BC’s teacher shortage creating problems for new school year before current one ends
ongoing shortage of classroom teachers, teachers teaching on call (TTOCs), and specialists continues to cause problems for students with less than a month to go in the current school year—and now, the shortage is threatening to cause significant disruptions
in September. The BCTF has proposed a number of immediate and long-term solutions. It’s time for school districts and the government to take action.
BCTF policy statement on inclusive education for students with special needs
At the BCTF’s 2018
Annual General Meeting, the Federation re-affirmed its commitment to the inclusion of all students in British Columbia’s public schools. The policy specifically states that “every student can learn, and every student is entitled to an appropriate
education and full range of education services in their community.” More...