Category Archives: Education

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Devilish Gov plan to impoverish #bced – Vancouver Sun. 

Such shameless disregard for the people of BC, especially kids. BCTF members, who are challenged in these complicated times, should not have defend children’s futures from their own government regardless of political stripe! Recent Bill11 is just another indication of … Continue reading

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Absurdity in Ed reform continues in the US. Is #bced next? 

Let’s make sure our schools never go here! The nullification of teacher professionalism has simply gone way to far! It looks NY wants to chase career educators away from their vocation. Recruiting talented teachers is already at a crisis. Professionals … Continue reading

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BC Gov squeeze students with ICBC big stick ICBC may withhold licence for outstanding court fines, student loans in defaultProposed legislation would give greater powers to Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.(CBC) 

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Ok, now truth comes out about Christy Clark has named a new parliamentary secretary to the minister of education for independent schools (better known as private schools). Simon Gibson, the B.C. Liberal MLA for Abbotsford-Mission, takes over from Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton. The latter has … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s awards recognize teacher excellence |#bced

BC teachers awarded 15/54 PM Excellence awards Prime Minister’s awards recognize teacher excellence |#bced The 2014 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellencewere announced this week, honouring 54 teachers from across the country. Here are the 15 B.C. winners, along … Continue reading

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Golf opens Christy’s door while not with teachers..

This kind of fundraising ( lobbying) for BC Liberals ( and others ) has become the norm these days. Let’s all get real and understand it’s lobbying in golf clothing! The opportunities for acces to Governments, even after elections, is … Continue reading

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Can more education solve Canada’s income inequality problem? | Broadbent Institute

Disconcerting. The values Canadians hold for education is no longer an assurance of improved standard of living. The implicit merits of an education are obvious but the pragmatic assumption if a career is perhaps just a myth not a reality? … Continue reading

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