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Name Phone NumberTitle
Tanya Clarke250-475-4157Referral Contact for Welcome & Learning Centre
David Hovis250-475-4179District Principal, Elementary, ELL
Jennifer Barber250-475-4249District Support Teacher Welcome & Learning Centre Classroom, ELL


Latest Updates

Secondary Learning Rounds

Secondary learning rounds will be an opportunity for teachers in their first five years in the classroom to participate in a collaborative series offered throughout the school year.   The focus for... Read more

Tapestry Conference 2022

Cowichan, Greater Victoria, Saanich, and Sooke Teachers' Association Tapestry 2022 South Vancouver Island K-12 Educators Online Conference For more information and registration please visit: tapestry.ourconference.ca ... Read more

Indigenous Pedagogy in the French Classroom

Dear French language teachers and TLs,   The Indigenous Education Department and the Modern Languages Department have been working together to explore how to weave in Indigenous Education in our French Immersion... Read more

Connecting the Dots: Social Emotional Learning in SD61

SD 61 VIDEO: Social Emotional Learning: Connecting the Dots  https://youtu.be/39-V5nJTyw8 This video can be used to initiate conversations, networking and sharing to unpack the “WHY” that drives our teaching of social emotional learning. VIDEO... Read more

Nov 12th 2021 ProD

9:00am – 11:00am Please connect with your school Principal/Vice-Principal and/or ProD committee when registering for one of the following choices offered on Nov 12th ProD. 1. Connecting SEL & Mental Health -... Read more

Secondary Book Club on Assessment

Secondary Teacher Book Club:  Softening the Edges:  Assessment Practices that Honor K-12 Teachers and Learners  – Book Club and Interactive Sessions with Katie White. Participants will receive a copy of Katie’s book and... Read more

Re-Imagining Mathematics Education Webinar Series

Connecting Math, Community, and Culture This webinar series invites teachers at all levels to join discussions and sharing for re-imagining mathematics education through culture, community, and teaching for social and ecological... Read more

Educating Now

We are pleased to announce the launch of a district site license for Educating Now to support the use of our new math resources. Educating Now is a teaching and... Read more

Celebration & Reflection

Series Goals Develop an increased understanding of competency-based curriculum and assessment in relation to content areas. Develop and implement a personalized, competency-based assessment tool that clearly articulates learning standards and... Read more

Decolonizing Libraries Webinars

Greater Victoria School District 61 would like to invite teacher librarians to join in a shared conversation about decolonizing libraries. This webinar is free and primary audience is teacher librarians Our... Read more

Discovery Education

What is Discovery Experience? Discovery Experience is a flexible K-12 learning platform, that provides over 200,000 resources including high-quality content, ready-to-use digital lessons, unique collaboration tools, and professional learning resources. It... Read more


C'est quoi ONF CAMPUS? CAMPUS de l'Office national du film du Canada  est un service de formation continue pour les enseignants. Il contient un contenu cinématographique et médiatique 100% canadien qui soutient le... Read more

Secondary Assessment

This page is a secondary assessment resource. The parent category is "Secondary" and the subcategory is "Assessment"... Read more

Secondary Chemistry

This is a test post about Secondary Chemistry. The chemistry category is under the "Science" sub-category and "Secondary" parent category.... Read more

Pulling Together: Equity in Education – Oct 23 2020 ProD

Morning Keynote 9:00am - 10:00am - Creating Equity for All with Denise Augustine   Keynote Archive https://youtu.be/2qBiEi9xpAc _________________________________________________________ All Session Descriptions Oct 23rd Session Descriptions - ALL - Google Doc   Oct 23rd Session Descriptions - ALL - PDF   ___________________________________________________________ Sessions... Read more


What is Yabla? Yabla is authentic language learning video platform for Middle and Secondary French, Spanish, and ELL classrooms. Yabla uses authentic content and a unique video player to improve students' listening... Read more

Myron Dueck Assessment ProD Sessions

SD61 Secondary Assessment Pro-D Sessions with Myron Dueck Myron Dueck’s website: https://myrondueck.wordpress.com/       Follow him on Twitter: @MyronDueck Note: All the materials linked below require you to be logged in to your SD61Learn G-Suite... Read more

Science – Collaboration Drive

Please join the SD61 Secondary Science collaboration Google Drive. This is where you will find resources, assessment tools, handouts and information from all previous Secondary Science curriculum sessions. Please click here to access... Read more

Social Studies – Collaboration Folder

Please join the SD61 Secondary Social Studies collaboration Google Drive. This is where you will find resources, assessment tools, handouts and information from all previous Secondary Social Studies curriculum sessions. Please click... Read more

English Language Arts – Collaboration Drive

Please join the SD61 Secondary English Language Arts collaboration Google Drive. This is where you will find resources, assessment tools, handouts and information from all previous Secondary ELA curriculum sessions. Please... Read more

Library Digital Resources

All student digital resources are available on our school library websites. Visit your school website and click Library & Resources to find what students have access to in terms of... Read more

Science Learning Session – 2017-2018

Grade 9 SessionsFacilitator: Alexis McKean and Kirsten Wiedeman,  2 high school teachers [iframe src="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1voMY2XVn_tVqR39r9LT1ZockeKCidaHu5edmkSBmHHk/embed?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000" frameborder="0" width="480" height="299" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"] Resources  **Click Here - Link to Grade 9 Session Resources** [table id=17 /]  ... Read more

Core Competencies

Student Self-Reflection with Core Competencies For the final report,  K-9 students are required to complete a self-reflection on only one of the core competencies. We have compiled a variety of templates... Read more

All Grade 10-12 Curriculum is now finalized and available on the Ministry of Education’s Curriculum Page.

Educator Update: Graduation Years Grades 10-12 (January 2017)

Curriculum Comparison Guides

These guides compare the old curriculum to the new for Grades 10-12. The guide is intended to support school counselors, school administrators, teachers and district staff as the Ministry prepares to implement the new curriculum. The guide is also intended to help post-secondary institutions understand the changes to curriculum.

Subject Specific Resources

Provincial Specialist Associations

The BCTF has a number of specialists’ associations that have played integral roles in the development of the revised BC curriculum. Being a member of these organizations costs only $35 per year and can offer you a wealth of curriculum and resource support for your respective subject areas. See below for a full list and links to each BCTF PSA organization:

Name Description
Association of BC Drama Educators
Aboriginal Education Association
Association for Educators of Gifted, Talented and Creative Children in BC
Association provinciale des professeurs d’immersion et du programme francophone
BC Alternate Education Association
BC Association of Mathematics Teachers
BC Art Teachers’ Association
BC Association of Teachers of Modern Languages
BC Business Education Association
BC Culinary Arts Specialist Association
BC Co-operative Learning PSA
BC Dance Educators’ Association
BC Early Career Teachers’ Association
BC Educators For Distributed Learning Provincial Specialist Association
BC Music Educators’ Association
BC School Counsellors’ Association
BC Science Teachers’ Association
BC Social Studies Teachers’ Association
BC Technology Education Association
BC Teachers of English Language Arts
British Columbia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
BC Teacher-Librarians’ Association
Computer-Using Educators of BC
Environmental Educators’ Provincial Specialist Association
Learning Assistance Teachers’ Association
B.C. Teachers for Peace and Global Education
Physical Education Teachers of BC
Teachers of Inclusive Education
Teachers of Home Economics Specialist Association