Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

UBC expert says kids benefit from learning outdoors
Thu Apr 16 2015

Hartley Banack, a lecturer at UBC’s Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, advocates for outdoor-education programs for kids. More


How can we raise confident and compassionate boys?
Thu Apr 02 2015

Dean Blye Frank joins experts in addressing the question of how to help raise confident and compassionate boys. More


Pacific Northwest history details role of French Canadians
Sun Mar 29 2015

The history of the Pacific Northwest is generally told from a British or American perspective, but Dr. Jean Barman’s latest book helps correct the record. More


Vancouver tribute pole shines a light on the journey of veterans
Wed Mar 25 2015

A tribute pole being carved by veterans from Afghanistan is part of a project to tell the veterans’ stories and the challenges they face upon their return home. More


Tech turbo-charges high school science fairs
Sun Mar 22 2015

Students’ access to new content and wireless communication have affected the evolution of science fairs, according to UBC education professor Don Krug. More


University strikes and why unions are storming the ivory towers
Sun Mar 15 2015

The unionization is a reaction to the “corporatization” of universities, says UBC Faculty of Education emeritus Bill Bruneau. More


Men must take care of the mind
Thu Mar 05 2015

Men shouldn't hesitate to talk about their problems, say UBC education professor Marvin Westwood and PhD student Duncan Shields. More


Mansplaining: Feminists fight back with language
Fri Mar 06 2015

UBC education professor Annette Henry comments on the phenomenon of “mansplaining”. More


New adult-education fees will harm B.C. jobs plan
Mon Mar 02 2015

Free basic education plays a social and economic role and will help the province better align skills for jobs in the province, say education professors from UBC and SFU in an op-ed. More


B.C.’s first science and business high school set to open this fall
Thu Feb 26 2015

Rick Hansen secondary school will roll out a new interdisciplinary teaching model when classes resume in September. More