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Congratulations to Starleigh Grass

Congratulations to Starleigh Grass

Alumna and current master’s student Starleigh Grass receives the 2011 BC Aboriginal Student Award A self-described “teacher, blogger, and mother” from the Tsilhqot’in Nation received the 2011 BC Aboriginal Student Award  from The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation. The recipient, Starleigh Grass, is currently on leave from […]

Dr. Green says the most interesting teachers tend to have a passion for going beyond the textbooks

You want to be a teacher? Then get out of the classroom

UBC’s Okanagan campus education students go beyond their textbooks Vicki Green wants her students to get out of the classroom, especially when they become teachers. The associate professor with the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus encourages the teachers of tomorrow to think beyond the classroom and search out alternative […]

4th Annual Interprofessional Workshop

On November 9th, UNC 200 will become a ‘village’ of over 140 students, faculty and community practitioners involved in nursing, social work and education. The purpose of the workshop is to model interprofessional practice through case studies and panel discussions that focus on issues of child welfare. As Dr. Judy Gillespie commented last year in […]

Erika Schultz (College of Graduate Studies), Jan Gattrell (Library), and Dr. Carolyn Labun (Centre for Scholarly Communication) welcomed new Faculty of Education graduate students during orientation

Campus Support for Graduate Students

Dr. Susan Crichton, Director of Graduate Programs,  introduced special campus friends during orientation… Beginning on the Mezzanine of the EME building, Dr. Susan Crichton welcomed incoming graduate students to the Faculty of Education. In her remarks, Dean Lynn Bosetti encouraged the students to think, engage and challenge not only themselves, but also challenge their professors […]

Summer session offers the chance to meet other graduate students

How do some Graduate students spend their summer vacation?

Every July and August on UBC’s Okanagan campus, one expects to be the only one enjoying the courtyard and surroundings … Not true for many graduate students of the Faculty of Education! Summer session is the time to take advantage of courses offered only during the summer through the Summer Institute in Education. Other students […]