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11/12/14

Children’s voices front and centre at National Summit and Town Hall on child poverty

OTTAWA – Some 55 young people, ages 10-15 years, students from every province and territory, will gather in Ottawa for a nationwide Keep the Promise (KTP) Summit and Town Hall, Nov. 18-19, 2014. The event aims to re-ignite the public commitment to the 1989 unanimous motion in the House of Commons to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000, which has increased overall since that time. During this two-day educational session, students will learn more about the democratic process and... +Read More
people sitting at table at the STF Councillor Conference.
11/07/14

Government reallocates funds to support the classroom

Based at least in part on what was shared in the recently concluded Student First engagement process, Education Minister Don Morgan announced at the Councillor Conference that the provincial government was reallocating $4.6 million in funding to support students and… +Read More
photo of Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson
10/31/14

Daily 5 becomes Daily 6 in French Immersion classroom

The goal of the French Immersion program is to educate students to be bilingual learners. Yet for Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson, two French Immersion teachers at École St Thomas Elementary in Lloydminster, one of the challenges of teaching French… +Read More
10/31/14

Students celebrate renovated Lumsden Elementary School

Bigger gym, science lab, and child care spaces added Students at Lumsden Elementary school have a new arts centre, science lab and common area as part of renovations that were celebrated Thursday. The project wrapped up in September as the new school year began. “I love the new school,” said Jacob Young, a Grade 8 student. “It’s really big. There’s big classrooms so it’s not as crowded.” “The expanded Lumsden Elementary School provides this growing community with an improved school... +Read More
photo of conference participants listening to a speaker.
10/29/14

Beginning teachers bring eclectic backgrounds

Annually, one of the unmistakable realities of those attending the Taking Your Place in the Professional Community conference for beginning teachers is that that there are seemingly as many intriguing and unexpected stories as there are participants. Consider the background… +Read More
10/29/14

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have been awarded the Nobel peace prize “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”. Education International (EI) is celebrating the international recognition of Kailash Satyarthi, a close friend of EI’s and a tireless advocate for children’s rights, and Malala Yousafzai, probably the world’s best-known advocate for the right of every child to access quality education. “I would like to congratulate both Malala... +Read More
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