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February 14, 2020

Congrats on the 2020 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF)

Congratulations on the 2020 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF)! Dr. Bathseba Opini, EDST. Co-applicants: Dr. Hartej Gill, Dr. Jason Ellis, Dr. Annette Henry, Dr. Michelle Stack, Dr. Andre Mazawi, John Yamamoto, Rod Brown, Dr. Shaya Golparian, Dr. Daniel Shiu, Meena Uppal, Ashley House, Dr. Vince White, Dr. Marianne McTavish, Mary Kostandy, Alison St. Pierre, […]

 

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February 13, 2020

New Publication – The Rise and Fall of Adult Literacy: Policy Lessons from Canada – Dr. Jude Walker

The Rise and Fall of Adult Literacy: Policy Lessons from Canada, co-written by EDST’s Dr. Jude Walker, has been published in The European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults (RELA) Link: https://www.rela.ep.liu.se/contents.asp?doi=10.3384/rela.2000-7426.2020111  

 

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February 7, 2020

Dr. Mona Gleason – Killam Faculty Research Prize in the Arts and Humanities, Senior Scholar Category

Congratulations to Dr. Mona Gleason, Professor, Department of Educational Studies, on the UBC Killam Faculty Research Prize in the Arts and Humanities, Senior Scholar Category Established in 1986, the UBC Killam Faculty Research Prize is awarded in recognition of distinguished research and scholarly contributions of international significance.  Up to ten prizes are awarded annually to full-time […]

 

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Dr. Vanessa Andreotti – Killam Faculty Research Fellowship, Junior Scholar Category

Congratulations to Dr. Vanessa Andreotti, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Educational Studies, on the UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowship, Junior Scholar Category Ten UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J. Killam. These awards assist promising faculty members […]

 

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January 29, 2020

New Report – Hard Working Students, Report of 2018 and 2019 Survey Findings

Hard Working Students, Report of 2018 and 2019 Survey Findings, co-authored by Alison Taylor, Milosh Raykov and Robert Sweet has been published in cIRcle UBC cIRcle Link It’s a mixed methods study of undergraduate students’ term-time work experiences at two universities. Our report focuses on presenting our quantitative findings at UBC.  

 

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January 28, 2020

MA Student Daniel Jordan on CTV

Daniel Jordan, Director Of Sunshine Coast Mental Health and M.A. Student of EDST, was a guest on CTV Morning Live’s “Starting the Conversation about Mental Health” Link: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1885892 Supervisor: Dr. Jude Walker

 

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January 21, 2020

Dr. Charles Ungerleider in The Conversation’s Curious Kids series.

Link to article: http://theconversation.com/curious-kids-do-teachers-get-paid-when-they-go-on-strike-130158?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1579648984

 

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January 16, 2020

New Podcast – Families Without Schools – Dr. Mona Gleason

Dr. Mona Gleason discusses the efforts of rural families to secure an education for their children in the period between the First and Second World Wars on Faculti. https://faculti.net/families-without-schools/ Also available on Spotify – search “Faculti.”

 

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January 7, 2020

New publication – Truth before reconciliation: the difficulties of transforming higher education in settler colonial contexts

Please see the article here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07294360.2019.1666255

 

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January 3, 2020

Dr. Jason Ellis opinion piece on Cecil Rhodes school

An op-ed written by Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST), Dr. Lindsay Gibson (EDCP) and Mallory Davies about the Cecil Rhodes school renaming controversy in Vancouver. Learning from ‘Cecil Rhodes School’ and Vancouver’s imperfect past. https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/opinion-learning-from-cecil-rhodes-school-and-vancouvers-imperfect-past

 

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