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16th Canadian Symposium – Highlights
Mar 08, 2021

  The Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy hosted the 16th Canadian Symposium – Home Economics on February 27– 28, 2021. The Canadian Symposium on Home Economics Education has been held biennially since 1991 in various locations across Canada. This was the 30 year anniversary. Attended by over 70 delegates the Canadian Symposium on Home Economics […] Read More

Mapping A/r/tography Exhibition Catalogue
Feb 01, 2021

Congratulations to Dr Rita L. Irwin, Principal Investigator and Nicole Y.S. Lee, Editor and Curator on the publication of the Mapping A/r/tography: Exhibition Catalogue, InSEA 2019 World Congress   The Mapping A/r/tography Exhibition was held at The University of British Columbia during the InSEA 2019 World Congress. This exhibition featured ongoing artistic, pedagogical, and scholarly […] Read More

16th Canadian Symposium
Jan 06, 2021

Home Economics | Family Studies | Human Ecology | Family & Consumer Science Education: Issues & Directions Virtual Symposium | February 27-28, 2021   The Canadian Symposium on Home Economics Education will celebrate its 30 year anniversary on 2021. It continues to grow in its representation of Canadian home economists as well as increasingly drawing […] Read More

“We’re all in this together!”
Dec 30, 2020

This year, the UBC Music Education Teacher Candidates of TIME cohort – Teacher Initiative for Music Educators (TIME) created a virtual ensemble (covid theme).  Combining all their unique musical prowesses to create a covid edition performance of songs to celebrate their B. Ed. year in teacher education at UBC. Despite the challenges of not being […] Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue
Dec 17, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue, Senior Editor of Studies in Art Education, on the publication of four issues of the journal in 2020. First published in 1959, Studies in Art Education is the leading research journal in the field of art education in North America and beyond. Studies in Art Educationpublishes research about art making, criticism, aesthetics, cultures, philosophies, histories, […] Read More

Elementary Physical and Health Education: Supporting Physical Activity and Physical Literacy Through A Summer Institute
Nov 25, 2020

A Summer Institute that was organized around an elementary course titled “Advanced Physical Education” (EDCP 420) feature a poster presentation, invited guest speakers, Dr. Stephen Berg, University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBC-O); Lise Gillies, Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC; Alexandra Inglis, After-School Sports and Arts Itinerant Teacher, SD 73 (Kamloops-Thompson); Dr. […] Read More

Autumn 2020 Issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation
Nov 13, 2020

The Autumn 2020 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation is now online! Le numéro d’automne 2020 est disponible ! Editors, Penney Clark (EDCP) and Mona Gleason (EDST), invite you to view the following: Message from the Editor / Message du rédacteur Articles Louise Bienvenue, Façonner l’âme d’une nation par l’histoire : La vulgarisation historique, […] Read More

The Arts and the Teaching of History: Historical F(r)ictions
Sep 29, 2020

Clark, Penney and Alan Sears. The Arts and the Teaching of History: Historical F(r)ictions. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. (297 pages)  https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783030515126#reviews   There is significant evidence to show that artistic representations of the past are influential in shaping people’s sense of history and collective memory. Drs. Penney Clark and Alan Sears closely examine the pedagogical possibilities […] Read More