Faculty of Education
UBC researchers study football hits with head impact sensors
UBC researchers are studying the effects of head impacts on football players using xPatch, a small sensor worn behind the ear.
Nov 19, 2015
Canadian black scholars deserve more attention
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.
Nov 10, 2015
UBC alumnus Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada’s 23rd prime minister
The University of British Columbia congratulates Justin Trudeau, who earned a bachelor of education from UBC in 1998, on becoming Prime Minister of Canada.
Nov 4, 2015
Math phobias: fighting the fear
In Canada, math is often a dreaded subject in school — something that UBC education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin hopes to change.
Oct 21, 2015
Back-to-school jitters? Helpful tips to help your children ease into the classroom
The start of a new school year can be especially daunting for children who are starting kindergarten or high school.
Aug 31, 2015
UBC educates future teachers in mental health literacy
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.
Aug 26, 2015
Why are so many new teachers burning out?
As the school year winds down, the anticipation of summer break is a welcome respite for many elementary and high school teachers.
Apr 22, 2015
Art project helps veterans cope with PTSD
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.
Apr 21, 2015 - by Corey Allen
Grading report cards
UBC education professor Sandra Mathison says parents should ask plenty of questions about a student’s report card, and cautions against rewarding good grades.
Dec 8, 2014
Teaching degree ‘a ticket to many worlds’
Despite recent labour unrest, demand for UBC teacher education grows.
Nov 20, 2014 - by Corey Allen
More Indigenous teachers needed
After 40 years and more than 370 graduates, UBC’s Indigenous teacher education program remains as vital as ever.
Oct 21, 2014 - by Corey Allen
Almost no way out
New UBC prof explores the grip of Aboriginal gang life in the Prairies
Oct 14, 2014
No simple answers to bullying
Schools need to take a more evolved approach to school safety, says a UBC expert.
Aug 28, 2014
Teach your children well
A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same.
Jul 23, 2014
Learning the lessons of Columbine
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.
Apr 14, 2014
Women leaders may reduce Wall Street risky business
Could the global financial market meltdown of 2008 have been avoided if Wall Street had more women executives?
Apr 1, 2014
Canada needs national autism strategy
UBC’s Pat Mirenda is uncovering gaps in care, including long delays between when parents see signs and when children get diagnosed.
Mar 31, 2014
On the tip of the mother tongue
A new digital storytelling project promotes literacy and preserves local folklore in Africa.
Mar 19, 2014 - by Corey Allen
Break from tradition?
UBC’s Theresa Rogers on what to do with your kids over Spring Break
Mar 5, 2014
UBC’s Andrea Bundon and Paralympic skier Margarita Gorbounova bring the best out in each other at the Sochi Paralympic Games.
Mar 5, 2014 - by Heather Amos