The Faculty of EducationUniversity of British Columbia
Facts• Population: Canada 34.1 million British Columbia 4.5 million Greater Vancouver 2.1 million India 1.22 billion Delhi 11.0 million Mumbai 12.5 million• Population density: Canada 3.3/sq km India 349.2/sq km• Median age: Canada 39.7 India 25.1
Cultural and Linguistic Diversity• Increasing cultural and linguistic diversity in Canada is most pronounced in three major urban centers: Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver• Vancouver School Board: 53% of elementary and 56% of secondary students speak English as a second language• Priority on working with Aboriginal communities to improve academic outcomes for Aboriginal learners
UBC Facts• Comprehensive public university established in 1908• 3,500 faculty and 9,750 staff• Current enrolment is 47,000 students – 38,000 undergraduate & 9,000 graduate• 7,000 international students from 140 countries – China and the US are two top sources• 250,000 alumni in 142 countries• Ranked #22 Times Higher Education (2011-12) & #37 Jiao Tong ARWU (2011)• Member, Universitas 21• Member, Association of Pacific Rim Universities
The UBC Faculty of Education advanceseducational research and understanding ofteaching and learning in a way thatcelebrates diversity, equity, and innovationand welcomes international collaboration.
Faculty of Education Quick FactsAcademic Staff • Tenure-track professors 135 • Staff 106 • Other instructors 200+Students • Bachelor of Education 600 • Bachelor of Kinesiology 870 • Certificates/Diplomas 500 • Masters 1,370 • Doctoral 406
Special commitments to：• Social justice• Education as lifelong and lifewide• Aboriginal/Indigenous education• Sustainability education• Digital media and learning• Rural education
Academic Units 4 Departments & 1 School• ECPS Educational & Counselling Psychology & Special Education• EDCP Curriculum & Pedagogy• EDST Educational Studies• LLED Language & Literacy Education• KIN School of Kinesiology
Degrees Offered• Certificates• Diplomas• Bachelor of Education (BEd)• Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin)• Master of Education (MEd)• Master of Arts (MA)• Master of Kinesiology (MKin)• Master of Science (Kinesiology)• Master of Museum Education (MMEd)• Doctor of Education (EdD)• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Teacher Education Program (Bachelor of Education—BEd)• Elementary 12-month program• Middle years 12-month program• Secondary 12-month program• Secondary Dual Degree (BSc and BEd)
School of KinesiologyCommitted to achieving sustainable community healththrough research, teaching and community engagementfocused on physical activity and human movement.• BKin – 3 streams Kinesiology & Health Science Physical & Health Education Interdisciplinary Studies – 4 minors (6 courses each) Arts Business Nutritional Science Science• MA, MSc (thesis); MKin (major paper); PhD
School of Kinesiology International Engagement• Research collaborations with 27 institutions & programs outside Canada (8 countries, 5 continents)• Partnership opportunities: Student and faculty mobility agreements; co-supervision of graduate students Paired undergraduate programs (1+3, 2+2), research agreements, early & mid-career development, summer study programs
Leadership in Research Physical Environmental Education Education French Second Language Curriculum Immersion Music Technology Acquisition Theory & Education Studies Family Design Education Literacy Early Literacy Art Indigenous Math Education Drama Science Digital Education Education Education Education Literacy Social Studies Applied Teacher Education Museum Linguistics Social Professional Education Justice Development HistoryEducational Education Learning &Leadership Sociology of Culture Education Sustainability & Policy Education Educational Gender & Higher Psychology Technology Education Kinesiology School AssessmentAdult Learning History of Counselling & Education Education & Evaluation Special Organizational Needs Social-emotional Youth Philosophy of Studies Education LearningSub/Cultures Education
Research Centres• Centre for Cross-Faculty Inquiry• Centre for Culture, Identity and Education• Centre for Intercultural Language Studies• Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism• Centre for Policy Studies in Higher Education and Training• Centre for Research in Chinese Language and Literacy Education• Centre for the Study of Historical Consciousness• Centre for the Study of Teacher Education• Centre for Sport and Sustainability.
Research Institutes• Indigenous Education Institute of Canada• Institute for Early Childhood Education and Research
Research Chairs and Professorships• Race, Inequalities and Global Change• Multicultural Education• Special Education• Curriculum Studies• Struggling Youth• Mathematics Education• Rural Teacher Education• Literacy and Technology• Social and Emotional Learning• Group Counselling and Trauma• Counselling Psychology
Faculty of Education Research Directory www.ogpr.educ.ubc.ca/
International Engagement• Faculty/student exchanges• Collaborative research projects• Research training for advanced graduate students and early-career faculty• Co-supervision of student research• Improvement of teaching and learning for early- career faculty
International Engagement (continued)• Practicum placements for student teachers• Collaborative master’s programs Educational Technology Adult Learning & Global Change Museum Education Curriculum Studies Others under development• International service learning projects.
International Student Support• UBC International House• International Student Peer Advisors• UBC English Language Institute• UBC Writing Centre• Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre• International Student Handbook
Contact InformationDr. Tom Sork, Senior Associate DeanInternational and AdministrationFaculty of EducationThe University of British Columbia2125 Main MallVancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.educ.ubc.ca