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Changes to the Graduation Program and Provincial Exams

May 31, 2016

The BC Ministry of Education has announced changes to the graduation program and provincial exams.

During the 2015/16 school year, the Ministry of Education introduced revised curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 9. The revised curriculum will be fully implemented in September 2016. 

The revised curriculum for Grades 10 to 12 is now being introduced. For the 2016/17 school year, teachers have the option to use the draft 10 to 12 curriculum in their classrooms. At the same time, the Ministry of Education is updating the graduation program and provincial exams. These changes will be implemented between 2016 and 2018. 

By 2017/18, the entire Kindergarten to Grade 12 curriculum will be used throughout the province.

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For further details on the re-designed BC curriculum, please link to the Ministry of Education website