December 21, 2015

EDST Graduate Shayna Plaut profiled for UBC Student Leadership Conference

Shayna Plaut, former EDST PhD student, has been profiled for the UBC Student Leadership conference series, Alumni Highlights. The series aims to highlight UBC alumni who have impacted UBC’s campus and community. Read her story here.


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December 8, 2015

Congratulations, Dr. Amy Metcalfe

Congratulations to Amy Scott Metcalfe on receiving a 2015 Hampton Established Scholar Award! Difficult Knowledge and the University: Race, Redress and (Re)presentation in the Exclusion Zone For more information on the Difficult Knowledge Project, click here.


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November 23, 2015

Let’s Imagine Canada’s Future

EDST’s Dr. Shauna Butterwick, Dr. Alison Taylor, and PhD Students Stephanie Glick and Nasim Peikazadi presented at the SSHRC Ottawa gathering, “Let’s Imagine Canada’s Future”, on November 16th. They presented a summary of their their Knowledge Synthesis study about Community Service Learning.


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November 13, 2015

ALGC Program wins Excellence in e-Learning Award!

At the 14th European Conference on e-Learning, held at Hertfordshire University, UK, Dr. Garnet Grosjean, was presented with an Excellence in e-Learning Award for the Master of Adult Learning & Global Change (ALGC) program. The ALGC is delivered collaboratively by The University of the Western Cape (South Africa), Linkoping University (Sweden), The Australian Catholic University […]


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November 6, 2015

New Publication by EDST Student Ashley Pullman

Congratulations to EDST student Ashley Pullman on her new publication: Emancipation, marketization, and social protection: the female subject within vocational training policy in Canada, 1960 to 1990. The paper can be found here.


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October 19, 2015

Dr. Mona Gleason Receives Research Grant!

Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Mona Gleason, who has received a 2015 Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant: Families Without Schools: Rurality, Remoteness, and the Promise of Schooling in Western Canada, 1900 to 1960. The Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grants program awards grants to may areas of research including education, sociology, economics, history, and anthropology.    


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September 24, 2015

Dr. Jude Walker receives SSHRC Insight Grant!

Congratulations to Dr. Jude Walker, Assistant Professor at EDST and the recipient of an SSHRC Insight Grant:  How do Academic Researchers Influence Adult Literacy and Skills Policy in Canada? The Role of Commissioned Research.


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September 18, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Sam Rocha

 Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Sam Rocha, whose book, A Primer for Philosophy and Education, has been awarded the 2015 AESA Critics’ Choice Book Award!  


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Cash Ahenakew, Vanessa Andreotti, and Michael Marker awarded SSHRC Insight Grant!

EDST’s Dr. Cash Ahenakew, Dr. Vanessa Andreotti, and Dr. Michael Marker are the recipients of a SSHRC Insight Grant for Re-imagining Aboriginal Education for a Shared Future: Examining Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreements. Congratulations!


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September 11, 2015

Freire 2016

Program The International Conference on Paulo Freire will be held on May 6 and 7, 2016, at the Ponderosa Commons on the University of British Columbia, sponsored by the Department of Educational Studies. Registration fees will be $120 CAD for faculty, $50 CAD for students, and $30 CAD for unaffiliated community members. Fees can be […]


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