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Immigrants Drawn by Education and Quality of Life

“That is backed up by the numbers: According to Chinese banking statistics, investable wealth in the Asian country has grown from $6.9 trillion in 2008 to a whopping $16.6 trillion last year. Today, an estimated 700,000 Chinese citizens qualify as … Continue reading

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Recapping Top BC Education Stories of 2013

“The past year was a great year to be writing about public education in B.C. and elsewhere. In B.C., a new minister was appointed, followed by the appointment of a new deputy minister. In the parlance of school report cards, … Continue reading

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Emily Carr To Open Satellite Campus In Whistler

“After shutting the door on a stand-alone Whistler university, council has opened its arms to partner with one of the most prestigious art schools in the country. It’s designed to start off small, with a proposed two-week satellite studio program … Continue reading

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Changes to BC Secondary School Calendar

“Secondary school students in Vancouver were told this week to expect to be in school until the end of June this year because of changes to the provincial School Calendar Regulation that were introduced in 2012. Parents in Vancouver received … Continue reading

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“Vagabond photojournalist” named for Vancouver TED 2014

“It’s been a long time since Kitra Cahana called Vancouver home. In fact, it’s been a long time since she has called any city home for very long. But in March, the 26-year-old self-described “vagabond photojournalist” and conceptual artist will … Continue reading

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Alterative Education Programs in BC

“Personalized, student-centred learning focused on the needs, strengths and aspirations of each student is an important aspect of the new B.C. Educational Plan, which is intended to modernize the education system. There are countless alternative programs offered in B.C., including … Continue reading

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Free Seminars During Small Business Month

“To encourage B.C.’s entrepreneurs to develop, grow and improve their businesses during Small Business Month, a series of free seminars and webinars will be offered by Small Business BC. Throughout the month of October, Small Business BC will provide free … Continue reading

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Teen Hopes to Make Big Changes to BC Ed

“Anjali Vyas is 19 years old and already on to big things: She spent six months last year in Finland under contract with the B.C. Ministry of Education to complete a research project about how teachers are trained, and now … Continue reading

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