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Jordan Watters resigned as chairwoman of the Greater Victoria School District Aug. 3 after four Indigenous communities asked her to step down. She will continue on as a trustee. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria school board chair resigns over ‘hard truths’ of failing Indigenous learners

Citing more work ahead, Jordan Watters says she is honouring wishes of Indigenous communities

 

The Greater Victoria School District continues to face backlash over its wording and approach to Indigenous learners in its 2021-2022 budget talks. (Black Press Media file photo)

School district’s approach to Indigenous learners leaves Victoria teachers ‘disgusted’

Backlash grows over ‘pattern of colonial thinking permeating the leadership’

 

Carolyn Howe, a kindergarten teacher and vice president of the Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association, says educators are feeling the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic and the influx of pressure that comes with it. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Stress leave, tears and insomnia: B.C. teachers feel the strain of COVID-19

Teachers still adjusting to mask and cleaning rules, pressures from outside and within

 

Greater Victoria high school cancels classes Tuesday after bomb threat

Greater Victoria School District says school is safe and will be open on Wednesday

Greater Victoria school closes campuses due to potential COVID-19 case

As of Tuesday, both campuses are closed early for spring break

Vancouver Island schools to see more than $15 million in upgrades

Province announces $206 million for B.C. school upgrades

Provincewide tour for child and youth rights kicks off today

Representative for Children and Youth uses the hashtag #Rep4Rights to reach out to communities

B.C. invests $5M for new school playground equipment

Fifty-one schools across the province to benefit from new program