The early years set the foundation for every child’s success in school and in life. Find out more about initiatives such as Ready, Set, Learn, StrongStart BC, and Early Childhood Development programs and services available to you and your community.
As a parent, you are your child's first and most important teacher. Stay involved with your child’s education by familiarizing yourself with the various programs and initiatives designed to ensure your child has the best learning experience possible.
A range of choices in schools and programs is available to support your child’s specific learning needs or interests, including community, traditional or alternative schools, Aboriginal education programs, French immersion, schools with a fine arts or athletic focus, and distributed learning.
Parents play a vital role in the education of their children with special needs by working in partnership with educators and other personnel. Various ministry resources are available to ensure students with special needs are fully participating members of a community of learners.
Healthy students are better learners. Find out more about programs and initiatives in place in your child’s school designed to support students’ physical, social and emotional well-being and educate them on how they can make healthy choices that will last a lifetime.
Learn what is being done to ensure your child’s school is as safe, caring and orderly as possible. Includes parent resources and information on topics such as bullying, Internet safety and provincial standards for codes of conduct.
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For more information contact the ministry toll-free at
1-888-879-1166 or by email.