February 15, 2019

New publication from Claudia Diaz-Diaz & Paulina Semenec

“Opening for debate and contestation: OECD’s International Early Learning and Child Well-being Study and the testing of children’s learning outcomes” a special issue and editorial co-authored and edited by EDST PhD Candidates Claudia Diaz Diaz and Paulina Semenic, with Peter Moss has been published in Policy Futures in Education. Click here to access the issue.


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February 8, 2019

Neila Miled Awarded Joseph Katz Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to Neila Miled, PhD Candidate and recipient of the 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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February 7, 2019

Dr. Amy Metcalfe Receives Killam Research Fellowship

Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Amy Metcalfe for receiving one of ten Killam Faculty Research Fellowships awarded across UBC for 2019. This award enables faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave, during which Dr. Metcalfe will examine the early histories and public policy contexts of three leading research universities in the “Cascadia Innovation […]


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February 6, 2019

Dr. Allison Earl receives Emerging Scholar Award

Congratulations to Dr. Allison Earl for receiving an Emerging Scholar Award at the 2019 “On Sustainability” International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability. A small number of awards are given to outstanding graduate students and emerging scholars who have an active research interest in the conference themes. Dr. Earl is an Education for Sustainability […]


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January 28, 2019

2018 ALE Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Adult Learning and Education Awards, EDST students Kari Grain and Nasim Peikazadi! Kari has been awarded the Coolie Verner Prize in recognition of her consistent work in innovative aspects of adult education in ethically sustainable ways. Nasim has been awarded the Gordon Selman Award for her work and […]


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January 24, 2019

Congratulations, Paulina Semenec!

We are pleased to announce that Paulina Semenec is a winner of the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Endowed Awards and recipient of the Jimmar Memorial Scholarship in Education. Congratulations, Paulina, on this significant achievement!


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Congratulations, Claudia Diaz-Diaz!

We are pleased to announce that Claudia Diaz-Diaz is a winner of the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Endowed Awards and recipient of the Dean of Education Scholarship. Congratulations, Claudia, on this significant achievement!


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January 10, 2019

Congratulations, Stéphanie Black!

EDST PhD Student, Stéphanie Black,  receives the J. Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship in Children’s Rights and Indigenous Education Stéphanie’s doctoral research explores whether children in Vancouver have equity of access to highly trained school-based sexuality education (SBSE) instructors in Vancouver. During her M.Ed., she learned first-hand about the disparities in SBSE instruction across […]


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January 9, 2019

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald appointed to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to EDST Emerita Dr. Jo-ann Archibald (Q’um Q’um Xiiem) on being appointed as an Officer to the Order of Canada. Governor General Julie Payette made 103 new appointments on December 27, honouring Canadians who have helped shape and innovate societies across the country. This is one of Canada’s highest honours. Dr. Archibald is an Indigenous scholar, author, and pioneer in the […]


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January 8, 2019

EDST Welcomes Dr. Sharon Stein

The Department of Educational Studies is pleased to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Sharon Stein. Dr. Stein joined the department January 1, 2019 as an Assistant Professor!  


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