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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:10 PM
Minister of Education George Abbott has issued the following statement: "We are pleased that mediation has resulted in a tentative Memorandum of Settlement between the British Columbia Public School Employers' Association and the British Columbia Teachers' Federation.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 2:45 PM
Students celebrated the official opening of the new North Saanich Middle school today by highlighting the environmentally friendly features of the new school in a presentation to Education Minister George Abbott, MLA Murray Coell and Saanich school district officials.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 1:55 PM
Amendments to the School Act introduced today will support BC's Education Plan by removing barriers to personalized learning and allowing greater flexibility and choice in terms of where, when and how students learn.
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.
Friday, April 20, 2012 9:00 AM
The B.C. government is providing an additional $19.5 million in new funding to complete construction of Southern Okanagan Secondary school in Oliver, Minister of Education George Abbott announced.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:00 AM
They say reading is as easy as A, B, C, but some children continue to struggle with a skill that is vital to a healthy, successful future - and a new partnership will help improve early literacy skills in rural and remote communities.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 10:00 AM
As part of Education Week, Education Minister George Abbott has announced a $368,000 New Teacher Mentoring Project. This project supports teacher collaboration as a pillar of BC's Education Plan.
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 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.