Learning Forward B.C. is pleased to announce that they are the recipients of the Learning Forward Foundation’s 2021 Dale Hair Affiliate Grant.
This grant is good news for BC Educators Learning Forward as they prepare to increase their capacity and outreach for Professional Learning throughout British Columbia in the 2021-2022 School Calendar.
The grant will be used to support the work of our affiliate, helping them advance Learning Forward BC’s mission and vision of professional learning.
Learning Forward B.C. will use the grant to support our new Board members learn more about the current research projects of Learning Forward and their leadership in supporting professional learning, strengthening current work for Learning Forward BC Leadership team in the process.
Introduction to the revised Learning Forward Standards and their connections to current research during a recent series with Fred Brown on designing and facilitating virtual learning has been a huge impetus for Learning Forward B.C. as we develop plans for next school year including reinforcing our current work on inclusion, diversity and equity through a series of webinars, thought leaders, and other professional learning opportunities. (access for the LFBC calendar of events for the 2021-2022 school year is available on the LFBC website http://learningforwardbc.ca/event/lfbc-calendar-2021-2022/
We see this grant as an opportunity to meet our affiliate goals for Professional Learning throughout BC and promote the work of Learning Forward with new members of our Board, our education partner groups, and our growing number of Learning Forward B.C. members, educators who have taken advantage of our webinar series and other online offerings throughout the 2020-2021 school year.
Congratulations to the Learning Forward Leadership Team for their outstanding work on this project.