Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

A point of view: The pursuit of happiness
Fri Jan 02 2015

Happiness research carried out by UBC among primary school students highlighted the positive effects of sharing. More


Gifted students not being identified in B.C.
Sat Jan 03 2015

The drop in the number of gifted students in BC has many causes according to UBC education professor Owen Lo. More


Waging war against a sedentary lifestyle
Wed Dec 31 2014

Although many people regularly engage in outdoor exercises, prolonged sitting can wipe out their hard-won gains. More


The report on report cards

UBC education professor Sandra Mathison cautions report cards shouldn’t be given so much emphasis. More


Grading Report Cards

A UBC education expert explains why rewarding good grades is an automatic fail. More


Why are B.C. parents choosing French immersion?

Dr. Monique Bournot-Trites points out the many benefits to learning a second language, particularly for English-as-a-second-language students. More


Myth-busting: Immigrants Drive Down School Rankings

Dr. Charles Ungerleider, Professor Emeritus of Educational Studies at UBC's Faculty of Education, debunks the myth that immigrants drive down school rankings. More


Dogwood-25 Society mentors guide Native kids

In a pilot program organized by the Dogwood-25 Society, aboriginal post-secondary students are mentoring Native elementary and secondary students. More


Teaching degree ‘a ticket to many worlds’

Wendy Carr, Director of UBC's Teacher Education Office, explains why applications to our Teacher Education program are increasing in an already saturated job market. More


UBC recognizes 44 Faculty of Education Academic All-Canadians

Congratulations to the Faculty of Education students recognized at the Academic All-Canadian Breakfast of Champions on November 12th. More