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Cam and Christine Matus

Teaching overseas adds perspective

When you hear the common phrase that you can connect the dots and thereby come to a logical conclusion, it’s pretty clear that you can’t include within that package the… +Read More
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Meadow Lake high school utilizing graduation coach as part of approach

MEADOW LAKE–If you think innovation has to be all about having the latest toys and being housed in an impressive-looking facility, this particular initiative at Meadow Lake’s Carpenter High School… +Read More

Wynne aims to remove barriers for students with disabilities

The province will develop an education accessibility standard to remove barriers that students with disabilities face in classrooms, curriculum and on school premises, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Monday. She made the commitment hours after receiving an open letter from 22 community groups who called for its creation, arguing that too many special needs students aren’t getting the education they’re entitled to because of obstacles, both in physical environments and teaching. “We recognize that there’s more to be done, and there... +Read More
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Students return to class as concerns about teacher working conditions linger

As Nova Scotian students return to classrooms Tuesday morning, many feel the problems that caused disruption in the province’s 400 schools this week have not been resolved. Grade 12 student… +Read More
Robinson and Maze

Dealing with uniqueness of setting just the norm for Robinson

LLOYDMINSTER–Unique seems somehow insufficient when describing the border city of Lloydminster. Quirky is perhaps more appropriate. Whatever your choice, there are clearly some specific challenges when it comes to delivering… +Read More

Quebec begins two-day consultations on education

The Quebec government is holding a two-day education consultation in Quebec City Thursday and Friday. It focuses on student success and finding ways to increase graduation and to support those with special needs. “For us, we want the government to take into account that we are different. One size does not fit all,” said Stephen Burke, an executive member of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA). After battling the government’s controversial school board reforms – that were eventually dropped – English school... +Read More
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