Faculty Resources

Teacher Education For All (Inclusion for Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity) Resources

Official Teacher Education For All (TEFA) web page: teach.educ.ubc.ca/TEFA

All-Gender, Multi-User Elementary School Washrooms

Anti-discrimination Response Training (A.R.T.) — What can YOU do when you witness discrimination?

Being Safe, Being Me: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey

Every Teacher Project

A Family’s Story

Gender Pronouns

Guidelines for Frontline Staff on Gender Identity

Possible Inclusion Statements for Course Outlines (3 versions)

Primer of Gender Identity

SOGI Education Film & Video List

SOGI Goals and Best Practices

SOGI-Inclusive Environments (includes videos, programs, glossary)

SOGI-Inclusive Policies & Procedures

SOGI-Inclusive Resources (includes lesson plans)

SOGI Scenarios for Teacher/Administrator Development

What's in a name? Navigating mispronunciation and misgendering with grace in student advising


Resources and Books to Learn More About Gender Diversity

Gender 101 – BC’s Transgender Health Information Program website

Questions and Answers: Gender Identity in Schools (2011) by Public Health Agency of Canada

Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools (2015) by coalition of American organizations such as Gender Spectrum and National Center for Lesbian Rights

Supporting Transgender and Transsexual Students in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Educators (2012) by Canadian Teachers’ Federation

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children by Diane Ehrensaft

The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes (2016) by Diane Ehrensaft

Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools (2010) by Elizabeth J. Meyer

Supporting Transgender & Gender Creative Youth (2014) by Elizabeth J. Meyer and Annie Pullen Sansfaçon

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals (2008) by Rachel Pepper and Stephanie Brill

The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens (2016) by Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney


Lesson Plans and Other Curricular Resources

BC Teachers Foundation

Gender Spectrum

The Gender Spectrum Handbook (2014) by Pride Education Network

Out in Schools Films and Curriculum

Pride Education Network – This website has book lists for teachers.

SOGI 123

VSB Pride Blog

Welcoming Schools (K-7)


Ressources en français


Guide CHEO sur la diversité et l’identité de genre

Guide “Diversité sexuelle et de genre: Ressource pédagogique inclusive” du Nouveau Brunswick (ainsi qu’un guide sur la création et la mise en oeuvre d’un comité de la diversité sexuelle, de genre et leurs allié(e)s dans les écoles

L’identité sexuelle au Canada: une publication de l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada​

Liste du Comité pour la diversité sexuelle et l’identité de genre du CSQ (Centrale des syndicats du Québec)

L’orientation sexuelle au Canada: une publication de l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada​

Modules sur le site Bien-être@l’école

Site Internet Enfants Transgenres

Association Lab-Elle: Sélection d’albums illustrés qui promeuvent l’égalité fille-garçon

Éditions Talons Hauts: Des livres qui bousculent les idées reçues​

Teacher Education Instructor Resources

Bachelor of Education Program Awards
Nominate a teacher candidate for an award

Blackboard Connect Resources
Screencast instructions on how to access instructor resources on Connect

Course Instructor Evaluations
Information on Faculty of Education policy that every course with five or more teacher candidates be evaluated using an online system.

UBC Teacher Education Instructor Information

Interim Report Template

Teacher Regulation Branch Standards for Educators in BC

Planning Documents

UBC Teacher Education Practicum Planning Resource Blog

Curriculum Support

BC Ministry of EducationStarting Points in Planning from a BC Teacher's Perspective

Coquitlam School DistrictRedesigned Curriculum Planning Framework

Delta School DistrictDesign Framework for Innovative Teaching and Learner Success

Langley School DistrictInstructional Design Planner


Rod Allen, Superintendent of Learning and CEO, School District No. 79 (Cowichan Valley):
Presentation (2015)
Video: Rod Allen on changes in BC's curriculum landscape (2015)

Beverley Bunker, UBC Adjunct Teaching Professor and French Immersion Teacher in Surrey School District:
Redesigned Curriculum in Action, presentation (January 2016)

Dr. Jan Hare, First People's Principles of Learning, Supporting Teacher Candidate Experiences:
Presentation (2015)

Jan Unwin, Superintendent, Graduation & Student Transitions, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Advanced Education:
Transforming Education in BC, presentation (November 2015)
Video: Presentation to Teacher Candidates (May 2015)

Inclusive Practices:

'Ask Me': What LGBTQ Students Want Their Professors to Know (video)

Inclusive Practices for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:

Inclusive Practices for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – Dr. Janet Jamieson
Access & Diversity Sample Letter for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Student
Access & Diversity Captioning of AV Materials Request – Process Form
Inclusive Practices for Students Who are Deaf (YouTube)
Inclusive Practices for Students Who are Hard of Hearing (YouTube)
Deaf Around the World (YouTube)
Classroom Noise: Tips for a Quieter Learning Environment
How to Caption YouTube Videos (YouTube)
UBC Access & Diversity

UBC School Advisor Resources

Please visit the UBC School Advisor Resources blog:


UBC Resources

UBC Access & Diversity

UBC Bookstore

UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
CTLT provides services and programs to advance the scholarly practice of all members of the UBC teaching community and support technology-enabled learning environments and distance learning opportunities.

UBC Copyright

"Copyright and the Classroom"
Joy Kirchner, Scholarly Communications Coordinator and Coordinator for UBC's copyright education programming, provides an overview of UBC's Copyright and Fair Dealing guidelines.

UBC Digital Tattoo

UBC Education IT
Equipment and computer lab booking in the Faculty of Education

UBC Education Library

Mental Health and Wellbeing: Assisting Students in Distress – UBC Online Tool for Faculty, Staff and Students

The Revised Bachelor of Education Program

The revised Bachelor of Education Program was launched in September 2012.
The following documents highlight the program development and process.

Background and Philosophy May 2012

FAQ About the Program and Process June 2012

Program Development September 2009