Events

Walking the Talk: A Conversation with UBC Educators on Indigenous Engagement

Walking the Talk: A Conversation with UBC Educators on Indigenous Engagement

Indigenous Engagement in the Age of Online Learning The transition to online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic has compelled UBC educators to reconsider their now-virtual classroom environments in order to ensure student wellbeing and academic success.

Statement and resources in response to the findings of the remains of 215 children at Kamloops Indian Residential School
Doing This Work With Care: What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project Panel Discussion

Doing This Work With Care: What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project Panel Discussion

On March 8, CTLT’s Indigenous Initiatives department welcomed the UBC community to a virtual screening and panel discussion of the Faculty Perspectives film created by the What I Learned in Class Today: Educational Experiences and Institutional Responses Renewed Project.

Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community goes on qeqən House Posts Walking Tour

Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community goes on qeqən House Posts Walking Tour

The Indigenous Initiatives (II) Learning Community is a peer-driven professional development community intended for participants who took part in a series of workshops on integrating Indigenous perspectives into their work (the II Design Series).

A candid conversation with Vicki Lynne George

A candid conversation with Vicki Lynne George

Vicki will provide an Indigenous woman’s perspective on her experience at UBC, her work and projects regarding Indigenous Peoples and her thoughts on Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation efforts.

UBC Learning Circle and CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Programming Partnership

UBC Learning Circle and CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Programming Partnership

Over the past two years we have valued the strategic partnership with the UBC Learning Circle. Through this partnership, we have had the privilege of participating in and contributing to communities connected to the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health through the webcasts of our Classroom Climate series.

(Nov 2013) CTLT supported campus-wide educational programming efforts during the TRC National Event in Vancouver. This image is from a TRC flash mob organized at UBC.

Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning – Resources

On August 20, 2018, Indigenous Initiatives facilitated a workshop for the CTLT Summer Institute on the topic of Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning.

Making space for LGBTQIA students

Making space for LGBTQIA students

Dr. Katja Thieme and Dr. Mary Ann S. Saunders explored ways to create a more inclusive campus for students of all genders and sexual orientations.

What if we were to talk about it? Engaging controversial topics in the classroom

What if we were to talk about it? Engaging controversial topics in the classroom

Dr. Aftab Erfan, Director of Dialogue and Conflict Engagement at the UBC Equity and Inclusion Office, facilitated a workshop to explore conflict and how to engage with controversial classroom topics.

Muslim literacy workshop explores and challenges narratives

Muslim literacy workshop explores and challenges narratives

On November 9, UBC staff, faculty, and students were invited to discuss and deconstruct narratives about Muslims and marginalized communities.