Kurt Heinrich Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2802 en You'll love what these seniors are planning http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/youll-love-what-these-seniors-are-planning There may be a lot more grey hairs in classrooms in coming years as a generation of boomers are seeking to pursue lifelong learning through Simon Fraser University’s Continuing Studies and other...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/youll-love-what-these-seniors-are-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education 55+ Program seniors education SFU Simon Fraser University Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:52:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21701 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com SFU alumni engaging with Downtown Eastside Neighbourhoods http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/sfu-alumni-engaging-downtown-eastside-neighbourhoods Simon Fraser University alumni Landon Hoyt and Wes Regan are helping reinvent how business associations operate in the downtown core. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/sfu-alumni-engaging-downtown-eastside-neighbourhoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Hastings Crossing BIA SFU Simon Fraser University Fri, 14 Aug 2015 01:20:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21665 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver kicks off Global Renewable Cities Initiative event http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-kicks-global-renewable-cities-initiative-event A little over a month after Vancouver city councillors publicly and unanimously pledged to develop a plan to move their city to 100 percent renewable energy, experts from around the world are...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-kicks-global-renewable-cities-initiative-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News green living renewable energy urban affairs Fri, 15 May 2015 06:31:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21266 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com University Hill hosts Lower Mainland West Regional debate http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/university-hill-hosts-lower-mainland-west-regional-debate University Hill Secondary Grade 12 student Sarah Tang says debate is one of the most important things she learned while attending secondary school. "I believe you must do something that your future...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/university-hill-hosts-lower-mainland-west-regional-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education debate U-Hill Secondary University Hill Secondary Vancouver School Board VSB Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:47:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20646 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Killarney is Becoming the Silicon Valley of the VSB http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/killarney-becoming-silicon-valley-vsb It’s December 11 and clusters of students are hunched over their computers in one of Killarney Secondary’s computer labs working on a coding assignment.&nbsp;They’re part of the school’s Programming...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/killarney-becoming-silicon-valley-vsb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Hour of Code Killarney Secondary Programming Silicon Valley of the VSB Vancouver School District VSB Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:38:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20504 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Top 10 photos from Vancouver public schools in 2014 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/champlain-heights/top-10-photos-vancouver-public-schools-2014 Each year the countless events happen around the Vancouver school district. Below are a few of the top pictures of activities taking place in schools in 2014. You can explore more photos by clicking...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/champlain-heights/top-10-photos-vancouver-public-schools-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Champlain Heights Douglas Elsie Roy John Oliver Lord photos Tillicum Vancouver School Board Vancouver schools VSB Thu, 08 Jan 2015 03:20:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20451 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Van Tech Volleyball Team Hasn't Lost a Game in Three Seasons http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/van-tech-volleyball-team-hasnt-lost-game-three-seasons Lewis Chifan is the coach of Van Tech’s Grade 10 girls volleyball team that for the past three seasons hasn’t lost a game in their Vancouver city league. Not a regular season game, a playoff match or...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/van-tech-volleyball-team-hasnt-lost-game-three-seasons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Sports Van Tech Vancouver School Board volleyball VSB Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20345 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Making Math a Hands-on Experience: Building Model Cranes at Templeton STEM Program http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/making-math-hands-experience-building-model-cranes-templeton-stem-program As a part of the Templeton Secondary School’s STEM Program, Grade 11 and 12 students recently designed, drafted, built and tested load-bearing model cranes. Looking not unlike a steampunk skyline,...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/making-math-hands-experience-building-model-cranes-templeton-stem-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Math STEM Templeton Secondary Vancouver School Board VSB Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20242 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Point Grey Mini Teacher Awarded Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/point-grey-mini-teacher-awarded-prime-minister-s-award-teaching Award winning teacher John Procyk with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/point-grey-mini-teacher-awarded-prime-minister-s-award-teaching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Point Grey Mini Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Vancouver School Board VSB Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:12:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 19982 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Strachan Hartley Legacy Run prepare to raise thousands for youth empowerment programs http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/strachan-hartley-legacy-run-prepare-raise-thousands-youth-empowerment-programs The 2014 Strachan Hartley Legacy Run 5k/10k is coming up quickly and organizers are hoping to get the word out to Vancouver schools to get signed up. The run is organized by the Strachan Hartley...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/strachan-hartley-legacy-run-prepare-raise-thousands-youth-empowerment-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Outdoors Strachan Hartley Streetfront Take a Hike Vancouver School Board VSB Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:28:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 19655 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com