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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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September 1, 2015

Welcome Alexandra Wozny

EDST welcomes Alexandra Wozny to the team!

 

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July 27, 2015

New Book: Au-dela d’une Ecole a Deux Vitesses

Dr. André Mazawi and Dr. Gerald Fallon recently launched their newest book, Au-delà d’une école à deux vitesses. “Cet ouvrage est le fruit d’un travail de recherche de deux universitaires canadiens (Université de Colombie Britannique, Vancouver) à partir d’enquêtes réalisées au printemps 2013 et d’un séminaire en octobre de la même année en Haïti. Il porte […]

 

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July 17, 2015

EDST Student Simin Sun in the news!

Congratulations to EDST (ALE) student Simin Sun on her successful outreach program in the local Cantonese community! http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/07/08/vancouver-chinatown-seniors-try-to-save-cantonese    

 

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July 14, 2015

Lecture: Dr. Bani Bora

Please join us on Wednesday July 15, 4 – 6pm EDST Seminar: Adult Education Programmes and Policies: India’s Perspective Dr. Bani Bora, Summer Visiting Scholar Ponderosa G Lounge The history of Adult Education in India began pre-independence and achieved prominence in the post independence phase. Each five year plan included adult education programmes and under the XI […]

 

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