Faculty of Education
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.
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?