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The Faculty of Education in the media.

Children need more autonomy when socializing online: UBC professor
Thu Aug 27 2015

When it comes to monitoring your kid’s online activity, UBC professor Jennifer Shapka says excessive parental control could actually do more harm than More


UBC Teaching Program and Mental Illness
Wed Aug 26 2015

CKNW's Sam Ferris finds out more about UBC Faculty of Education's approach to developing mental health literacy. More


UBC educates future teachers in mental health literacy
Wed Aug 26 2015

UBC's Faculty of Education is arming its teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills they need in the battle against teen mental illness. More


Hands off my Internet, Dad
Wed Aug 26 2015

Dr. Jennifer Shapka explains how excessive controls over online access could actually cause more harm than good. More


2024 Olympics contract could put L.A. on the hook for any debt
Sat Aug 15 2015

UBC professor Robert VanWynsberghe discusses concerns that the Olympic host contract could put Los Angeles on the hook for any debt that hosting might create. More


What’s driving the popularity of extreme obstacle racing?
Mon Aug 10 2015

UBC Kinesiology student Gavin Weedon talks with CBC's Q about the popularity of extreme obstacle events. More


One book, two books, old books, new book
Fri Jul 31 2015

Dr. Margot Filipenko explains why the late Dr. Seuss continues to inspire devotion among children and educators alike. More


How to give your older kid more freedom
Tue Jul 14 2015

Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur comments on how to gauge the readiness of your child for greater freedom and independence. More


Critics call foul over B.C. baseball event
Fri Jun 26 2015

A Victoria promotional event has run afoul of critics who think the event is demeaning to women. More


UBC coming to Baker St.
Mon Jun 15 2015

UBC's WKTEP program will be moving to a new teaching and learning centre in Nelson, BC in September. More