The Faculty of Education at UBC has served the international education community through leadership in research, service, and advocacy for more than 50 years. One of the leading faculties of education in the world, the Faculty of Education prepares professionals for practice in a wide range of education-related fields, from preschool through adulthood.
The Faculty of Education prepares more than 45% of the elementary teachers, the majority of secondary teachers, and a significant proportion of the special needs teachers, counsellors, school administrators, school psychologists, vocational rehabilitation counsellors, and First Nations teachers in British Columbia.
The School of Kinesiology is a part of the Faculty of Education and provides an exceptional, student-centered learning environment in the study and practice of human movement.
As Building Coordinator for the Faculty of Education at UBC, James Boucher is a busy guy: “I sort, deliver, and stamp the mail,” he says. “And I move things around for the professors and managers, run errands, and generally make sure our main building looks presentable.” A 1988 alumnus, James began working for UBC two […]
Can moments of happiness exist in times of conflict? When a mother and teenage son are estranged, can love persist? How does the victim of a crime live beside the perpetrator? These are some of the questions Masahiro Minami explored during his recent travels in post-war zones. As part of his PhD research preparation, Masahiro […]
The B.C. Rural Education Task Force, established by the provincial government in 2003, found teachers and students in rural communities do not receive educational opportunities equal to those in urban more