Change in British Columbia

McRae, Susan
October 1989
Reading Today;Oct/Nov1989, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p30
The article reports on the recommendation by a Royal Commission on Education that major changes take place in British Columbia's education system to ensure that students are equipped to meet the challenges and opportunities of the twenty-first century. These major changes include a new provincial curriculum structure that will take place greater emphasis on problem solving and creative thinking as well as reaffirm the importance of ensuring that all students acquire basic literacy skills.


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