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.

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...
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.

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.

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.