Human Resources & Education

Covering training, career development, higher education and all human resources issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Student safety concerns prompt teachers’ labour board application

Pandemic safety measures called “inconsistent and inadequate”

Feds announce official launch of SFU's Pivot 2020 project for youth employment

Federal officials announced this morning in Burnaby that Pivot 2020 – a youth employment program to be managed by Simon Fraser University – has officially launched. Federal minister of employment...

B.C. education minister diverts federal COVID-19 money to school districts

B.C. teachers’ union emphasizes need to mandate remote learning options and ensure physical distancing

BCTF says federal funding should be spent on physical distancing, smaller class sizes

The $242 million in federal funding earmarked for B.C.’s return to in-class instruction should be used to decrease class sizes and promote physical distancing, according to the B.C. Teachers...

MP: Federal funding of $242m for B.C. school restart plan 'flexible' in use

The federal government’s contribution of $242 million to the B.C. education system is a “flexible” fund to help schools in their restart plans, according to the MP who made the announcement on...

Mapping out education’s challenging road ahead

Experts discuss the future of education prior to B.C.’s return to classrooms in September

Higher education facing lower returns in B.C.

But province’s post-secondary schools report pandemic impact is not as bad as was expected

Re-imagining 'showing up' to class online and in person

The pandemic could be a transformative opportunity for education

B.C.’s back-to-school plan raises anxiety for teachers, students, parents

Premier John Horgan on plan: ‘I’m excited about it. Am I apprehensive? Sure.’