Education funding

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West Kelowna to have new secondary school by 2027

The new school is expected to be ready for students by September 2027.

 

UBC Okanagan is among the post-secondary institutions in B.C.’s Interior to receive provincial funding for new co-op and work-integrated learning opportunities, according to an announcement Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 (File photo)

Okanagan post-secondary students will soon have more work placement opportunities

Funding from province to bolster co-op, work-integrated learning programs at Interior schools

 

Jaclyn Spittle, a parent of a child with autism, said the province’s decision to move to a hub model of care would “rip away” the supports that have made her son self-reliant. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

B.C. families rally in Victoria against changes to support for children with autism

New model a step backward, removes effective individualized care, advocates say

 

Central Okanagan Public Schools administration office in Kelowna. (File photo)

Central Okanagan teachers watching for changes in education funding

COVID impact may further delay funding changes first suggested in 2018

Central Okanagan Public Schools administration office in Kelowna. (File photo)
B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. announces funding to support post-secondary students with disabilities

The province is investing $275,000 in the new BCcampus website

B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)
Okanagan College to host STEM competitions

Okanagan College to host STEM competitions

The school will be hosting series of events between February and March.

Okanagan College to host STEM competitions
The final round of cyclists at the 2019 Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda took off at 9:30 a.m. at the Vernon Christian School Saturday, Sept. 14. They’re destined for Eagle Bay, more than 100 kilometres away. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Cyclists ride in Okanagan to support Rwandan schools

The 10th annual Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda has raised more than $100,000 in donations and counting

The final round of cyclists at the 2019 Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda took off at 9:30 a.m. at the Vernon Christian School Saturday, Sept. 14. They’re destined for Eagle Bay, more than 100 kilometres away. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)