News & Events

Learn the latest news and upcoming events related to our department.
March 22, 2019
Please join us in congratulating George on his new appointment!
March 18, 2019
The Province newspaper yesterday, (Sunday, March 17, p. 12) recommended Storybooks Canada as one of four digital reading apps recommended by local librarians in time for spring break.
March 18, 2019
Shadi Shakeraneh, one of our French Master of Education students, has just published a children's book. Congratulations, Shadi!
March 18, 2019
Carl and Rita will be receiving the ARTS (Artists, Researchers and Teachers Society) Publication Award at the upcoming CSSE Conference for their refereed article "Ways of attending: Poetry and art".
March 15, 2019
March 28, 2019
Please join us for an evening of memories, poems, music, stories, and tributes to Dr. Carl Leggo – poet, professor, beloved teacher and colleague, and inspiration to us all.
March 15, 2019
April 12, 2019
This project is supported by the Digital Rights Community Grant Program a partnership between Digital Justice Lab, Tech Reset Canada, and Centre for Digital Rights.
March 12, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Jenson on being awarded tenure and appointment as Professor.
March 12, 2019
Nasrin Kowkabi successfully defended her PhD dissertation on March 11th titled: "Processes of Academic Source-Based Writing in Graduate School: A Socio-Pedagogical Approach to Students' Interactions with Source Texts".
March 7, 2019
The Master of Arts in Children’s Literature program celebrates its 20th Anniversary. Congratulations to the MACL program!
March 5, 2019
March 11, 2019
Nasrin Kowkabi will present her dissertation at 12:30 PM on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Room 2012, Ponderosa Commons (6445 University Boulevard).
March 1, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Candace Galla on being awarded tenure and promotion to Associate Professor.
February 28, 2019
March 18, 2019
This panel aims to address the potential benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary education, particularly when engaging with a range of methodologies, theories, pedagogies, or modes of thinking.
February 28, 2019
March 20, 2019
Dr. Sue Starfield is a Professor in the School of Education at UNSW Sydney where she teaches courses in qualitative research methods and thesis and dissertation writing.
February 25, 2019
Dr. Annette Henry was one of five educators who received the 2019 Achievement Award at the annual Black History Month Legacy Dinner organized and hosted by the National Council of Black Women Foundation (NCBWF) in Burnaby on February 24th.
February 20, 2019
The Department of Language & Literacy Education held our third Séjour UBC event January 18-19, 2019.
February 19, 2019
February 27, 2019
Please join us for a special performance by Lillian Allen, the esteemed Canadian dub poet, Juno award-winning artist, and OCAD Creative Writing professor.
February 14, 2019
February 27, 2019
Language teachers all over the world are often regarded solely as ‘neutral’ technicians whose main role is to improve children’s language skills in an additional language and sometimes also in their home language.
February 14, 2019
A reminder to our students that the registration date for the 2019 Summer Session is Monday, March 4th, 2019.
February 7, 2019
The Star Vancouver's new article, Black History should be required learning in school curriculum, B.C. mom says, asks Dr. Annette Henry on her thoughts and opinions about our current education curriculum.
February 6, 2019
May 2-3, 2019
The conference is designed to provide opportunities for graduate students to gain conference experience, to share their work and also receive useful feedback from peers/conference participants.
February 1, 2019
February 6, 2019
Sex (Education) in the City: Problematizing discussions about adolescent sexuality with members of a Jamaican inner-city community. Dr. Annette Henry.
January 28, 2019
This talk was co-sponsored with the UBC Himalaya Program, the UBC Centre for India & South Asia Research(CISAR), the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED), UBC Language Sciences, and the Nepal Library Foundation. 
January 25, 2019
January 28, 2019
Dr. Belliveau will give a public presentation to the entire Faculty of Education where he will discuss his research interests, his administrative experience and his vision as the new Head of LLED.
January 25, 2019
February 13, 2019
Please join the Faculty of Education for a symposium that responds to the declaration to raise awareness of the crucial role languages play in the lives of Indigenous peoples and to engage in critical conversations about the role of education in language revitalization.
January 21, 2019
February 1, 2019
How do we develop social literacy and action about energy transition?
January 18, 2019
Please join us in congratulating Patsy on her new appointment!
January 18, 2019
We are pleased to announce the following graduate student award winners in the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Endowed Awards competition.
January 16, 2019
Karen Fadum successfully defended her MA thesis: "Digital Portfolios: Engaging Parents to Support Early Learning"
January 7, 2019
January 18, 2019
An afternoon of engaging panel presentations and discussions with guest speaker Rabi Karmacharya, Founder & CEO of the Open Learning Exchange, Nepal.
January 7, 2019
January 14, 2019
Bonnie Nish will be defending her dissertation research proposal in the teleconference room in Ponderosa Commons (PCOH 1306A) on Monday, January 14, at 1pm.
January 3, 2019
Please join us in welcoming Jennifer to our community!
January 3, 2019
Please join us in welcoming Joanne to our community!
January 2, 2019
January 25, 2019
"Reading Deeply and Writing Honestly", with Brandon Wint
January 2, 2019
January 10, 2019
"Raising Our Consciousness: Enhancing the Vitality of Indigenous Languages in Our Teaching & Learning", with Dr. Candace Galla, Andrea Lyall & Billy Rowluck
December 13, 2018
Maclean's Magazine interviewed LLED's Dr. Bonny Norton among others in their online article: "21 tips every first-year student should know".
December 13, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. George Belliveau, Professor in LLED and his team, for receiving a second UBC Grant for Catalyzing Research Clusters (Emerging Cluster category).

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