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BC budget: NDP to spend big on...

Sep 12, 2017 by

The B.C. NDP has pledged to boost education spending by $681 million over the next three years, but the party’s first budget did not...

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B.C. school districts in hirin...

Aug 23, 2017 by

Help wanted. With two weeks left before the school year starts, hundreds of teaching positions are still vacant in more than 30...

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Overdose fears as B.C. grad se...

Jun 1, 2017 by

Jennifer Saltman – In the midst of B.C.’s opioid crisis, and with graduation celebrations fast approaching, some parents are...

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Report: Bullying led to toxic ...

Mar 4, 2017 by

An external investigation at the Vancouver School Board found evidence of bullying, but information released to the public Friday...

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The hidden cost of foreign stu...

Dec 27, 2016 by

“Standards for written work and discussion inevitably decline when a significant portion of the class do not have mastery of...

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Douglas Todd: The hidden cost ...

Dec 11, 2016 by

Campaigns to attract foreign students and their money to Canadian campuses are increasingly assertive. Even though Higher Education...

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Computer coding: B.C.class for...

Dec 7, 2016 by

Dozens of teachers from across B.C. got schooled in computer coding and computational thinking at Microsoft’s Vancouver offices...

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B.C. immigrants wait months fo...

Dec 4, 2016 by

Tara Carman – Thousands of Syrian refugees in Metro Vancouver have not had any English classes, making it nearly impossible for...

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Parents decry ‘devastati...

Apr 4, 2016 by

Parents are concerned about the Vancouver School Board’s budget proposal, saying they’re worried about larger class sizes, supports...

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Enrolment up in B.C. schools a...

Jan 25, 2016 by

VANCOUVER — After dropping for nearly 20 years, the number of public school students in B.C. is up this school year. About 5,000 more...

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B.C.’s revised public school c...

Jan 18, 2016 by

British Columbia is experiencing intense pressure to implement the 21st C Learning model. We’ve had the usual gurus laying the...

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