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Students in British Columbia are getting more affordable post-secondary education, and instructors are benefiting from high-quality, innovative teaching materials, because of an investment in open education resources (OER). Funding of $3.26 million for OER, including more open textbooks, was announced …

Safer, more efficient schools for B.C. students

Thousands of British Columbia students will learn and travel to school more safely and comfortably as $206 million flows to school districts for energy upgrades, maintenance projects and new buses. “For too many years, maintenance projects weren’t funded properly, and …

ERASE expands to protect students from bullying

Government leaders joined together with students and education advocates to introduce new online safety sessions to help support and protect students against cyberbullying. “We all have a responsibility to combat bullying, whether it’s online, in our homes, workplaces or schools,” …

B.C. colleges preparing students for strong economy

A surging economy and the lowest unemployment rate in Canada are giving post-secondary students something to celebrate on B.C. Colleges Day. Many students enrolled at the 11 public colleges in British Columbia are choosing training that prepares them for jobs …