Vision and Purpose

The Science Centre for Learning and Teaching, known as Skylight on campus, is a research, support, and community-building unit advancing the science behind education.

Our Vision

Empower UBC’s teaching and learning community to create transformative learning experiences in math and science for all students.

Our Purpose

Advance undergraduate math and science education through collaboration, research and application of evidence-informed practices at UBC and beyond.

Our Values

Diversity, equity, inclusion and respect

We believe in diversity, equity, inclusion and respect as major parts of our individual and collective identity.

Collaboration and teamwork

We believe in the power of community. We are committed to meaningful collaborations with faculty, departments, students and partners on campus and beyond.

Scholarly approach

We combine expertise, curiosity and passion. We learn from and share with others.


We are flexible in our work: proactive when possible and responsive when needed.

Integrity and professionalism

We are transparent in our efforts and take responsibility for what we do.