Government hosts celebration of teachers on World Teachers' Day
For the first time
in many years, the BC government officially proclaimed October 5th World Teachers’ Day and hosted a celebration at the Legislature to honour the contributions made by teachers across the province.
Teacher shortage still a problem one full month
into new school year
With a full month of the school year now complete, many BC schools are still struggling with a shortage of full-time teachers and the situation is about to get a lot worse when cold and flu season hits, BCTF President
Glen Hansman said today.
BCTF applauds new funding for students, schools, and vulnerable children
new government's update to Budget 2017 includes significant new investments that are going to make a very positive difference for students, schools, and vulnerable children across BC.
BC teachers have a long-standing commitment to antiracism
Disturbing signs of a resurgent white supremacist movement have got teachers talking about how best to confront these toxic forces and their potential impact on our students.
BCTF President Glen Hansman contributed this column to The Vancouver Sun, documenting teachers’ resistance to Nazism dating back to the Second World War.
BCTF releases new teaching resource on the
legacy of BC’s Indian Residential Schools
The BC Teachers’ Federation hosted a celebration event to launch a new teaching resource to help educators in BC and across Canada teach students about the history and legacy of Indian Residential Schools.