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September 18, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Sam Rocha

 Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Sam Rocha, whose book, A Primer for Philosophy and Education, has been awarded the 2015 AESA Critics’ Choice Book Award!  

 

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Cash Ahenakew, Vanessa Andreotti, and Michael Marker awarded SSHRC Insight Grant!

EDST’s Dr. Cash Ahenakew, Dr. Vanessa Andreotti, and Dr. Michael Marker are the recipients of a SSHRC Insight Grant for Re-imagining Aboriginal Education for a Shared Future: Examining Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreements. Congratulations!

 

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September 11, 2015

Freire 2016

Program The International Conference on Paulo Freire will be held on May 6 and 7, 2016, at the Ponderosa Commons on the University of British Columbia, sponsored by the Department of Educational Studies. Registration fees will be $120 CAD for faculty, $50 CAD for students, and $30 CAD for unaffiliated community members. Fees can be […]

 

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September 1, 2015

Welcome Alexandra Wozny

EDST welcomes Alexandra Wozny to the team!

 

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July 27, 2015

New Book: Au-dela d’une Ecole a Deux Vitesses

Dr. André Mazawi and Dr. Gerald Fallon recently launched their newest book, Au-delà d’une école à deux vitesses. “Cet ouvrage est le fruit d’un travail de recherche de deux universitaires canadiens (Université de Colombie Britannique, Vancouver) à partir d’enquêtes réalisées au printemps 2013 et d’un séminaire en octobre de la même année en Haïti. Il porte […]

 

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July 17, 2015

EDST Student Simin Sun in the news!

Congratulations to EDST (ALE) student Simin Sun on her successful outreach program in the local Cantonese community! http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/07/08/vancouver-chinatown-seniors-try-to-save-cantonese    

 

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July 14, 2015

Lecture: Dr. Bani Bora

Please join us on Wednesday July 15, 4 – 6pm EDST Seminar: Adult Education Programmes and Policies: India’s Perspective Dr. Bani Bora, Summer Visiting Scholar Ponderosa G Lounge The history of Adult Education in India began pre-independence and achieved prominence in the post independence phase. Each five year plan included adult education programmes and under the XI […]

 

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July 7, 2015

Dr Jo-Ann Archibad wins Killam Award

Congratulations to EDST Professor, Associate Dean of Indigenous Education, and NITEP Director, Dr. Jo-ann Archibald on being awarded the UBC Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring! The Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring recognizes outstanding mentorship by a UBC faculty member of numerous graduate students over a period many years.  This 2015 award recognizes a faculty member […]

 

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July 6, 2015

Congratulations Carolina Palacios and Lilach Marom

Congratulations to EDST Sessional Lecturer Carolina Palacios on winning the Faculty of Education Sessional & Lecturer Teaching Prize!   Congratulations to EDST Graduate Teaching Assistant Lilach Marom on winning the Faculty of Education Graduate Teaching Assistant Award!    

 

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June 22, 2015

Dr. John B. Collins (1940 – 2015)

We are saddened to announce that Dr. John B. Collins, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Studies, of the Faculty of Education at UBC, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Dr. Collins specialized in the evaluation of educational programs and initiatives, especially for mid-career adults in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law, education, and other […]

 

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