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Bringing Mental Health to Your School with this Online Resource

A Canadian-developed, research-based, classroom-ready resource bringing mental health to your school. Designed especially for educators teaching Grades 7-12. The term “mental health” has been steadily gaining mainstream attention, but what does it really mean? The Canadian Mental Health Association states that “mental health is more than mental illness. It’s more than being happy all the […]

Date: October 19, 2018

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. With the UBC M.Ed. in Modern Languages Education, French teachers across Canada have the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree part-time […]

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. 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 Literacy, aims […]

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. 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 teaching associations, […]


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. An overnight trip, canoeing, hiking, and camping – just some of the activities that students can participate in during this summer’s Experiential Educational course, EDCP 323. “The idea is really […]

Date: May 19, 2017

MET with Success

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

Date: May 5, 2017