UNTCHR: Teaching for Peace and Human Rights International Conference

How often can you converse with people in five countries all at the same time and see them as well? ┬áIn the Burnaby School District, it does happen fairly often!! Even then, cultural intercommunication is powerful and important and is needed to remind all of us how critical it is to approach subjects from a…

Ghana is a Modern African Nation

February is Black History Month. Byrne Creek is an amazing highly multicultural secondary school. Put the two together and you have a perfect opportunity for a successful videoconference with Ghana, Africa. Thanks to the long-term and herculean efforts of teachers Amelia Pederson and Judy McLeod, students from African countries have a means to express their…

Global Dignity Day

On October 16th and 17th, in the Centre for Dialogue at Byrne Creek Secondary, students will participate in Global Dignity Day proceedings thanks to the efforts of Ms. Farquhar, Byrne Creek teachers and Global Learning. On October 16th, principal Mr. D. Rawnsley, along with guests Mr. O. Lee and Senator Martin, will share his thoughts…