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Province improves access to early childhood education training online

More students around the province will soon have access to online training opportunities to become early childhood educators, thanks to an expansion of the program offered through the faculty of education at the University of British Columbia. “By expanding the number of students in UBC’s early childhood education training program, we are helping students get […]

Date: July 27, 2018

Maclean’s Magazine Highlights UBC’s IB Program

UBC’s International Baccalaureate Program: Have degree, will travel by Catherine McIntyre in the February 2, 2018 edition of Maclean’s highlights the international and local opportunities available to students who chose to focus their Bachelor of Education on the International Baccalaureate. PDCE’s Meredith Fenton, Director of the IB stream and former Director Gary Little were both […]

Date: February 7, 2018

French Second Language Education, featuring Dr. Meike Wernicke

We recently spoke with Dr. Meike Wernicke about the UBC M.Ed. of Modern Languages Education program, and how teachers can enhance their understanding of French second language education while continuing to teach full time. June 26, 2017 With the UBC M.Ed. in Modern Languages Education, French teachers across Canada have the opportunity to pursue a […]

Date: June 26, 2017

Critical Visual Literacy, featuring Claire Ahn and Ernesto Peña

UBC PhD candidates Claire Ahn and Ernesto Peña share their views on the importance of being equipped with the skills to decipher fake or manipulated visuals and graphics. May 2017 Claire Ahn and Ernesto Peña have been conducting research in the Department of Language and Literacy for many years. Their 2017 Summer Institute, Critical Visual […]

Date: May 30, 2017

Home Economics, featuring Dr. Kerry Renwick

Kerry Renwick, UBC Assistant Professor, Home Economics

UBC Assistant Professor Dr. Kerry Renwich shares her views on the multifaceted field of Home Economics, and the many opportunities for growth educators have in this field. May 2017 UBC Faculty of Education Assistant Professor Kerry Renwick believes that Home Economics is a fundamental life skill. With years of experience in classrooms in Australia, professional […]


Outdoor Education, featuring Dr. Hartley Banack

UBC Lecturer Hartley Banack shares his passion for outdoor education, and explores why it is valuable for educators and students from a variety of disciplines. May 2017 An overnight trip, canoeing, hiking, and camping – just some of the activities that students can participate in during this summer’s two Experiential Educational courses, EDCP 323 and […]

Date: May 19, 2017

David Roy, eVision Admiral for the Faculty of Education

Dave Roy, PDCE, has been invited to become an eVision Admiral after his commitment to learning the new system and processes and helping others in the Faculty of Education to do the same.

Date: November 15, 2016

ECNU Teacher Candidates travel to UBC Vancouver

On January 26th, thirty-two students from East China Normal University (ECNU) arrived at UBC Point Grey campus for a three-week Excellent Teacher Training program at the Faculty of Education. Read about their experience.

Date: March 18, 2015

MET with Success

Alumna Jennifer Long charts her passion for teaching, from Chilliwack all the way to Antarctica.

Date: May 5, 2017

Canada’s newest outdoor education leaders find happy trails at UBC

The Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) offers affordable training and national certification.

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Date: August 1, 2014

Welcoming new faces

PDCE introduces two new team members: Sarah Lockman and Alejandro Huerta Rodas.

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Date: April 8, 2014

Now growing in BC school districts: Inquiry-based professional learning

UBC Education researchers partner with Delta School District to launch a community-based inquiry hub.

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Date: February 17, 2014

Summer institute offers groundbreaking ideas on agriculture education

Abbotsford, BC | Thirty teachers from across British Columbia and Canada gathered together last week for the Summer Institute, a university level course that explores incorporating agriculture into Kindergarten to grade 12 curricula.

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Date: September 3, 2013

Intergenerational learning in Indigenous education

Roxane Letterlough’s experience as graduate student in education at UBC is one where family and community, teaching and learning, are interconnected in many spaces.

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Date: September 18, 2013

What is Professional Development & Community Engagement?

How does the UBC Faculty of Education create engaging, accessible, and innovative programs?

Learn more about us in this video interview with Assistant Dean, Dr. Mark Edwards.

Date: July 16, 2013

Phys ed comes full circle for the 21st century

Welcome to phys ed in the 21st century. The 1990's music mix may be the same, but this gym class is moving to a new beat.

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Envisioning learner-centered education in BC schools

Connecting Self-Regulation to Learning

"Now is the time to own our professional autonomy in moving the province forward so we can improve life chances for every learner."
(Maureen Dockendorf, Superintendent of Reading)

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Celebrating 16 years of Investigating Our Practices

More than 150 graduate students and education professionals convened at UBC’s Faculty of Education for the Investigating Our Practices (IOP) conference on May 11.

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Date: September 18, 2013