January 24, 2019

Congratulations, Claudia Diaz-Diaz!

We are pleased to announce that Claudia Diaz-Diaz is a winner of the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Endowed Awards and recipient of the Dean of Education Scholarship. Congratulations, Claudia, on this significant achievement!


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January 10, 2019

Congratulations, Stéphanie Black!

EDST PhD Student, Stéphanie Black,  receives the J. Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship in Children’s Rights and Indigenous Education Stéphanie’s doctoral research explores whether children in Vancouver have equity of access to highly trained school-based sexuality education (SBSE) instructors in Vancouver. During her M.Ed., she learned first-hand about the disparities in SBSE instruction across […]


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January 9, 2019

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald appointed to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to EDST Emerita Dr. Jo-ann Archibald (Q’um Q’um Xiiem) on being appointed as an Officer to the Order of Canada. Governor General Julie Payette made 103 new appointments on December 27, honouring Canadians who have helped shape and innovate societies across the country. This is one of Canada’s highest honours. Dr. Archibald is an Indigenous scholar, author, and pioneer in the […]


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January 8, 2019

EDST Welcomes Dr. Sharon Stein

The Department of Educational Studies is pleased to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Sharon Stein. Dr. Stein joined the department January 1, 2019 as an Assistant Professor!  


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January 4, 2019

The Hard Working Student Research Project

Are you a first or second year full-time undergraduate student at UBC engaged in 12 or more hours of paid work per week? Visit  for information about participating in a 3 year research project! Sign up by January 15, 2019.  


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December 13, 2018

Dr. Shauna Butterwick inducted into the IACE Hall of Fame

  Congratulations to Dr. Shauna Butterwick, who has been inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Eductation (IACE) Hall of Fame! This Hall of Fame has been created to honour leaders in the fields of continuing education and adult learning. Through her advocacy and research, she has advocated for community as a teacher, advancing how community […]


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November 19, 2018

Congratulations, Dr. Amy Metcalfe

Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Amy Metcalfe for being awarded the 2018 Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education from the Council for International Higher Education (CIHE) of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).  Amy received the award in recognition of her article, “Nomadic political ontology and transnational academic mobility,” published in Critical Studies […]


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November 8, 2018

“Embodied Learning: Transformative (De)colonial (Im)possibilities” Panel at 2018 Decolonizing Conference

Panel Title:  Embodied Learning: Transformative (De)colonial (Im)possibilities Panel Presenters: Stephanie Glick, Sonia Medel, Lucy El Sherif, and Maria Angelica Guerrero Panel Discussant: André Elias Mazawi November 9, 2018 This panel of diverse women scholars explores the (de)colonial potential of learning through embodied forms of engagement with self and others, personal and public encounters. Together we attempt to answer […]


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October 19, 2018

Dr. Michelle Stack in ‘The Conversation’

Read EDST Associate Professor Dr. Michelle Stack‘s piece, “Why I’m not surprised Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland isn’t a full professor”, on The Conversation here.


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October 12, 2018

Education 4.0: Technology & Globalization

What is the purpose of education in a timeframe of 4 years? A lifetime? Generations? Please join IdeasXChange, a UBC student-led initiative that aims to solve today’s modern issues through education and dialogue, on Thursday October 18th, 2018. The session will explore questions concerning the future of education in an era of rapid change. The […]


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