That day in Angola: a UN official’s story

When was the last time you heard a news story about Angola, Africa? Never? Angola is often lumped into conversations about Africa, represented in the statistics about HIV/Aids, education and literacy, and conflict. This is about to change for a group of Burnaby secondary school students. District students will learn about Angola by examining 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…