The school board is encouraging parents, students, teachers and other members of our school communities to send messages to MLAs prior to the provincial budget being released. See sample lettersÂ here. … Read more
Acid attacks on Afghan girls and drive-by shootings of Colombian teachers are examples of violent and political attacks on education. The BCTF endorses the Education International declaration that schools should be safe places for students … Read more
DisturbingÂ news from theÂ US. … Read more
MaybeÂ not. Understanding class size and composition: here. … Read more
Following four months of local meetings and analysing over 8,000 survey responses, the report to the 2010 BCTF AGM is now online. Read what members had to say about their pension and cost of living … Read more
It is likely that our campaign has once again rendered FSA data useless at the provincial, district, and school levels. Last yearâ€™s provincial non-participation rate of over 16% seriously compromised provincial results. The type of … Read more
Convention delegates unanimously endorsed the BCTF resolution calling for restoration of public education funding, legislation allowing full scope bargaining, including class size and composition, and support for parents to withdraw their children from FSA tests.