Education

January 12, 2015
A new report published by the Ministry of Children and Family Development has found that children in foster care are disproportionately accessing income assistance upon turning 19, according to an...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, Government Policy, Welfare, British Columbia
May 23, 2014
Canada Without Poverty (CWP) has joined forces with the Charter Committee on Poverty Issues (CCPI) in a legal case going to the Supreme Court of Canada in October 2014. The case is called Taypotat v...
Keywords: Article , Education, Human Rights, Indigenous, All of Canada
February 7, 2014
Education, Culture and Employment Home Page is the online site for the ministry responsible for welfare in the Northwest Territories.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Education, Education, Employment, Welfare, Welfare, Northwest Territories, Government information
January 23, 2014
According to an article in the Vancouver Sun, former foster children in B.C. will soon have access to a $200,000 fund that will help pay for non-tuition expenses if they cannot afford to attend post-...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, British Columbia
December 4, 2012
The Globe and Mail and CBC's As it Happens have reactions and analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark decision that held that severe learning disabled students are entitled to the same...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Education, British Columbia
BCTF
November 22, 2012
The BC Teachers' Union has a page of resources related to poverty, students and education.
Keywords: Online Resource , Education, students and poverty, British Columbia, General resources
November 19, 2012
Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision that held that severe learning disabled students are entitled to the same access to education as students without...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Education, British Columbia, All of Canada
Take a Hike
September 11, 2012
A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since 1990, projects fees for each province for the next four years, and examines...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Debt and Consumer Law, Education, All of Canada
September 27, 2011
There are two sides to the debate over child poverty in British Columbia. According to the well-funded researchers at the Fraser Institute, the problem is exaggerated, but despite attempts such as...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, Family, Poverty Research, British Columbia
September 19, 2011
Nick Smith, a BC public school teacher, wrote in The Tyee last week about the utility of open source software, and the special advantages it has for teaching courses online. Smith is an affiliate of...
Keywords: Article , Education, Technology, British Columbia, International
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