Education

B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19

K-12 educators will receive access this month, up to individual districts whether they use it or not

 

Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home

Games, culture and vocabulary included in new virtual resources

 

LETTER: Dear Minister Rob Flemming

Our pleas have fallen on your deaf ears

  • Mar 20, 2020

 

B.C. teacher gets lifetime ban for sending sexual messages to Grade 7, 8 students

Taylor Arthur Attrill never allowed to be a teacher in B.C. again

Calling young innovators! #YIS2020 wants your big ideas for a better tomorrow!

Submit your 30-second selfie video before April 30!

  • Mar 2, 2020

Have your say on education

School district to host public consultation in Kitimat

‘Racist’ MP’s name removed from Port Alberni school

School District 70 board votes to retain the name Ucluelet Secondary School

Former B.C. teacher who sexually exploited student sentenced to two more years

Bradley Furman, a former Mount Boucherie teacher, was sentenced to 38 months total

Haisla members to receive training from Kitselas First Nation

Advanced Education ministry to spend $7.5M for six Indigenous training programs

  • Feb 9, 2020

B.C. mom says parents pressured her to keep child at home due to coronavirus fears

The parent says her husband visited China, and other parents feared the coronavirus

Anti-francophone graffiti condemned at Vancouver Island school

Spray-painted expletives were found at Ecole au-cœur-de-l’île

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

Alberta panel suggests schools ‘balance’ lessons about climate change, oilsands

Panel also recommends social studies include importance of natural resources to province’s economy

Kitselas receive $1.2M boost for apprenticeship development program, open to Tsimshian and Haisla Nations

Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education announces $7.5M for six Indigenous training programs

Province invests $2.7 million in Indigenous teacher education training

Money to go towards teacher spots and Indigenous teaching practices

‘It shocked everyone’: Suwilaawks parents angry over district’s principal change-up

Families left without answers why their principal is taking a teaching position this fall

Teacher reprimanded for conduct towards special needs student

Alan Stephen Berry told vice principal he did not have time to use positive strategies

British Columbia Teachers’ Federation welcomes new leader

Teri Mooring will take over as president this summer

School students to strike with walkout starting at the legislature

Globally coordinated strike to protest climate change March 15

Media, robotics, Indigenous studies coming to B.C. Grade 12 classrooms in 2019-20

Provincial tests are also being changed for students in Grade 10 to 12, the Education Ministry said