Best of SFU 2008: Education


B.C's only education TV program
In 2008, the Faculty of Education launched Your Education Matters, B.C.’s only television program dedicated to in-depth analysis of education issues.


Schools are so yesterday
SFU education professor Kieran Egan's 2008 book, The Future of Education: Re-imagining the School From the Ground Up, offered a "frontal attack on current forms of schooling and a radical rethinking of the whole education process."


Training educators overseas
2008 saw the first graduates from a unique Master of Education program for students at SFU’s three Southeast Asian partner universities. The project develops capacity for the universities’ adult continuing education centres.


International research award
Assistant professor Nathalie Sinclair was the first recipient of the Janet Duffin award. This new award from the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics recognizes the year’s most outstanding contribution published in Research in Mathematics.