Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill – The Additional Support Needs Blog

The Education, Children and Young People Committee is the lead committee for the Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill, a private member’s Bill, introduced by Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP. The period for interested parties to submit their views on the Bill to the Committee has recently ended. Here is a summary of […]

Callander to formalize fire education plans

It’s time to enter a Public Education and Fire Prevention Policy into the books Callander’s municipal staff are drafting a by-law to adopt a Public Education and Fire Prevention Policy. The draft should be ready for the council’s consideration at the next council meeting. The Fire Protection and Prevention Act of 1997 regulates fire services, […]

High transportation costs, inflation prompts Waterloo region school board to send letters to education minister

Trustees with the Waterloo Region District School Board have passed the budget for the 2023-24 school year. But in doing so, they were “forced to make some very difficult decisions regarding staffing and resources,” chairperson Joanne Weston wrote in a letter to Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. The board’s letter, dated June 27 and […]

Saskatchewan suspends Planned Parenthood from school presentations

Breadcrumb Trail Links Saskatchewan Local News Published June 22, 2023 • Last updated 2 days ago • 3 minute read Education Minister Dustin Duncan speaks at the Legislative Building on Thursday, March 9, 2023 in Regina. TROY FLEECE / Regina Leader-Post Photo by TROY FLEECE /Regina Leader-Post Article content Regina’s Planned Parenthood says it’s sorry […]

Teachers get summers off. Teachers college students? Not at Western U

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Western University’s faculty of education is speeding up and modifying the process to become a certified teacher amid what officials are calling a critical shortage in classrooms provincewide. Published June 12, 2023 • Last updated June 12, 2023 • 2 minute read (Free Press file photo) Article content Western […]

USask a leader in higher education sustainability rankings – News

USask has earned a rank of 67th overall around the world, even with the addition of more than 180 universities to the THE Impact Rankings bringing the total number of participants to nearly 1,600. THE measures the performance of institutions around the world against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the United Nations. […]

What Ontario’s education curriculum says about the environment

Classrooms across the province will hold Earth Day-themed events and activities to mark the annual environmental celebration. But what’s being taught about the environment during the rest of the school year? Ontario’s education curriculum lays out, in broad strokes, everything that’s supposed to be taught in schools, and includes information on environmental matters. This is […]

Tentative agreements reached with thousands of NS educational support workers

Nova Scotia’s education minister says regional centers for education across the province and the French language school board have reached a tentative agreement with CUPE for educational support staff, staving off a possible strike by thousands of school support workers. Minister Becky Druhan said in an interview with the CBC’s Information Morning on Wednesday that […]

Province invests $730K to upgrade education equipment in Sudbury

Funding provided to improve learning tools at NOSM University (Sudbury campus) and at Cambrian College Ontario said it is spending $730,000 for Cambrian College and NOSM University to provide upgraded equipment and infrastructure to help ensure those schools have the most modern equipment and learning tools “so students receive the high-quality education and training they […]

Ford government prioritizing medical education for Ontarians

By Kate Otterbein March 30, 2023 11:55am The provincial government will add more medical school spots to give Ontario students more opportunities. The government says $33 million will be added over the next three years for 100 more undergraduate medical school spots and 154 postgraduate medical training spots, especially for Ontarians. “Too many Ontario students […]