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Dr. Helen Raptis

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3010
Victoria, B.C. V8W 3N4
Phone: (250) 721-7776
Fax: (250) 721-7598


  • Social and Historical Foundations of Education in British Columbia
  • Multicultural/ Anti-Racist Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Education Policy Studies
  • First Nations and Minority Education
  • School Effectiveness and School Improvement


2008 - 2010

EMC Heritage Trust Award. “Education Heritage Museum.“ $15,000(US) May 2010. Project Lead.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Research Grant. “Exploring the Integration Experiences of Aboriginal Children and Teachers in the Schools of Port Essington and Campbell River, BC, 1949-1969.” $92,197. April 2008. Principal Investigator with Anne Marshall.

Hudson’s Bay Company Local History Grant Program. “Teaching Heritage Project”. $1,000. April 2008. Principal Investigator.

BC Ministry of Education. Research contract. “A Brief History of the British Columbia Ministry of Education.” $3,500. March 2008. Principal Investigator.

Lower Vancouver Island Retired Teachers Association Grant. “ABC’s of Teaching in BC Project.” $2,250. January 2008. Principal Investigator.

2005 - Present
ABC’S of BC’s Past – Member of the Board of Directors; Long-term project goal is to erect a museum of teaching memorabilia.
2005 - 2008
International Academic Relations – Foreign Affairs Canada (with Tom Fleming and Beatriz Diaz). “International Research Linkages.” $10,000. Awarded April 2005.
2005 -2008
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Research Grant “Negotiating and Implementing the 1951 Federal Integration Policy in British Columbia, 1946-1956.” $59,000. Awarded May, 2005. Principal Investigator. Collaborator: Anne Marshall.



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