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Jan Unwin

Superintendent of Graduation and Student Transitions, BC MoE and MoAE

About

Jan Unwin is currently employed by both the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Advanced Education as the Superintendent of Graduation and Student Transitions.  Prior to this appointment, Jan had been the Superintendent of Schools for School District 42 (Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows).

Her 20 year career with that district included roles as an elementary and secondary Principal, Assistant Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent.  Jan has a passion for student learning and has been part of several innovations to assist in providing students their best chance of success.  She believes that our education system should be designed around offering students opportunities so they can find purpose and passion in their learning. Her role at the ministries is to assist with transforming education to better meet the needs of students who are entering into a rapidly changing world.

My Session

Concurrent Session (C6) – British Columbia Education System Transformation: Early Years, K-12 and Beyond

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The transformation of BC’s education system is designed to focus on personalized, engaging, strength based and relevant ways of learning which are critical in developing skills and knowledge that prepare students for a world that is changing rapidly. BC’s recently redesigned curriculum and competencies foster learning environments that contribute to students’ overall sense of self, […]

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Concurrent Session (C10) – British Columbia Education System Transformation: Early Years, K-12 and Beyond

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The transformation of BC’s education system is designed to focus on personalized, engaging, strength based and relevant ways of learning which are critical in developing skills and knowledge that prepare students for a world that is changing rapidly. BC’s recently redesigned curriculum and competencies foster learning environments that contribute to students’ overall sense of self, […]

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