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BCTF, BCPSEA ratify agreement under mandate

Members of the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) and the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) have ratified an agreement under government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate. The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation. The …

Education assistants find new ways to help students

B.C. students, families and educators are adjusting to a different school life environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most students are learning at home. But some children with diverse abilities and students whose parents are essential service workers have greater needs. …

B.C. brings in more emergency supports for Indigenous students

Indigenous post-secondary students experiencing financial pressures will benefit from additional provincial emergency funding. Government is providing an additional $1.5 million to supplement the Indigenous Emergency Assistance Fund, which assists Indigenous students who are experiencing an unexpected financial emergency that may …

Province boosts emergency funding supports for students

Students attending British Columbia’s 25 public post-secondary institutions, who are experiencing emergency financial pressures, will benefit from a one-time investment of $3.5 million in emergency financial assistance. “Our government is taking steps to ensure post-secondary students get some emergency support …

Tentative agreement reached between BCTF, BCPSEA

A tentative agreement under the B.C. government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate has been reached between the members of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA). The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring …