By Patty Wellborn on May 24, 2017
In today’s Information Age, media is everywhere. As the digital revolution continues to unfold and new global markets emerge, new media has become a growing economic influence.
By Jill Dickau on May 19, 2017
At this time last year, the fate of Osoyoos Secondary School was dire. Due to challenges with declining enrolment, the school was scheduled to close. However, the Rural Education Enhancement Fund provided funding and the school remains open.
By Patty Wellborn on May 15, 2017
A UBC researcher suggests it’s best to stop texting and instead make face-to-face contact when someone reaches out in need of support.
By Bud Mortenson on May 5, 2017
The finest teachers at UBC’s Okanagan campus were honoured at a special event Thursday.
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By Patty Wellborn on March 17, 2017
Protecting the environment can be as easy as telling your kids to go outdoors and play, according to a new UBC study.
By Christine Zeindler on March 6, 2017
Teachers are empowered to have a strong influence on children, who in turn play a role in shaping society. But with this empowerment comes responsibility.
By Patty Wellborn on March 2, 2017
Britain’s doing it. Norway’s doing it. America’s doing it. Vancouver’s doing it. And now a UBC professor says it’s time for Kelowna to do it too.
By Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2017
All of British Columbia’s 34 living First Nations languages are critically endangered and many face the loss of their last generation of fluent speakers within the next decade.
By Patty Wellborn on February 3, 2017
UBC researchers are collaborating with educators to re-imagine the future of education at Vernon Community School (VCS), an alternative school that’s reconstructing the way we think about learning.