Faculty of Education
April 22, 2015
As the school year winds down, the anticipation of summer break is a welcome respite for many elementary and high school teachers.
April 21, 2015 - by Corey Allen
Two wood caskets lie on the floor of the Foster Eastman Gallery in Vancouver. They’ve been gutted and stripped. Satellite images of Kandahar, Afghanistan cover their exteriors.
December 8, 2014
UBC education professor Sandra Mathison says parents should ask plenty of questions about a student’s report card, and cautions against rewarding good grades.
November 20, 2014 - by Corey Allen
Despite recent labour unrest, demand for UBC teacher education grows.
October 21, 2014 - by Corey Allen
After 40 years and more than 370 graduates, UBC’s Indigenous teacher education program remains as vital as ever.
October 14, 2014
New UBC prof explores the grip of Aboriginal gang life in the Prairies
August 28, 2014
Schools need to take a more evolved approach to school safety, says a UBC expert.
July 23, 2014
A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same.
April 14, 2014
A UBC expert says promoting empathy is an important way to prevent tragic school shootings like the one that took place at Columbine High School 15 years ago.
Media Release | April 1, 2014
Could the global financial market meltdown of 2008 have been avoided if Wall Street had more women executives?
March 31, 2014
UBC’s Pat Mirenda is uncovering gaps in care, including long delays between when parents see signs and when children get diagnosed.
March 19, 2014 - by Corey Allen
A new digital storytelling project promotes literacy and preserves local folklore in Africa.
March 5, 2014
UBC’s Theresa Rogers on what to do with your kids over Spring Break
March 5, 2014 - by Heather Amos
UBC’s Andrea Bundon and Paralympic skier Margarita Gorbounova bring the best out in each other at the Sochi Paralympic Games.
January 15, 2014
It’s time for a more sustainable poverty reduction strategy in B.C. The B.C. government is failing to adequately address child poverty rates, says UBC prof. Wendy Poole. Read more…
December 3, 2013
Learning disorder can destroy lives and even lead to suicide if left untreated, says UBC’s Linda Siegel.
Media Release | October 23, 2013
Vancouver and Whistler residents enjoyed the biggest return after hosting the 2010 Winter Games but Canadians across the country also benefitted from a boost in pride and nationalism.
October 17, 2013 - by Corey Allen
Researchers have developed a new way to detect blood doping using genetic technology.
August 29, 2013 - by Jennifer Vadeboncoeur
From 2013: UBC’s Jennifer Vadeboncoeur argues that the overprotective behaviour of so-called “helicopter parents” may stem from new economic and social pressures.
August 26, 2013
From 2013: Shelley Hymel, a professor in Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education, discusses what can be done to curb school bullying.