VANCOUVER, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Representatives from the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE), the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS BC) and the Vancouver Community College Faculty Association will hold a press briefing on plans to launch provincial campaign to save English Language Training programs. Presenters will also include:
Cindy Oliver, President, FPSE
Katie Marocchi, BC Chair, CFS
Karen Short, President, Vancouver Community College Faculty Association
Saeideh Ghassarifar, ESL Student at VCC
Saeideh Ghassarifar is a health care professional from Iran who is working to have her foreign credential recognized in BC and is studying at Vancouver Community College. The loss of ESL programs would adversely affect her education plans.
Date/Time: December 16th, 11:30 a.m.
Place: Vancouver Community College, Downtown Campus, Front Entrance, Corner of Hamilton and Dunsmuir, Vancouver
SOURCE: Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC