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

 

Kamloops-Thompson teachers to connect with parents to reveal plans for remote teaching

School district also asking parents to ensure children are practicing social distancing

  • Mar 27, 2020

 

Clearwater elementary students learn engineering skills

Students were tasked with designing and building prototypes for an outdoor learning area

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

Mike Wiegele’s donation to TRU benefits North Thompson students

Wiegele donates $50,000 to fund 14 awards

  • Mar 4, 2020

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

Submit your 30-second selfie video before April 30!

  • Mar 2, 2020

‘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

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

Province invests $2.7 million in Indigenous teacher education training

Money to go towards teacher spots and Indigenous teaching practices

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

More students, more pressure in B.C. school system

Court ruling requiring smaller classes adds to space squeeze

Class sizes down, special needs up, BCTF says

A third of B.C. school districts don’t have class composition rules