Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

Since February 2021, eNews has shared book titles, articles, videos and podcasts to encourage continuing the work of anti-racism and equity, and to help deepen our understanding of Canada’s diverse communities.

We would love to hear if you have found this column helpful, or if there are other ways that you would like to see BCPVPA share resources. Contact Erin Hughes.

Podcast: Radiolab
Mixtape: Dakou
produced by Simon Adler
Those who love music history, this series is for you. The new mini series Mixtape, produced by the makers of Radiolab, takes us around the world to hear stories about how a little piece of plastic, the cassette, has impacted countries, cultures, and musical landscapes. The first episode starts in China where we learn about the tiny town with a plastic recycling plant that started a musical revolution.

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog, Charles Ungerleider argues that schools develop very important capacities that are not measured on a system-wide basis, but they should be.

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.

Leadership Skills in Under 5 Minutes

Read this month’s article: Compliments

This series written by Read Jorgensen, SD61 Principal, appears in the BCPVPA eNews on the last Friday of each month. 

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: "B" Aware

BCPVPA PLD Readers Corner

Every 2 weeks, your PLD Directors will upload pertinent articles, blog post, or podcast on BetterEducate and in the new Member Portal and in the BCPVPA Member Portal under Resources/ Readers’ Corner for your quick learning opportunity.  

Read the latest article here: Halloween This Year

The PLD team also includes strategies you might use to process the piece with your staff and teammates. Read here


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