by the Canadian Society for Education through Art (CSEA) with a unique Lifetime Achievement Award at the CSEA Awards Ceremony on October 15, 2022. It was awarded to her in recognition of the extraordinary scope and impact of her many contributions to the field of Art Education. While the award […]

Congratulations to Dr. Penney Clark
October 19, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Penney Clark for being awarded the Best Journal Article published between 2018 and 2020 by the Canadian History of Education Association/Association canadienne d’histoire de l’éducation (CHEA/ACHÉ). The award was presented to her at the CHEA/ACHÉ Conference on October 15, 2022.  The award was for: “‘The most just of all educational legislation’: Provision of free textbooks in […]

Shannon Leddy’s Promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching
September 6, 2022

Colleagues, I have recently received the President’s letter informing me that Dr. Shannon Leddy has been granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching, effective July 1, 2022. Please join me in congratulating Shannon on this important and wonderful achievement. Hearty congratulations, Shannon! Sincerely, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of […]


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