Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

The significance of Trudeau’s apology to LGBTQ Canadians

Dr. Mary Bryson spoke with UBC Public Affairs about the significance of the formal apology which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make of all Canadians to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people who have been imprisoned, fired from their jobs or otherwise persecuted in the past because of their sexuality. More

B.C.-born program helps veterans re-enter civilian life

News 1130 mentioned the Veterans Transition Network, an initiative which began at UBC in 1997. More

Snapshots: Building Resiliency in Kids

In the latest issue of Pathways, the UBC Faculty of Medicine talks with Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl (ECPS) and Dr. Michael Kobor (Medical Genetics) about the new pilot project where they are investigating the emotional and biological benefits of MindUP — a social-emotional learning (SEL) program for kids. More

Lack of funding makes helping students with dyslexia difficult

Global spoke with Professor Emerita Dr. Linda Siegel in a story about students with dyslexia. More

UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback

The Globe and Mail reported that UBC released a draft freedom of expression statement and requested feedback from the university community. More

UBC faculty of education puts premium on mental health literacy

The Georgia Straight interviewed Associate Dean of Teacher Education Dr. Wendy Carr about how educators can help address a national mental-health crisis. More

“As safe as necessary”: a new way of looking at risk

School of Kinesiology researcher Anne Lasinsky shares insight into how letting children take risks can facilitate their growth and development. More

B.C. teacher wades into debate over crowdfunding and corporate money in Canadian classrooms

CBC's The National talks with UBC Education alumnus and Surrey elementary school teacher Curtis Wiebe (BEd '14) about how corporate crowdfunding has helped get otherwise out-of-reach classroom resources in the hands of his students. More

Opinion: TransLink must save building that houses art spaces

Gordon Smith, a UBC Education professor emeritus, co-wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about the need to save a building in the face of major construction by Translink. More

Teens are suffering from FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

An article by ECPS graduate student Natasha Parent discusses how to recognize and respond to FOMO, the "Fear of Missing Out," which affects many tweens and teens. More