Faculty of Education
Media Release | April 5, 2017
Immigrant and refugee families improve their English language skills and maintain their first language when parents and kids learn together, according to UBC researchers.
April 3, 2017
The proliferation of fake news is transforming the way people, including children, perceive what’s happening in the world around them.
Media Release | February 21, 2017
In classrooms across Canada, some children learn about colonialism for the first time by standing on dozens of blankets strewn across the floor.
February 1, 2017
A UBC education professor talks about the need for black history in the school curriculum and the month’s significance.
Media Release | January 30, 2017
Stressed out university students, take note: self-compassion may be the key to making it through your first year, according to new research from UBC.
Media Release | October 26, 2016
In B.C., approximately 14,000 kindergarten students start school vulnerable in at least one area that is critical to their healthy development, according to a new UBC report.
Media Release | June 27, 2016
Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a UBC study.
May 24, 2016 - by Corey Allen
Watching a loved one graduate from university is a proud moment, but for Jocelyne and Randy Robinson, the pride will be twofold as the mother and son graduate from UBC a day apart.
March 23, 2016
High-intensity “sprint training” may be gaining popularity at gyms, but if you’re new to this form of exercise, the workout could do more harm than good.
March 4, 2016
More than 400 high school students and teachers from across B.C. will compete in the 38th annual UBC Physics Olympics
February 16, 2016
Canada’s refugee resettlement program aims to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees — half of them children — by the end of February.
November 19, 2015
UBC researchers are studying the effects of head impacts on football players using xPatch, a small sensor worn behind the ear.
November 10, 2015
Canada is a proudly multicultural nation. But Annette Henry, a UBC professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, says Canadian black scholars have been overlooked for far too long.
Media Release | November 4, 2015
The University of British Columbia congratulates Justin Trudeau, who earned a bachelor of education from UBC in 1998, on becoming Prime Minister of Canada.
October 21, 2015
In Canada, math is often a dreaded subject in school — something that UBC education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin hopes to change.
August 31, 2015
The start of a new school year can be especially daunting for children who are starting kindergarten or high school.
Media Release | August 26, 2015
UBC is improving mental health literacy among its teacher candidates, arming them with the knowledge and skills they need to act as an intervenor in the battle against teen mental illness.
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.