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Monday, April 23, 2012 10:30 AM
Government has completed regulations arising from Bill 22, the Education Improvement Act, to strengthen consultative requirements around how every school class in the province is organized.
Monday, April 2, 2012 2:00 PM
The B.C. government is doubling the Learning Improvement Fund (LIF) from $30 million to $60 million for the coming school year, Education Minister George Abbott announced today at a meeting of school superintendents and board chairs.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 9:30 AM
In line with the provisions of Bill 22 - the Education Improvement Act, government has appointed Dr. Charles Jago to mediate contract talks between the BC Teachers' Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA).
Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:00 AM
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between British Columbia and the Guangxi Education Department paves the way for educational co-operation and exchange.
Friday, March 16, 2012 10:30 AM
Education Minister George Abbott is travelling to China to build on British Columbia's leading role in international education.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 5:30 PM
The B.C. legislature today passed Bill 22, the Education Improvement Act. The new legislation suspends teachers' strike action, establishes a "cooling off" period and appoints a mediator to work with the parties toward a negotiated agreement.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:15 PM
Minister of Education George Abbott has issued the following statement: "Last week, I introduced Bill 22, which sets a cooling off period and suspends the teachers' union strike action while calling on the assistance of a mediator.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:05 PM
Education Minister George Abbott released a statement regarding the decision by the British Columbia Teachers' Federation to hold a three-day strike.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 3:15 PM
Minister of Education George Abbott issued a statement on Bill 22.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 1:55 PM
Government introduced Bill 22 today, the Education Improvement Act, that suspends the teachers' strike action and sets a "cooling off" period, appoints a mediator to facilitate bargaining, and implements a new $165-million Learning Improvement Fund and other enhancements to K-12 education.