Education funding

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Electric buses should be on the road soon in Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district

New buses anticipated to reduce 17 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

 

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Vancouver Island mom feels the pinch of school fees

‘Where does it stop?’ asks Lisa Hartt

 

B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. announces funding to support post-secondary students with disabilities

The province is investing $275,000 in the new BCcampus website

 

Nanaimo Ladysmith school district’s international student education program is seeing COVID-19 impacts that will affect budgeting for 2020-21. (News Bulletin file)

International students ‘biggest unknown’ in Nanaimo school district’s budget planning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board will look at preliminary 2020-21 budget this week

Nanaimo Ladysmith school district’s international student education program is seeing COVID-19 impacts that will affect budgeting for 2020-21. (News Bulletin file)
From left to right, Educational Assistants Ute Perry, Sylvia Sundby, Christine Gillies, and Maria, Mangiola on the picket line for CUPE Local 441 as talks break off between the school district and the union on Nov. 6, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

‘No option’ to fix pay parity at local bargaining table: SD63 superintendent

Superintendent Dave Eberwein said there is no more provincial funding to negotiate with

  • Nov 7, 2019
From left to right, Educational Assistants Ute Perry, Sylvia Sundby, Christine Gillies, and Maria, Mangiola on the picket line for CUPE Local 441 as talks break off between the school district and the union on Nov. 6, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

Starting in May 2020 students from Vancouver Island can pursue a career in sonography

  • Oct 17, 2019
With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island
Songhees Nation councillor Gary Sam joins Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Melanie Mark, to sign an agreement securing $655,000 in funding to launch a culinary, hospitality and tourism program on Songhees Nation, in partnership with Camosun College. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Province announces funding for launch of culinary program on Songhees Nation

In partnership with Camosun College, two-year plan provides $655,000 for education, reconciliation

Songhees Nation councillor Gary Sam joins Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Melanie Mark, to sign an agreement securing $655,000 in funding to launch a culinary, hospitality and tourism program on Songhees Nation, in partnership with Camosun College. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS