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Rahela Nayebzadah
My novel, titled Monster Child, will be released with Wolsak and Wynn in 2021. Read more

Hayley McDonald
I graduated from the Social and Emotional Learning cohort in August 2015 and started my first teaching position in England that September through the recruitment agency Uteach Ltd. Read more

Silvia Tang
Since graduating from UBC with a Bachelor of Education in Music in 2012, I have taught at York House School, the Vancouver School Board, and am now at Garden City Elementary School in Richmond, BC. Read more

Steve An
Since receiving the UBC BEd, I have been teaching English at Changshin Elementary in Seoul, South Korea. In my spare time I attend jazz clubs, visit music stores, and continue to play trumpet at the local wedding center. Read more

Trevor Kew
BEd alumnus Trevor Kew talks about the joy of teaching in unexpected places (like Yokohama and Leighton Buzzard) and the importance of nurturing outside interests. Read more

Favian Yee
Favian Yee is the 2016 recipient of the Canadian Association of Physicists Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (BC-Yukon). He is also a triple graduate from UBC (BSc, BEd, MEd). Read more

David Wees
When I started my coursework at UBC, little did I know that I was learning the skills and knowledge that would help support me in living on three different continents, in four different countries, and teach using five different curricular systems. Read more

Janis Anne Griffioen
Since graduating from the Personalized Learning & Technology cohort in 2014, I have been using my expertise in digital design to teach others and create a position for myself. Read more

Tina Chen
I developed a great interest in going to the North when I was completing my undergraduate studies. As a result, when I graduated from the UBC Kindergarten–Primary cohort program in 2012, I decided to pursue an adventure of heading to the territory of Nunavut. Read more

Sarra McMillan
Sarra McMillan lets us in on what life is like as a rural teacher in northern Alberta. Read more