Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

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

Too many teachers?

Employment opportunities for teacher graduates are the focus of a new article in The Tyee. More

How a one-time Grizzlies ball boy became Raptors’ coach

UBC education alumnus Jon Lee’s journey from Vancouver Grizzlies ball boy to the Toronto Raptors’ strength and conditioning coach is chronicled in a new article in the National Post. More

More Indigenous teachers needed

After 40 years and more than 370 graduates, UBC's Indigenous Teacher Education Program (NITEP) remains as vital as ever. More

Value Village pulls ‘sexy’ Halloween kids costumes

Value Village is facing heat from parents for selling Halloween costumes deemed too sexy for kids. More

B.C. schools focus on educating hearts

UBC Education professor Kimberly Schonert-Reichl discusses the move toward social and emotional learning in BC schools. More