NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ATTACK ON TEACHERS.
Most teachers are dedicated professionals trying every day to teach entitled little brats whose thumbs are permanently welded to their iPhones.
This is a comment on the two august bodies who tell us that they represent teachers.
The first is the famous BCTF, the local union whose membership often cringes at the relentless political animus spewing from its offices. We speak of this organization often in these pages, almost always with disgust.
Today, our focus is on the BC College of Teachers.
B.C. College of Teachers keeps some bad records spotless
Incidents of a sexual nature, violence, wiped from historiesNow, we don't know in which cases accusations proved to be false or harmless or pointless. No doubt there were some.
But Janet Steffenhagen's excellent feature in the morning Sun suggests that dangerous truths are being buried as well.
The BC College of Physicians and the Law Society are equally adept at truth-smothering, all in the interest of polishing the old image.
Circle the wagons, Pilgrim!