Education

Seasoned Silver City Scientist

The school’s Science Fair was held on Tuesday, March 10

  • Mar 12, 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

 

Opportunity to learn business skills widen for Basin students

The Trust is providing $460,500 to JABC for programs in the region

 

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

JL Crowe students come out on top in Winterfest debates

Next up, the team will travel to Vancouver for the Law Foundation Cup Debate Provincials

  • Feb 7, 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

Talin Verigin elected SD 20 trustee

Verigin will represent rural Castlegar RDCK Areas I and J.

Rossland French school to offer high school courses

Expansion decision means students can continue in French to Grade 9

Fraser Institute school rankings useless without context

Top schools ensure their success by filtering for students who are already succeeding

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