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Seismic upgrades at L’École Côte-du-Soleil school now complete

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0800

Students, families and the francophone community are benefiting from a structurally safe and upgraded school, with work now complete on the $2.8-million l’École Côte-du-Soleil school seismic mitigation project.



Canada-B.C. partner to train British Columbians for jobs in Houston

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:45:00 -0800

Up to 16 British Columbians in Houston are receiving the training they need for jobs in their community, thanks to a federal-provincial partnership under the Canada-B.C. Job Fund Agreement.



Celebrating the new General Gordon Elementary replacement school

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:45:00 -0800

Students, teachers and staff now have a state-of-the-art school to call home, following the completion of the $16.5-million seismic replacement of General Gordon Elementary in Kitsilano.


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British Columbia and Spain partner to support bilingual education

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:45:00 -0800

The B.C. government and the government of Spain are working together to promote and create English-Spanish bilingual school programs for B.C. students.



Construction officially begins to replace century-old Lord Nelson Elementary

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:15:00 -0800

Students, families, teachers and staff will soon benefit from a new Lord Nelson Elementary with construction now underway to seismically replace the school thanks to $18.4 million from the Province.


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New seismically safe classrooms completed in Hope

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:45:00 -0800

Students, teachers and staff at Coquihalla Elementary school are benefiting from a safer and larger school thanks to a $3-million new seismically safe wing with four classrooms.


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Cortes school upgrade will wrap SD 72 seismic mitigation program

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:15:00 -0800

Students at Cortes Elementary Junior Secondary school will soon have a seismically safe school, thanks to $2.3 million from the Province’s award-winning Seismic Mitigation Program.


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Teachers get extra year to test, refine new curriculum for grades 10 to 12

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:00:00 -0800

B.C. teachers and students in grades 10 to 12 will have more time to start using the draft new curriculum and help refine it, thanks to a one-year extension of the implementation period.


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Public input sought on rural education

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:30:00 -0800

The Province is seeking public input on rural education as part of a strategy being created by Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Education Linda Larson to better understand the needs of students, parents, schools and communities in rural B.C.


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Open house on student reporting coming soon to Terrace

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:30:00 -0800

Parents in the northwest can mark Monday Nov. 28, 2016, on their calendars to share their thoughts on student progress reporting, including report cards.