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Smiles all around as B.A.R.K. wraps up second year with Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs

Smiles all around as B.A.R.K. wraps up second year with Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs

Twenty-two proud children from Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs recently received their graduation certificates after a 6-week program with the Building Academic Retention through K9’s (B.A.R.K.) team. Thanks to a generous grant provided by the Telus Thompson Okanagan Community Board, this was the second year that the club partnered with B.A.R.K. The program saw children […]

What does it mean to flourish? A Q & A with Sabre Cherkowski on her recent book

What does it mean to flourish? A Q & A with Sabre Cherkowski on her recent book

UBC Okanagan Education associate professor Sabre Cherkwoski recently wrapped up a three-year study that culminated in her latest book: “Perspectives on Flourishing in Schools” (edited with Keith Walker, University of Saskatchewan). The third book to emerge from this study was a slight departure from Dr. Cherkowski's earlier work. This time, contributions came from the educators […]

Parlez-vous Français?

Parlez-vous Français?

French-speaking degree holders take note - the BC Ministry of Education has recently announced funding for an additional 20 prospective French educators for the Bachelor of Education program at UBC Okanagan. This is a huge opportunity for prospective French educators in this province. Not only are these extra spaces in our BEd program being created […]

Exceptional FoE Faculty Members Recipients of Teaching Excellence Awards

Earlier this month, professors, teaching assistants and tutors who went above and beyond in 2017-18 were honoured at the 11th annual Teaching Awards Reception on UBC’s Okanagan campus. One of the big awards for the night— the Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation— was presented to the Faculty of Education’s Leyton Schnellert. Dr. Schnellert was […]