More work is needed to understand the ‘risks’ that AI could pose – Education Secretary

More work is needed to understand the risks that artificial intelligence could pose to schools, colleges and universities, the Education Secretary will say. Gillian Keegan will call on education leaders and technology experts to come forward with ideas on how generative artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in a positive way to support the education […]

Listen Up! – The Additional Support Needs Blog

This week has been Anti-Bullying Week 2022, so it seems appropriate to take a quick look at a recent decision of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO). On the one hand, it is a complaint about a complaint about a complaint – and those that can end up being very focused on the procedural side […]

Reasonable adjustments for schools in a time of pandemic – The Additional Support Needs Blog

Schools have had a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled pupils since amendments to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 came into force in 2001. These duties were later expanded to include “auxiliary aids and services”. The phrase “reasonable adjustments” is fairly well known by now, but prompts the question – “what is reasonable?” and […]

Some Saskatchewan students are concerned about the education ministry’s ability to respond to complaints

Former students of Saskatoon’s Legacy Christian Academy are disputing details in a recent ombudsman report regarding the Ministry of Education’s ability to investigate complaints about registered independent schools. The report from Saskatchewan’s ombudsman says the ministry is unprepared to investigate complaints about registered independent schools, with no process in place to record, investigate, and report […]

How Flamingo Estate Quietly Perfected the Brand Collab

In the three short years since the brand’s inception, Flamingo Estate has released over 16 collaborations with artists, celebrities, athletes, humanitarians, authors, designers, and even His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Not only is that number staggering for a small, independent farm and wellness brand, but each collaboration is also wholly one of a kind […]

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 […]

Is a private school education worth it?

Oxford has two definitions for education: 1. “The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction.” 2. “An informative experience.” For the best results, there needs to be a heavy emphasis on the latter. If you’re from Oakville, you’ve likely heard the names of a few private institutions referred to as the “Rich kid schools,” where […]

Sudbury news: Cambrian awarded for Indigenous education efforts

Cambrian College in Sudbury has been recognized for providing a learning environment that celebrates and respects Indigenous people. The school was recently presented with the Colleges and Institutes Canada silver award for Indigenous Education Excellence. Officials at Cambrian said Tuesday the school has taken many steps to show its commitment to Indigenous learning, including more […]

Al Jazeera’s Folly Bah Thibault appointed to UN education fund | Education News

The acclaimed international journalist from Guinea has been appointed as a Global Champion for Education Cannot Wait. Al Jazeera’s Folly Bah Thibault, an acclaimed international journalist, has been appointed as a Global Champion for Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. “Folly Bah Thibault is a […]