Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

At UBC Event, Former PM Paul Martin Says It’s Time to Take Expanding Indigenous Education Seriously

Together, the three speakers discussed the challenges and successes of Indigenous education and the essential role it plays in reconciliation. More

How B.C. educators can play a role in addressing the opioid overdose crisis

Drug overdoses have killed 972 people in B.C. so far this year. But what do schools and education have to do with the opioid overdose crisis? More

Canadian Vets Participate in Ride to Survive

Interview with two Canadian Veterans who have been through the CGCT Veteran Transition Program who will be biking in the Ride to Survive. More

“Digital natives” don’t all speak the same language

Ron Darvin of LLED discusses how the integration of technology into schools can impact students with contrasting access to technology. More

More than words

Natalia Balyasnikova and Harini Rajagopal are PhD candidates at UBC, with research focusing on senior EAL learners and young EAL learners respectively More

Dr. Lee Gunderson and Dr. Wendy Carr featured in Sing Tao Daily’s Vancouver edition

Hong Kong based newspaper Sing Tao Daily reached out to professors and experts from UBC, including LLED's Dr. Lee Gunderson and Dr. Wendy Carr, to hel More

Cell phones in school

Michelle Stack, a professor in UBC’s faculty of education, was interviewed about France’s decision to ban cell phones from schools. More

BC teachers given new tools to teach digital literacy

Teachers in BC will be starting the new school year armed with a new curriculum aimed at teaching students about protecting themselves online. More

Dr. Veronica Jane Strong-Boag Appointed to Order of Canada

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada. More

The Globe’s interview with Dr. Annette Henry

Dr. Annette Henry was interviewed by the Globe recently on the topic of race. More