Education in BC News

Provincial Community Gaming Grants boost extracurricular activities for K-12 students

18 October 2017 - Students throughout British Columbia are benefiting from enhanced extracurricular activities and a stronger school system with help from Community Gaming Grant funding for parent advisory councils (PACs) and district parent advisory councils (DPACs).


Adult learners in Prince George-area get literacy skills to thrive

16 October 2017 - An investment in adult literacy programs in the Prince George and surrounding area will support the reading, writing, math and computer skills people need to apply for new jobs, join in community activities and help their children with homework.


Helping adult learners in Burnaby break down barriers

16 October 2017 - The Province is investing in a community-based adult literacy program in Burnaby to ensure adult learners have the writing, reading, math and computer skills they need to write a resume, get involved in their communities and pursue further education.


Literacy skills help Okanagan and Columbia Shuswap adult learners thrive

16 October 2017 - The Province is investing in community-based programs to help adult learners break down education barriers.


Adult learners in the central Interior getting literacy tools to thrive

16 October 2017 - The Province is investing in local community-based programs to help adult learners break the barriers they face in building their futures.


Giving adult learners in the Northwest the literacy tools to thrive

16 October 2017 - The Province is investing in community-based programs to help adult learners break barriers they face to building their future.


Children will soon be safer in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district

11 October 2017 - By the end of next year, every student in Maple Ridge will be going to a seismically safe school, Premier John Horgan announced today.


Hundreds of Vancouver children getting safer schools

11 October 2017 - Hundreds of children in Vancouver will be learning in new, seismically safe schools, with the replacement of Sir Matthew Begbie and Bayview elementary schools, announced Premier John Horgan.


Government proclaims World Teachers’ Day

5 October 2017 - The Province has officially declared Oct. 5, 2017, as World Teachers’ Day in British Columbia to celebrate the outstanding contributions of educators throughout the province.


Province funds final Delta seismic project

5 September 2017 - Every student in the Delta School District will soon be learning in a seismically safe school, thanks to a $1.6-million investment to upgrade Gibson Elementary.