December 5, 2023

New Article – Campus Cooperatives – Michelle Stack

Abstract Along with faculty and the larger community, students are demanding accountability by university leaders in challenging racism, sexual violence and ableism on campuses and in the education of future professionals. In addition, many students, staff and faculty are housing (Weissman et al., 2019) and food insecure (Laban et al., 2020), leading to significant contrasts […]


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November 29, 2023

Congratulations Holly-Kate on the gold medal

Congratulations to our Administration Manager, Holly-Kate Collinson-Shield, who recently won a gold medal with Lionsgate Chorus in the 2023 Sweet Adelines International Competition. This competition is the annual global championship for women’s barbershop harmony a cappella singing, and 2023 is the first time Lionsgate Chorus has won the gold medal! The competition consists of two stages: […]


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November 27, 2023

EDST Represented at OISE CAIRS Decolonizing Conference

EDST was well represented at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education’s Centre for Integrative Anti-racism Studies’ 12th Decolonizing Conference (Nov 9-11, 2023).      This included from left to right- Henry Lee, Chris Stewart, Handel Wright, Gail Stromquist, and Daniel Shiu.      Handel Wright presented a paper titled “Decolonize This! Youth Activism and […]


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November 17, 2023

Master of Education in Sustainability, Regeneration & Resilience

MEd in Educational Studies


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November 15, 2023

Recognition of Dr. Cash Ahenake

The Indigenous Faculty Circle, here in the Faculty of Education at UBC, recognizes the significant contributions that Dr. Cash Ahenakew has made to advancing Indigenous knowledge, teaching, research, and engagement. His work has impacted our faculty’s commitments to decolonization, reconciliation, and inclusion. Dr. Ahenakew has demonstrated a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities […]


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November 8, 2023

New article – ‘Children Obviously Don’t Make History’: Historical Significance and Children’s Modalities of Power

New Article:   Mona Gleason, “ ‘Children Obviously Don’t Make History’: Historical Significance and Children’s Modalities of Power,” in the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (16.3 2023). From the abstract: Sarah Maza has argued that “children obviously don’t make history” given they are marginal to more meaningful, adult-driven change over time. In […]


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November 7, 2023

New article – Dreaming the life: international students and the temporal complexity of employability

Dreaming the life: international students and the temporal complexity of employability ABSTRACT Undergraduates today are required to make strategic decisions about where and what they study, and how they allocate time to studies, extra-curricular activities, and work. International students are likely to experience the pressure to capitalize on their time more intensely because of the […]


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November 6, 2023

New article by Yotam Ronen

When intellectuals educate: history and geography in the educational project for Chinese workers in France during World War One, 1916–1918 Between 1916 and 1918, a group of Chinese intellectuals opened a school in Paris for Chinese workers who came to Europe in aid of the Allied cause. One of them, Cai Yuanpei, created a textbook […]


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Blog post – October Doctoral Colloquium

The EDST blog has a new post!  This October EDST began hosting a Doctoral Colloquium. In this post, Colloquium coordinator, Yotam Ronen, summarizes the first of these presentations, given by EDST PhD Candidate, Jed Anderson. Check it out: 


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October 21, 2023

EDST Doctoral Colloquium – Co-developing the Indigenous Languages Act of Canada: Indigenous Roles in the Policy Process


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