Media Coverage

The Faculty of Education in the media.

Gifted students not being identified in B.C.
Sat Jan 03 2015

The drop in the number of gifted students in BC has many causes according to UBC education professor Owen Lo. More

Waging war against a sedentary lifestyle
Wed Dec 31 2014

Although many people regularly engage in outdoor exercises, prolonged sitting can wipe out their hard-won gains. More

The report on report cards

UBC education professor Sandra Mathison cautions report cards shouldn’t be given so much emphasis. More

Grading Report Cards

A UBC education expert explains why rewarding good grades is an automatic fail. More

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