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Gladstone Secondary School wins $50,000 to build a greenhouse

Gladstone Secondary School has been awarded $50,000 to support the building of a 30-person greenhouse for the school’s science and foods programs. Gladstone’s 1,200 students will be the biggest...

Vancouver Giants pink flash mob: video

This past weekend over 1800 students from 16 elementary and secondary schools from across Metro Vancouver gave the audience of this Sunday’s Vancouver Giants game a huge treat when they broke out in...

When technology enters the classroom

“That’s it class – you’ll find the notes and the PowerPoint on the S-Drive and a version on Moodle, there is also some relevant info on my edublog”. Eh? It was a Social Studies 10 class and the topic...

Britannia's Raincouver Business Club Wins Student Company of the Year

Raincouver smile after winning the Junior Achievement of British Columbia CIBC Student Company of the Year competition.

ACES program at Kelowna middle school is making a difference locally and globally

International Development Week  (February 5-11) is an annual campaign that highlights the work of Canada's development community. This year’s theme is “We Make a Difference,” with a special...

Theatre schools and Vancouver Board School unite to repair Carleton School House

Tomorrow Vancouver Board School andeducational theatre companies will announce the launch of a fundraising campaign to remodel and inhabit the heritage building, Carleton School House.

Enough kitchen-table kvetching: Vancouver event offers strategies for community change

VAN BC's free conference will be held on Sunday, February 13th, at Ray Cam Community Centre, 920 East Hastings, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

BC teacher continues to challenge prevailing ideas about public education

Kids are failing, right? Parents are angry, right? The government is to blame, right? Not so fast, says BC teacher Tulani Ackerman after her one-woman public consultation last summer.

Falcon's merit pay unlikely to produce better teachers

Research on human motivation shows extrinsic rewards, such as money in the proposed merit pay system, often backfire.

MacDiarmid not fooling anyone

Wrong-way Corrigan, of US football fame, has nothing on Margaret MacDiarmid. Recently, Premier Campbell reinstated MacDiarmid as BC’s education minister, after her newly-appointed predecessor George...
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