Research & Teaching

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Book launch gathering for A Mindful Teaching Community

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 […]