October 8, 2020

Dr. Rob VanWynsberghe – Outstanding Post-Secondary Educator

Congratulations to Dr. Rob VanWynsberghe, who has received recognition as “Outstanding Post-Secondary Educator” for 2020 from The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM). EECOM is Canada’s only national, bilingual, and charitable network for environmental learning. EECOM works strategically and collaboratively to advance environmental learning. From the award citation: Category: Outstanding Post-Secondary Educator 2020 Winner: […]


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October 6, 2020

Dr. Charles Ungerleider on BCTF-Government relations – The Tyee

Professor Emeritus Dr. Charles Ungerleider was interviewed in The Tyee’s piece: Teachers’ Union Clashes with NDP Won’t Erode Support, Say Analysts


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September 7, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 Year


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Dr. Michelle Stack interviewed on CBC Radio

Link: Sep 7 – Covid-19 is amplifying inequalities in the classroom


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September 3, 2020

Welcome from HIED

  You have been assigned one of us as either your research supervisor (MA, EdD, PhD) or program advisor (M.Ed). Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.   Dr. Lesley Andres   Dr. Amy Metcalfe   Dr. Sharon Stein     As […]


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September 1, 2020

Welcome Dr. Amy Parent

The department of Educational Studies welcomes Dr. Amy Parent as our newest faculty member! Visit her bio:


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August 24, 2020

Dr. Jason Ellis on CBC and The New York Times

UBC education studies associate professor Jason Ellis speaks with Stephen Quinn about the 1937 health crisis and how we tackled education back then. Will It Be Safe to Return to School? Plans to ensure safe classes vary by province and school board or are still in the works. Dr. Jason Ellis offers his view […]


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Two publications – Jenalee Kluttz, Dr. Jude Walker and Dr. Pierre Walter

Two new publications, Learning towards decolonising relationships at standing rock and Unsettling allyship, unlearning and learning towards decolonising solidarity, written by EDST’s Jenalee Kluttz, Dr. Jude Walker and Dr. Pierre Walter, have been published in Studies in the Education of Adults.   Kluttz, J., Walker, J. & Walter, P. (2020). Learning towards decolonising relationships at […]


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August 13, 2020

Welcome Dr. Margaret Kovach

A warm welcome to Dr. Margaret Kovach who started at Educational Studies this August! Visit her profile here:


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August 12, 2020

New Article – Drop Tuition Fees – Dr. Alison Taylor

Dr. Alison Taylor has written a new article on The Conversation – Drop tuition fees: University students face a precarious future amid COVID-19 Link:


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