Education in BC News

Supporting student safety in Surrey schools

15 December 2017 - Hundreds more Surrey students will soon be attending seismically safe schools.

Premier announces new school and more classrooms for Surrey students

7 December 2017 - Nearly 1,000 students in Surrey’s Grandview Heights area will enjoy brand-new classrooms in the near future, Premier John Horgan announced today.  

Students in six schools to gain easier access to healthy water

4 December 2017 - More than 1,600 students in six British Columbia schools soon will have access to healthier water, thanks to an accelerated investment in student health and safety from the Government of B.C.

Supporting student safety in Quesnel

21 November 2017 - Quesnel’s grade 8 and 9 students will soon be learning in a safer, more secure environment by moving to Maple Drive Junior school.

Sign your children up today for the B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant

21 November 2017 - Making education more affordable for families is a key focus of Education Savings Week.

British Columbia celebrates International Education Week

10 November 2017 - Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education have issued the following statement in recognition of International Education Week, Nov. 13-17:

Investing in education leaders helps students succeed

9 November 2017 - B.C. students are among the best in the world, thanks in part to strong leadership in schools throughout the province, and now government is strengthening that leadership so students continue to succeed.

Keeping students safer in Richmond

3 November 2017 - More than 700 students can now look forward to attending a safer school in Richmond.

Local election reforms take big money out of politics

30 October 2017 - Campaign finance reforms announced today by the British Columbia government will limit the influence of big money on local elections, putting people at the centre of community politics and decisions.

Seismic upgrade coming to Campus View Elementary

27 October 2017 - More than 400 students in Victoria will soon be attending a seismically safe school, Minister of Education Rob Fleming announced today.