CIHR Dissemination Grant Awarded to Education Faculty- March 2013
Drs. Deborah Begoray (PI), Joan Wharf Higgins, Anne Marshall, Elizabeth Banister, and C&I PhD student, Robin Wilmot recently received a CIHR Dissemination Grant for their project Creating and using graphic novels to disseminate understanding of media health messages to Indigenous adolescents. Congratulations!
Congratulations Dr. Larry Yore!- March 2013
Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Dr. Larry Yore who will receive the University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award this year. This award recognizes graduates who have attained unusual distinction in their chosen field or professions, or in public service, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership on a community, state, national or international level.
Congratulations Dr. Carmen Gress! - March 2013
The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate Dr. Carmen Gress on recently being awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubliee Medal. The award recognizes exceptional British Columbians for the services they have provided to their fellow citizens. Dr. Gress is a graduate of the University of Victoria's Educational Psychology and Leadership Program. She was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Psychology in 2007, and worked under the supervision of Dr. John Anderson.
Rod Allen - Perspectives on 21st Century Learning in British Columbia - Dec 2012
Rod Allen, Superintendent of Learning and Achievement for the B.C. Ministry of Education, recently visited the University of Victoria's Faculty of Education to discuss 21st century learning in the context of British Columbia. The event was widely attended by University of Victoria faculty and students, teachers, and other interested community members. If you were unable to attend this event you can watch the ~1 hr and 40 min. presentation by selecting one of these video versions: Small (247Mb) - Better (555Mb) - Best (1Gb)
4th Annual Graduate Student Research Day - March 10, 2012
Six students from four different faculties are being recognized for exemplary research in early childhood. This research day will profile their work. The graduate student presenters are: Lesley Baker (SOSC), Erin Fairweather (HUMA), Subilaga Kejo (EDUC), Kathleen Kummen (HSD), Fikile Nxumalo (HSD), and Deborah Thompson (HSD). Location: Harry Hickman Building, Room 120, 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Free event. http://reach.uvic.ca