Serving and Supporting BC’s Boards of Education

AGM Keynote Profile: Gabrielle Scrimshaw

Gabrielle Scrimshaw is a Dene woman from Hatchet Lake, a small community in northern Saskatchewan.  She grew up in a family with two sisters and her father, a single parent.  She knows the challenges that Indigenous people face in Canada and said in her TEDx talk in Toronto, that by all statistics, she should not

Challenges in French Education Teacher Supply and Demand

In February of this year, the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages released a study it had commissioned on supply and demand of French Second Language (FSL) teachers in Canada.  The study was led by the Canadian Parents for French and conducted by researchers from across Canada, including Mimi Masson, Elizabeth Larson, Paule Desgroseilliers,

BCSTA Working Groups: Progress Report

Following the BCSTA AGM in 2018, the Board of Directors approved a Strategic Plan, an element of which under the Advocacy goal is to: “Create specific working groups in support of achieving our advocacy goals and addressing the major identified themes (including consideration of involvement with partner groups and external organizations).”