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FLIP Webinar Series #1 | ‘What is Food Literacy?’
March 8, 2022

  ‘What is Food Literacy?’ ‘What is food literacy’ is the first in a series of webinars exploring food literacy education globally. Drs. Pamela Koch, Jennifer Sumner and Joyce Slater are three academics whose work is contributing to the food literacy as a growing area of study. The first webinar was held on February 28th […] Read More

UBC Physics Olympics | 2022
March 7, 2022

UBC Physics Olympics has been a major outreach collaboration between the UBC Department of Physics and Astronomy and UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy aimed at engaging secondary science students for more than four decades. On Saturday, March 5, 2022, we organized our second ever virtual UBC Physics Olympics. We decided to have a virtual […] Read More

Webinar | What is Food Literacy?
February 25, 2022

The Food Literacy International Partnership (FLIP) Invites you to their first webinar featuring three food literacy scholars who are leaders in the field. ‘What is Food Literacy?’ | Monday 28th February, 2022 | 1:00-3:00 p.m. *PST   (* Pacific Standard Time)   REGISTER             Food literacy is a term that is […] Read More

Decolonizing Together Symposium
January 1, 2022

Decolonizing Together entails two day-long online symposia that will bring together faculty, faculty associates and staff at two post-secondary institutions in B.C., as well as school associates and educators from various school districts in Lower Mainland. These symposia will cultivate a diverse community that creates and sustains equitable and inclusive campuses by ensuring the inclusion […] Read More

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 […] Read More

Proceedings of the 6th International STEM in Education Conference (STEM 2021)
November 14, 2021

Congratulations to Drs. Anderson, Milner-Bolotin, Petrina and Doctoral student Rodrigo Santa for their recent publication of STEM2021 Proceedings:   Anderson, D., Milner-Bolotin, M., Santos, R., & Petrina, S. (Eds.). (2021). Proceedings of the 6th International STEM in Education Conference (STEM 2021). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July 5-9. University of British Columbia. https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0402129 ISBN: […] Read More

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     […] Read More

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, […] Read More