15th Canadian Symposium – Highlights
What happens when you get Home Economics educators into one space?
You have a symposium where there is an exchange of ideas around families, food textiles, design, technology, and truth and reconciliation.
UBC hosted the XV Canadian Symposium – Home Economics on February 22 – 24, 2019 in The Nest. Attended by over 70 delegates that arrived from across Canada as well as a growing international contingent from Malta, Egypt, Kenya Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, and Japan.
Beginning with a keynote presentation by Dr. Nancy Turner, Emeritus Professor University of Victoria speaking on “Our food is our medicine”, additional presentations across the program included design thinking; eco-pedagogy and eco-literacy; critical food literacy; post-disaster living and industrialization of the home.
15th Canadian Symposium
Home Economics | Family Studies | Human Ecology | Family & Consumer Science Education: Issues & Directions
The Canadian Symposium on Home Economics Education has been held biennially for the past 28 years in various locations in Canada. It provides a forum for sharing information and research, and action planning to strengthen home economics/family studies/human ecology/family and consumer science education in the future. Learn more...
LOCATION | THE University of British Columbia, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4
The 15th Canadian Symposium at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The call for papers is now closed.
Thank you for your interest.