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New Guide Created to Combat Islamophobia in Schools

National Council of Canadian Muslims hopes resource creates more inclusive classrooms.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 26 Aug 2016


news

BC Education Funding Report Triggers War of Words

New report finds per student public education funding second lowest in country.

By Katie Hyslop, 25 Aug 2016


culture

Yearning for Learning This Fall? Try a MOOC

It’s the perfect cure for back-to-school nostalgia. No lumpy cafeteria food required.

By Shannon Rupp, 24 Aug 2016


mediacheck

‘Social Media for Academics’: An Actually Useful Guide

Finally, a manual that’s devoid of the usual dubious digital-guru speak. And it’s not just for profs.

By Shannon Rupp, 22 Jul 2016


presents

How SFU and First Nations Keep Endangered Languages Alive

Technology and collaboration lead to learning apps for at-risk Indigenous languages.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 Jul 2016


presents

Project Limelight Sets the Stage for Young Inner-City Actors

East Vancouver youth develop their acting chops in this free theatre program.

By Tyee Staff, 11 Jul 2016


news

BC's School Funding Formula Broken, Say Trustees, Parents

Annual uncertainty and per-student grant that doesn't reflect reality hurt students, say critics.

By Katie Hyslop, 7 Jul 2016


opinion

School Board, Sell Your Mall? That's No Way to Fund Education

BC minister's proposal for Vancouver is dumb, cynical, and silly -- for at least five reasons.

By Paul Willcocks, 5 Jul 2016


news

Selling Kingsgate Mall Helps BC Liberal Donors, Not Schools: Blogger

Laila Yuile argues that if mall land were sold, Beedie Development Group, not Vancouver board, would benefit most.

By Katie Hyslop, 2 Jul 2016


culture

Fostering Change: Cabaret Promotes Support for Youth 'Aging Out' of Care

Vancouver celebs share stories tonight to highlight need to help former children in care.

By Katie Hyslop, 23 Jun 2016


opinion

To Tackle Inequality, Start with BC's Two-Tier Education

It's hard to think of a single reason why we subsidize private schools while stiffing our public system.

By Paul Willcocks, 20 Jun 2016


presents

Not a Bad Homework Assignment: Start a Farmers' Market

The Coquitlam market, bringing local food to the 'burb for 20 years, started in an SFU classroom.

By Tyee Staff, 9 Jun 2016


news

What's So Great about University Rankings?

UBC prof's book says rankings undermine education quality, distort priorities.

By Katie Hyslop, 8 Jun 2016


news

A Tyee Series

Were You Ready to 'Adult' at 19? Should We Expect Foster Kids to Be?

BC claims it has a policy for launching youth into the grown-up world, but it's not always followed. Scotland does better. Last of two.

By Katie Hyslop, 8 Jun 2016


culture

Career Advice for Newly Minted Workers

Beware the 'hope economy.' Flee if you hear 'do what you love.'

By Shannon Rupp, 1 Jun 2016


presents

Inside the LEDlab

Operating in the Downtown Eastside, the project's aims are engaging and empowering.

By Christopher Cheung, 27 May 2016


news

Crucial Safety Net for Foster Kids? School

New report busts myths about low grad rates for teens in gov't care.

By Katie Hyslop, 26 May 2016


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, 24 May 2016


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