News & Events

Learn the latest news and upcoming events related to our department.

April 23, 2018
The Department of Language & Literacy Education is extremely excited to announce that our graduate students' podcast team has released their first episodes!
April 23, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Guofang Li for her success with her project, “Behind the model minority mask: Identifying early factors in Cantonese- and Mandarin-speaking children's divergent literacy and academic trajectories in Canadian schools“, in the 2018 SSHRC Insight Grants competition!
April 16, 2018
Dr. Bonny Norton and her community partner Education without Borders are awarded a grant in the inaugural UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) competition.
April 16, 2018
May 1, 2018
The theme for the talk scheduled on May 1, 2018 is Education for Change, and will be featuring students from the LLED: Harini Rajagopal, Natalia Balyasnikova, and Simangele Mabena.
April 13, 2018
The Department of Language & Literacy Education is extremely pleased to announce that PhD student Amber Moore has been awarded the 2018-2019 Killam Doctoral Scholarship.
April 13, 2018
April 25, 2018
The LLED GPAs are excited to announce the last instalment of our 2017/2018 Apprenticeship Workshop Series: “Parenthood and the PhD!”.
April 13, 2018
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Derek Gladwin, a new tenure-track appointment in the Department of Language & Literacy Education effective July 1, 2018.
April 11, 2018
April 17, 2018
Public presentation by Dr. Sepideh Fotovatian
April 11, 2018
April 16, 2018
Public presentation by Dr. Darryl Bautista
April 10, 2018
April 12, 2018
Join us for an afternoon of presentations hosted by the UBC-Rits Programs!
April 4, 2018
April 11, 2018
The upcoming research seminar will be facilitated by Dr. Guofang Li, and presented by Pramod Sah, Carl Ruest, Dr. Huangwei Gao, and Dmitri Detwyler. All welcomed!
April 3, 2018
Many new poems recorded, including Clifton Joseph, a recent visitor and LLED professor Carl Leggo!
March 21, 2018
Dr. Guofang Li was interviewed by The Tyee in their article: "Big Questions Unanswered in Government’s Child Care Plans".
March 16, 2018
Bong-gi Sohn successfully defended her dissertation titled “From Language Learners to Bilingual Providers: Second Language Socialization of Bilingual Mothers in South Korea”.
March 16, 2018
Help plan a new space for graduate students in Koerner Library!
March 14, 2018
Christine Bridge successfully defended her dissertation titled “Land Education and Reconciliation: Exploring Educators’ Practice”.
March 13, 2018
Dr. Jan Hare and her team received a $100,000 Development Grant from the CIHR Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative. Congratulations!
March 13, 2018
Ryan has been appointed to a tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership stream in LLED, and Reg D’Silva has been promoted to Senior Lecturer with tenure.
March 12, 2018
"We Teach Languages" Episode 43: Common Misconceptions in English Language Teaching with Dr. Ryuko Kubota .
March 12, 2018
Shahid has been informed that he will receive the 2018 Young GSTILE Alumni Achievement Award from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Congrats, Shahid!
March 7, 2018
March 16, 2018
Bong-gi Sohn will have her dissertation defence at 12:30 PM on Friday, March 16, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).
March 5, 2018
March 15, 2018
The GPAs are excited to announce our next installment of the Apprenticeship Series Workshop: Academic Job Hunting!
March 5, 2018
March 14, 2018
Christine Bridge will have her dissertation defence at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).
March 5, 2018
March 8, 2018
The upcoming research seminar on Thursday March 8, 12:00-2:00PM, Ponderosa Commons Multipurpose Room (Room 2012) will be hosted by Dmitri Detwyler, second year PhD student in TESL.
March 1, 2018
April 26, 2018
Erik Rolfsen, Media Relations Specialist at UBC, will be hosting a Media Training Workshop for the Faculty of Education on Thursday, April 26
February 21, 2018
March 23 - 25, 2018
Working towards a career as a French Teacher? Get classroom ready! Register for Séjour UBC and get to know other French students and teacher candidates!
February 15, 2018
Ismaeil Fazel successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations!
February 13, 2018
Congratulations to Claire Ahn, who has accepted a faculty, tenure-track position at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Claire will start on July 1, 2018.
February 8, 2018
Teresa (Tess) Prendergast successfully defended her dissertation. Congratulations!
February 7, 2018
Successful completion of these courses leads to a TESL Certificate (coursework only), offered by LLED.
January 30, 2018
February 15, 2018
Ismaeil Fazel will have his dissertation defence on 9:00 AM  on Thursday, February 15, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).
January 26, 2018
Dr. Jan Hare and her team received a $109,911 CIHR Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness. Congratulations!
January 25, 2018
February 6, 2018
Situated Educational Leadership: Learning, Teaching, and Innovating in the UBC-Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Programs by Dr. Ryan Deschambault.
January 23, 2018
Online Info Session: Meet the MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program coordinator — Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc — and learn more about applying to become a graduate student. Tuesday, Feb 6 at 4pm
January 22, 2018
The LLED research seminar on Friday January 26, 10:30AM-12:00PM, Ponderosa Commons Oak House Multipurpose Room (Room 2012) will be presented by visiting scholar Dr. Akiko Nakayama from Saga University, Japan. All welcomed!
January 22, 2018
Teresa Prendergast will have her dissertation defence on 9:00 AM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).

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