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Dr. Anna Kindler publishes a series of books for young children
November 17, 2021

As part of her work as an educator engaged with early childhood development and learning Dr. Anna Kindler recently published a series of 10 books for young children with Early Childhood Learning (ECL) Publishing. The collection of 10 books, each featuring a unique animal character, was written to stimulate imagination, creative play and encourage self-directed […]

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Peter Grimmett
November 10, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Professor Emeritus Peter Grimmett on his new book: “Restoring Soul, Passion, and Purpose in Teacher Education: Contesting the Instrumentalization of Curriculum and Pedagogy”. For more information and how to obtain a copy of the book check here. Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of Science Education     […]

Lingering with Love and Loss
October 29, 2021

Lingering with Love & Loss | Remembering Carl Leggo November 15th, 1953 – March 7th, 2019   On Thursday, March 28th, 2019 many in the Faculty of Education, across campus and community gathered at The University of British Columbia to share in an evening of memories, poems, music, stories and tributes to a poet, professor, […]

The Orange Shirt Project
October 7, 2021

Acts of Remembrance, Respect and Reconciling       Dr. Lorrie Miller, Dr. Kerry Renwick, Dr. Shannon Leddy and Heather Clark invite all Teacher Candidates and FoE Faculty and Staff to participate in creating orange shirts to commemorate each of the Indigenous children who lost their lives at Indian Residential Schools. We also welcome participation […]

Congratulations to Kwesi Yaro
August 4, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Kwesi Yaro, a PhD graduate of EDCP, has accepted a tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. Dr. Yaro recently successfully completed his PhD in EDCP under the supervision of Professor Ann Anderson with Professors […]

Dr. Kerry Renwick Receives a 2021 USI Interdisciplinary Education Grant
August 3, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Dr. Kerry Renwick recently joined the UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) Sustainability Fellowship Program and received a USI Interdisciplinary Education two-year grant. She will work with Dr. Silvia Bartolic, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, on a curriculum protect to create a new certificate program on Sustainability and Family. The UBC Sustainability Initiative 2021 […]

6th International STEM in Education 2021 Virtual Conference
July 20, 2021

Changing the Story The 6th International STEM in Education Conference Hosted Virtually by the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada July 5-9, 2021, Daily from 21:00 GMT to 01:30 GMT   UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy hosted the 6th International STEM in Education 2021 Virtual Conference between July […]

Congratulations to Dr. Kerry Renwick
July 6, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Kerry Renwick, for receiving the award for the Best Article published in Higher Education Research & Development (HERD) for 2020. Community engagement is … : revisiting Boyer’s model of scholarship Renwick, K., Selkrig Mark., Manathunga, Catherine., Keamy Ron ‘Kim’. 2020. HERD, 39(6). Congratulations Kerry on this magnificent […]

Dr. Sandra Scott receives an NSERC PromoScience program grant
July 2, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Scott for receiving an NSERC PromoScience program grant. Learn more in this article.

Congratulations to Dr Anna Kindler’s son, Antoni
July 1, 2021

Dear Colleagues, It is a delight sharing the excellent news of Dr Anna Kindler’s son, Antoni, for being selected to represent Canada at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. The Olympic Field Hockey Team has now been announced ( and Antoni will be the Goalkeeper for Canada. We will join Anna in cheering for Antoni even […]


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