Education

In Celebration of Family

Journey Middle School students focus on the significance of family

  • Feb 11, 2020

Robots roll into Journey Middle School

Gear Bot Jamboree sets the stage for B.C. wide competition

Wintertime Dreaming brings learning, string and laughter to Sooke library

Storyteller Anne Glover combines storytelling with string art

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

Camosun student starts bursary program for low-income students

The Jor-Dawn Smith Bursary will go to one Greater Victoria graduate in spring 2020

Camosun students, Royal BC Museum to bring Victorian funeral rituals to life

Free with museum admission or membership

  • Nov 22, 2019

Supplemental information for SD63 students circulates as strike appears close to end

Letters were sent to families of SD63 students late last week

  • Nov 17, 2019

SD63 teachers take the strike to Lana Popham’s doorstep

Teachers rally outside the local MLA’s office to show support for support staff

  • Nov 14, 2019

POLL: Do you support CUPE workers in their dispute with School District 63?

SD63 schools to remain closed as strike continues Tuesday

  • Nov 12, 2019

SD63 schools to remain closed as strike continues Tuesday

CUPE Local 441 and SD63 have yet to reach an agreement at the bargaining table

  • Nov 10, 2019

‘No option’ to fix pay parity at local bargaining table: SD63 superintendent

Superintendent Dave Eberwein said there is no more provincial funding to negotiate with

  • Nov 7, 2019

Saanich School District faces second day of strike closures

Schools could be out beyond this week

  • Oct 29, 2019

Pay disparity at heart of Saanich schools strike has 45-year-old roots

Schools could be out beyond this week

  • Oct 28, 2019

With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

Starting in May 2020 students from Vancouver Island can pursue a career in sonography

  • Oct 17, 2019

Think-tank’s B.C. school rankings given failing grade by educators

Fraser Institute rates province’s schools, critics say criteria too narrow

Educators told to teach more Indigenous lessons – what does that mean in practise?

New teaching standard requires teachers to ‘commit to truth, reconciliation and healing’

Province invests $2.7 million in Indigenous teacher education training

Money to go towards teacher spots and Indigenous teaching practices