Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

UBC Faculty of Education Ranked No. 1 in Canada
Wed Apr 20 2016

Dean Blye Frank spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the Faculty of Education's No. 1 ranking in Canada (QS World University Rankings, 2016). More

Middle schools: pros and cons
Tue Mar 01 2016

UBC professor Dr. Sandra Mathison (ECPS) spoke to CBC Early Edition on the role middle schools can play. More

Young refugees face a tough road in our education system: advocates
Sun Feb 28 2016

Young refugees, particularly late elementary and high school-aged kids, face tough hurdles becoming fluent in English, Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur (ECPS) told News 1130. More

Who and what gets left out of world university rankings?
Fri Feb 26 2016

When universities chase ‘excellence’, argues Dr. Michelle Stack (EDST), ‘big capital’ calls the tune and some students go hungry. More

Standing up to bullies
Tue Feb 23 2016

Dr. Shelley Hymel (ECPS) explains why the effects of bullying can last a lifetime, and offers insight into how to address it. More

Could teacherless classrooms be a reality by 2020?
Thu Feb 18 2016

Dr. Charles Ungerleider, Professor Emeritus (EDST), comments on why he thinks teacherless classrooms may never become a reality. More

BC budget lookahead. Class size and composition.
Tue Feb 16 2016

Dr. Charles Ungerleider, Professor Emeritus (EDST) commented on the increase in BC class sizes despite a teachers’ strike in 2014. More

Podcast: Reawakening Language
Mon Feb 15 2016

Dr. Candace Galla, LLED, Ghil’ad Zuckermann, and Dr. Mark Turin discuss the positive things that are happening with some minority languages. More

2016 TESOL Distinguished Research Award Co-Recipients: Bonny Norton and Ron Darvin
Mon Feb 15 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton and Ron Darvin, co-recipients of the 2016 TESOL Distinguished Research Award presented by the TOEFL Board of ETS. More

Refugee children face unique educational challenges
Tue Feb 16 2016

Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur shares her insight into how schools and educators can help newly arrived refugee children adjust to schooling in Canada. More