“How does education in Canada compare to other countries around the world? The answer, according to a benchmark international testing program, is very well.” Charles Ungerleider contributed to this Global News story.
Newly released: Video log from the 2012 Inter-University Graduate Seminar The Inter-University Graduate Seminar in Educational Research is an annual graduate student scholarly event hosted by the Department of Educational Studies (EDST) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The first Seminar took place as a pilot project in June […]
EDST Professor Strong-Boag will receive a Royal Society of Canada Prize prize in November. The J.B. Tyrrell Historical Medal: Veronica Strong-Boag is a feminist historian focusing on women, children, and social justice in Canada. A Fellow of the RSC, she has some 20 books and over 80 book chapters and articles, is a former president […]
Recently graduated EDST PhD Maryam Nabavi has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Comparative and International Education Society of Canada’s Michel Laferriere Award for Best Dissertation. Her dissertation, (Un)Learning Citizenship in Canada: Iranian Immigrant Youth’s Silences, Contradictions, and Expressions, was supervised by Professor Handel Wright and committee members Professor André Mazawi and Dr. Jennifer Chan and […]
Every two years the History of Children and Youth Group (HCYG) of the Canadian Historical Association awards the Neil Sutherland Prize for outstanding scholarship in the history of young people. Neil is a Professor Emeritus in EDST and a pioneer scholar in the history of children and childhood in Canada. The winner for 2012 is […]
Anthony Meza-Wilson successfully defended his MA thesis entitled Education for Decolonization: Anti-Authoritarian Allyship and Resistance Education in the Americas on June sixth. Acknowledging our presence on the traditional and unceded territory of the Musqueam people, Anthony presented his work with characteristic skill and humility. Thanks to research committee members, Pierre Walter (EDST) and Glen Coulthard […]
The Inter-University Graduate Seminar is a graduate student scholarly event. It brings together students from various universities to celebrate and share their work in a collegial, inspiring, constructive, and supportive environment. The Seminar is an interdisciplinary space where participants productively engage new fields of study and innovative research methodologies. It is also a social space, […]