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New elementary school in Colwood gifted its name from local First Nation

It will be called SĆIȺNEW̱ SṮEȽIṮḴEȽ which translates to “salmon children”.

SD61 is offering FREE Educational Assistant training programs this fall

Here's how you can apply! ✏️

Vancouver Island teacher banned from teaching for 15 years for sexting students

He sent nudes and messaged a student on Tinder.

Gangs from the mainland are recruiting and indebting youths in Victoria

There’s a few things that parents should watch for.

BC ends letter grade system for elementary and middle school students

The new system grades from ‘developing’ to ‘expanding’.

9 Vancouver Island based authors you can support on World Book Day

Books make the world go ‘round. 🌎

Greater Victoria teachers quarrel with VicPD over police presence in schools

The GVTA believes having officers in schools is harmful.

Vancouver Island man prepares locals for the film industry with stunt acting workshop

He’s worked with De Niro, DiCaprio, Stallone and Schwarzenegger.

Saanich teacher resigns following several incidents of threatening and berating students

The incidents occurred throughout 2021.

Camosun College takes next steps in building on-campus film studio

They hope to compete with BCIT and Vancouver Film School.

Black youth of Victoria look to educate teachers using their classroom experiences of racism

They’re hosting workshops to make a difference.

SD61 is hosting a FREE Educational Assistant training program this February

Here's how you can apply! ✏️

Here’s how Victorians can avoid the impostor phenomenon impacting most Canadians

It impacts nearly 70% of North Americans.

Victoria students to learn from veterans about times of war prior to Remembrance Day

Including one of the last surviving members of the Canadian Women’s Army Corps Pipe Band.

Camosun College welcoming back 2020/21 alumni for in-person convocation this June

After COVID-19 put a damper on their in-person celebrations.

Mom recalls daughter’s trauma and applauds BC teacher for assigning ‘private body parts’ worksheet

"If there had been more education when she was in school, could that have given her the tools to be more vocal about what was going on?"

Investigation launched after Island kindergarten students assigned ‘masturbation worksheet’ (UPDATED)

School administration is re-evaluating all areas of education delivery.

Vancouver Island University to offer free menstrual products across all campuses

“No one should have the experience of going without these necessary products while learning.”

UVic celebrates graduates of world’s first Indigenous law program

Congrats grads! 👏🎓

Therapy dogs return to Camosun College to help relieve student stress

The visits were 'paws-ed' when the pandemic began two years ago. 🐾

Mask mandate won’t be returning to UVic despite concerns

The school’s senate says it’s putting immunocompromised people at risk.

Masks will be mandatory for all K-12 students in BC schools starting Monday

In all school settings, including the bus.

SD61 is offering a FREE three-week Educational Assistant training program next month

With potential job offers upon completion!

This tool will help alleviate the stress of job interviews for young students

Camosun’s storytelling tool helps demonstrate skills to an employer.
High School Masks

Mandatory masks, optional vaccinations: province issues back-to-school plan

Most students, faculty, and staff must wear masks in class.

Vancouver Island universities and colleges will be going back to in-person learning this fall

Health measures including health checks and hand hygiene will be implemented.
High School Masks

BC schools set to go back to ‘near-normal’ in September

Kids will no longer be grouped into cohorts.

Non-profit offers free sexual violence prevention training to Victoria restaraunts, bars and clubs

In wake of sexual assault allegations in the city.

Victoria’s Camosun College to receive $150k for potential on-campus film studio

Students in trades will help with the construction of the studio.

Greater Victoria School District considers cutting most music classes in schools

A board meeting on the considerations will take place tomorrow.

Vancouver Island School of Art relocating to downtown Victoria

An art sale is planned for May 15th.

Two new Langford schools will open for students in September 2022 (VIDEO)

Both schools will welcome 1,200 students .
High School Masks

Masks now required indoors for B.C. middle and secondary school students and staff

K-12 staff must also wear masks indoors.
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UVic professor of Indigenous Law appointed to Order of Canada

"There's a moment, a flash in the pan here with an award, but the work continues."

Vancouver Island colleges to receive over $1M for more health care training

Out of a total $4.4 million investment in similar programs at institutions across B.C.

These institutions are offering FREE online courses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Broaden your horizons and take an Ivy League class or two!

Province announces 462 new child care spaces coming to Greater Victoria

As a part of the New Spaces Fund launched in July 2018.

Province announces 260 new child care spaces coming to Victoria

144 of them will be co-located at three elementary schools

Top companies rank UVic graduates among best in Canada for employability (REPORT)

Both Google and Tesla employ dozens of UVic graduates ⚡

MacLeans ranks University of Victoria 2nd best comprehensive school in Canada

For the second year in a row!

New accessible playground opens at Sidney Elementary School

One of four Victoria schools to receive new playgrounds this fall

1 in 4 children in BC are not school-ready when they enter first grade

United Way funds reading programs that can help!