By Matthew Stone on December 17, 2018
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.
By Matthew Stone on November 26, 2018
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 […]
By Patty Wellborn on June 19, 2018
UBC Okanagan announced this week the creation of a new Okanagan School of Education following the merger of the Okanagan and Vancouver Faculties of Education.
By Matthew Stone on May 22, 2018
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 […]
By Matthew Stone on May 10, 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 […]
By Okanagan School of Education on February 6, 2018
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 […]
By Okanagan School of Education on November 7, 2017
You’re invited to join a book launch for A Mindful Teaching Community: Possibilities for Teacher Professional Learning Where: EME 1123 When: Wednesday, November 29th, 4:30- 5:45 p.m. Series Editors Drs Karen Ragoonaden and Sabre Cherkowski invite you to celebrate the launch of the book A Mindful Teaching Community: Possibilities for Teacher Professional Learning. The book, written […]