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A recent BC Liberal announcement allocating funding for community adult literacy programs shortchanges the 25,000 Adult Basic Education students at the province’s public post-secondary institutions, s...
Once again, the report of the BC Legislature's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services includes several of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators' recommendations to the commi...
Today we start another week of activities marking Fair Employment Week, our annual effort to raise awareness of the plight of the precariously-employed workers in academia. Year after year, we hold da...
The provincial government’s systematic reduction in funding over the past 15 years means an increasing number of young British Columbians are unable to access or afford the post-secondary education th...
September 1, 2016 Teachers at private ESL schools say the new Private Training Act taking effect today will still leave students vulnerable to school closures and to misrepresentation by third party a...
For students and educators, Monday marks the end of summer and the start of a new school year. It’s time to celebrate Labour Day, to reflect on the work our unions do for us: the struggles for better...
Teachers at Vancouver English Centre showed up for mediation with their employer Friday, armed with proposals aimed at re-opening the school. They were shocked to discover the employer had given up, a...
We’re in the heart of Pride season in BC, and the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators is proud to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ2S community. Happy Pride from FPSE! As we celebrate Pride events...
A Concordia University colleague, Professor Homa Hoodfar, has been detained by Iranian authorities since early June, and CBC now reports that she has been indicted. The charges have not been specified...
Today in Canada, as we celebrate the beginning of summer, we are also celebrating the 20 th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. First proclaimed by then-Governor-General Romeo LeBlanc in 1996, thi...