Education

UFV grads of 2020 honoured in innovative ways

No convocation ceremony due to pandemic, but grads receive ‘celebration box’

  • Jul 6, 2020

 

Fort Langley principal apologizes as blackface picture re-surfaces 13 years later

As photo circulates on social media, district administrators agreeing it should never have happened

 

English language learners in Chilliwack celebrated with drive-through event

Dozens of learners progress through their levels, even under physical distancing measures

 

UFV learning journey helped Stó:lō woman reconnect with roots

Tsandlia Van Ry is this year’s winner of UFV’s Lieutenant Governor’s medal

International students, B.C. homestay families learn to live together during the pandemic

The experience hasn’t been exactly what they signed up for

B.C. teachers’ union: June’s hybrid learning ‘not sustainable’, new plan needed for fall

Officials are expecting to see a mix of in-class and online learning in September

VIDEO: Student nurses at UFV film commitment to fight racism in health care

Nursing students create film to show support for those who are discriminated against

‘Caught off guard’: B.C.’s online independent schools criticize funding cuts

The education ministry is changing funding for 16 schools

Canadian Paediatric Society calls on education ministries to allow graduations

Many in-person graduation ceremonies have shifted to a virtual model or been cancelled or postponed

Teach Black history to fight racism, starting in elementary school: B.C. students

Students say current anti-racism protests in the U.S. and Canada point to a need for lessons

B.C. schools see 30% of expected enrolment as in-class teaching restarts amid pandemic

Education minister noted that in-class instruction remains optional

Parent, superintendent, trustee report smooth return to classrooms in B.C.

The biggest challenge is convincing families that it’s safe, some say

Number of students returning is a wild card as B.C. schools reopen Monday

A common model will see other teachers work four days a week in class then the fifth remotely,

B.C. teacher reprimanded for sharing homophobic and sexist memes, making racist comments

Klaus Hardy Breslauer was accused of making a laundry list of concerning decisions as a science teacher

Chilliwack school board censures controversial trustee Barry Neufeld

Board chair issues statement on censure but little else regarding Facebook post controversy

Post-secondary students requiring practical skills concerned about education

Many Canadian students concerned about how practicums could be affected when classes resume

Langley prof singled out for teaching excellence award

UFV’s Joanna Sheppard and her student-centred, community-focused approach brings results

  • May 23, 2020

In-class learning optional for students in Chilliwack

Teachers asked to provide instruction in class and online for duration of school year

Throness speaks out on funding cuts to independent distributed learning schools

Chilliwack MLA calls changes in funding models for B.C.’s 16 IDL schools ‘disturbing’