"This action plan is a critical step forward for students, educators, staff and families as we all work to create school communities that feel welcoming and supportive for people of all backgrounds.” The action plan will create change in B.C. schools by raising awareness and creating resources to improve the school experience for racialized students, staff and families so that everyone feels a strong sense of belonging. Click here to read more and view the action plan
Updated health guides and expanded curriculum resources have been released by the Ministry of Education and Child Care, improving how students are learning about consent from kindergarten to Grade 12. "The provincial curriculum has brought together physical education and health education in order to develop all aspects of well-being and emphasize the connections between physical, intellectual, mental, sexual and social health. This approach promotes a deeper and more holistic understanding of overall health and well-being in students." This resource covers a wealth of information on topics including, Sexual Health, Body Science, Internet Safety, Mental Health, Brain Science, Bullying and Well-Being. Click here to read more and view the Supporting Student Health guide for Elementary or Secondary
COPAC Executive is looking to send a strong delegation of members to the BCCPAC AGM this May 5-7. If you are interested in attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP!
Dan Duncan will be sharing his insight on ADHD inchildren along with many helpful ideas for both at home and in the classroom. April 13 at 6:30 pm. This online learning opportunitywill consist of a 45 min. presentation and Q&A period. Click here to register.
We are very excited that we had 23 PACs respond YES to hosting a COPAC Social. Please save the date for Friday April 28th. This event is for COPAC reps and PAC Presidents (or alternate exec member). It will be an informal get-together, to socialize, brainstorm advocacy, and enjoy some good eats.Registration will be required in order for us to order food and beverages. Please keep an eye out in your email the next few weeks for registration link to respond with who will be attending on behalf of your PAC.