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BCTF Sep 16
It's the third week of school and there are still hundreds of unfilled teaching positions and a record number of uncertified adults in schools and classrooms. needs to take recruitment and retention issues seriously to address the .
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Bettie Marchiori Sep 15
It's common in BC for school psychologists to be able to do only 4 psych-ed assessments per school per year. Although teachers identify kids early, assessments often have to wait until grade 6 or 7. That's ridiculous! It's time to for the to adequately fund .
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Glen Hansman 13h
Dressing up in blackface or brownface is racist, and is inconsistent with the Professional Standards for BC Educators. It would not be okay in 2019, and would not have been okay in 2001 either, whether it's associated with a school event or not.
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Jessica Hill Sep 10
I'm dead on my feet after only a week of school. One of my English 8 blocks climbed from 38 to 39 students today! Thankfully a posting has gone out so that number will go down, but I can say with even more certainty than ever that matters!!
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BCTF Sep 17
Unfilled positions? No replacement on a sick day? Specialists pulled from their work? The is having a real impact on students. We need robust recruitment and retention strategies. That includes higher wages. salaries are the 2nd lowest in Canada.
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Teri Mooring Sep 14
The supports the student Climate Strikes to demand action on the climate emergency. We support our students leading the way. Teaching ideas & resources are available at
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Nicole Kaler 12h
It's the same story all over BC. No EA support and students excluded or left in unsafe situations. It's unacceptable yet nothing is being done. Can we have in ? Does the education of every child matter?
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Dave McCristall Sep 16
When teachers in all of the western provinces get paid significantly more than their counterparts, it’s no wonder that is suffering a big . Our students need teachers in their classes in order to learn. It’s time to
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Lindsay Gibson Sep 15
social studies teachers, I am collecting course outlines for social studies teacher candidates to show them different ways these courses are organized. If you are willing to share grade 7-10 SS course outlines please email me: lindsay.gibson@ubc.ca
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Melanie Baerg Sep 15
Replying to @psychedupnorth
BC certified school psychs follow NASP standards/criteria (see ). Check it out. Let’s advocate for more qualified school psychs in !
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Tracy Humphreys Sep 14
The school supposedly hiring an EA, the portable the student who uses a wheelchair was assigned to needing a ramp, the laptop waiting to be approved, the assessment with a 2 year waitlist...
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Dave McCristall Sep 16
As cold and flu season approaches the will have a significant impact on learners as specialist teachers are redeployed to cover classes. This will leave many students without the extra supports that they need.
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JenniferReddy 17h
No child should have to go to school in fear. I am proud to have brought forward the motion to reinstate the VSB’s Anti-Racism Position.
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Carmen Gietz Sep 16
Thank you for this thread We desperately need to address the School Psychologist shortage in . My current ratio? 1:5000+! Impossible to adequately address the need in my district.
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Tara Elie Sep 13
So apparently when BC school districts need $ to build future schools, it comes out of the classroom...not the board office, not capital expenditures, the classroom -directly affecting students daily
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Mx. Storrie Sep 14
Looks like I am purchasing a document camera myself, since there is no projector in my classroom, no spares in the district, and no $700 to buy one. I need basic tools and tech. This is ridiculous.
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Surrey Teachers’ Association 20h
Time to take action! Surrey teacher rally this Thursday, beginning 3:15 pm at Bruce Ralston's office, then to Harry Bains' office at 4:15 pm - let's make sure they can't ignore us anymore! Act now so we don't have to act later!
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David Kalaski 41m
Would it be different if he had been wearing a mask as part of his costume for a school function?
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Joanna Chiu 趙淇欣 3h
Our progressive newsroom is looking to speak with teachers familiar with West Point Grey academy, or educators trying to reassure racialized students after the Trudeau brownface photo/teach all students that racism is wrong. Please DM me or email joanna.chiu@torstargroup.ca
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Glen Hansman 15h
Teachers work hard in busy, diverse, and complicated classrooms every single day to ensure students get the support they need. Our kids and their teachers are worth investing in.  
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