N.B. Anglophone education system gets recommendations

The New Brunswick Department of Education came out with eight recommendations Wednesday for the Anglophone education system’s upcoming school year. “One of the things we’re going to do is hire teachers under contract,” said N.B. Education Minister, Bill Hogan. “So that we know in certain areas and districts will help identify those […]

School uniform consultation – The Additional Support Needs Blog

Recently, the Scottish Government issued a consultation on national school uniform guidance that they are planning to issue. The main stated aims of the new guidance will be to reduce costs for families, and to comply with equal obligations. The guidance is to apply to all schools in Scotland, whether local authority schools, independent schools, […]

Canadian Teachers’ Federation Statement on Student Data

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented disruptor to in-person education throughout the world and Canada was no exception. With little to no notice at all, teachers across the country found themselves teaching their students through computer screens and apps instead of in their classrooms. Switching to […]

Sask. school division says province ‘skews the numbers’ on education funding

Education funding has been a highly debated topic in Saskatchewan, and one school division took the time to fact-check the province’s claims, addressing their repeated message of “record funding.” Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (GSCS) sent a message to parents and caregivers saying they’ve been reviewing the provincial funding since it was announced in March. 1:50 […]

Investment creates 3,000 tech-learning spaces in BC

More students will have access to in-demand programs as 3,000 more technology-relevant spaces become available in the public post-secondary education system. Spaces will cover a range of areas, including cybersecurity, software engineering, data science, life sciences, creative tech, clean tech and agritech. The new student spaces are possible through a provincial three-year investment of $74.7 […]