Independent schools offer parents peace of mind during B.C.’s ongoing labour dispute By Deani Van Pelt and Jason Clemens : As B.C. parents and students struggle with the teachers’ strike and prospects of a significantly delayed school year, it’s worth understanding how and why one in eight students (and their parents) in the province is
A strong parent-child relationship mitigates any negative effects We live in a digital age. Technology has become an integral part of how we see, learn about, and interact with the world. From computers at the office, to televisions at home, to smartphones on the bus or in the grocery line, many of us spend over
These are perilous times for universities and colleges By Jock Finlayson In a recent interview, outgoing UBC President Stephen Toope was interviewed touched on a number of the challenges facing Canadian universities, including rising student expectations, a growing desire by governments and employers to ensure that post-secondary graduates are “job-ready,” and heightened international competition for
Although some of our readers will not be celebrating Christmas as a holiday in December, I want to stress the importance of traditions regardless of your background or religious affiliations, and regardless what time of year it is. Traditions are something quite special in that they help to connect us to our family and our heritage in a way that few other activities can.
School can be a big scary place for kids of any age. But when you look for the signs and notice them, you can be a big help in your child’s transition back in September