July 25, 2013

MA Thesis Defense Successful

Today, July 24, Dianne Ashbourne successfully defended her MA thesis “Education, beliefs, and experiences: Examining the role of parents in children’s extracurricular activity participation.” The committee was comprised of Lesley Andres (supervisor), Mona Gleason, Taylor Webb, and Beth Hirsh (Sociology) as external examiner. Congratulations Dianne for a stellar thesis and brilliant defense!    


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July 24, 2013

Humanitarian Assistance in a Troubles Space

An exhibit by Omer Aijazi, Liu Scholar, and PhD Student, Educational Studies.


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New Department Head

On July 1st Dr. Pam Ratner became the new Department Head.


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June 27, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Denise Tang

Former EDST MA and Centre for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice Institute student on her new book, Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life. Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families.


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June 25, 2013

Private Tutoring Across The Mediterranean

New book: Although private tutoring has a long history, prior to the present century it attracted very little professional discussion or academic research.


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New Book – Mona Gleason

In "Small Matters", Mona Gleason explores how medical professionals, lay practitioners, and parents understood young patients and how children responded.


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MA Thesis Award

Janine Jongbloed has been selected to receive the MA Thesis Award from the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE).


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June 24, 2013

Murray Elliott Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Teacher Education Program

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.


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May 21, 2013

Self-fulfilling prophecy” wins The R.W. B. Jackson Award

“Self-fulfilling prophecy: How teachers’ attributions, expectations and stereotypes influence the learning opportunities afforded aboriginal students” has been selected as the best of all English articles in volume 35 of the Canadian Journal of Education.


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The Second Inter-University Graduate Seminar in Educational Research

The Second Inter-University Graduate Seminar in Educational Research will be held on Saturday, June 1st, 2013, from 08:15 to 16:00, at UBC’s Thea’s Lounge. The Seminar’s programme can be downloaded from this location. The Inter-University Seminar in Educational Research is a graduate student scholarly event. It brings together students from various universities to celebrate and […]


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