Resources

Collective Agreement:

Member Supports:

Health & Wellness Program

Any BCTF member who contributes to the Salary Indemnity Plan is entitled to request a referral to the Program if she or he is working in one of the districts covered by the BCTF Health and Wellness Program.

Living with Balance

A six-week group program for teachers that has been initiated by the BCTF Health and Wellness Program and developed by the Occupational Rehabilitation Group.

Life Works

LifeWorks is determined to support well-being 100% for 100% of your workforce. And to achieve that, we need to bring the best user experience and clinical support together to achieve complete mental, physical, social and financial well-being for people everywhere. New employee assistance program. Call 1-844-880-9142 (24/7)

BCTF Member Portal

MyBCTF is a secure area on the BCTF website for BCTF members only. We refer to it as the “BCTF member portal.” Members can login to the portal and register for BCTF events, update their contact information, view their PSA information, and access content targeted to members.

Teachers’ Pension Plan

BC’s Teachers’ Pension Plan is one of the largest public sector pension plans in British Columbia. Learn how your plan is organized and managed. British Columbia Pension Corporation provides professional pension services to BC’s Teachers’ Pension Plan, and a range of services to employers and members.

Occupational Health and Safety

Worksafe BC – Education Sector

Since 1917, WorkSafeBC has helped to improve the health and safety of British Columbians in the workplace by building a sustainable no-fault insurance system that supports both workers and employers now and for generations to come.

Working closely with our employer and industry partners, we promote a workplace culture of health and safety. We provide support for injured workers that facilitates their recovery and safe return to work. We continue to work toward our vision of a province free from workplace injury, disease, and death.

Health & Safety Quick-chart

View the online document for more information.

BCTF Documents:

Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics states general rules for all members of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) for maintaining high standards of professional service and conduct toward students, colleagues, and the professional union. Members are advised to contact local union officers or appropriate BCTF staff for advice on how to proceed with issues related to the BCTF Code of Ethics.  

SURT Training

he School Union Representative Training program is largely financed by a BCTF grant, which releases school union representatives for up to four days of intensive and practical training. The SURT program is intended to develop the school union representative’s hands-on, experiential knowledge, and understanding of Federation and local issues, and the skills needed to ensure local and Federation policies and procedures are actualized within schools and amongst the teachers who work there.

BCTF Members’ Guide

The BCTF Members’ Guide is available for BCTF members in the MyBCTF Member Portal (member login required).

New Teacher Page

new teacher may be a teacher new to the profession, a beginning teacher and/or a teacher teaching on call (in the first 5 years of their career), a teacher new to a classroom assignment or having a significant change of assignment, a teacher new to teaching in BC, or a teacher returning to the profession.

Ministry Documents:

School Act

This Act is current to July 29, 2020. See the Tables of Legislative Changes for this Act’s legislative history, including any changes not in force.

Standards for the Education, Competence and Professional Conduct of Educators in BC

Educators value and care for all students and act in their best interests. Educators are responsible for fostering the emotional, esthetic, intellectual, physical, social and vocational development of students.

TeachBC

TeachBC is an online resource of teaching materials, lessons, and research relevant to the K-12 BC curriculum.  The website is public and open to everyone through the generosity of BC public school teachers. Teachers and organizations can share their teaching resources or educational research by registering and uploading their materials or providing links. Anyone can browse and download the resources for classroom or professional use. Browsing is easy. Users can search by subject, grade level, resource type, title, description, language, and more.

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