BCTF report to MLAs calls for significant boost
Once again the BC Teachers' Federation is urging provincial legislators to follow through on their own previous recommendations to increase public education funding.
With a $1.9 billion surplus, it's time to re-invest in BC's public schools
The BC government announced a projected provincial budget surplus of over $1.9 billion even as school districts around the province are considering more school closures and deeper cutbacks. BCTF President Glen Hansman reacted to the news by calling on the government to make an immediate and substantial re-investment in BC's public education system.
BCTF releases list of best kids’ books as selected by BC teachers
As part of the BC Teachers’ Federation’s 100th anniversary, the BCTF encouraged members to recommend their favourite kids’ books to celebrate literacy and lifelong learning. The result is
a list of 100 books each for elementary and secondary students with an accompanying online resource and poster set to promote the books and the love of reading.
Ministry of Education posts important curriculum updates
Teachers can now read updated proposals for the revised grades
10-12 curriculum as well as the finalized versions of the
K-9 curriculum on the
Ministry of Education website. The government has also posted
instructional samples created by teachers from across the province.