Education funding

Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association is recommending against ratification of a tentative deal between the Province of B.C. and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo teachers’ union advising members to vote against new agreement recommended by BCTF

Tentative deal doesn’t adequately address teaching conditions, inflation, says NDTA president

 

Mitchell Miller, CEO of Atlas Power Technologies in Abbotsford, gives a tour of his facility to ministers Ravi Kahlon and Anne Kang on Aug. 24. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

Student research gets $8.6M boost from B.C. government

Funding will increase work opportunities while developing ideas, projects around clean energy

 

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)

$60M between 60 school districts: B.C. announces one-time back-to-school fund

Each district will receive at least $250,000 to be used at its discretion

 

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ trustees have passed the preliminary 2022-23 school budget. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo school district’s budget includes new support for students on autism spectrum

Nanaimo-Ladysmith trustees approve preliminary budget at May 25 board meeting

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ trustees have passed the preliminary 2022-23 school budget. (News Bulletin file)
Jaclyn Spittle, a parent of a child with autism, said the province’s decision to move to a hub model of care would “rip away” the supports that have made her son self-reliant. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

B.C. families rally in Victoria against changes to support for children with autism

New model a step backward, removes effective individualized care, advocates say

Jaclyn Spittle, a parent of a child with autism, said the province’s decision to move to a hub model of care would “rip away” the supports that have made her son self-reliant. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has seen enrolment higher than projected, with 14,775 full-time students. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district enrolment sees 415 more students than projected

As anticipated, more Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools students have migrated from distance learning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has seen enrolment higher than projected, with 14,775 full-time students. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district shows off electric buses

New buses anticipated to reduce 17 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions from SD68 buses

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ district administration centre. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district gets started on new budget amid unknowns

Ministry’s per-student funding increase doesn’t fully cover pay raises for teachers and support staff

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ district administration centre. (News Bulletin file)
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Vancouver Island mom feels the pinch of school fees

‘Where does it stop?’ asks Lisa Hartt

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B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. announces funding to support post-secondary students with disabilities

The province is investing $275,000 in the new BCcampus website

B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools passed a $166 million budget for 2020/21 school year. (News Bulletin file)

COVID-19 considered as Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district passes budget

$200K for coronavirus contingency in Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ 2020-21 financial plan

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools passed a $166 million budget for 2020/21 school year. (News Bulletin file)
With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

Starting in May 2020 students from Vancouver Island can pursue a career in sonography

  • Oct 17, 2019
With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island