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Fifth Beijing Science Festival
September 24, 2018

During September 13 – 16, 2018, I represented UBC Faculty of Education (and Canada) at the Fifth Beijing Science Festival. It is hard to describe the scale of the event. It is about 800 times bigger than our UBC Family Math and Science Day and hundreds of companies, educational institutions and governmental agencies take part […] Read More

40th UBC Physics Olympics
March 16, 2018

We held our 40th UBC Physics Olympics on Saturday, March 10, 2018.  It was an extraordinary event. We had 6 very successful heats that the students were very excited about. We also had a record number of teams and students: 73 teams and 721 students. We had teams from all over BC and we had teams […] Read More

Celebration of William Doll’s Life
February 5, 2018

The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy will be hosting the Celebration of the Life and Works of the late Professor William Doll who passed away on December 27, 2017. Professor Doll was an adjunct professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy where he mentored faculty and graduate students in scholarly pursuits. Though missed, his […] Read More

Congratulations to the 2017 UBC-Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program Graduates
January 4, 2018

The Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya has been in existence since 1991, with many original refugees still in residence 26 years later.  The camp in Dadaab hosts close to half a million refugees escaping violence in neighbouring Somalia and other African countries.   The UBC–Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program in Dadaab, Kenya launched in […] Read More

Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge
November 9, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Phelan & Dr. Bill Pinar on a very successful two-day symposium in October 2017 entitled Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge. The symposium was supported by a SSHRC Connections Grant. Over 60 invited participants included representatives from the Ministry of Education, the British Columbia Teachers Federation, teacher education programs across […] Read More

7th Math and Science Family Day
November 7, 2017

UBC Faculty of Education held our now famous annual event dedicated to hands-on mathematics and science: Seventh UBC Faculty of Education Mathematics and Science Day. We are very grateful for the continuous support of our event. We are also supported by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematics Sciences who realize that children’s interest in mathematics and […] Read More

UBC Girls’ Makeathon: Tech for Change
June 26, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, EDCP Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Paula MacDowell successfully hosted an extremely innovative UBC Girls’ Makeathon. This equity-oriented event was designed to foster maker and coding mindsets in high school girls by engaging them with diverse media & technologies, materials, mentorship, and hands-on design experiences. Teams were challenged to make an app related to an issue […] Read More

Spring 2017 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation
May 12, 2017

Co-editors Penney Clark (EDCP) and Mona Gleason (EDST) announce the publication of the Spring 2017 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation. This issue was guest-edited by Dr. Thomas Peace, an Assistant Professor at Huron University College in London, Ontario and Dr. Alison Norman, who works for the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations […] Read More