education

The “GreenDP” is great news for public education

VO Contributing Education Editor Patti Bacchus on why the NDP and Green party power-sharing agreement is a best-case scenario for B.C.’s public schools
Maple Grove kids

Do we need school dress codes?

The dress code debate seems to come around each year with the warm weather. What’s it really about?
Andrew Weaver

Thoughts on the election and education, French immersion spaces, a little yellow school house, and bans

I don’t know about you, but to me it feels like the election was a lot more than a week ago.
VSB building

What do the BC election results mean for public education?

A lot of people scratching their heads this morning and wondering what the election results mean. Patti Bacchus, looks at what's in store for public education.

BC government action needed to protect privacy of student data

B.C. teachers are calling on government and school boards to take steps to protect student privacy and support teachers’ use of digital reporting tools
Osoyoos Secondary School

By-election dust ups are collateral damage in Christy Clark’s war on public education

Trustees voted to close Osoyoos' high school after only to overturn their decision when Premier Christy Clark intervened at the 11th hour. Then a trustee resigned, triggering a by-election.
Vancouver School Board - International Village School

The Vancouver School Board name game: Crosstown vs Cumyow

It’s not often Vancouver gets a brand new public school and a chance to name it. The VSB’s newest school, under construction at Expo Boulevard and Abbott Street, is ready to be named.
VSB news conference - November 8, 2016

My first VSB news conference after being fired as a VSB trustee - but there wasn't any news

I went to my first VSB news conference since the elected board was fired. I was hoping for some news. There wasn't any.
Interaction Design Certificate instructor George Papazian works with a current s

Short-term programs help university graduates launch new careers

Intensive training allows educated young professionals to transition their careers in under a year.
VSB, Ministry of Education, International Village elementary, school, loan

Liberals under fire after Vancouver School Board gets bank loan

B.C. NDP critic brings Ministry of Education under fire for Vancouver school board's decision to take on new debt
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