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The Faculty of Education in the media.

UBC teaching future teachers about mental health
Fri Sep 04 2015

Dr. Wendy Carr of UBC's Faculty of Education discusses how its education students will learn to deal with teens and their mental health disorders. More

Burnaby principals give parents the inside scoop on B.C. schools
Mon Aug 31 2015

A new book published by the UBC Faculty of Education's Pacific Educational Press answers common questions that parents ask each year. More

Internet parental blocks make it worse: UBC prof
Wed Aug 26 2015

Dr. Jennifer Shapka, a UBC professor of developmental psychology, cautions parents against micro-managing their child’s Internet use and says it’s tantamount to banning their kids from socialising with their friends. More

Back-to-school jitters? Helpful tips to help your children ease into the classroom
Mon Aug 31 2015

Dr. Laurie Ford provides tips for caregivers on setting children up for success at the start of a new school year. More

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