Winnipeg School Division ‘feels like home’ for new chief superintendent, CEO

Back to school season is around the corner, and for one Winnipegger the coming weeks will mark a return to the province’s biggest school division, with nearly 30,000 students. Matt Henderson, an educator who has worked in the city for about 15 years, will take on the chief superintendent and CEO role for the Winnipeg School […]

Education Appeal Committees – the end? – The Additional Support Needs Blog

The Scottish Government recently consulted on a (longstanding) proposal that the functions of education appeal committees (hearing exclusion appeals, and most placing request appeals) be transferred to the Health and Education Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland. With the assistance of colleagues, I prepared a response on behalf of My Rights, My Say. The […]

WYD promotes the value of working in education “as a vocation”

Antonella Sciarrone, Undersecretary of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Culture and Education, underlines the importance of “dignifying” careers in the educational field starting from younger generations. By Alessandro Di Bussolo and Edoardo Giribaldi “We are present here, at World Youth Day, with a stand focused on the Global Compact on Education and two special events.” Antonella […]

Education minister tours new Lasalle Elementary School

Located on the campus of Lasalle Secondary, students will begin attending the elementary school in September Education Minister Stephen Lecce toured the new Lasalle Elementary School today. Located on the campus of Lasalle Secondary School, the new school in New Sudbury opens to students in September. “It’s a beautiful school and I think it’s going to […]

Provincial education minister tours new Sudbury, Ont. school, announces STEM investment with Science North

Ontario education minister Stephen Lecce made a trip to Sudbury, Ont. on Thursday to announce a new investment with Science North. However Lecce toured the brand new Lasalle Elementary School first, which is set to open this September for students from kindergarten to Grade 6. Lasalle Elementary will be the Rainbow District School Board’s (RDSB) latest […]

The Ontario Education Minister congratulates the extraordinary Oakville girl for her achievement

Ontario’s Education Minister Stephen Lecce, accompanied by Oakville North-Burlington MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos, visited the Post’s Corners Public School on Friday, June 2, to congratulate the 12-year-old student Bhavishyaa Vignesh who won the first edition of the Space Brain Hack challenge organized by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). The education minister met Bhavishyaa Vignesh and presented […]

NB education minister’s commitment to consultation on Policy 713 questioned – New Brunswick

New Brunswick education minister Bill Hogan said a review of a policy designed to protect LGBTQ2 youth in schools would include consultation with a variety of stakeholders, but some groups are wondering why they have yet to receive a call. The review of Policy 713, which sets minimum inclusion standards for LGBTQ2 students in the […]

Ontario eliminates post-secondary education requirement to become police officers

Ontario will eliminate the post-secondary education requirement to become a police officer, expand enrollment for its basic training program and ax tuition fees at the Ontario Police College, the premier said Tuesday. The moves are designed to get more police officers into communities, Doug Ford said. “We need reinforcements, we need more police officers on […]