Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

How Do We Ready Kids for the Next Generation of Fake News?

As the tactics gets slicker, BC students need media literacy skills quicker, say academics. More

Immigrant children’s play can clash with mainstream cultures

Dr. Guofang Li (LLED) wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about how immigrant children play differently than children born in North America. More

How data analytics killed the Premier League’s long ball game

Work by Dr. Ian Franks, a UBC kinesiology professor, was mentioned in a Wired U.K. article about data analytics in football. More

McEwen uses brain, brawn in bid for Rugby World Cup

Carolyn McEwen, Kinesiology alumna and instructor (PhD'16) and Canadian rugby team member, was profiled in The Province. More

No tuition for adult basic education, English learning

Dr. Shauna Butterwick, professor emerita of educational studies, was quoted in a CBC story after the NDP government announced they will eliminate tuition fees on adult basic education and English language learning programs. More

Every student from inaugural St. Mark’s Bachelor of Arts program accepted to UBC Faculty of Education

The UBC Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome the graduates of the inaugural Saint Mark's College new Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Culture program into our Bachelor of Education program in the fall. More

UBC acquires first known account of B.C. by English woman

Professor emerita Jean Barman spoke with Global about a journal of the earliest known account of British Columbia by an English woman recently acquired by UBC. More

UBC experts comment on census results

Dr. Bonny Norton was interviewed by the Hindustan Times on the 2016 Census. She stressed the importance of bilingualism and mother tongue maintenance. More

Prof brings research on soldiers’ mental health to the stage

Dr. George Belliveau, a UBC professor of theatre education, was quoted in a University Affairs story about Contact!Unload, a play about mental health and war. More

Indigenous education pioneer on ‘Indigenizing the academy’

The Tyee profiled Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald, a recently retired UBC education professor, who dedicated her career to including Indigenous culture into the school curriculum. More