Vancouver Elementary School Teachers’ Association

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Place and Nature Based Experiential Learning

Place and Nature Based Experiential Learning

SFU, in conjunction with the VSB, has developed a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Studies, for teachers from Vancouver who wish to deepen their understanding of how place and nature-based learning influences educational decisions and interactions.

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Diversity and Inclusion in our Community

Diversity and Inclusion in our Community

The VESTA Social Justice and Solidarity Committee is co-organizing a Pro-D opportunity “The Human Library” as part of a Diversity and Inclusion in Our Community day of workshops on April 29th at John Oliver Secondary. See the attached flyer and the VSB Pro-D...

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Living With Balance

Living With Balance

Living with Balance is a group workshop, which typically runs for two hours once per week. It focuses on developing tools and skills related to improving one’s vitality and resiliency. Our holistic approach to wellness will equip teachers to make simple lifestyle changes that will positively affect their physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

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BCTF New Teachers Conferences

BCTF New Teachers Conferences

APRIL 5 in VERNON & MAY 10 in NANAIMO. There will be high quality workshops on a wide range of topics, vendors, and a host panel on Aboriginal Education. Read more for details.

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Retirement Workshops

Retirement Workshops

Register early, as there is a maximum of 30 seats available to VESTA members. Seats reserved, based on the first 30 email registrations to lori@vesta.ca with your full name and school site. The workshop will be held at the VESTA Office from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. No ‘drop ins’ please.

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