BWDSB announces new superintendent of education

Article content The Bluewater District School Board has named Wendy Louwerse a superintendent of education effective Sept. 1. Article content She will replace superintendent of education Andrea Tang, who is set to retire. A media release announcing the post said Louwerse grew up in Caledon but has spent more than 34 years as a resident […]

The 10 Best Paint Colors for Your Bathroom Vanity

Experts weigh in on the best colors to elevate your bathroom vanity. Courtesy of Sherwin-Williams Have you been toying with introducing some color to your bathroom? If you’re still sitting on the fence, start on a smaller scale by experimenting with color on your bathroom vanity. “Your vanity unit is a great way to add […]

Manitoba to fund early-year assessment tools, education minister says – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba educators will get a boost when it comes to digital assessment tools to help identify early years students’ needs, the province said Monday. Education and early childhood learning minister Wayne Ewasko announced $1.6 million in funding for both English and French programs, based on consultation with […]

Sierra Leone: Center for Girls’ Voices in Education Reforms

The Sierra Leone government should prioritize the views and experiences of girls to advance its education reforms, Human Rights Watch and Purposeful said in a report released today. Despite the government’s important progress on access to education for girls, many girls who are pregnant, living in poverty, or in rural areas remain at risk of […]

Serbia shootings: Education minister Branko Ruzic resigns

BELGRADE, Serbia – Serbia’s education minister submitted his resignation Sunday following two mass shootings, one of them at a primary school, left 17 people dead, while the European country’s government urged citizens to turn in all unregistered weapons or run the risk of a prison sentence. Education Minister Branko Ruzic is the first Serbian official […]

Tentative agreements reached with thousands of NS educational support workers

Nova Scotia’s education minister says regional centers for education across the province and the French language school board have reached a tentative agreement with CUPE for educational support staff, staving off a possible strike by thousands of school support workers. Minister Becky Druhan said in an interview with the CBC’s Information Morning on Wednesday that […]

How to spot fake news? Canadians need better education: EU official – National

The European Union’s head of combating foreign interference in communications says allegations that Beijing is meddling in Canada’s elections can be an opportunity to improve the public’s understanding of disinformation. Lutz Guellner, who leads the EU foreign ministry’s work on strategic communications, was visiting Ottawa last week as part of collaboration on a G7 working […]

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 […]