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Curriculum, assessment & reporting

Education funding

Budget 2015—How has independent schools funding changed? (Feb 2015)

Professional development funds in BC school districts, 2011-12 and 2012-13 (Dec 2014)

International students in BC, 2012–13 (Dec 2012)

Loss of teacher and EA positions funded by operating grants offsets gains in teachers funded by the $15-million increase in the LIF for 2014-15 (Sep 2014)

Budget 2014—What's in it for public schools? More budget shortfalls, and ongoing cuts to educational services (Apr 2014)

Subsidizing public education - $170-million-plus in "school generated revenue" (Feb 2014)

International students in BC, 2012-13 (Jan 2014)

Did the "Learning Improvement Fund" (LIF) make a difference? Not really (Sep 2013)

Changes in salary and benefit expenditures in instructional programs: A comparison of amended and annual budgets for 2012-13 and 2013-14 (Sep 2013)

International students in BC, 2011-12 (Dec 2012)

2012-13 Operating Grants - Too little to offset district budget shortfalls (Mar 2012)

BC international student revenue grows again (Feb 2012)

Announced changes to the funding formula for 2012-13: What do they really mean? (Dec 2011)

Budget Update: Budget 2011 not enough to resolve funding crisis (Feb 2011)

BC international-student K-12 enrolment and tuition fees in decline: Update, 2009-10 (Jan 2011)

Education funding in crisis: Will the 2010-11 budget make a difference? (Mar 2010)

Budget Update: 2009-10 Operating Grant estimates: What changed between March estimates and the autumn recalculation? (Jan 2010)

Education Program Funding: A comparison of the September 2009 Budget Update to the February 2009 budget estimates (Sep 2009)

Cancellation of the Annual Facility Grant creates more shortfalls for school districts (Sep 2009)

"More shortfalls than ever" - Growing evidence that the funding formula does not cover the costs of public education (Apr 2009)

Estimated funding required to restore the loss of specialist teachers since 2001–02, and to meet Bill 33 provisions for class size and composition (Mar 2008)

Inclusive education

Professional development & learning

Schools in BC

Social justice

Students in BC

Teachers in BC

Attendance magagement in BC's public education system (Jan 2016)

Adult Education in BC’s public schools: Lost opportunities for students, employers, and society—A BCTF study of working and learning conditions (Jun 2015)

Teacher salaries in BC, 2014 and 2015 (Nov 2014)

2013-14 Canadian teacher salary rankings: Provinces and territories (Jul 2014)

FTE Learning Specialist Teachers, 2001-02 to 2013-14: Change before and after the Learning Improvement Fund (Apr 2014)

Changes in FTE Learning Specialist Teachers, 2001-02 to 2012-13 (Sep 2013)

"It takes a village to raise a child": Educational futures in the troubled 'village' of British Columbia (Sep 2012)

The rights and responsibilities of teacher professional autonomy: A BCTF discussion paper

Teacher salary comparisons--Inter-city differences: 2010-11 and 2011-12 (Feb 2012)

2011 Canadian teacher salary rankings: Provinces and territories (Jan 2012)

Teacher salaries in BC, July 1, 2010 (Sep 2011)

The rights and responsibilities of teacher professional autonomy: A BCTF discussion paper (Oct 2011)

The prevalence of stress-related disorders in BC school districts (Feb 2009)

The rising tide of stress in Canada: Time for governments to act in support of schools and society (Dec 2008)

Teachers Teaching on Call survey - Preliminary Findings Summary (Nov 2008)

Changes in Specialist Teachers and Student Enrolment: 2001-02 to 2007-08 (Sep 2008)

Change in FTE Teachers, Administrative Officers, Other Professionals, Educational Assistants, and Clerical Positions:2006-07 to 2007-08 (Mar 2008)

Educator turnover: An overview of educators nearing retirement age, at June 2007 (Sep 2007)

The working conditions of BC teachers working in Distributed Learning: Investigating current issues, concerns, and practices (Sep 2007)

Teacher Salaries, July 1, 2007 (Jul 2007)

Teacher-librarians in BC 1997-98 to 2006-07 (Jun 2007)

Teacher turnover in BC, 2001–2011 (Dec 2006)

B.C. teachers’ salaries as of June 30, 2004: endrate minima and maxima (Jun 2006)

Full-time-equivalent teachers, 2001-02 to 2005-06 (Mar 2006)

Inter-city teacher-salary comparisons, 2005–07 (Sep 2005)

Age Profile of Teachers and Educators in B.C., September 30, 2003 (Nov 2004)

Education staffing cuts—Year 2: A threat to B.C.'s top-ranked public education (Mar 2004)

Library services staffing data, 1995–96 to 2003–04 (Mar 2004)

Demographic overview: Teacher workload issues and stress survey, Spring 2001 (Dec 2001)

The good, the bad, and the indifferent: A comparison of elementary and secondary teachers’ workload and stress issues (Apr 2001)

Teachers On Call in British Columbia: A BCTF Research Survey, Spring 1999 (Jul 1999)


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