December 6, 2012

Universities in the Knowledge Economy – UNIKE

The UNIKE project is looking to fill in 12 doctoral positions and 2 post-doctoral positions at 6 European Universities in an Initial Training Network (ITN). Applicants from all countries are encouraged to apply. Deadline: Sunday 3 February 2013 at 17:00 CET. The information needed is as follows Letter to Associated Partners Oct 2012.pdf (230kb) UNIKE poster.pdf (i […]


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November 27, 2012

Record number of aboriginal students receive PhDs at UBC

The Globe and Mail:


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11 aboriginal students to graduate with doctoral degrees in UBC education faculty


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November 22, 2012

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

EDST Emeritus Graham Kelsey was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to community and arts and culture in the Cariboo. The commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth […]


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November 21, 2012

Aboriginal Doctoral Students Graduate

Eleven Aboriginal doctoral students will graduate from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Education this year—the largest number to graduate from an education faculty in any Canadian university in one year. “A doctoral degree is always a significant accomplishment, but the success of these eleven students is particularly meaningful because of the impact they […]


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November 6, 2012

Imogene Okes 2012 Award

Congratulations are in order to Drs. John Collins and Dan Pratt, recipients of the AAACE (American Association for Adult and Continuing Education) 2012 Imogene Okes award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education for their article “The Teaching Perspectives Inventory at 10 years and 100,000 Respondents: Reliability and Validity of a Teacher Self-Report Inventory,” published in […]


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October 26, 2012

Michelle Stack interviews Carolyn Kenny, co-editor of new UBC Press Book

Listen to interview (MOV, 3.7 MB): Michelle Stack, EDST, interviews co-editor Carolyn Kenny of new UBC Press book Living Indigenous Leadership: Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities. Carolyn Kenny will speak on Nov. 19 to the Faculty of Education as part of the Year of Indigenous Education. Sponsored by EDAL.


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October 25, 2012

Dangerous Paradox: Children, Sexual Health, and Identity in Canada, 1900 to 1950

The Institute for Gender, Race & Social Justice presents Mona Gleason speaking on “Dangerous Paradox: Children, Sexual Health, and Identity in Canada, 1900–1950.”  This event will be held on November 21 from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Jack Bell Building, 2080 West Mall, 028 Lower Level. I explore the discourse of Canadian doctors and […]


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October 16, 2012

Two EDST researchers are leading a global partnership that will examine strategies and best practices in education

Dr. Gerald Fallon, Assistant Professor and Dr. André Mazawi, Professor, are part of the international project to develop institutional relationships and collaboration in education. The University of British Columbia and the “Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie” signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on September 14, 2012. The global objective of the partnership is to develop institutional relationships and collaborations […]


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October 12, 2012

CHEA Best Article Award

Co-writers Mona Gleason (EDST), Penney Clark (EDCP, UBC), and Stephen Petrina (EDCP) were awarded the best article prize 2010–2012 from the Canadian History of Education Association. Congratulations! Winning citation: Penney Clark, Mona Gleason and Stephen Petrina, “Preschools for Science? The Child Study Centre at the University of British Columbia, 1960–1997” History of Education Quarterly 52, 1 […]


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