Faculty of Education
From chalkboards to chatbots: How to use artificial intelligence in the K-12 classroom
Dr. Ron Darvin, an assistant professor in the faculty of education, discussed how artificial intelligence is changing how we teach students and how they learn.
Sep 7, 2023
Learning doesn’t stop when summer vacation begins
We spoke with Prof. David Anderson of UBC’s department of curriculum and pedagogy about the learning opportunities summer presents.
Jun 27, 2023
UBC launches early childhood education certificate program for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people
The two-year part-time program will be offered online. Content is fully captioned and interpreted, with much of it delivered visually. In-person practicum placements will be available throughout B.C.
Jun 1, 2023
UBC experts on Pink Shirt Day
Wednesday, Feb. 22 is Pink Shirt Day, a day to stand against bullying and harassment in schools. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 17, 2023
UBC experts on Black History Month
February is Black History Month. UBC experts are available to comment on various related topics.
Jan 25, 2023
UBC experts on Black History Month
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics this Black History Month.
Feb 1, 2022
UBC experts on Black Excellence Day
The B.C. government has proclaimed Black Excellence Day for the first time in the province. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 14, 2022
B.C.’s spending on K-12 education drastically increased over the last 50 years
British Columbia’s K-12 public education operating spending is now 250 per cent of what it was in 1970, according to a new UBC study.
Jun 21, 2021
Music students do better in school than non-musical peers
High school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science and English exams than their non-musical peers, according to a new study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology.
Jun 24, 2019
Parents and kids learn English better together
Immigrant and refugee families improve their English language skills and maintain their first language when parents and kids learn together, according to UBC researchers.
Apr 5, 2017
How to fight fake news
The proliferation of fake news is transforming the way people, including children, perceive what’s happening in the world around them.
Apr 3, 2017
‘The little MOOC that could’: Online course promotes Indigenous ways of knowing
In classrooms across Canada, some children learn about colonialism for the first time by standing on dozens of blankets strewn across the floor.
Feb 21, 2017
UBC expert on Black History Month
A UBC education professor talks about the need for black history in the school curriculum and the month’s significance.
Feb 1, 2017
Don’t be so hard on yourself! UBC study on first-year student stress
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.
Jan 30, 2017
One in three B.C. children start kindergarten vulnerable
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.
Oct 26, 2016
Stress contagion possible amongst students and teachers: UBC study
Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a UBC study.
Jun 27, 2016
Indigenous mother-son duo overcome odds, graduate from UBC – together
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.
May 24, 2016 - by Corey Allen
Warning: High-intensity training could hurt you if you’re not an athlete
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.
Mar 23, 2016
High school students compete in “Physics Olympics”
More than 400 high school students and teachers from across B.C. will compete in the 38th annual UBC Physics Olympics
Mar 4, 2016
Refugee children face unique educational challenges
Canada’s refugee resettlement program aims to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees — half of them children — by the end of February.
Feb 16, 2016