Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Program teaches aboriginal children to read
Mon Sep 21 2015

The Parents As Literacy Supporters program provides parents and caregivers new ways to encourage learning for their children. More

A Comox Valley educator receives a unique centennial recognition
Fri Sep 11 2015

North Island Distance Education School principal, Jeff Stewart, is being recognized for his achievements in education alongside 99 other outstanding and diverse UBC Education alumni. More

Technology has altered the nature of literacy
Wed Sep 23 2015

Dr. Marianne McTavish, an early childhood education professor at UBC, comments on concerns that children’s attention spans are shrinking due to exposure to various digital screens. More

Olympic gamble: Hello Calgary and Quebec City?
Tue Sep 22 2015

UBC professor Robert Vanwynsberghe comments on the impact of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics amid speculation on potential Canadian bids for 2024. More

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