Education

Chilliwack school board censures trustee Barry Neufeld after controversial Facebook post

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

 

Options narrowed down for Armstrong-Enderby schools

School District 83 continues long-range facilities planning

 

Post-secondary students requiring practical skills concerned about education

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

 

Visit the Vernon library without leaving home

Online services expanded as branch remains closed

Vernon parents surveyed on plans to send kids back to school

Restart plan includes June 1 back to school, part time, possibly full for essential workers

Provinces must give emotional support to returning students: education advocates

Teachers should be prepared to provide ‘trauma-informed practices’ in response to students’ needs

VIDEO: Dr. Bonnie Henry offers words of encouragement to B.C.’s 2020 graduating class

B.C.’s provincial health officer voiced support for parents and students during this unprecedented time

Okanagan Indian Band offers financial support for students learning at home

OKIB members can apply for up to $500 support on educational expenses during the pandemic

B.C. teacher suspended for 15 days for sharing ‘Stop SOGI 123’ pamphlets with PAC member

Teacher will also have her licence suspended on Sept. 24, 2020

‘We don’t have a date’: Some B.C. kids might return to school before summer, but focus is on fall

Children of essential workers will be prioritized, Dr. Henry said

Schools deliver 600 laptops to Vernon students

Technological hurdles overcome as classrooms continue at home

From classroom to the living room: B.C. homeschooler has advice for parents

Teresa Wiedrick has already learned what many parents are trying to work out during the pandemic

Preliminary talks underway for ‘potentially’ reopening schools, pending OK from B.C.’s top doc

Premier John Horgan said it depends on how COVID-19 progresses in the coming weeks

Laptops, supports for students in need at Vernon school district

WATCH: Superintendent delivers first video message to students and families

B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19

K-12 educators will receive access this month, up to individual districts whether they use it or not

Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home

Games, culture and vocabulary included in new virtual resources

Vernon School District creates alternative plan amid pandemic

School buildings in district will not reopen as hoped on Monday, after spring break, due to pandemic

Vernon School District offers parents tips on managing kids’ stress anxiety

Three educators, doctor pen letter telling parents excessive worry over COVID-19 ‘is not normal’

UPDATE: Schools to connect with families by April 3

Plans to continue education on track for district’s 8,500 students as teachers return to school next week

B.C. teacher gets lifetime ban for sending sexual messages to Grade 7, 8 students

Taylor Arthur Attrill never allowed to be a teacher in B.C. again