Education

opinion

Why UBC Should Let Way More Students Live on Campus

And why dorm rents the university plans to charge are outrageously high.

By Patrick M. Condon, Yesterday


tyeenews

BC's Kids Deserve a Voice, and You Can Help

I've got a wild idea. But I can't do it without Tyee reader support.

By Katie Hyslop, 20 May 2016


news

Why Are BC's Independent Schools Getting So Much Money?

Private school funding is increasing three times faster than support for public schools. The Tyee explores why.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 May 2016


culture

Pulling a Threatened Language Back from the Brink

More than cultural pride at stake: knowing their own language can save young indigenous lives.

By Megan Devlin, 14 May 2016


news

Five Things We Can Learn from Brazil's School Meal Program

It spends $1.3 billion a year to feed students and help small farmers. Your move, Canada.

By Colleen Kimmett, 11 May 2016


presents

Hanging On to Haida: Indian Linguist Shares Tools to Save a Language

SFU course in field linguistics helps Haida words live on.

By Christopher Cheung, 6 May 2016


opinion

Who Wins as Endless Shortfalls Destroy Public Education?

Why the same budget dramas play out BC-wide each spring.

By Crawford Kilian, 2 May 2016


news

Vancouver School Board Refuses to Balance Budget

Vision and Green trustees band together to reject $24 million in cuts.

By Katie Hyslop, 29 Apr 2016


news

To Earn a Living, Some Chinese Students Work as Global Shoppers

Mark Liu and others work a side business buying luxury goods for customers back home.

By Si Chen, 20 Apr 2016


news

Closure of Lauded Munk School Water Program 'Distressing,' Experts Say

Program covered groundwater monitoring, climate change and more.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Apr 2016


news

Experts Grade Premier's Forestry Teaching Moment

Clark 'educates' kids by threatening their families' livelihoods. Real educators say that's not how it's done.

By Christopher Cheung, 15 Apr 2016


mediacheck

On Affordable Internet Access, Everyone Can Help

Thousands of Canadians are still offline, owing to lack of access or affordability.

By Michael Geist, 12 Apr 2016


news

Change to School-Leaving Certificates Positive but Lacks Oversight: Advocate

Around 60 Indigenous students set to get Evergreens instead of diplomas, violating new rules.

By Katie Hyslop, 11 Apr 2016


news

'Devastating' Cuts Recommended for Vancouver Schools: Board Chair

District staff propose cutting supports for students, teachers, to save $27 million.

By Katie Hyslop, 1 Apr 2016


opinion

Cut Admin to Save School Costs? How Original, Premier

It's an argument I first heard as a trustee 35 years ago. And it's wrong.

By Crawford Kilian, 1 Apr 2016


tyeenews

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By Jeanette Ageson, 28 Mar 2016


news

First Nations School Funds a 'Great Move,' but Success Remains to Be Seen

Gov't must give on-reserve schools a say in how money is spent, says UNBC prof.

By Katie Hyslop, 23 Mar 2016


news

Reconciliation Starts with Educating about Indigenous Lives

Universities can play big roles that remain to date unfulfilled, say Indigenous academics.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Mar 2016


opinion

Cheers to BC's Teachers, for 100 Years of Wealth Creation

Together you've taught millions of students, fought for public ed, and shown solidarity every step of the way.

By Jim Sinclair, 16 Mar 2016


news

Glen Hansman to Lead BC Teachers into Last Leg of Legal Battles

Seven-year union executive veteran takes the helm through acclamation.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Mar 2016