July 21, 2017
mECPS: Nikki Yee, Ph.D. candidate, SPED
The mECPS digital feature series shares the stories of ECPS students & faculty. ECPS is home to world-class learners and educators, each of whom offers something unique to tell. Through these stories, we can learn more about each other and the resources that exist around us, and create community-building conversations. Where have you directed your […]
Congratulations to SCPS doctoral candidate, Robyn McClure, for her recent success in receiving a Killam Doctoral Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year!
ECPS Associate Professor, Dr. Daniel Cox, and mentor Dr. David Klonsky (UBC Department of Psychology) have been awarded an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research grant! Their project titled, “What reduces suicide ideation in online crisis chats? A study of crisis counselor & client processes”, was awarded a grant of $82,986. This year, 27 national […]
In case you missed it, Trust for Learning & the Brady Education Foundation (BEF) recently announced the opening a new Request for Proposals to research the impact of Montessori education in public schools. This five year, $3 million commitment from BEF will support rigorous evaluations of the impact of Montessori education and investigate whether Montessori education […]
June 15, 2017
ECPS and Dr. Barbara Weber to host visiting fellow, Dr. Walter Kohan, of State University of Rio de Janeiro
We are pleased to announce that ECPS and Dr. Barbara Weber will host Dr. Walter Kohan as an International Research Visiting Fellow (IRVF) beginning in September. Dr. Kohan is an esteemed full professor of Philosophy of Education within the Department of Childhood Studies at State University of Rio de Janeiro. During his residency at UBC, Dr. Kohan […]
May 19, 2017
2017 Killam and Faculty Teaching Awards
The acknowledgements are well deserved. Thank you again for all your hard work within our department and the university.
Congratulations to our very own Drs. Dan Cox and Yan Liu on receiving the Article of the Year Award from The Career Development Quarterly!
April 24, 2017
2017 Milstein Foundation Grant Recipients
Congratulations to Drs. Lara Boyd and Rachel Weber on receiving the 2017 Milstein Foundation Grant!
Congratulations to Dr. Alanaise Goodwill for her recent success for the following 2017 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grants: CIHR Training Grant: Indigenous Mentorship Network Program, and CIHR Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research
Congratulations to ECPS Professors, Richard Young and Yan Liu, for their recent success in the 2017 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant competition!
April 18, 2017
Autism research centre advances thanks to $800k infusion; recent autism funding tops $3.65M
The UBC Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism (CIRCA) received $800,000 from the BC Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD) to address training needs of educators and other autism service providers and families across the province.
February 21, 2017
Dr. Shelley Hymel Appointed Head of ECPS
Dr. Shelley Hymel has been appointed Head of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology & Special Education for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2017.
February 20, 2017
Dr. Shelley Hymel on the Legacy of Pink Shirt Day
2017 marks the ten year anniversary that heroic students, Travis Price and David Shepherd, practiced kindness and acceptance towards a fellow high school peer who was experiencing bullying. For Pink Shirt Day, Dr. Shelley Hymel introduces a resource for bullying prevention.
February 16, 2017
Kimberly Schonert-Reichl Leads New Landmark Report the SEL Field
Working in close collaboration with the faculty of education at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in February 2017 CASEL announced the publication of a new report titled To Reach the Students, Teach the Teachers: A National Scan of Teacher Preparation and Social & Emotional Learning. CASEL funded the research for the report, the first-ever […]
February 15, 2017
mECPS Spotlight on Hillary McBride
Learn about thriving ECPS Ph.D. student, Hillary McBride and her recent accomplishments.