In 2003, British Columbians expressed their hopes and dreams to a panel travelling the province working to develop a framework for future decisions about public education. The result of that venture was the Charter for Public Education. We are the stewards of the Charter and this project explores and promotes the relevance of its promises to quality public education in BC today and in the future.
This project explores how much funding and how funding is structured to provide a high quality public education system that meets the needs of all children, families and communities in our province.
A collection of essays written by IPE/BC Fellows or experts that provide a historical, contextualized view of the current state of public education. Short, easily accessible essays include topics like school finance, curriculum, assessment, technology, special education, and more.
Quality assessment and evaluation are essential for quality learning and schooling. This project critiques simplistic approaches to judging the quality of learning and schooling and provides guidance on progressive policies and practices in educational assessment and evaluation.