I'm A First-Year Teacher And This Isn't What I Signed Up For

I'm A First-Year Teacher And This Isn't What I Signed Up For

06.11.2014
I wish I had more teaching experience or lesson plans from years past to fall back on, but I don't. I struggle to keep things together,...
Why B.C. Teachers Are Eating Lunch On The Curb

Why B.C. Teachers Are Eating Lunch On The Curb

06.11.2014
We legally aren't allowed to help students during lockout hours, nor are we allowed to be in the building. This is not a teacher choice....
Record Turnout Vote Yes To Full-Scale Teachers' Strike

Record Turnout Vote Yes To Full-Scale Teachers' Strike

The Canadian Press  06.11.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's teachers' union has voted 86 per cent in favour of a full-scale strike, although its president said a decision...

Teachers, B.C. Reaching Deal Not Impossible: Premier

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06.10.2014
VANCOUVER - Teachers were holding protest rallies, schools were shuffling events, and with the union poised to announce whether a full-scale...
Financial Reporting Season Opens At City Halls Across B.C.

Financial Reporting Season Opens At City Halls Across B.C.

06.10.2014
It's that time of year again, when local governments across B.C. grit their teeth and post their annual statements of financial information...
'Discriminatory' Christian Law School Rejected By B.C. Lawyers

'Discriminatory' Christian Law School Rejected By B.C. Lawyers

James Keller, The Canadian Press  06.10.2014
VANCOUVER - Lawyers in British Columbia have rejected a Christian university's plans to open a law school — a result that, while not...
Students Depend On Schools For Safe Community

Students Depend On Schools For Safe Community

06.10.2014
It's a triage situation every day, and all the while, teachers must continue to create equitable and optimal conditions for learning. For...
B.C. School Support Staff Reach Tentative Agreement

B.C. School Support Staff Reach Tentative Agreement

The Canadian Press  06. 9.2014
VANCOUVER - Education support staff in B.C.'s public schools have reached a tentative contract with the province.The roughly 34,000 workers,...
Teachers Voting On Full-Scale Strike

Teachers Voting On Full-Scale Strike

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06. 9.2014
VANCOUVER - As British Columbia's unionized teachers began voting Monday on whether to amplify their job action, the province's education...
Christy Clark's High School Clique Won't Stand Up For Public Education

Christy Clark's High School Clique Won't Stand Up For Public Education

06. 9.2014
Why won't a single member of Christy Clark's government stand up for the importance of public education? Were our current MLAs not once...
I Want To See My Students Soar, But Today I Cried

I Want To See My Students Soar, But Today I Cried

06. 9.2014
Today I cried. I cried because I don't want to be striking. I just want to teach. I love my job. I love those students. Every single one...
Northern Gateway Pipeline Need-To-Know Facts

Northern Gateway Pipeline Need-To-Know Facts

The Canadian Press  06. 8.2014
VANCOUVER - Some facts about the Northern Gateway pipeline project:— Its estimated cost is $7 billion and rising.— The 1,177-kilometre...
Order Would Force Teachers To Mark Exams During Full Strike

Order Would Force Teachers To Mark Exams During Full Strike

The Canadian Press  06. 8.2014
VANCOUVER - The B.C. government's bargaining agent is seeking an order that will compel unionized teachers to mark exams in the event of...
Full Strike 'Last Big Thing' Teachers Can Do: B.C. Professor

Full Strike 'Last Big Thing' Teachers Can Do: B.C. Professor

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06. 8.2014
VANCOUVER - A pivotal strike vote this Monday and Tuesday by British Columbia's teachers is no schoolyard game of chicken, and experts...