Lizanne Foster

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Aug 17, 2017
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A curriculum for the climate change age

Lizanne Foster
Have you heard of First Peoples Principles of Learning, a list of approaches to learning common amongst Indigenous peoples for the multiple millennia before colonization and the residential schools?
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Oct 30, 2016
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Dropping the ball on public education in British Columbia

Lizanne Foster
It’s ironic that the B.C. government rolls out a new curriculum situating emotional well-being at the centre of learning, while it simultaneously undermines teachers and underfunds public education.
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Jul 1, 2016

Public schools nurture Canadian values

Lizanne Foster
Why is public education, the very cornerstone of a democracy where Canadian values are nurtured, under such sustained attack here in B.C.?
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Apr 25, 2016
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How to privatize a public education system

Lizanne Foster
You will need the help of politicians. This is easy to obtain since they are always looking for donations for their election campaigns. Spending a few million will reap rewards 10 times over.
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Dec 23, 2015

The children Christy Clark forgot

Lizanne Foster
During this Christmas season, when the birth of a child is celebrated with largesse, I think about the children the B.C. government has conveniently forgotten.
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Nov 14, 2015
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After the Paris attacks, will hate win again?

Lizanne Foster
In the recent federal election, the Harper Conservatives used a niqab to fan the flames of hatred, but Canadians overwhelming rejected that attempt to divide citizens from each other.

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