Research & Teaching

PINTS Speaker Series: Upcoming Events

Political Inquiries aNd Theory Studies (PINTS) is a speaker series with the goal of creating a shared space for faculty and students.

Living the Curriculum from the Inside Out with Kim Ondrik

Living the Curriculum from the Inside Out with Kim Ondrik

Join Kim Ondrik, Head Learner, Mill Bay Nature School for a late afternoon presentation and discussion on innovative teaching practices.

Take a Pause: Mindfulness in the workplace

Take a Pause: Mindfulness in the workplace

“It’s easy to overlook taking care, and thinking, of yourself; but self-care is very important”

Graduate Student Spotlight: Q&A with Andrew Pulvermacher

Graduate Student Spotlight: Q&A with Andrew Pulvermacher

Congratulations to Andrew Pulvermacher for receiving a Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council – Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program grant!

Speaker Series: Dr. Jerome Cranston

Speaker Series: Dr. Jerome Cranston

Dr. Jerome Cranston, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Regina will be presenting his recent book, Beyond the Classroom Walls: Teaching in Challenging Social Contexts.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Q&A with Jennifer Kelly

Graduate Student Spotlight: Q&A with Jennifer Kelly

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Kelly who graduated with her PhD in June 2019.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Award Recipient & Recent Graduate Donna Kozak

Graduate Student Spotlight: Award Recipient & Recent Graduate Donna Kozak

Our 2019 Doctoral Studies Outstanding Dissertation Award recipient is Donna Kozak with her dissertation on Parents with teachers re-authoring the home-school interface: a critical participatory action research study. A familiar face around UBCO, Donna Kozak (or Dr. Donna Kozak we can officially say!) has been an adjunct professor co-teaching a literacy course for our Bachelor […]

Graduate Student Q&A:  Award Recipient Spotlight on Leslie Shayer

Graduate Student Q&A: Award Recipient Spotlight on Leslie Shayer

Our 2019 Outstanding Master-Level Graduate Student Award recipient is Master of Arts student, Leslie Shayer. An award that’s not often bestowed, Leslie has gone above and beyond since joining us at the Okanagan School of Education (OSE). She is a Grad Student Representative, the Secretary for the Stress, Coping, and Resilience Special Interest Group in […]

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 […]