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    • 09 JUL 18
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    Fostering Student Resilience

    Fostering Student Resilience

    Originally published in the FSA Voice (April 2016 edition). Nature versus Nurture? Just how innate are qualities like grit and determination? This question has practical implications as we think through how to enhance our students’ success. Since I arrived at BCIT late last Fall to work on an academic support plan for the Institute’s multilingual students, both international and

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    • 12 JUN 18
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    Built on Trust

    Built on Trust

    On the occasion of her recent retirement we are posting a piece originally published in the April 2017 edition of the FSA Voice. Dorothy Cumming, FSA Member, Faculty, Nursing. In conversation with Kyla Epstein, FSA Member Engagement Officer. “As an educator I wouldn’t trade this for the world.” Minutes into a conversation with Dorothy Cumming you can

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    • 01 JUN 18
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    Preserving your Vacation Entitlements

    Preserving your Vacation Entitlements

    The summer break period is approaching, and many of you will be heading off for your hard-earned annual vacation. Vacation is an earned and paid entitlement for all regular FSA positions in all classifications (e.g. Specialized Faculty, Technical Staff). We recently learned that BCIT is proposing to make involuntary vacation leave bank payouts to members

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