April 11, 2018

Dr. Sam Rocha selected as Carl A. Grant Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Rocha, who has been selected as a Carl A. Grant Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series is part of an ongoing program created in 1989 to feature scholars of colour in education. Dr. Rocha was selected as an outstanding scholar in higher education and will […]


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March 8, 2018

Small TLEF Award Winners

Congratulations to the successful EDST candidates of this year’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Awards: “Strengthening Dissertation and Thesis Proposals through the Creation of Online Theory and Method Modules” Principal Applicant:  Dr. Deirdre Kelly, Professor, Department of Educational Studies (EDST) Other Applicants: Tamara Baldwin, EdD candidate, EDST Awarded $21,465.00 for its 1st year of funding in 2018. […]


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March 6, 2018

Dr. Hongxia Shan receives Killam Faculty Research Fellowship

Congratulations to EDST Associate Professor Dr. Hongxia Shan, who has received one of ten Killam Faculty Research Fellowships awarded to UBC faculty members in 2018. The fellowships are designed to support researchers undertaking a research project during a study leave – during which Dr. Shan will research issues related to professional learning and knowledge transfer […]


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February 13, 2018

New Publication

Conceptions of Sustainability within the Redesigned K-12 Curriculum in British Columbia, Canada: Mapping a disputed terrain Co-authored by Dr. Gerald Fallon, Dr. Robert VanWynsberghe, and Patrick Robertson The purpose of this policy study is to provide to educators and curriculum writers a critical account of the diversity and contestability of the conceptions of sustainability embedded […]


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PhD student Claudia Diaz awarded scholarship

Congratulations to Claudia Diaz, who has been awarded the 2017–2018 Joseph Katz Memorial Scholarship! This award is given in memory of Joseph Katz, a long-term member of the Faculty of Education, and is awarded to an outstanding Magistral or Doctoral students studying in the area of multicultural and minority education. The awards will be given in […]


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November 15, 2017

Dr. Vanessa Andreotti Speaks at Climate Change Conference

EDST’s Dr. Vanessa Andreotti, Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change, speaks this week at the conference “Machen ist wie Wollen – nur besser! From knowledge to action – ESD versus Climate Change” at the Federal Art and Exhibition Hall in Bonn, Germany. This event happens in connection with COP23 – the UN […]


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November 10, 2017

New Publication co-authored by Dr. Gerald Fallon

‘Rethinking Creativity from the “South”: Alternative Horizons Toward Strengthening Community-Based Well-Being’ was co-authored by Dr. Gerald Fallon (EDST) and Dr. Zayda Sierra (University of Antioquia) and has been published in The Palgrave Handbook of Creativity and Culture Research. Chapter abstract:  In this chapter, the authors discuss the notion of competing sociocultural paradigms, including the ones that bring together […]


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November 2, 2017

The EdD turns 20!

Faculty of EDST celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Doctor of Education in Leadership and Policy (EdD) program at the recent EdD Institute.


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October 24, 2017

New Publication from Dr. Jason Ellis

‘Early Educational Exclusion: “Idiotic” and “Imbecilic” Children, Their Families, and the Toronto Public School System, 1914–50’ has been published in The Canadian Historical Review. Read it here.    


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October 17, 2017

Welcome, Sophia Choi

The Department of Educational Studies is pleased to extend a warm welcome to Sophia Choi, our new Graduate Student Support Assistant! Sophia comes to EDST from Go Global, UBC, where she worked as a Program Assistant for 2.5 years; and prior to that as a Work/Learn student. Sophia is well poised in communicating with a […]


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