June 16, 2017

Retirement Lunch for Professors Shauna Butterwick and Jo-ann Archibald

EDST held a lunch on June 14th at Sage Bistro in celebration of the retirement of Dr. Shauna Butterwick and Dr. Jo-ann Archibald. Congratulations Shauna and Jo-ann, you will be missed! Scroll down to see some photos of the event.  


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June 13, 2017

Educational leadership graduates answer questions at public session

As part of their capstone project, graduates of the UBC Masters of Education (M.Ed) in Educational Administration and Leadership (EDAL) Program shared their research findings related to teaching practice, policy and politics. They discussed their work at a public information session at UBC Robson Square, Thursday June 8, 2017. Conversations included: How do beginning teachers […]


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[VIDEO] Adult Learning and Education in a ‘Post-Truth’ Society

A video recording of Shirley Walters’s June 6th seminar is available HERE


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May 31, 2017

Dr. Shauna Butterwick receives CASAE/ACEEA Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to EDST Professor Dr. Shauna Butterwick, who has received the CASAE/ACEEA 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award! This award is given out by the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education to an individual or program who has made exceptional contributions to the field of adult education in Canada. More information about the orginization can be […]


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May 27, 2017

Congratulations, Dr. Jason Ellis

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Ellis, Assistant Professor in EDST, who has been chosen as a 2017 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow.  This fellowship award of $70,000 USD is designed to enhance the future of education research by developing new talent in the many disciplines and fields represented by the scholars selected. These fellowships are administered by […]


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May 26, 2017

2017 Killam Faculty Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Stack on being awarded the 2016/2017 Killam Faculty Teaching Prize. Each year, the Faculty recognizes two full-time tenure track faculty members for exceptional teaching with a prize of $5000 and a plaque. More information about Dr. Stack and the award can be found here.


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May 24, 2017

[VIDEO] “Educating Etobicoke: Suburbs, Schools, and Inequality, 1945 — present”

A recording of Dr. Jason Ellis’ May 23rd seminar is available HERE.


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May 22, 2017

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald recognized by ABCDE for Lifelong Service to Education

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, professor of Educational Studies, is the recipient of ABCDE’s (the Association of BC Deans of Education) 2017 award for Lifelong Service to Education. ABCDE announced the winners of its annual awards for outstanding service to education in B.C. at the annual B.C. Teacher Education Roundtable Conference held May 11-12 at UBC. Dr. […]


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May 15, 2017

European Journal of Education Star Article Award

Congratulations to EDST student Ashley Pullman and EDST graduate Janine Jongbloed on the selection of their article as a “star article” by the European Journal of Education. This distinction is awarded once a year to an outstanding contribution from the previous year. Ashley and Janine’s article is titled Well-Being in the Welfare State: the Redistributive Capacity […]


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May 10, 2017

EfS Students on RoundHouse Radio

Jen Fischer and Ania Kolodziej, students in the Education for Sustainability M.Ed program, were interviewed on RoundHouse Radio show Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani. They spoke about their social start-up, Unused Terrain, which aims to get communities access to vacant sites for temporary use. Listen to the interview here.


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