The 2010-11 academic year marked a significant turning point in the evolution of the Learning Exchange. This report will relate some of the impacts of our work by sharing stories and profiles of success.
Participants – the learners and facilitators – in the UBC Learning Exchange’s ESL Conversation program are overwhelmingly positive about their experiences in the program. But what, exactly, makes it work so well? And what are some of the challenges?
‘Angels and Demons’ is the working title of a photography project with several ambitious goals. It aims to record a Downtown Eastside which many feel is inevitably changing. Another major goal is to have people from all walks of life explore their own attitudes to the Downtown Eastside. Is the Downtown Eastside the accepting, artistic […]
Several murals have appeared on prominent Downtown Eastside walls and buildings over recent years. The UBC Learning Exchange’s “One Project at a Time” initiative is helping to create a mural that, while enlivening a community space, is ultimately about building new connections.