Education

George Stroumboulopoulos believes in "we"

"We've got to start getting way angrier at the way this country has been developing," George Stroumboulopoulos told VO. "The lack of compassion, the core values of what Canada was... we need politicia

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...

Is education news coverage skewing perceptions of public schools?

How can we have a useful debate on the merits of public versus private schools when skewed perceptions are being disseminated by the media?

Adios, Minister MacDiarmid

In her brief stay as education minister, MacDiarmid was well on her way to becoming one of the most unpopular ministers in the Campbell government.

Four education ministers in two years?

Sources say George Abbott, the current BC Liberal minister of education, may run for the vacant BC premiership. Only last month, Abbott replaced his predecessor, the controversial Margaret...

"Too Asian?" too racist for a magazine like Maclean's?

Whatever intention Maclean's had in publishing "Too Asian?" by Stephanie Findlay and Nicholas Kohler, the story in the November 10 issue jeopardizes the magazine's reputation of producing "strong...

"The Digital Narrative" at Emily Carr explores storytelling in the digital age

The digital medium offers new ways and structures to tell stories. It offers us the ability to re-create our stories in a style where authority does not rest with an expert but is co-generated from...

In open letter to the Premier, APPLE BC says education promise is 'totally unrealistic'

Advocacy group APPLE BC outlines exactly what the Premier committed to when he said that all Grade 4 students in BC will be reading and writing at a Grade 4 level within the next 5 years