Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

A 52,438-word dissertation with no punctuation
Sat May 09 2015

A PhD candidate at UBC wrote his dissertation without any periods or commas, claiming there is nothing in UBC’s rules about formats or punctuation. More

UBC student writes 149-page dissertation without punctuation
Fri May 08 2015

The doctoral dissertation of a Nisga’a First Nation student makes a point about aboriginal culture, colonialism, and “the blind acceptance of English language conventions in academia." More

Gardens Sprout at Vancouver Schools
Wed May 06 2015

A partnership between a local food organization, the University of British Columbia, and Landed Learning will bring a new program about food production and marketing to students. More

B.C. teachers wait for court ruling
Wed Apr 29 2015

There is no clear demarcation for where collective bargaining ends, and public policy begins, says UBC professor emeritus Charles Ungerleider. More

Tribute pole for veterans with PTSD
Thu Apr 23 2015

The Early Edition presents the people behind an art project bringing healing to veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More

Why are so many new teachers burning out?
Wed Apr 22 2015

Dr. Rob Tierney talks about why teachers burnout and what schools can do to retain them. More

Shortage of French teachers acute across B.C., report finds
Tue Apr 21 2015

Teachers studying in the French specialist teacher training program are in demand, says Wendy Carr, director of the teacher education program at UBC. More

Coffin art helps vets heal from PTSD
Tue Apr 21 2015

A collaborative art project is helping veterans heal from the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. More

Art Project Helps Veterans Cope with PTSD
Tue Apr 21 2015

A dual art project funded by the Movember Foundation is helping vets deal with mental health issues and advocate for improved treatment of veterans. More

UBC expert says kids benefit from learning outdoors
Thu Apr 16 2015

Hartley Banack, a lecturer at UBC’s Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, advocates for outdoor-education programs for kids. More