News & Events

Learn the latest news and upcoming events related to our department.
December 11, 2018
Pramod Sah has won this year’s Mary Ashworth Scholarship, valued at $1000.
December 3, 2018
Dr. Candace Galla was recently interviewed by CBC radio on the topic of Indigenous languages.
November 28, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Kedrick James on winning the 2018 Murray Elliott Service Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Teacher Education Program. Hurrah, Kedrick!
November 27, 2018
Amber Moore is a recipient of the 2018 Killam Doctoral Scholarship. Watch her video here.
November 27, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Henry for being presented on November 24th the 2018 Equity Award from the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).
November 26, 2018
January 18-19, 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!
November 21, 2018
December 5, 2018
Ron Darvin will have his dissertation defence at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Ponderosa Multipurpose Room (PCOH 2012) of Ponderosa Commons (6445 University Blvd).
November 21, 2018
Victoria Surtees successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled: "Peer language socialization in an internationalized study abroad context: Norms for talking about language".
November 16, 2018
Help us build children's libraries with gently used and new books!
November 16, 2018
December 10, 2018
Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc’s public lecture, Learning and Teaching Vocabulary in an Additional Language will be followed by the workshop Developing Activities and Materials for Learning and Teaching Vocabulary in an Additional Language, facilitated by Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc, Dr. Luisa Canuto, Dr. Qian Wang, and Dr. Jason Lieblang.
November 15, 2018
The Georgia Straight's newest article about UBC Faculty of Education's Indigenous education efforts is featuring LLED's Dr. Jan Hare.
November 14, 2018
The Literacy Research Association has announced the appointment of Eurydice Bauer, Catherine Compton-Lilly, Guofang Li, and Iliana Reyes as editors of the Journal of Literacy Research
November 13, 2018
November 19, 2018
Pramod Sah will be defending his dissertation research proposal on Monday, November 19 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM in PCOH Room 2012 (6445 University Boulevard).
November 6, 2018
November 20, 2018
Victoria Surtees will have her dissertation defence at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Ponderosa Multipurpose Room of Ponderosa Commons (6445 University Blvd).
November 6, 2018
The GC Leading Scholars program provides newly appointed UBC faculty members with an opportunity to develop connections while sharing their ideas in a social setting.
November 5, 2018
Congratulations to Liam Doherty, LLED PhD candidate, for being awarded a 2018/2019 Mitacs Accelerate Grant.
October 30, 2018
Congratulations to PhD candidate Melanie Wong, whose work has received attention from the CBC.
October 29, 2018
November 8, 2018
The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies are organizing a book launch for their most recent book, Memory.
October 29, 2018
November 8, 2018
"Thinking about Ethics in Behaviour and Social Sciences Research at UBC: Principles, tips and traps", with Dr. Monique Bournot-Trites
October 29, 2018
We are pleased to announce that our 3rd year PhD student Pramod Sah has been awarded a Killam Doctoral Scholarship.
October 26, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Derek Gladwin and Dr. Meike Wernicke for receiving the 2018 UBC Hampton New Faculty Grants
October 17, 2018
November 2, 2018
Come join us for the public launch of the Storybooks Canada project!
October 17, 2018
Anna Keefe successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled: "Designing Learning Experiences with Equity-Seeking Youth: Strength-Based Strategies for Sustaining Culture, Community and Creativity".
October 16, 2018
October 22, 2018
Celebrate and learn about school libraries, UBC's Teacher Librarian Education Program and share resources for educators and librarians!
October 16, 2018
October 25, 2018
"Renovating genre-based pedagogy in disciplinary literacy instruction: Integrating semantic waves into the Teaching-Learning Cycle", with Dr. Eszter Szenes
October 15, 2018
October 18, 2018
"When Does Freedom of Speech ‘Cross the Line’? University Battlegrounds, LGBTQI+ Allyship and the Chicago Principles", with Dr. Wendy Cumming-Potvin
October 10, 2018
November 8, 2018
Join us for an intimate evening with award-winning Jamaican-Canadian playwright, actor, poet and educator, D'bi Young Anitafrika.
October 9, 2018
Tetsuro Shigematsu successfully defended his PhD dissertation today titled "Empire of the Son: Using Research-Based Theatre to Explore Family Relationships".
October 9, 2018
Dr. Candace Galla was recently interviewed by CBC news on the topic of Indigenous language revitalization. 
October 9, 2018
LLED's Dr. Wendy Carr was awarded the Robert Roy Award by the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT).
October 5, 2018
October 15, 2018
Anna Keefe will present her dissertation at 12:30 PM on Monday, October 15, 2018 in Room 2012, Ponderosa Commons North  (Oak and Cedar Houses), 6445 University Boulevard.
October 4, 2018
October 9, 2018
Tetsuro Shigematsu will present his dissertation at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre (6361 University Blvd).
October 2, 2018
Laura Teichert successfully defended her PhD dissertation on Thursday, September 27th titled An Examination of Young Children’s Digital Literacy Practices in the Home Before and During the Transition to Kindergarten. Way to go Laura!
September 28, 2018
October 17, 2018
If you are considering going up for promotion to professor, join Dr. Judith Daniluk for a workshop focused on making sure you get there. Wednesday, October 17th, 11:30 – 1:00, CNPS 278 Please RSVP to judith.daniluk@ubc.ca by Friday, October 12th to reserve your spot
September 14, 2018
September 27, 2018
Laura Teichert will have her dissertation defence at 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Ponderosa Multipurpose Room of Ponderosa Commons (6445 University Blvd).
September 10, 2018
PhD candidates Natalia Balyasnikova and Harini Rajagopal show that learning a new language is also a way to develop one's identity, form social connections and make meaning in this newly published article.

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