Nova Scotia hires professors to evaluate changes to bolster inclusive classrooms

Nova Scotia has hired two University of Ottawa professors at a cost of nearly $458,000 over three years, to evaluate changes aimed at improving services and programs for students with special needs in the classroom. The Education Department says the…

Ontario education minister says no decisions made yet on removing class size caps

TORONTO – Ontario’s education minister says no decisions have yet been made as the government considers removing class size caps in kindergarten and primary grades. Lisa Thompson says in a tweet that she looks forward to the education sector sharing…

Province’s move to halt funding for Ontario teachers’ math qualification raises concerns

TORONTO – Some Ontario educators are raising concerns about the province’s move to halt funding that would allow current teachers to gain math qualifications in the wake of an announcement that new teachers would be required to pass a proficiency…

New west Lethbridge school to help alleviate enrolment pressure

September 14 2018 7:29pm School District No. 51 officially opened its newest school on Friday. As Matt Battochio reports, the opening of Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School is seen as the first step in helping the district tackle the enrolment…