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Smiles all around as B.A.R.K. wraps up second year with Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs

Twenty-two proud children from Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs received their graduation certificates after a 6-week program with the Building Academic Retention through K9’s (B.A.R.K.) team.

What does it means to flourish? A Q & A with Sabre Cherkowski on her recent book

What does it means to flourish? A Q & A with Sabre Cherkowski on her recent book

UBC Okanagan Education associate professor Sabre Cherkwoski recently wrapped up a three-year study that culminated in her latest book: “Perspectives on Flourishing in Schools” (edited with Keith Walker, University of Saskatchewan). The third book to emerge from this study was a slight departure from Dr. Cherkowski’s earlier work. This time, contributions came from the educators […]

UBC Okanagan BARK program helps local kids with their social skills

For the next two Tuesdays, children and dogs are going to take over the foyer of the Engineering, Management, Education (EME) building at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Parlez-vous Français?

Parlez-vous Français?

French-speaking degree holders take note – the Okanagan School of Education has space for an additional 20 prospective French educators..

Exceptional FoE Faculty Members Recipients of Teaching Excellence Awards

Earlier this month, professors, teaching assistants and tutors who went above and beyond in 2017-18 were honoured at the 11th annual Teaching Awards Reception on UBC’s Okanagan campus. One of the big awards for the night— the Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation— was presented to the Faculty of Education’s Leyton Schnellert. Dr. Schnellert was […]

ABCDE Awards in Education for 2018

Recipients for the 2018 ABCDE Awards in Education have been announced with one of our own receiving the honour. The Association of BC Deans of Education (ABCDE) presented Terry-Lee Beaudry an award for Education Advocate of the Year. Ms. Beaudry serves as Deputy Superintendent, Central Okanagan S.D. 23, Kelowna. She also serves as an adjunct […]

Interdisciplinary speaker series announces 2018 winter speakers

PINTS Speaker Series welcomes new lineup of speakers It was over a beer that Dr. Christopher Martin, Assistant Professor in Education, and Dr. Ross Hickey, Assistant Professor in Economics, decided to launch their interdisciplinary speaker series PINTS ( Political Inquiry aNd Theory Studies). Designed to foster opportunities for faculty and graduate students to pilot work […]

UBC Okanagan becomes home for Father and Son researchers

UBC Okanagan becomes home for Father and Son researchers

Faculty of Education welcomes Iranian academic to UBC’s Okanagan campus The apple does not fall far from the tree in the Okanagan valley this year. Hamid Javdani says it is “a fortunate coincidence” that he has joined his son Assistant Professor Mohsen Javdani at UBC’s Okanagan campus as a visiting scholar in the Faculty of […]