Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources


Each week, we will be sharing books, articles, videos and podcasts to encourage continuing the work of anti-racism and equity, and to deepen our understanding of the history of Black, Indigenous, People of Colour and marginalized communities in Canada. Have a recommendation to share? Please let us know!

PODCAST: Racism and K-12 Workplace Well-Being

by Rohan Thompson

How is racism a workplace wellness issue? Most workplace wellness programs are focused on the individual - helping people deal with stress, workload, and enhancing their communication skills. Often, the solution is to provide tools such as webinars, programs, and employee benefits. While these programs and tools are all great, they often ignore how organizations can actually be environments that increase stress and mental health issues among racialized peoples. The onus is often put on the individual to tend to their own-well-being while rarely acknowledging how racism can impact employee mental health and wellness.

GUIDE: What matters in Indigenous Education: Implementing a Vision Committed to Holism, Diversity and Engagement

Dr. Pamela Toulouse explores an Indigenous approach to quality learning environments and the Measuring What Matters competencies and skills. The paper draws out the research, concepts and themes from Measuring What Matters that align with Indigenous determinants of educational success. It expands on this work by offering perspectives and insights that are Indigenous and authentic in nature.

ReFresh: Recess for Your Health


ReFresh is a BCPVPA health resource with simple exercises and information to explore in your breaks at work. ReFresh appears as a Member Update every Wednesday. All ReFresh posts are archived here.

Read the latest ReFresh: Refreshing Through Recognition

OpED: Charles Ungerleider


In this week’s blogpost Charles Ungerleider argues that having endured a very challenging year, some teachers might lose sight of their impact on students. He shows the long enduring impact that many have had.

Read the latest blogpost here

Charles Ungerleider is a Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of British Columbia and Managing Partner at Directions Evidence and Policy Research Group. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed in the OpED articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy, or position of the BCPVPA.

BCPVPA PLD Readers' Corner

New articles and blogposts are shared bi-weekly on Wednesdays from the Professional Learning & Development department on BetterEducate

Read the latest resource here: The Final 20%: What It Takes to Create Profound Change in Leaders – Dennis Sparks (Learning Forward)

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