Learning hours consultation – my concerns – The Additional Support Needs Blog

Response to Consultation on Prescribing the minimum annual number of learning hours The Scottish Government are seeking views on the prescribed minimum learning hours for primary and secondary pupils in local authority schools in Scotland. Sadly, for many pupils the number of hours prescribed will be largely irrelevant as the statutory exemptions provided will allow […]

Provincial Government Announces Appointments to Board of Regents at Memorial University

The Honorable Krista Lynn Howell, Minister of Education, today announced seven appointments to the Memorial University Board of Regents. Appointed for three-year terms, the new members include: Bob Hallett; Ashrafee Tanvir Hossain; Justin Ladha; Chief Brendan Mitchell; Nathalie Pender; Tim Powers; and Lynn Zurel. The Board of Regents, along with Memorial University’s Senate, is responsible […]

Catholic school official apologizes for hurt from Rainbow Tent email

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News business Superintendent of education Tom Hickey says a “trust has been broken” but that the division promises to support and welcome all students. Published June 02, 2023 • Last updated Jun 02, 2023 • 3 minute read Visibly emotional at times, GCSCS superintendent of education Tom Hickey addressed dozens of […]

Jordan’s Principle program helps students achieve educational goals

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Manitoba Author of the article: Canadian Press Brittany Hobson Published May 27, 2023 • 3 minute read Elilah Monias and her daughter Illeanna Knott smile in this undated handout photo. Monias reached out to a Jordan’s Principle co-ordinator through the Southern Chiefs’ Organization to request help for her daughter. The 17-year-old […]

Total Funding Tops US$28 Million

BOGOTA, Colombia, March 29, 2023 /CNW/ — Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Executive Director Yasmine Sherif announced today that ECW intends to expand its investments in Colombia. ECW’s support to the current Multi-Year Resilience Program exceeds US$12 millionand the Fund has allocated an additional US$12 million for the next three-year phase, which, once approved, will bring […]

How to protect our memories? Education is key, new science suggests

A handful of factors, such as education, income and job type, may increase the likelihood that people in their mid-50s will still be mentally sharp, a new study finds. An analysis of data from more than 7,000 US adults showed that these factors could explain nearly 40% of the differences in the amount of cognitive […]