Vancouver Elementary School Teachers’ Association

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Employment Insurance Seminar

Employment Insurance Seminar

This BCTF workshop will provide teachers teaching on call with the resources and information to enable them to successfully apply for EI benefits.
Make effective, error-free applications
Maximize your benefits and extend those benefits throughout the school year including Spring and Winter breaks

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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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Day of Mourning

Day of Mourning

April 28th is the Day of Mourning for workers whose death was on the job or work related. In 2018 there were 131 work-related deaths in BC, 4 of whom were young workers. This is only part of the picture. In the same year workplace injury or illness resulted in 2.8 million days of lost work.

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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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