Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Making Connections

An article in University Affairs mentions the Mentor Program for Students with ASD, which education professor Pat Mirenda helped to develop at UBC. More


Michelle Stack on Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani

Roundhouse Radio's Minelle Mahtani speaks with Dr. Michelle Stack, UBC education professor, and Dr. Laura Nimmon about health literacy for immigrant women. More


Green Living: Local nonprofit Food Stash Foundation redirects food waste to needy

UBC alumnus David Schein's nonprofit, Food Stash Foundation, collects food waste from local stores to redistribute to local charities. More


EDST PhD candidate Sonia Medel interviewed on Roundhouse Radio

PhD candidate Sonia Medel (EDST) was interviewed on her scholarship and community engagements on Roundhouse Radio’s Sense of Place. More


UBC lecturer Ron Darvin talks fake news and how students might still be susceptible to it

The Ubyssey spoke with lecturer and UBC Education PhD candidate Ron Darvin about "fake news" and the importance of critical digital literacy. More


Alumnus David Sidoo to receive W.A.C. Bennett Award

Education alumnus David Sidoo, BPE '83, is mentioned in a Vancouver Sun article featuring Frank Smith, the former UBC football coach who will be inducted into the 2017 B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. More


Parents and kids learn English better together

A study by Dr. Jim Anderson, a UBC language and literacy education professor, found that parents and preschool-age children learn English as a second language better together, the Indo-Canadian Voice reported. More


How to teach kids about fake news

CBC Vancouver interviewed Ron Darvin, a UBC PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education, about how to teach children how to distinguish between real and fake news. More


Fighting fake news: B.C. prof offers tips in battle against deception

Metro News quoted Ron Darvin, a UBC PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education, who is an expert on digital literacy skills. More


UBC program to coach parents of kids with autism

CBC spoke with Dr. Pat Mirenda (ECPS) about a new program from UBC which aims to help parents whose toddlers show signs of autism spectrum disorder. More