Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

There’s another way for Canadians to help refugees

The Tyee mentioned a partnership between UBC education professors and Moi University, Kenya, in an article about how Canadians can help refugees. More

Should private schools be allowed to discriminate against LGBT families?

Daily Xtra quoted Dr. Jason Ellis, a UBC education professor, for an article about the BC Liberals’ order to protect LGBT students, which does not apply to religious schools’ admissions policies. More

Your personality can change depending on language you speak

Dr. Bonny Norton, a professor in UBC’s Department of Language and Literacy Education, spoke to Quartz about the role of language in shaping human identity. More

Discussing agreement between BCTF and province

UBC education professor emeritus Charles Ungerleider was interviewed on CBC’s Early Edition, about the tentative agreement between the BC Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government. More

Remembering Barbara Howard

Barbara Howard, a UBC education alumna who is believed to have been the first black woman to represent Canada in a major international competition, was remembered in the Globe and Mail. More

Women-only English program in Metro Vancouver hopes to expand

Work by Dr. Amea Wilbur, a UBC alumna who earned a PhD from the Faculty of Education, was featured on CBC. More

North Shore well-represented at youth physics competition

Education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin spoke with North Shore News about the 39th annual UBC Physics Olympics. More

Talking about rural teacher education on CBC Radio Kelowna

Dr. Wendy Carr, the associate dean of UBC’s teacher education program, discussed rural teacher education on CBC Radio Kelowna’s Daybreak South. More

Discussing youth mental health in B.C.

Dr. Shalini Lal, a former UBC PhD candidate supervised by education professor Carl Leggo, spoke to CBC’s On the Coast about her research that examined what is effective when it comes to treating mental illness among Metro Vancouver youth. More

UBC study on what works for young-adult mental health treatment

The Vancouver Sun reported on a UBC study that examines what does and does not work when it comes to treating mental illness among Metro Vancouver youth, featuring research by former UBC PhD candidate Dr. Shalini Lal, supervised by education professor Carl Leggo. More