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The Faculty of Education in the media.

‘Racist’ Halloween costumes should be pulled from shelves
Tue Oct 27 2015

UBC education professor Mona Gleason advises that certain costumes could be cultural appropriations and borderline racist. More

Will Trudeau’s Teacher Skills Help Him Run Canada?
Thu Oct 29 2015

Good teachers possess many of the same talents as good leaders, says UBC emeritus associate professor David Coulter. More

Indigenous costumes: A good choice or just plain racist?
Fri Oct 23 2015

UBC education professor Mona Gleason says people should pick their Halloween costumes with care and avoid those that could come across as sexist or cu More

Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley win indigenous literature award
Thu Oct 22 2015

UBC’s Faculty of Education and the Indigenous Education Institute of Canada hosted the 2015 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature. More

Can mindfulness improve school grades?
Mon Oct 26 2015

Research led by UBC’s Kimberly Schonert-Reichl shows a link between mindfulness and school grades. More

When Halloween costumes cross the line
Fri Oct 23 2015

UBC Faculty of Education professor Mona Gleason cautions that some Halloween costumes may cross the line into racism, sexism, and just plain offensiveness. More

Vancouver prof fights mathphobia
Wed Oct 21 2015

UBC education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin hopes to change popular views that math is difficult and not fun in a free public talk on Nov. 21 at UBC. More

Seclusion rooms in schools do more harm than good
Mon Oct 12 2015

UBC special education expert Pat Mirenda weighs in on the issue of using seclusion rooms in schools to calm down students thought to be disruptive. More

Building boom in the works at UBC
Wed Oct 07 2015

Ponderosa Commons is one of 20 building projects currently underway at UBC. More

UBC historian wins top prize for academic writing
Tue Sep 29 2015

UBC professor Jean Barman has won the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Scholarly Research–Canada’s top prize for academic history writing. More