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The Faculty of Education in the media.

Security measures won’t stop school shootings

United Press International published an op-ed from The Conversation about school shootings co-written by Dr. Sam Rocha (EDST). More

BC announces nearly $900K to train new teachers, union says more needed

Dr. Wendy Carr, Associate Dean in UBC’s teacher education program, spoke to Global about government funding for teacher education. More

Simpcw Chief Nathan Matthew named TRU Chancellor

CFJC Today spoke with Simpcw Chief and Faculty of Education alumnus Nathan Matthew (BPE ’72, MEd ’90) on his appointment as the next chancellor of Thompson Rivers University. More

UBC’s International Baccalaureate Program

Maclean’s highlighted the UBC Faculty of Education International Baccalaureate Educator Stream, Canada’s first IB-recognized teacher education program More

Legally Blonde star gets set for a transformation

Julia Ullrich, a UBC alumna (BEd '17) and actor, was highlighted in the Georgia Straight. More

UBC psychologist alarmed by Facebook Messenger Kids app

CBC News interviewed Dr. Jennifer Shapka about Facebook’s new Messenger Kids app. More

Meiji at 150 Podcast: Dr. David Anderson

In Episode 14 of the Meiji at 150 Podcast, Dr. David Anderson appraises historical memory in Japan and the reactions of visitors to Japanese history museums, particularly of the Shōwa Period. More

Sports medicine experts MOVE on with evidence-based advice

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Dr. Karim Khan, a UBC kinesiology professor and scientific director of a federal research agency’s Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis. More

UBC’s Hanson helping relations between clubs, Basketball BC

Kevin Hanson, head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball team and UBC Kinesiology alumnus (BPE '88), has signed on to be the coach of the Under-17 boys provincial team this summer, The Province reported. More

Best of young adult fiction: Classic, revolutionary reads

Dr. Theresa Rogers and Caroline Hamilton of UBC’s Department of Language and Literacy Education offer five classic and revolutionary reads for young adults in 2018 in an article on The Conversation. More