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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April 19, 2017

EDST Student Sonia Medel interviewed on Roundhouse Radio

EDST PhD student Sonia Medel was interviewed on her scholarship and community engagements on Roundhouse Radio’s Sense of Place. In the interview, Sonia shared with the audience how she bridges between her academic studies and her community- oriented practice. She also spoke about the current disaster situation in Peru emphasizing that the notion of ‘development’ needs to […]


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April 3, 2017

Dr. Mona Gleason part of History of Education Salon

EDST Professor Mona Gleason is one of four distinguished historians of education featured in the ISCHE History of Education Salon series. Watch her video, “Education and the Body”, here or on the ISCHE website.  


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March 23, 2017

EDST Student Rabia Mir in the Tyee

EDST MA student Rabia Mir has opinion piece on refugees in Canada published in the Tyee: There’s Another Way for Canadians to Help Refugees Providing aid and support to camps may have a broader, longer-term impact than resettlement.   Read the article here.  


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March 17, 2017

Upcoming Panel: Borders in the 21st Century

Panelists include EDST Associate Professor Vanessa Andreotti and the discussion will be organized around four main themes: (1) Economic Globalization, Neoliberalism and Free Trade, (2) Border Imperialism, Islamophobia and Settler Colonialism, (3) Whiteness and the Rise of White Nationalism in the West, and (4) Resistance and Seeking Change. Each theme will have a series of […]


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March 15, 2017

Congratulations to Leslie G. Roman & Gerald Fallon and their dis/artist team, Rena del Rena Del Pieve Gobbi & Cathy Browne on their Haagenson grant

Professor Leslie G. Roman & Associate Professor Gerald Fallon are the recipients of a Haagenson grant along with RA consultants Rena Del Pieve Gobbi, mental health advocate & film-maker, and Cathy Browne, a blind photographer and accessibility advocate who is Vice Chair of the city’s Persons’ with Disabilities Advisory Committee (featured in this recent issue […]


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March 14, 2017

EDST Grad Amea Wilbur on CBC News

Amea Wilbur, a graduate of the EdD program, was featured in an article about a unique English class which addresses the trauma and loss refugees and immigrants have faced. The program is privately funded and offers women-only classes where participants and able to bring their children. Amea created the program after seeing a gap in […]


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March 1, 2017

EDST Graduate Ryan van den Berg receives 2017 Thesis Award of the CPES

EDST MA graduate Ryan van den Berg has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Thesis Award of the Canadian Philosophy of Education Society (CPES). Congratulations! The reviewers who read Ryan’s thesis, Canadian Civic Education, Deliberative Democracy, and Dissent (December, 2016), were unanimous in assessing its strengths in argumentation, comprehensive skill in handling a […]


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February 15, 2017

2017 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Small Grant Awards

 Congratulations to two EDST faculty members on their success in the recent Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) – Small Grant competition: Dr. Alison Taylor– “The Learning Exchange as a hub of experiential learning”, has been awarded $33,105 in 2017. Dr. Robert Vanwynsberghe – “Developing assessment tools for evaluating key competencies in sustainability across programs at UBC”, […]


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