Education in BC News

Children’s librarian in Surrey receives national literacy award

18 July 2018 - Sara Grant, a long-time children’s librarian and champion for literacy in Surrey, is being awarded this year’s Council of the Federation Literacy Award in B.C.

New school will open the door to learning for kids in Fort St. John

28 June 2018 - Children in Fort St. John will have better access to education, community services, recreation and culture, thanks to a new elementary school.

Parents encouraged to sign up for education grant money

22 June 2018 - Parents and guardians of eligible children are reminded that a deadline is fast approaching to sign up for the $1,200 B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG).

Students to benefit from more classrooms in Surrey

21 June 2018 - Students at Sullivan Heights Secondary school are getting a bigger, better school, with the Government of British Columbia investing in a new 700-seat addition.

Eric Hamber students to get new, safer school

19 June 2018 - Secondary school students in the South Cambie neighbourhood can look forward to learning in a new, seismically safer school.

Students to benefit from investments in educational leadership

13 June 2018 - The Government of British Columbia is increasing leadership development funding for more than 3,500 education leaders, to meet the rapidly changing needs of students and communities throughout the province.

Nominate a deserving B.C. education professional today

8 June 2018 - Nominations close June 30, 2018, for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, honouring the dedication of British Columbia’s highly skilled and innovative teachers, administrators, principals, vice-principals and support staff.

Land purchase invests in future for students in Langley

6 June 2018 - A property purchase in Langley will lay the groundwork for a new elementary school for students and families in one of the province’s fastest-growing school districts.

Special advisor appointed to Cariboo-Chilcotin School District

30 May 2018 - Rob Fleming, Minister of Education, has appointed Mike McKay as special advisor to the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District (SD 27) to help the district address its challenges, and respond to the recommendations in Dianne Turner’s report to ensure student success in the community.

Students celebrate construction at New Westminster Secondary

25 May 2018 - Students at New Westminster Secondary school (NWSS) are one step closer to having a new, seismically safer school.