News & Events

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

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