British Columbia - Education

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: Children and Youth, Education, British Columbia
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: Disability, Education, British Columbia
The BC Teachers' Union has a page of resources related to poverty, students and education.
Keywords: Education, students and poverty, British Columbia
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: Children and Youth, Disability, Education, British Columbia, All of Canada
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: Children and Youth, Education, Family, Poverty Research, British Columbia
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: Education, Technology, British Columbia, International
A successful First Nations university program has closed as a result of federal funding cuts. The Indian Studies Support Program of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, which had...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Education, British Columbia
Courthouse Libraries BC is a non-profit website that provides legal information services to the legal community and public in BC.
Keywords: Education, Legal Research, British Columbia
Transgender Victoria (TGV) was founded in the late 1990s to achieve justice, equity and quality health and community service provision for transgender people, their partners, families and friends....
Keywords: Education, LGBTQ, transgender, British Columbia
ProBono Law of BC's Online Poverty Law Training Course is a free online training course designed for lawyers and of benefit to some non-lawyer legal professionals (such as paralegals and advocates...
Keywords: Education, Legal Research, poverty law, British Columbia
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has created an antipoverty social justice action group to help support you in your work as teachers or social justice activists. One of their goals is to...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Poverty Research, school, social justice, teachers, teaching, youth poverty, British Columbia
Decoda Literacy Solutions is BC’s literacy organization. We are committed to being a vehicle for individual and community change; a catalyst for a culture of literacy and learning for people of all...
Keywords: Education, literacy, British Columbia
RuralBC is a website put together by the BC government intended to meet the needs of rural communities. There is a map that allows you find services and resources in your region.
Keywords: Education, Family, government services, Health, rural communities, services map, Unemployment, British Columbia
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has put together a Research Report looking at the structural causes of poverty and how it affects children.
Keywords: Education, Poverty Research, British Columbia
SurvivingthePast.ca is a website that looks at the history and nature of institutional child abuse in Canada. Topics include Understanding Institutional Child Abuse, Residential Schools, Options for...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Education, instutitional abuse, residential schools, sexual abuse, British Columbia
YouthCO is a youth-driven organization that works within the HIV and HepC movement through peer education, support, and shared leadership. The organization works in youth communities most affected...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Health, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, peer education, peer support, youth-driven, British Columbia
A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and Simon Fraser University (SFU), A Path Out of Poverty (in PDF), indicates the province must invest in education programs for low-...
Keywords: Education, British Columbia
Humanities 101 is a program for low-income people who have been denied access to university education in the past. The program exposes people who would like to learn about the liberal arts such as...
Keywords: Education, British Columbia