• B.C. grads, students to be celebrated by local artists, performers May 25, 2020
    British Columbia’s 61,000 Grade 12 graduates, along with kindergarten to Grade 11 students, will be the guests of honour at a special virtual graduation and end-of-school celebration.
  • Free, live coding workshops for kids May 24, 2020
    From creating online games to building websites, students now have access to free, live online coding workshops through the Ministry of Education website Keep Learning BC.
  • K-12 students to have optional in-class instruction on June 1 May 15, 2020
    Parents will have the choice of bringing their children back to class on a part-time basis this school year as part of BC’s Restart Plan, with the goal of returning to full-time classes in September 2020, provided it is safe to do so.
  • Joint statement on Child and Youth Mental Health Day May 7, 2020
    Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions; Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development; and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education; have released the following statement in recognition of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day:

 

 

This page contains information from the Ministry of Education and links to information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Joint Ministers Education & Child Family Dev. Letter to Families – April 14, 2020

Joint Letter for Parents from Minister Fleming & BCCPAC – March 27, 2020

Ministry of Education FAQs  on Continuity of Learning – March 27, 2020

Minister of Education-BCTF President Joint Letter – March 22, 2020

Minister of Education-CUPE BC President Joint Letter – March 22, 2020

Minister of Education Letter to Parents, Guardians & Staff – March 17, 2020

Ministry of Education – Important Update re COVID-19 – March 13, 2020

 

The provincial government has released a self-assessment tool (click on link to open) that can be accessed by the public amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  The free, online tool, tells users if they, or someone they know, requires further testing.  This self-assessment tool, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19.  You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.

For parents and guardians, a new government website (click on link to open) has been launched with up-to-date non-clinical information on COVID-19.  British Columbians can also use the new provincial phone service by calling 1-888-COVID19, available seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with information in over 110 languages.  Specific public health questions re COVID-19 should be directed to your local health authority for response.

The province has created a phone service to provide non-medical information about COVID-19, including the latest information on travel recommendations and social distancing. Information is available in more than 110 languages, 7:30 am – 8 pm at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or via text message at 604-630-0300.

 

 

 

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Coming Events

  • March 17 - The provincial government suspended in-class instruction in all BC schools until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • May 6 - Education Committee Meeting (cancelled)
  • May 13 - Business Committee Meeting (rescheduled date)
  • May 18 - Victoria Day Holiday
  • May 27 - Cancelled Regular Public Board Meeting
  • May 29 - Professional Development Day