VANCOUVER – Premier Gordon Campbell and Chief Negotiator Nathan Matthew and President Deborah Jeffrey of the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) signed a historic agreement today to enhance First Nations education in British Columbia.
Details can be found at First Nations Education Steering Committee (Webcast page) and background page.
Additional information at Where the Blog has No Name.
The B.C. Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) has agreed to a tentative collective agreement. With only hours left before a signing bonus deadline ran out, an agreement was reached at 9:45 p.m. last night. The five-year contract gives teachers a total compensation package of 16% and a signing bonus of $4000.