Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

We are sharing book titles, articles, videos and podcasts to help support our members' continuing 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.

Article | CBC
93 potential burial sites found near former B.C. residential school
Our thoughts stay with Williams Lake First Nation and residential school survivors as the investigation continues and reveals more of the truth behind St. Joseph Mission. If you know anyone who may need extra support during this time there is an IRS crisis line that has been set up for any former students and family members who may be triggered by the latest reports: 1-866-925-4419.

Web Resource | Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
Yesterday was the International Holocaust Remembrance Day: to continue awareness and education you can find stories, historical records, and teaching resources from VHEC. 

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog Charles Ungerleider responds to a friend and colleague inclined to skepticism, who asked whether a provincial premier might simply declare that the province would no longer provide an education. 

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: Mentorship

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 that you can explore. ReFresh appears as a Member Update every Wednesday. All ReFresh posts are archived here.

Read the latest ReFresh: Do You have an Open Mind?

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, and find Discussion Tips and Prompt Questions: 5 Things to Try When You’re Struggling to Stay Motivated


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