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Premier Horgan removes roadblocks to Adult Basic Education and English Language Learning programs

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 09:11:00 -0700

The British Columbia government is eliminating tuition fees on Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Learning (ELL) programs, opening the door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their education and skills every year.


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Byelection called to restore Vancouver School Board

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0700

Saying it’s time to restore the voice of Vancouver parents and citizens in how their schools are run, Education Minister Rob Fleming has announced a board of education byelection for Oct. 14, 2017.



Agreement funding allocations confirmed for school districts

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:00:00 -0700

Government has confirmed over $355 million in funding allocations for all 60 school districts to restore class size and composition language under the agreement with the British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF).



Students benefit from enhanced Asia Pacific studies

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:45:00 -0700

Additional resources in Asia Pacific studies are coming soon to schools throughout the province, thanks to a new partnership between the Ministry of Education and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada).


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More funding en route to strengthen rural education

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 10:10:00 -0700

Students, families and residents in rural B.C. communities will benefit from a $3.4-million boost under the Rural Education Enhancement Fund (REEF) to ensure 11 schools remain open.


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New website tool for students and parents will track achievements in education

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 09:47:00 -0700

A new smartphone and tablet-friendly website will provide interactive information about student outcomes to make it easier for parents and students, as well as school districts, to understand and use information that will enhance education for students.


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Silver Creek students benefit from Rural Education Enhancement Fund

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:05:00 -0700

Silver Creek elementary in the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District will continue to serve the community of Silver Creek thanks to a $213,353 investment under the Rural Education Enhancement Fund (REEF).



Two rural communities benefit from Rural Education Enhancement Fund

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:04:00 -0700

Government is continuing to support rural communities with a $733,523 investment under the Rural Education Enhancement Fund (REEF) to help the Okanagan Skaha School District keep Trout Creek elementary in Trout Creek and West Bench elementary in West Bench open.



Cherryville students benefit from Rural Education Enhancement Fund

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:03:00 -0700

Cherryville elementary in the Vernon School District will continue to serve the community of Cherryville thanks to a $443,320 investment under the Rural Education Enhancement Fund (REEF).



Osoyoos students benefit from Rural Education Enhancement Fund

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:02:00 -0700

Government is continuing to support rural communities with a $410,426 investment under the Rural Education Enhancement Fund (REEF) to help the Okanagan Similkameen School District keep Osoyoos secondary in Osoyoos open.