The Ministry of Education is collecting feedback from educational stakeholder groups regarding the proposed Graduation Program.
Full program details are available in the B.C. Graduation Program: Implementation Guide on the Ministry website. Please provide feedback through the online survey or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written submissions can be provided through this online survey, or can be sent directly to email@example.com.
There are 19 questions in this survey. As a reference, you can refer to the pdf list of the questions before completing the online questionnaire.
This survey will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on Monday April 30, 2018.
School District 58 (Nicola-Similkameen) received a Ministry grant to support Indigenous language learning in the Nicola Valley. As part of the B.C. Ministry of Education's mandate to reflect Indigenous worldviews and perspectives in the the kindergarten to Grade 12 curriculum, the grant is designed to support Indigenous language curriculum, programs and policy. Read more from the Merritt Herald.
The BC Teachers’ Federation is seeking one BCTF member and one alternate who are working in the area of Core French and willing to participate as BCTF representatives to a Ministry of Education Stakeholders Committee on the BC Teacher Shortage in French programs. Applicants need to be current BCTF members in good standing.
The role of this committee is to create an action plan to address the teacher shortage in French programs (Francophone, French Immersion, and Core French), and to assist with the implementation of the action plan.
The committee will meet on May 31st in Vancouver and thereafter on an ongoing basis until an implementation plan has been created and carried out. TTOC release costs, travel expenses including flight or mileage, accommodation, and meal per diem will be covered by the Ministry according to government guidelines.
A full list of objectives, timelines, selection criteria as well as the CV application form can be found at http://bctf.ca/opportunities/MinistryCommittees.aspx
Application deadline is May 3rd, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
The University of British Columbia is conducting a research project on curriculum implementation in French as a Second Language programs (French Immersion, Intensive and Core French). As part of this project, UBC has developed an online questionnaire for FSL teachers to provide feedback specifically on curriculum implementation in French programs. Please share the survey link below with French program coordinators and FSL teachers. Please respond to the survey by May 4, 2018.
The survey link is https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b1NNg40v3pRuJ5X
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