Category Archives: BC education system

Becoming Anti-Racist in Canada: a Journey to Support Reconciliation

Some recent work in helping educators move into anti-racist thinking and acting in K-12 education in BC, especially with regards to Indigenous-specific racism in Canada, has me thinking about the progressions we move through (linear and cyclical) in our anti-racist … Continue reading

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It’s About Our Own Learning

Those who know me and the work I do might have a good idea of how often I am asked by teachers how/where they can find good resources to include First Peoples content/perspectives into their teaching. Since BC has revised … Continue reading

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First Peoples Perspectives of Education and the Core Competencies

As we know, the BC education system is undergoing change. The process includes a move toward teaching and learning that is more responsive to the contexts and needs of the learners, and (finally) the explicit inclusion of “core competencies”. These … Continue reading

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what is our story of education in BC?

“The Nigerian storyteller Ben Okri says that ‘In a fractured age, when cynicism is god, here is a possible heresy: we live by stories, we also live in them. One way or another we are living the stories planted in … Continue reading

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