January 4, 2019

The Hard Working Student Research Project

Are you a first or second year full-time undergraduate student at UBC engaged in 12 or more hours of paid work per week? Visit  for information about participating in a 3 year research project! Sign up by January 15, 2019.  


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December 13, 2018

Dr. Shauna Butterwick inducted into the IACE Hall of Fame

  Congratulations to Dr. Shauna Butterwick, who has been inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Eductation (IACE) Hall of Fame! This Hall of Fame has been created to honour leaders in the fields of continuing education and adult learning. Through her advocacy and research, she has advocated for community as a teacher, advancing how community […]


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November 19, 2018

Congratulations, Dr. Amy Metcalfe

Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Amy Metcalfe for being awarded the 2018 Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education from the Council for International Higher Education (CIHE) of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).  Amy received the award in recognition of her article, “Nomadic political ontology and transnational academic mobility,” published in Critical Studies […]


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November 8, 2018

“Embodied Learning: Transformative (De)colonial (Im)possibilities” Panel at 2018 Decolonizing Conference

Panel Title:  Embodied Learning: Transformative (De)colonial (Im)possibilities Panel Presenters: Stephanie Glick, Sonia Medel, Lucy El Sherif, and Maria Angelica Guerrero Panel Discussant: André Elias Mazawi November 9, 2018 This panel of diverse women scholars explores the (de)colonial potential of learning through embodied forms of engagement with self and others, personal and public encounters. Together we attempt to answer […]


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October 19, 2018

Dr. Michelle Stack in ‘The Conversation’

Read EDST Associate Professor Dr. Michelle Stack‘s piece, “Why I’m not surprised Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland isn’t a full professor”, on The Conversation here.


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October 12, 2018

Education 4.0: Technology & Globalization

What is the purpose of education in a timeframe of 4 years? A lifetime? Generations? Please join IdeasXChange, a UBC student-led initiative that aims to solve today’s modern issues through education and dialogue, on Thursday October 18th, 2018. The session will explore questions concerning the future of education in an era of rapid change. The […]


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October 5, 2018

Denneisha Griffin-Pinnock receives Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowship

Congratulations to Denneisha Griffin-Pinnock (M.Ed, ALE) who is the recipient of a Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowship! Well done, Denneisha! The Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowships are made available by the University of British Columbia to honour the incredible determination and many personal achievements of Rick Hansen, Bachelor (Physical Education), 1986 and Doctor […]


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September 21, 2018

EDST PhD alumni, Dr. Greg Younging, to receive 2018 Gray Campbell Distinguished Service Award

Greg Younging, EDST PhD alumni, will receive the 2018 Gray Campbell Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Book Publishers of BC. The award recognizes Dr. Younging’s outstanding contributions to the province’s publishing industry over the years. Dr. Younging is an Assistant Professor at UBC-O, and has been a SAGE mentor for the Indigenous students […]


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September 17, 2018

MA Student Annie Montague receives Janusz Korczak Scholarship

EDST MA student Annie Montague has been awarded the Janusz Korczak Scholarship from the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada (2017/2018) for outstanding scholarship in the area of childhood and education. Annie’s research explores the intersection of Early Childhood Education and Education for Sustainability, focusing on how progressive educational models in diverse settings shape young learner’s […]


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September 12, 2018

New Publication from Dr. Kapil Regmi

“Foundational Models of Development, Underlying Assumptions and Critiques” by EDST’s Dr. Kapil Regmi has been published in Social Change. Abstract: Several theories of development (mainly modernisation, dependency, world system and postcolonial) are found in the current body of literature. However, the similarities and differences of these theories are not clearly articulated. This article has reviewed key scholarly literature […]


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