More than 800 elementary students in the Fort St. John community will be in schools with innovative learning spaces and reduced crowding, with the grand opening of a new school and groundbreaking ceremony for another.
One of B.C.’s largest schools will be replaced to support the needs of students, families and community members in the Burnaby North area for decades to come.
British Columbia students will have more opportunities for French language learning, thanks to new partnership agreements between several B.C. school districts and their counterparts in France.
From an Indigenous support worker in Courtenay passionate about her heritage, to a life-changing school principal in Surrey and an inclusion-focused teacher in Lillooet, the nine inaugural winners of the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education have proven their dedication to helping British Columbian students succeed.
The following is a statement from Rob Fleming, Minister of Education, BC Teachers' Federation, BC School Superintendents Association, BC School Trustees Association, BC Principals' and Vice-Principals' Association, CUPE BC, BC Association of School Business Officials, Federation of Independent School Associations, BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils, ARC Foundation, First Nations Education Steering Committee, First Nations Schools Association and Métis Nation BC:
Seismic upgrades at General Wolfe and Edith Cavell elementary schools will bring peace of mind to thousands of Vancouver families for years to come.
View the Ministry's latest photos on FlickrMore Photos
View the Ministry's latest videos on YouTubeMore Videos
View the Ministry's latest audio clipsMore Sound Bites