Teachers Call for Commission on Child Protection

The B.C. Teachers’ Federation is urging the provincial government to establish a Commission on Child Protection. “Clearly, recent events have highlighted the serious problems that can arise when established protocols are not followed,” said Jinny Sims, president of the BCTF. “We need people from across the education community, the social services sector, and the child […]

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BCTF Contributes $50,000 to Tsunami Relief

The B.C. Teachers’ Federation has pledged $50,000 to the Education International Tsunami Relief Program. The funds will go towards immediate humanitarian relief for teachers, students, and their families hit by the devastating tsunamis. In addition, the BCTF leaders have committed to developing a longer-term plan for involvement in the reconstruction of schools and public education […]