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BC Public Education: How Education Funding Matters

March 08, 2017
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FREE, everyone welcome!

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When: Wed, March 8, 2017. 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM.

Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.

Additional Info: Co-presented by Institute for Public Education / BC and SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement

How Education Funding Matters

Join the discussion on the status of education funding in BC and be a part of a better future for schools and communities.

In an interactive format, the Institute for Public Education / BC engages academics, journalists, and educational analysts in conversations about how educational funding matters to the well-being of public education in British Columbia. 

Due to the importance of this issue and the implications for the future of public education in BC, the public is invited to participate. 

Moderator

Sandra Mathison, Executive Director, Institute for Public Education / BC

Panelists 

Institute for Public Education / BC members:

David Chudnovsky, former teacher & BCTF past-president

Adrienne Montani, Provincial Coordinator, First Call

Dan Laitsch, Associate Professor of Education, SFU

In conversation with:

Sherri Brown, research analyst, BC Teachers Federation
How will the Supreme Court decision influence funding now and in the future?

John Malcolmson, former research analyst, CUPE
How and why does the structure of educational funding matter? Sandy Garossino, contributing editor, National Observer

Sandy Garossino, contributing editor, National Observer
What are the implications of using public funding for private and independent schools?


Find out more about the work of our partners & join the online discussion in SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement Facebook group!


Admission

FREE, everyone welcome!

Details

When: Wed, March 8, 2017. 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM.

Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.

Additional Info: Co-presented by the Institute for Public Education / BC and SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement

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