Unfortunate that voice of teachers is diminished on new council: BCTF
October 26, 2011
It is regrettable that the voice of teachers will be diminished on the new BC Teachers’ Council, but a new clarity on the body’s mandate is welcome, BC Teachers’ Federation President Susan Lambert said today.
Bill 12, The Teachers Act, repeals the former Teaching Profession Act and dissolves the BC College of Teachers. It will be replaced with a new council with a more focused mandate, including setting standards for certification of teachers, approval of teacher education programs at universities, and adjudication of serious disciplinary matters. More...