Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Vancouver tribute pole shines a light on the journey of veterans
Wed Mar 25 2015

A tribute pole being carved by veterans from Afghanistan is part of a project to tell the veterans’ stories and the challenges they face upon their return home. More

Tech turbo-charges high school science fairs
Sun Mar 22 2015

Students’ access to new content and wireless communication have affected the evolution of science fairs, according to UBC education professor Don Krug. More

University strikes and why unions are storming the ivory towers
Sun Mar 15 2015

The unionization is a reaction to the “corporatization” of universities, says UBC Faculty of Education emeritus Bill Bruneau. More

Men must take care of the mind
Thu Mar 05 2015

Men shouldn't hesitate to talk about their problems, say UBC education professor Marvin Westwood and PhD student Duncan Shields. More

Mansplaining: Feminists fight back with language
Fri Mar 06 2015

UBC education professor Annette Henry comments on the phenomenon of “mansplaining”. More

New adult-education fees will harm B.C. jobs plan
Mon Mar 02 2015

Free basic education plays a social and economic role and will help the province better align skills for jobs in the province, say education professors from UBC and SFU in an op-ed. More

B.C.’s first science and business high school set to open this fall
Thu Feb 26 2015

Rick Hansen secondary school will roll out a new interdisciplinary teaching model when classes resume in September. More

Queen Reopens London’s Canada House
Thu Feb 19 2015

Professor emeritus Gordon Smith met Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as she toured the revitalized Canada House. More

Modern families: Making it up as we go along in Richmond
Fri Feb 06 2015

Families are changing – in size, composition and the support services around them, according to UBC education professor Jennifer Vadeboncoeur. More

In brief: solar-powered slugs, robot scientist, breathing like a girl
Fri Feb 06 2015

Women’s lungs work out harder than men’s during exercise, according to UBC research. More