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.

This Black History Month we are excited to share stories, events, articles, films and more. 

Article | The Tyee
One Girl’s Experience of Being #BlackInSchool
written by Katie Hyslop
This article explores the experiences of Habiba Cooper Diallo in elementary and high school as a Black Canadian student. Habiba reopens the diary she kept as a teenager to share the good and bad moments of her time in school; her joyful memories of time spent with her best friend and the devastating times she experienced racism in the classroom. 

Leadership Skills in Under 5 Minutes

Read this month’s article: Burnout – A Closer Look

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

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog, Charles Ungerleider writes about the responsibility that public schooling in Canada may have for the ignorance that the Ottawa truckers displayed about how government works.

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.

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: Refresh through ReFresh

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: How to Guide Your School Through Change & Discussion Guide


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