Committee's report recommends funding
The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services recognizes that significant additional funds are needed to support public education. See page 27 for the public education conclusions and recommendations.
The November/December issue is online in a variety of digital formats. This issue features peace education.
New Teachers' and Student Teachers' Conference
The 2014 conference will be held on Feb. 28 and Mar. 1, 2014 in Richmond. Registration will start on Jan. 13, 2014.
Aboriginal teachers’ survey
The BCTF Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee invites teachers self-identified of Aboriginal ancestry to participate in a survey that will help guide the BCTF in providing support and encouragement to Aboriginal teachers.
Poverty and education research: A new study
BCTF Research, in collaboration with the social justice Antipoverty Action Group, conducted focus group research and a provincial survey on poverty and education issues, from a teacher’s perspective.
Teachers call on Ottawa to abandon proposed law on Aboriginal education
The BC Teachers’ Federation is joining with Aboriginal educators in urging the federal government to abandon its blueprint for a national First Nations Education Act.
2013 Education Funding Brief
BCTF to the Legislative Committee on Finance: Increase funding levels to the average in Canada over three years. That will require $1,000 per student more, just to reach the average.