An evening exploring what is and what can be for public education in British Columbia.
On October 5, join us for an evening featuring speakers who will explore what is, and what could be, for public education in British Columbia. From innovations to challenges, and from the perspective of teachers, academics,students and parents, we'll delve into the possibilities ahead for our education system.
Dr. Gillian Judson, Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, Director, Imaginative Education Research Group (IERG), and Coordinator, Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE) program
Jennifer Stewart, Co-Founder, Families Against Cuts to Education
Hana Woldeyes, Youth Advisory Team member, Fresh Voices Initiative
Sajedeh Zaki, Youth Advisory Team member, Fresh Voices Initiative
Trevor Stokes, Teacher, Streetfront Alternative Program
Jo-Anne (Jo) L. Chrona, Curriculum Coordinator, First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)
Full speaker bios on Eventbrite ticket page.
Tickets are $10 (early bird)/$15 for general admission. Student/senior rate: $5 (early bird)/$10. Tyee Builders get an additional 50% discount (discount code sent via email).
Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. To learn about subsidized tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event will be recorded, and the recording will be posted to the Tyee website following the event.
Can't make it to the live event? We still want to hear from you - take our poll on public education here.
In this Tyee Presents series
New report finds per student public education funding second lowest in country.
More than cultural pride at stake: knowing their own language can save young indigenous lives.
Teachers and teachers-to-be, get ready to break free from another generation's mindset.