October 24, 2013

Rob VanWynsberghe in the news

It was great to see Rob VanWynsberghe’s work reported in the Globe & Mail: See the article here


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Congratualations to Hanae Tsukada

On behalf of her committee (Dr. Ryuko Kubota [Co-supervisor], Dr. Pierre Walter, Dr. Julian Dierkes [University Examiner], Dr. Kjell Rubenson [University Examiner] and Dr. Fazal Rizvi [External Examiner]) I congratulate Hanae Tsukada on the successful defense of her PhD thesis entitled ‘The Internationalization of Higher Education as a Site of Self-positioning: Intersecting Imaginations of Chinese […]


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October 16, 2013

Congratulations to Bill Jones

Hearty congratulations to Bill Jones, a member of the 2006 cohort of the EdD in Educational Leadership and Policy, who successfully defended his dissertation today. The title of Bill’s study was “The Influence of Ubiquitous Computing on Teacher-Student Relationships.” Bill is currently the Head of Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School near Calgary, AB.


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October 7, 2013

Shout of Congrats to the” Ah, Success” workshop presenters

On behalf of the Scholarship Committee, I wish to give a big shout out to all the presenters who so graciously gave of their time, planning and commitment to the community of Educational Studies for the work of doing thoughtful presentations and making ideas about how prepare grants and fellowship applications an accessible and collective […]


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October 1, 2013

Deo Bishundayal now EDST sessional representative

The Department is pleased to announce that Deo Bishundayal has been elected by acclamation to represent the EDST sessional instructors. As some of you may know, Deo graduated from M.Ed. in Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC) program in 2004 and went on to do his doctorate at the University of Calgary. Deo earned a […]


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September 25, 2013

Imogene Okes Award

Dan Pratt  will be honoured at an up-coming ‘Awards Dinner’ in the Faculty of Medicine (Oct. 2) for having received the Imogene Okes Award for most outstanding piece of research in adult education during the previous year.


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August 20, 2013

MA Defense – Jasmine Dares

How to create learning experiences that are more relevant and empowering for young people is an ongoing issue for educators, youth workers, parents, social scientists, and students. Critical pedagogical theorists have identified pedagogical gaps in formal education which limit the possibilities for critical thinking and student-centredness (Ibrahim, 2004; Low, 2007, 2011; McLaren, 1997). While many […]


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August 15, 2013

MA Defense Alana Boileau

“Assessing Francophone Québécois Undergraduate Students’ Understanding Of Indigenous Experiences In History And The Present: Identity, Interculturalism, And The “Imaginary Indian” Date:  August 22, 2013 Place:  WMAX 110 Time:  3:00- 6:30 pm Boileau Defense Aug 22 2013


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August 12, 2013

Murray Elliott Service Award

This award honours full-time and sessional faculty, staff and other persons associated with the Faculty of Education who have made an outstanding contribution to the Teacher Education Program at UBC. The recipient will receive a plaque along with a Pendleton blanket. In addition, the recipient’s name will be displayed in the Faculty alongside other recipients […]


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August 2, 2013

Alumnus now employed

EDST alumnus Carrie Hunter (Ph.D.) has recently joined the team at UBC’s Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) within the Faculty of Medicine.  Carrie is happy to be the Centre’s new research coordinator and happy to be working alongside many talented scholars including EDST’s own Dan Pratt.


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