Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Education professor discusses teacher-training

Dr. Wendy Carr was interviewed on CBC Radio’s B.C. Almanac about why people are going into teacher-training, and the challenges and rewards of the profession. More

UBC professor discusses literacy in Africa

Dr. Bonny Norton was interviewed on Nigeria’s Africa Today program about worldwide literacy. More

UBC goes to the head of the class in concussion testing

BC Business reported on HeadCheck Health, a company started by UBC kinesiology PhD candidate Harrison Brown and UBC MBA graduate Kerry Costello. More

Justin Trudeau takes centre court at UBC-O

Global reported on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s (BEd'98) visit to UBC’s Okanagan campus. More

Dear white people, wake up: Canada is racist

Dr. Annette Henry, the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education at UBC, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about racism in Canada. More

Teaching with a world focus

Castanet mentioned UBC in a story about the inclusion of social and emotional learning in Central Okanagan schools. More

Back-to-school time offers young people a chance to grow as human beings

In an opinion piece for the Global and Mail, UBC Kinesiology alumnus Dr. Rick Hansen, CC, OBC, BPE ’86, LLD ’87, writes about the challenges of back-to-school, and how important it is to give students opportunities to build awareness around issues such as inclusivity and accessibility. More

Learning beyond four walls

Pique Magazine interviewed Hartley Banack, a UBC outdoor environmental education program lecturer, about redefining outdoor education. More

Education professor discusses social and emotional learning

CBC Radio’s On the Coast featured an interview with Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl about social and emotional learning. More

How does court victory help students with learning disabilities?

Dr. Nancy Perry was quoted in a CBC story about a court decision that restored limits on class size and composition. More