Educator Support and Development within Learning and Development at Vancouver Coastal Health provides professional development workshops, courses, resources, networking opportunities and one on one support to educators, and those for whom staff education is a significant component of their role. Workshops and courses are designed to be practical, relevant to current education issues and aligned with strategic priorities at VCH.

Educator Meetings

Each community of care (CoC) (i.e. LGH, RH, VA, UBCH) has a monthly educator meeting. The meetings are supported by Clinical Education. The meetings focus on education roll-outs, practice changes and there is a great opportunity for learning, sharing and networking.

Educator Support

The regional clinical educators (RCEs) from Clinical Education are available at each CoC to support unit-based educators with regional roll-outs, coaching, feedback, learning plans etc.

Courses and Workshops

Course Course Description
Educator Orientation This course is ideal for staff who have education components in their practice and newer to their role.

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Educator Pathway Levels 1-4 The Educator Pathway Program is available to all staff who have a passion for education, and want to build and develop their knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning.  The workshops are based on the best practice in the delivery of education and educational leadership.

  • You enter into the Educator Pathway at the level that most suits your abilities and needs.  Use the competency assessment tools to determine the best level for you.
  • You do not need to take every level of the Educator Pathway
  • Manager/Director support is required
Educator Network Day Educator Network Day is a one day conference focused on the professional development of those who provide education in a variety of contexts within Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health.
Bursaries and Scholarships Several awards are available to employees. We encourage you to look through these awards and determine which are applicable to you.