Simon Bates

Simon Bates

Associate-Provost, Teaching and Learning

Simon Bates is Associate-Provost, Teaching and Learning at UBC, and interim Executive Director of Extended Learning.

As Associate-Provost, Simon provides leadership for programs that advance teaching, learning and educational technology within UBC faculties and departments in support of the creation credit and non-credit learning opportunities. In his role, he also contributes to new program approval and quality assurance processes overseen by the office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic. A passionate champion of evidence-based and technology-led learning, Simon also co-teaches a first-year physics course to 300 students.