Archive for September, 2015

Teaching Democracy though a social justice lens

September 12, 2015

by Janet Nicol

Following attendance at the “BC Teacher Institute for Parliamentary Democracy” program in Victoria last year, I wrote an article about the speakers, events and interaction with other participating BC teachers.

As a result of one workshop, a few of us set up a Facebook page promoting registration of BC youth at age 16 so they are “voter ready” at 18.

The article is available on line at the BC Teachers’ Federation website –