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, please contact Erin Hughes.

TEDWomen | The dream of educating Afghan girls lives on


Shabana Basij-Rasikh shares the story of evacuating 250+ students, staff, and family from the School of Leadership, Afghanistan based in Kabul to Rwanda a mere two weeks after the Taliban took power in 2021. She says, "that is how fast things can move. And that's what anyone, not just me, but anyone can accomplish when you accept the uncertainty of what might be... You will find yourself somewhere new and different, adapting and succeeding." This is a story of hope, resilience, and big dreams for the future.  

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog, Charles Ungerleider describes one mechanism for addressing under-representation of Indigenous employees in the education system.

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: The “Full Circle” Health Benefits of Oval Food!

BCPVPA PLD Readers Corner

Each month, 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: Bright Morning Podcast with Elena Aguilar & Discussion Guide


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