Announcements & Stories


EDST student works with Vancouver Chinatown seniors try to save Cantonese

Educational Studies (EDST) student and International Student Coordinator, Simin Sun, works with Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House to conserve Cantonese in Chinatown.
Date: July 28, 2015


Dean Blye Frank will go to and for Africa: 2015 Gender Summit 5

Dean Blye Frank will head to Cape Town, South Africa to participate in the the Gender Summit 5 Africa 2015 from April 26 - May 1, 2015.
Date: February 19, 2015


2015 Applications now open for Beijing Normal University’s MA & PhD programs in Educational Leadership and Policy

Institute of International and Comparative Education, Beijing Normal University continues to offer the International MA & PhD programs in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) for international students, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education, Stockholm University.
Date: February 18, 2015


Teacher Education comes to the world’s largest refugee camp

The University of British Columbia will soon be offering teacher education programs in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, through a partnership that will increase access to education for resident children and youth.
Date: April 4, 2013


International Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Learning (IPTEL) Conference

An international conference to explore lessons, challenges and possibilities related to the provision of technology-enhanced learning in a rapidly changing global context.
Date: March 26, 2013


Students Share the Value of Inter-cultural Experiences

Two Faculty of Education students speak about the value of having classmates from around the world.
Date: February 7, 2013


UBC Education Alumnus Spreads Literacy in Afghanistan

UBC Education Alumnus, Lauryn Oates, believes that literacy is the key to helping Afghanistan achieve permanent stability, security and gender equality.
Date: January 3, 2013


Focusing on HIV/AIDS Research at the Faculty of Education

A trio of Faculty of Education professors are working in partnership with scholars in Africa in an effort to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic in that region.
Date: November 2, 2012


International Engagement: Faculty of Education Heads to Asia

As part of our strategic plan, the Faculty of Education continues to expand its international engagement efforts across the globe. Next stop: Dr. Tom Sork visits Asia.
Date: October 18, 2012


New International Project in Haiti

Two Faculty of Education researchers are leading a global partnership that will examine strategies and best practices in education, starting with a project in Haiti.
Date: October 15, 2012