August 2020

Selected Media Interviews: Education in the Times of COVID-19

Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin

This is a list of my recent interviews on the topics related to the education in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic:

  1. A Zoom Interview with e-Tek on the topic of Education in Canada: E-Tek Webinar#42
  2. A phone interview with Vancouver Sun journalist, Lori Culbert on the challenges of K-12 students and their families during the pandemic, January 5, 2021: 
  3. A phone interview with the Pivot Magazine on the challenges and successes of online education, December 7, 2020.
  4. A CBC Interview (via Zoom) with Jessica Wong on the topic of changes to school year during the pandemic and their impact on the students, , November 8, 2020.
  5. A Zoom interview with the students from the IDEA School of Design at the Capilano University on the topic of educational impacts of the pandemic, October 27, 2020.
  6. Interview for Ubyssey newspaper on the topic of teaching during the pandemic: 15, 2020.
  7. CBC Radio Winnipeg, Up to Speed interview with Julie Dupre, September 16, 2020.
  8. CBC Morning Live Show with Heather Hiscox, CBC News Network, Panel member on children’s return to school, an online education expert,, September 8, 2020.
  9. CBC Radio Charles Adler Tonight interview,  What you have to know about back-to-school amid COVID-19,, September 2, 2020.
  10. Spice Radio 1200 AM Lower Mainland, a radio interview on the topic of new academic year and how the parents can support their children, September 2, 2020.
  11. Vancouver Sun, interview, on outdoor schooling, , August 30, 2020.
  12. CFAX Radio interview on Adam Stirling Show, phone interview with Adam Stirling on online learning and parental involvement in children’s education during the pandemic, August 26, 2020.
  13. Sing Tao Daily Newspaper, phone interview with Amber Ni, August 25, 2020.
  14. Vancouver Sun interview with Randy Shore on the topic of schooling in the time of pandemic, August 25, 2020.
  15. CBC News interview with Jessica Wong: Return to schools in the times of COVID-19 – 25, 2020.
  16. Thinking Outside the Sandbox UBC Faculty of Education Podcast: (posted on August 18, 2020)
  17. CTV News interview with Meredith MacLeod on reopening schools in the time of the pandemic,  August 12, 2020,
  18. Vancouver Sun interview with Tiffany Crawford on outdoor education the time of COVID-19: July 31, 2020, .
  19. Cofactor Conversations  Lab an online interview about the educational implications of COVID-19 pandemic – June 19, 2020.
  20. Only one-third of the students return to the classroom despite assurances – Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020, The Globe and Mail, interviewed by Justine Hunter:
  21. Supporting children’s education during the pandemic –Wednesday, May 20th, 2020, UBC University Neighborhood Association (UNA). Click here to register and click here to see the summary of the event.
  22. Pique News Magazine in Whistler, BC April 24, 2020Educating during a pandemic: Experts say there’s valuable opportunity for unstructured learning during self-isolation. Interviewed by Alyssa Noel.
  23. One Hour @ UBC LEcture Series  April 23, 2020 – Free online Webinar for the community. Online lecture can be found here.
  24. Special Alumni Event UBC Family Matters: April 22, 2020 – Online panel. To watch the video click here.
  25. Kelowna Capital News – April 13, 2020: Learning from home may present challenges for young students amid COVID-19 Interviewed by Daniel Taylor.
  26. Vancouver Sun – April 10, 2020: interview with Patrick Johnston – Learning In the Time of the Pandemic.
  27. CBC Kids News – April 10, 2020:
  28. Global News Network, the National, Saturday April 4th, with Robin Gill:
  29. Noon Hour with Adam Stirling on iHeart Radio CFax1070 – April 3, 2020: Education in the times of the pandemic.
  30. Dramatic Rise in Online Learning, IT World Canada, interview with Suzanne Robicheau – April 2, 2020:
  31. CBC, April 1, 2020 with Michelle Eliot: A really weird new normal”: Parents, students grapple with learning at home amid pandemic.
  32. CBC Radio, March 30, 2020 with Rosa Marchitelli:
  33. Globe and Mail, March 26, 2020 with Caroline Alphonso:
  34. Maclean’s Magazine, March 17, 2020 with Jason Markussoff:  

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