Canada’s Education Ranking“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.
September 5, 2012
Video of 2012 Inter-University Graduate SeminarNewly 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 […]
Royal Society of Canada PrizeEDST 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 […]
August 23, 2012
Michel Laferriere Award for Best DissertationRecently 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 […]
July 26, 2012
Neil Sutherland PrizeEvery 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 […]
June 6, 2012
Successful MA DefenseAnthony 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 […]
June 2, 2012
Inter-University Graduate Seminar in Educational ResearchThe 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, […]
April 15, 2012
UBC Professor Awarded Milner Memorial AwardWilliam Bruneau, professor emeritus at The University of British Columbia, has been awarded the Milner Memorial Award by the CAUT Council.
Dr. Strong-Boag Wins Prestigious Canada PrizeDr. Veronica Strong-Boag has won a 2012 CFHSS book prize for her book Fostering Nation? Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage. Publisher’s website about the book.