Thu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:46 GMTVICTORIA – The Province is supporting democracy, citizenship and is inspiring students to be future voters with a $75,000 grant to the Student Vote organization, Education Minister Shirley Bond announced today.
Wed, 08 Apr 2009 23:32:23 GMTPRINCE GEORGE – A new StrongStart BC Outreach program is now operating in the Prince George school district in order to reach as many preschool-age children as possible, announced Education Minister and Prince George-Mount Robson MLA Shirley Bond and Prince George North MLA Pat Bell.
Wed, 08 Apr 2009 00:36:24 GMTSOOKE – Officials from the Sooke Board of Education and the Ministry of Education joined local First Nations communities to celebrate the signing of British Columbia’s 44th Aboriginal education enhancement agreement to improve Aboriginal student achievement.
Tue, 07 Apr 2009 17:32:20 GMTOLIVER – Education and community services will be brought together in a single hub as Southern Okanagan Secondary becomes part of the Neighbourhoods of Learning initiative, Penticton-Okanagan Valley MLA Bill Barisoff announced.
Tue, 31 Mar 2009 19:52:39 GMTVICTORIA – Students in British Columbia independent schools who participate in unpaid work experience opportunities to meet graduation requirements will now have their WorkSafeBC fees covered by the Province just like students in the public school system, Chilliwack-Sumas MLA John Les announced.
Fri, 27 Mar 2009 20:42:34 GMTAGASSIZ – Chilliwack-Kent MLA Barry Penner joined Fraser-Cascade district Board of Education chair Al Fraser, parents, caregivers and district staff at the official opening of the Province’s StrongStart BC early learning centre at Kent Elementary school.
Fri, 27 Mar 2009 19:46:24 GMTVERNON – The Province is investing more than $55 million to replace Vernon Secondary and Coldstream Elementary, creating up to 354 jobs as part of the Province’s $14-billion public infrastructure program, Okanagan-Vernon MLA Tom Christensen announced.
Fri, 13 Mar 2009 19:32:26 GMTVICTORIA – School districts will see an additional $84 million in operating funding over last year, the highest funding level ever, despite the continuing trend of declining enrolment, Education Minister Shirley Bond announced.
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 16:46:20 GMTNELSON – The Province is investing more than $432,000 in Selkirk College for two new initiatives – one to improve energy efficiency at the Silver King campus, and one to provide spaces for 18 more students in the Electrical Entry Program, announced Advanced Education and Labour Market Development Minister Murray Coell.