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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

An Education for Life

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In light of recent announcements about our provincial Graduation Program, it is perhaps fitting that I share some thoughts about the changes on the horizon for students (Besides, it is another item

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Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Why Abbotsford?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have decided to go back to my Top 10 list in education for 2018, and this time share my thoughts on an issue th

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Calm, Alert and Learning

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

My visit to Terry Fox Elementary last week, confirmed my general impression about how far we have come in this district with social-emotional learning.

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Our Role in Dealing with Poverty

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have decided to go back to my Top 10 list for 2018, and share a little about child poverty and homelessness.

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Friday, March 16th, 2018

Curators of Learning

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Students, Teachers & Principals as Curators of Learning

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

When Kids Love School

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It’s Valentines week, and I think it fitting to post something about love and learning. This time last year, we were in the middle of a deep freeze and it was only appropriate for all of me to exte

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Thursday, February 1st, 2018

The Importance of Best Friends

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

If my friend Phil knew that I was making a blog post about him, he would be mortified. But after I explained why I was doing this, I think he would understand and would be okay with it.

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Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Keep the Dream Alive in 2018

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

This time last year I posted the three most significant things which would impact education for 2017. Student voice, s

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Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

RBSS, Embracing the New Curriculum

Robert Bateman Secondary School has experienced a very exciting first few months of our school year. Our staff and students have immersed themselves in many of the new opportunities with the new B.

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Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

On Being Thankful

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As the calendar year draws to a close on what, in many respects, has been a trying year for the city of Abbotsford, and our district in particular, it is perhaps fitting that Christmas is here as a

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