Announcements & Stories

Seminar by Prof. Coomi S. Vevaina from the University of Mumbai

On June 3, UBC Faculty of Education welcomed a seminar from Prof. Coomi S. Vevaina (University of Mumbai) - Balancing the Yang and the Yin through Source-fully Intelligent Education
Date: September 2, 2016


Transforming the Landscape of Under-resourced Schools

Dr Annette Henry gave a keynote address at an international conference organized by the University of West Indies, School of Education.
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Welcoming Shangdong University to UBC

Exploring degree and non-degree articulation programs for masters and doctoral students at Shangdong University, China.
Date: June 17, 2016


HE brings hope in world’s biggest refugee camp.

This July, Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) will see its first cohort of students achieve teaching diplomas and in September a first cohort of students will join degree programmes at two Kenyan universities and one Canadian university, but studying from the confines of their camp.
Date: June 16, 2016


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Niulanshan First Secondary School, Shunyi District, Beijing, China

Meeting with delegation from Niulanshan First Secondary School, Shunyi District, Beijing to discuss teacher and leader professional development. Professor Tom Sork and Mr. Huali Zhang, Principal.
Date: May 24, 2016


Welcoming Shanghai Pudong New Area Education Bureau

Visit from Shanghai Pudong New Area Education Bureau to the University of British Columbia, Vancouver We are very pleased to welcome guests from Shanghai Pudong New Area Education Bureau to the Faculty of Education this April, 2016.  During this visit we will discuss professional development on teaching and school management.   Delegates: Mr. Wang Xiaoke […]
Date: April 1, 2016


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Education of Tribes (Indigenous People) in India: Policies, Programmes and Progress

On Friday, March 11 join Professor K. Sujatha, hosted by Educational Administration & Leadership – Department of Educational Studies, Indigenous Education, and the Faculty of Education Dean’s office. Seminar by Professor K. Sujatha | Friday, March 11 Tribes (Indigenous people) in India, who are also called Adivasis (Hindi for “original inhabitants”), constitute 8.9 percent (over […]
Date: March 4, 2016


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Opportunities for International Engagement

Discussing Opportunities for International Engagement, at UBC Faculty of Education There are several exciting opportunities for international engagement at the Faculty of Education that have emerged recently, particularly in India and China. You are invited to join in this open meeting to learn about and discuss these opportunities on: Wednesday, January 20 10:30am to 12:00pm […]
Date: January 12, 2016


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Economic Daily and Ministry of Education, Beijing, China

UBC Faculty of Education discusses future collaborations and “values education” with the Economic Daily and Ministry of Education from Beijing, China.
Date: December 17, 2015


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Shaping the Future of International Education

Welcoming Pauline O'Brien and Alan Scott from the Council of International Schools.
Date: December 8, 2015