Indigenous Initiatives Design Series: Decolonizing Teaching and Learning in STEM
By Remy Corbet on June 6, 2022
As Indigenous perspectives are being more integrated into curricula, STEM has often been thought to be a challenging area to approach for change. In this story, three instructors share how, through their experiences with the Indigenous Initiatives Design Series workshops, they implemented durable change in their courses.
Job Posting: Classroom Climate and Equity & Inclusion – Graduate Student Facilitator – apply by Jan 6, 2021
By Janey Lew on December 2, 2021
The CTLT Indigenous Initiatives team is seeking to hire a part-time (10 hours/week from Jan-Dec 2022) Classroom Climate and Equity & Inclusion Graduate Student Facilitator (CCIE-GSF) who will develop and deliver TA Training to support learning on Indigenous topics and to support equity and inclusion issues in the classroom.
IN/Relation Welcomes New Staff, Pilots Initial Modules
By IN/Relation Team on October 25, 2018
IN/Relation: Educational Resources for International Students Learning Indigenous Contexts and Histories at UBC is a TLEF-funded project to increase for Indigenous engagement for international learners, and develop intercultural understanding and respect.
Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning – Resources
By Janey Lew on August 29, 2018
On August 20, 2018, Indigenous Initiatives facilitated a workshop for the CTLT Summer Institute on the topic of Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning.
New Faces: Welcome Erin Yun, Andrea Dsouza, and Liz Otero!
By Janey Lew on October 30, 2017
A warm welcome to new staff joining Indigenous Initiatives this fall!
Q&A: Brendon Easton, Allard School of Law, Indigenous Law Students’ Association
By Janey Lew on October 30, 2017
The Peter Allard School of Law’s Indigenous Studies Legal Program recently began offering a Cultural Competency certificate. We had the good fortune of connecting with JD Candidate Brendan Easton, who has been working with the law school to introduce this program.
Student Wellbeing and Classroom Climate
By Diana Jung and Janey Lew on May 3, 2017
On February 8, 2017 Patty Hambler, Director of Student Wellbeing Promotions and Michael Lee, Senior Instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy co-faciliated a Classroom Climate workshop titled “Supporting the Student as a Whole Person: Exploring Connections Between Instructional Practices, Learning, and Wellbeing.”
TLEF Project Update: “Mapping Out Relations”
By Mathew Andreatta on March 2, 2017
Work on the CTLT Time and Place at UBC: Our Histories and Relations project continues this semester.
Student Profile: HyunGu Kang
By Amy Perreault and Janey Lew on March 2, 2017
UBC Forestry Student HyunGu Kang answers some questions about the 10,000 Cranes Initiative and what motivates her learning about Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations and reconciliation.
What are our responsibilities as guests on Musqueam territory?
By Victoria Cooke on March 2, 2017
This is a guest blog post by FNIS Practicum Student, Victoria Cooke, who is currently recruiting survey participants for her research project until March 5th. Please read more, share information about the surveys, and take the survey to show your support for Victoria’s research.