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May 25, 2023
Congratulations to Spring 2023 ECPS Graduates

Congratulations to the following Spring 2023 ECPS Graduates:
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April 19, 2023
Congrats to Makayla Freeman

Congrats to Makayla Freeman on receiving the Faculty of Education EDID Funding Grants for 2022-2023 Congrats to Makayla Freeman on receiving the Faculty of Education Student Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, & Decolonization (EDID) Funding Grants for 2022-2023, created to support student-led EDID initiatives.  The Faculty of Education sent out a call in December 2022 and received […]
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April 18, 2023
Congrats to Linnea Francesca Kalchos

Congrats to Linnea Francesca Kalchos, for being selected as a Top 25 SSHRC Storytellers finalist Linnea Francesca Kalchos of The University of British Columbia is one of the top 25 finalists in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s 2023 Storytellers Challenge. This annual contest challenges postsecondary students from across the country to demonstrate—in up […]
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April 6, 2023
Welcome Evelyn Chan

We are pleased and excited to welcome Evelyn Chan Evelyn has started her new role as Administrative & HR Support effective on March 30, 2023. Evelyn had worked as a Program assistant at UBC/Hospital for four years, and then she went into the floral industry and worked as a senior floral designer for around seven […]
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March 14, 2023
Work Opportunities at the Learning Exchange

The UBC Learning Exchange is hiring for four exciting work learn roles in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. APPLY BY MAR. 26! Community-Based Digital Literacy Assistant: Looking for a hands-on, work-learn position that tackles the “digital divide”? We’re looking for a student to work with us and our partner, the Downtown Eastside Literacy Roundtable, to support community […]
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March 13, 2023
Congratulations to Drs. Surita Jhangiani and Carly Christensen

Congratulations to the Faculty of Education’s two Universal Design for Learning Fellows for 2023, Drs. Surita Jhangiani and Carly Christensen Universal Design for Learning is a set of principles for course and curriculum development that supports a more inclusive and accessible learning environment for all learners. The UDL Fellows Program will support faculty and staff […]
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Psychometrics, Assessment, and Research Methodology: The Many Ways of Being Human

Dr. Bruno Zumbo is invited by the Department of Statistical Science and the Department of Psychology of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, to speak about recent developments in his research program motivated by what he has described as the many ways of being human with the central theme of equity and fairness at the nexus […]
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March 2, 2023
Welcome Kay Mun

We are pleased and excited to welcome Kay Mun Kay has started her new role as Assistant to ECPS Head effective on March 1, 2023. Kay has always had a passion for education. Before she joined ECPS, she had worked in an education institute in Coquitlam for seven years and was promoted to branch manager […]
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March 1, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Cay Holbrook

Dr. Cay Holbrook, professor in ECPS, will be speaking on Friday, March 3, 2023, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science as part of a multidisciplinary panel on research related to braille literacy. Holbrook and her colleagues Simon Fischer-Baum (cognitive psychology), Robert Englebretson (Linguistics) have received a US federal grant through the Institute […]
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February 14, 2023
PSCTC Reading Break Hours 2023

University is closed on Monday, February 20, 2023, for Family Day. Winter Session Term 2 midterm break begins from February 20 to 24 inclusive. PSCTC Reading Break Hours: Monday, February 20 – CLOSED (Family Day) Tuesday, February 21 – 9am-4pm Wednesday, February 22 – 9am-4pm Thursday, February 23 – 9am-4pm Friday, February 24 – 9am-4pm Saturday, […]
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February 13, 2023
Dr. Anusha Kassan receives Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) honoured Dr. Anusha Kassan with Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta) at a ceremony in Calgary on January 24, 2023 for her outstanding service in education. See the full announcement by the Faculty of Education HERE
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February 9, 2023
ECPS Graduate Student Symposium 2023

Submit a proposal: Building Community Through Conversation Symposium Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Deadline for Submissions: Friday, February 17, 2023 Location: In-person in Scarfe Building (rooms TBA) – UBC Vancouver Campus This spring we’re excited to hold the 3rd ECPS Graduate Student Symposium! The symposium provides ECPS graduate students and faculty with the opportunity to […]
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February 7, 2023
February is Psychology Month

Psychology Month Psychology is rooted in science that seeks to understand our thoughts, feelings and actions. It is a broad field – some psychology professionals develop and test theories through research while others work to help individuals, organizations, and communities function better. Still others are both researchers and practitioners. Psychology Month is celebrated every February […]
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January 26, 2023
Summer Course – EPSE 588 (3) Indigenous Pathways Through Social and Emotional Learning

EPSE 588 (3) Indigenous Pathways Through Social and Emotional Learning (Online Hybrid of asynchronous and synchronous) Summer 2B, July 4 – 31, 2023 Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30am – 1:00pm Dr. Johanna Sam, e-mail We express our deep gratitude to the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) people for us, at UBC Vancouver campus, to engage digitally on […]
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January 19, 2023
Summer Course – EPSE 511: Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies and Digital Contexts

EPSE 511: Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies and Digital Contexts (In-person) Summer 1, May 15 – June 22, 2023 Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30-7:30pm Dr. Surita Jhangiani, e-mail EPSE 511 Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies and Digital Contexts will critically examine teaching and learning through technological tools and the digital contexts they create. Learners […]
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