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SD43 teachers win Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education

October 09, 2018
Congratulations to School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) teachers Sean Robinson (Riverside Secondary) and Ryan Cho (Terry Fox Secondary) - winners of the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education in the categories of Technology & Innovation and Social Equity. 

Two of thousands of exceptional teachers in our district who are dedicated to helping students achieve personal, social and academic success each and every day!

Mr. Robinson's  student's connectedwith peers from other countrries to work on projects, including a solar-powered light for homes in the Dominican Republic that don’t have regular electricity.

Mr. Cho's students made a video promoting consent culture and held a protest in support of the #metoo anti-sexual harassment campaign, won for social inclusion.

Mr. Robinson and Mr. Cho were among seven other winners of the inaugural awards (out of 188 nominees and 27 finalists). Winners also receive $3,000 towards professional development and $2,000 towards their school. For more information about the awards visit: www.gov.bc.ca/excellenceineducation.
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Check out their videos to learn more: 

Technology and Innovation Award
Sean Robinson
École Riverside Secondary School
https://youtu.be/E4sWIz_jHWw
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Social Equity Award
Ryan Cho
Terry Fox Secondary
https://youtu.be/lQk-EDW5tPA
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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

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