Education

‘Oprah’s parenting expert’ in Surrey for workshop in February

In event to benefit a Surrey foundation, Dr. Shefali Tsabary to talk about ‘The Conscious Parent’

Province invests $2.7 million in Indigenous teacher education training

Money to go towards teacher spots and Indigenous teaching practices

‘Community animator’ grows food literacy in Surrey schools

Provincial grants awarded to five schools fund gardening education projects

Advocacy conference in Surrey focuses on equitable access to education

Two-day event aims to break down silos among eveyone involved in educating, and advocating for, children with disabilities

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

OUR VIEW: Some positivity as Surrey goes back to school

Despite big challenges, Surrey has much to be grateful for as students return to class

  • Sep 6, 2018

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

Education minister off to Europe to recruit French teachers

France, Netherlands, Belgium stops to sign exchange agreements

Program let students try on a disability

Any group interesting in hosting Try On A Disability can contact the Langley Pos-Abilities Society.

B.C. creating 100 more teacher training spaces

French, math, physics and special education teachers in demand

B.C. NDP set to restructure union bargaining

School trustees to regain control over employer group

B.C. VIEWS: Public school ‘crisis’ doesn’t exist

More teachers pour in, union wants results suppressed

B.C. high school completion rate continues to rise

Big improvement in graduation over 10 years despite teacher turmoil

Portfolios, not grades, will soon get students into Kwantlen Polytechnic University

KPU instructor is working with Surrey School District to spearhead pilot admissions program

B.C. schools brace for more students, teachers

Hiring 3,500 more teachers going well, Education Minister Rob Fleming says

Kwantlen university announces new Indigenous studies program

‘First of its kind’ for university, which borrows its name from the Kwantlen First Nation