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 […]

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, […]

Mohawk suspends educational assistant program

As school boards across the province struggle to staff classrooms, Mohawk College has suspended its two-year educational support diploma program due to low enrollment. With just nine students registered for fall 2023 — down from 59 in 2021 — the program was canceled for the 2023-24 year. For years, there has been a steady decline, […]

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 […]