• Design and construction begins on new campus for Emily Carr University April 24, 2015
    Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson was joined today by students, faculty and alumni to mark the start of design and construction of a new campus for the only specialized post-secondary institution in B.C. offering programs in visual arts, media arts and design.
  • B.C. boosts investment in Aboriginal skills training April 24, 2015
    As part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, government will invest up to $30 million over the next three years for new Aboriginal skills-training projects and partnerships.
  • Historic agreement supports Aboriginal learning April 23, 2015
    A traditional welcome and blessing set the stage at Swan-e-set Longhouse today as members of the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district, the Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations and the Ministry of Education officially signed their fourth Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement.
  • Student transitions reach new high; class size remains low April 17, 2015
    Class sizes in British Columbia remain low and stable while the number of students successfully moving to the next grade has reached record highs, according to the Ministry of Education’s latest data on class size and grade to grade transitions.