Education in BC News

West Shore students to benefit from 600 new spaces

16 March 2018 - Royal Bay Secondary students will get more space to learn and play, with a 600-seat expansion and a new gym, announced Minister of Education Rob Fleming.

New commissioner for teacher regulation appointed

12 March 2018 - Former British Columbia ombudsperson Howard Kushner has been appointed new commissioner for teacher regulation.

New and improved schools on the way for New Westminster students

9 March 2018 - Almost 800 students at two New Westminster elementary schools have a lot to look forward to, with today’s announcement of a full seismic replacement at Richard McBride and a seismic upgrade at École Lord Tweedsmuir.

Middle school students find their fit at the Parliament Buildings

8 March 2018 - Students from a local school were hosted by Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, at British Columbia's Parliament Buildings today, as they attended WorkBC’s Find Your Fit event.

Accelerating investments to keep students safe in Richmond

8 March 2018 - Families in Richmond can look forward to safer schools, as the Ministry of Education and the Richmond School District are implementing a plan to accelerate seismic mitigation projects.

Finding a better way to support school districts, student success

1 March 2018 - The review panel for the K-12 Public Education Funding Review has been selected by Minister of Education Rob Fleming, and the guiding principles for a new funding model have been finalized. 

Students and B.C. government taking a stand against cyberbullying

28 February 2018 - Today, students and government leaders called for a united front against bullying, especially cyberbullying.

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

20 February 2018 - Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.

Students to benefit from funding to support teacher hiring

9 February 2018 - To make sure students are getting the support they need in the classroom, government is taking action to assist school districts with recruitment and retention challenges.

Students in Lake Country to get modern, new middle school

1 February 2018 - A new middle school in Winfield will help provide children in Lake Country with the quality public education they deserve, Premier John Horgan announced today.