Day: December 19, 2014

Funding – Mackenzie King Competition, Due Feb 2, 2015

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Competition Announcement: Mackenzie King Competition

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships

Deadline: Monday, 2 February 2014

Amount: $8,500 – $10,500 (subject to change)

The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded each year. The value has recently been approximately $8,500 but is subject to change.

Further information is available on our website at: or contact Abbey Barley (

Year of Research in Education: Share Your Research on Twitter

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Share Your Research on Twitter
The term is over! What #EdResearch books or articles will you be reading during the break? Perhaps watching some compelling documentary film? Share on Twitter using the #EdResearch and tag us @UBCEdResearch for a chance to win one of the monthly draw prizes! Don’t forget to include a link so we can check it out, too.
You can also post pictures of what it looks like to do research during the Holidays using #ThisIsResearch (don’t forget @UBCEdResearch to be entered in the draw).
Visit the YRE web site for more info:

5th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium, Feb 27, 2015

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On behalf of Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, Dr. Cynthia Nicol and Melania Alvarez:

You are invited

to the 5th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium:

Sharing Approaches for Improving Aboriginal Mathematics Education.


Friday February 27, 2015

UBC First Nations House of Learning (1985 West Mall) 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

2015 Theme: Mathematics, Students and Community

Registration will be available by the end January 2015.

The 5th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium is an opportunity for teachers, administrators, Ministry representatives, community members, and academics to connect, explore, imagine and share new ideas, resources and research on Aboriginal mathematics education from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Purpose of the Symposium is to:

  • share research and educational projects about improving Aboriginal math education K-12
  • develop community connections to facilitate and support improving Aboriginal mathematics education

Please direct questions about the symposium to:

Please share this with your colleagues!

Support for this symposium is provided by the UBC Faculty of Education’s Indigenous Education Institute of Canada, the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, & the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS).

*Mouse woman graphic created by Billy Yovanovich, Haida artist