According to Abbott, one of the biggest changes this year will be the province wide implementation of full day kindergarten, a format that a number of Fort St. John elementary schools have already instated.
The second is that the province will be focusing on Personalized Learning, a process that, as the Minister explains, will help all students early face challenges, and get the most out of their learning.
The Minister also mentioned that the Government is looking into and supporting new and non-traditional ways of teaching.
The Minister also acknowledged the upcoming job action, and mentioned that while he was not optimistic for a quick resolution, he appreciated that the two sides are working hard. Abbott highlighted the fact that the teachers will not being going on strike, but will merely refrain from performing any of their administrative duties.
School starts this Tuesday around School District 59.