Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Douglas Todd: Canadian boys suffer from lack of male teachers

UBC Education Professor Emeritus Marv Westwood was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun column about the need for Canadian boys to have male teachers as positive role models. More

School district applauds commitment to recruit French teachers from abroad

An article in Pique Magazine mentioned the creation of 37 additional spaces in French teacher-education programs at UBC and Simon Fraser University over the next two years. More

Miquela lives somewhere on Instagram, between fiction and reality

Ron Darvin is interviewed by Publico, a Portuguese newspaper, on how we construct identities through digital media. More

Self-taught carpenter building a whole new skill set in adulthood

Metro News interviewed Dr. Shauna Butterwick, a professor emerita of adult education at UBC, for a story about learning new skills in adulthood. More

Canada’s curiously cautious commemoration of women suffragists

Dr. Veronica Strong-Boag, a UBC professor emerita in educational studies, wrote an op-ed about women suffragists for The Conversation. More

Big Questions Unanswered in Government’s Child Care Plans

Dr. Guofang Li was interviewed by The Tyee about the need to include professional learning for early childhood teachers to better support them to teach and care for children from diverse linguistic, cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds in the BC government's $1 billion investment in universal childcare programs in the next three years. More

New sports, physiotherapy facility opens at UBC

News 1130 reported on the Chan Gunn Pavilion, a new sports and physiotherapy facility at UBC which will be used by faculty and students from the School of Kinesiology. More

Canada’s globally top-ranked university programs, according to QS

Huffington Post reported that UBC has several top-ranked programs in the world, including the School of Kinesiology under sports-related subjects. More

40th Annual Physics Olympics Held in Vancouver

Xinhua highlighted the 40th annual Physics Olympics that took place at UBC on March 10, 2018. More

“We Teach Languages” Podcast Featuring Dr. Ryuko Kubota

In "We Teach Languages" podcast episode 43: Common Misconceptions in English Language Teaching, host Stacey Margarita Johnson talks with Dr. Ryuko Kubota. More