Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Former UBC Thunderbird Jama now jammin’ with the Raptors

Kinesiology alumnus Jama Mahalela begins his second year as an NBA assistant coach to the Toronto Raptors. More


Teaching and Learning Beyond the Classroom – the UBC Community Field Experience

UBC's Community Field Experience is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of Education Canada. More


My son’s school boundaries are changing and I’m okay with it

Parents in a Toronto neighbourhood are up in arms after being notified their school catchment boundaries will change. More


IB curriculum offered to younger grades

International Baccalaureate (IB) programs are the focus of a new article in The Globe and Mail. More


Is childhood art key to developing literacy?

Education professor emeritus Bob Steel shares tips on how to use art as a tool to improve a child’s literacy. More


Sexist or not, Whitecaps video taken down

An online promotional video for the Vancouver Whitecaps has been pulled after accusations of sexism. More


B.C. schools could reopen Monday after ‘historic’ deal

Education professor Wayne Ross comments on the tentative deal reached between the B.C. Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government. More


Microsoft acquires ‘Minecraft’ for $2.5 billion

Dr. Don Krug comments on the educational potential of the Minecraft video game, recently purchased by Microsoft. More


Enrolment in teacher education remains up, as two sides discuss teachers dispute

Dr. Wendy Carr discusses optimism and hope for the future as enrolment numbers go up. More