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BC: More online options for students to support social, emotional well-being

Edited on 2020-04-20

New, free virtual educational programs for students, parents and educators are supporting social and emotional well-being as part of navigating the new world of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We know that children and fam ... Read more

Quebec's education minister criticizes college's English-only Montreal campus

Edited on 2020-02-04

Quebec's Education Minister, Jean-Francois Roberge criticizes an eastern Quebec-based college offering English-only classes to foreign students, mostly from China and India, at its Montreal campus. Jean-Francois Roberge demands the Cege ... Read more

This adult education program offers free tuition to Vancouverites

Edited on 2020-01-13

Whether you are new to Canada, seeking to improve your English or are working towards a high school diploma, Vancouver School Board's (VSB) Adult Education is now providing people to pursue the future without financial pressure. With th ... Read more

New, seismically safe Cowichan Secondary School built by 2023

Edited on 2019-12-25

Cowichan Secondary School, which was deemed unsafe for more than a decade, will finally expect its new seismically-safe facility. B.C's Education Minister Rob Fleming announced that the B.C government is providing $79.9 million to replace ... Read more

Records reveal 20 Manitoba teachers suspended for misconduct, including 14 convicted of sexual offences

Edited on 2019-12-19

At least 20 teachers in Manitoba have been disciplined over the last three years for a variety of charges and convictions, including serious sexual offences such as sexual touching, possession of child pornography, luring a child and sexual ... Read more

Elite Vancouver private school failed to stop student bullying, says B.C. Supreme Court claim

Edited on 2019-12-17

Vancouver couple sues private school, Crofton House, for not protecting their 13-year-old daughter from constant bullying by other students. "The Crofton student repeatedly told my daughter to get plastic surgery to look more white." cl ... Read more

300 randomly selected schools across Canada ordered to provide 7 years of lesson plans

Edited on 2019-12-13

Due to the unsettled copyright lawsuit between the provinces and publishers, teachers at 300 schools across Canada have been ordered to prepare teaching materials from the last seven years. The copyright dispute is between the Ministries ... Read more

Manitoba students last in Canada in science and math, second last in reading

Edited on 2019-12-03

Manitoba students had the lowest scores in Canada for science and math according to the results of the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). This results are also worse than the one Manitoba student had in 2015 in th ... Read more

Some Canadian schools reject China's Confucius Institute, calling it "propaganda"

Edited on 2019-12-01

The Institute is partly funded by China's Ministry of Education and offers programming at elementary and high schools, as well as colleges and universities across Canada. China provides annual funding to run the programs as well as Chinese ... Read more

Calls prompted to fire University of Alberta lecturer who denied Ukrainian famine

Edited on 2019-11-29

Some University of Alberta students want the school to fire an assistant lecturer who deemed Holodomor, the Ukrainian genocide executed by the former Soviet Union in 1932-33, a "myth" in his Facebook post. It is estimated that up to 10 m ... Read more

Microsoft Learn tracks added into Digital Health Canada's Certified Education Provider Accreditation Program

Edited on 2019-11-26

Digital Health Canada has added five of the Microsoft Learn tracks into its accreditation programs of the Continuing Education Provider (CEP) program, which is designed for professionals holding the Certified Professional in Healthcare Info ... Read more

Work-to-rule campaigns started by Ontario elementary, high school teachers

Edited on 2019-11-25

Ontario's public elementary and high school teachers have launched work-to-rule campaigns after the little progress in contract talks with the government. They have stopped some administrative services such as putting comments on report ... Read more

Calgary's National Sport School faces possible closure

Edited on 2019-11-19

After provincial budget cuts dealt the Calgary Board of Education a $32-million shortfall, , parents and student athletes have been told that the National Sport School in Calgary faces two possible futures: move or close. The National ... Read more

Unsafe High Lead Levels Contaminate Schools and Daycares Across Canada

Edited on 2019-11-05

A report from Global News shows that nearly one-third of all Ontario schools and daycares exceeded the federal maximum acceptable lead concentration in their drinking water between April 2016 and March 2018. The report was released through ... Read more