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December 13, 2017

  1. Vacancy on the Teacher Regulation Branch’s Teachers’ Council
  2. Take part in the BCTF’s Summit on Workplace Violence
  3. Become a BCTF Women in Negotiations facilitator

Vacancy on the Teacher Regulation Branch’s Teachers’ Council

There is a vacancy on the BC Teachers' Council for a BCTF appointee. The BC Teachers' Council receives its mandate from the Teachers Act and is responsible for establishing the standards for the education, competence, and professional conduct required of applicants and educators in BC, setting teacher education program approval standards, and determining if teacher education programs meet these standards. If you are interested in applying to be a BCTF appointee to the council, learn more and apply online by December 15, 2017. This is a separate process from the zonal elections for the BC Teachers' Council, which will be coming up in the new year. 

Take part in the BCTF’s Summit on Workplace Violence

The deadline for applications to participate in the BCTF Summit on Workplace Violence in Schools is December 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. The summit will be held January 18, 2018 in Vancouver. Ten members will be selected to join with members of the Health and Safety Committee (HSAC), the Working and Learning Conditions Bargaining Committee (WLC/BAC), and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) BC to review current practices in workplace violence, discuss findings of the BCTF workplace violence survey, and work together as a team to brainstorm future directions and policies around workplace violence in schools. Travel and accommodations for members outside of Metro Vancouver will be covered by the BCTF. The BCTF will also cover TTOC costs for participating members. Learn more and apply online.

Become a BCTF Women in Negotiations facilitator

The BCTF is looking for six members who self-identify as women to join an existing cadre of Women in Negotiations (WIN) facilitators. This group delivers workshops in the areas of collective agreements, grievances, and bargaining. Workshops such as Contract Awareness: Know Your Restored Collective Agreement, Women in Negotiations, and the newly developed School-Based Team and the Restored Collective Agreement are among the titles. Learn more and apply online.


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