Teacher Education For All (Inclusion for Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity) Resources
Official Teacher Education For All (TEFA) web page: teach.educ.ubc.ca/TEFA
SOGI-Inclusive Environments (includes videos, programs, glossary)
SOGI-Inclusive Resources (includes lesson plans)
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
The Gender Spectrum Handbook (2014) by Pride Education Network
Pride Education Network – This website has book lists for teachers.
Ressources en français
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
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.
BC Ministry of Education – Starting Points in Planning from a BC Teacher's Perspective
Coquitlam School District – Redesigned Curriculum Planning Framework
Delta School District – Design Framework for Innovative Teaching and Learner Success
Langley School District – Instructional Design Planner
Rod Allen, Superintendent of Learning and CEO, School District No. 79 (Cowichan Valley):
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:
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 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:
Mental Health Resources
Teen Mental Health — Dr. Stan Kutcher's website
UBC School Advisor Resources
Please visit the UBC School Advisor Resources blog:
UBC Faculty Advisor Resources
Alumni Employment Update Form
Submit employment updates of BEd grads.
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.
"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 Education IT
Equipment and computer lab booking in the Faculty of Education
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