erase = expect respect & a safe education

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erase is all about building safe and caring school communities. This includes empowering students, parents, educators and the community partners who support them to get help with challenges, report concerns to schools, and learn about complex issues facing students.

Mental Health in Schools Strategy

A vision and pathway for mental health promotion in the B.C. K-12 education system.

K-12 Anti Racism Action Plan

A multi-year framework to specifically address racism and discrimination in education and to create a culture and climate of belonging for all students, staff, and families.

Services and information topics

Online safety

erase online hurt embrace being yourself

The internet is a great tool. It can also expose us to dangers like cyberbullying, identity theft, online predators or scams. See how you can stay safe online.

Mental health and well-being

erase stigma embrace understanding

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. We need to take care of our mental health because it's an important part of our overall health.


erase bullying embrace kindness

Bullying is intentional and repeated behaviour that makes others feel uncomfortable, scared or hurt. Learn what bullying is and how to stand up against it.


erase racism | embrace diversity

Schools should be safe places where students have equal opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve their full potential, and where diversity is celebrated. Learn more about racism and actions you can take to be anti-racist.

School safety

Build Safe Schools

School safety is a shared responsibility that requires cooperation, collaboration and communication. Read about ways B.C. is keeping schools safe.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI)

erase discrimination embrace diversity

SOGI stands for sexual orientation and gender identity. It's an inclusive term that represents everyone. Learn more about SOGI and how to promote it at your school.

Substance use

erase substance abuse embrace healthy choices

Many people use drugs, alcohol, tobacco or e-cigarettes/vapour products. It's important to know what happens when we do. Find out how to stay safe and talk openly and honestly about using drugs, alcohol, tobacco or vapour products.

Compassionate Systems Leadership

erase isolation embrace relationships

To support student well-being and resiliency, adults must have the tools and practices to support their own well-being. Learn more about how compassionate systems leadership can support systems change.

Gender-Based Violence

erase online hurt embrace being yourself

Consent is an agreement to engage in an activity. Gender-based violence (GBV) is violence that is committed against someone based on their gender identity, gender expression, or perceived gender. Knowing how to ask for and give consent is an important action to help prevent gender-based violence.  Learn more about consent and gender-based violence.