The Institute for Public Education BC is an independent nonpartisan society providing high quality information and leadership to build a strong public education system for British Columbia’s children, families, and communities.
IPE/BC offers analysis of current educational issues, supports public education, and shares current research findings to enrich dialogue on educational issues in British Columbia.
Dr. Budd Hall is Professor Emeritus with the School of Public Administration and Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. He is an advocate for adult education, the revitalization of Indigenous Languages, community based research and social movement learning. He is a former Dean of Education and former Secretary-General of the International Council of Adult Education. He is also a great poet.
On December 29, 2022, Dr. Hall was appointed as an officer of the Order of Canada for “his contributions as a pioneer in the field of community-based research, and for his advancement of knowledge building and research capacity around the world.”