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District Advisory Councils
The Family of Schools District Advisory Councils (DAC's) are mandated to help shape an education system that is focused on and meets the needs of learners by advising the Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning on education matters., District Advisory Councils Role, Advise the Minister on...
Queen Charlotte teacher helps students celebrate Black History Month year round
February might be Black History Month in Canada, but at Queen Charlotte Intermediate School it’s celebrated throughout the whole school year. “We remind the students and staff that it’s Black History Month in February—and every day,” says Monia Kayijuka, a Grade 8 French Language Arts teacher at...
Studying and celebrating strong, diverse communities
Island entrepreneur Daniel Ikechukwu Ohaegbu is working hard to build the Island’s multicultural community while researching some of the barriers that make it difficult for newcomers. Ikechukwu Ohaegbu immigrated from Nigeria five years ago to study psychology at UPEI. After graduation he began...
Teachers now trained to help students understand mental health
Strengthening mental health services -, Island students will soon get more help to understand and improve their own mental health. More than 30 Island educators received master training this week in mental health literacy and how to deliver a new provincial mental health curriculum to students....
Literacy Alliance will continue with new funding from province
Supporting Island families, The PEI Literacy Alliance will continue to support Island families with a commitment of new funding from the provincial government. Following the loss of the alliance's federal core funding, the province has stepped in to provide necessary funding for the next two...
Youth summit returns next month
YDAY, the province’s full-day youth summit, returns next month to put ideas for shaping Prince Edward Island’s future into action. More than 170 people attended YDAY in 2016 to identify issues impacting Island youth. At YDAY 2017 – happening October 27 at Holland College in Charlottetown –...
#LearnDay to shape future of learning
Prince Edward Island’s first #LearnDay is taking place this September, providing an opportunity for Islanders to share ideas on the future of learning. "Learning is for all of us, and it takes place across all ages and all walks of life, so we want to know what Islanders want to do for their...
Educators help shape Canada's curriculum for future
Some of the best minds in education were in Charlottetown this week brainstorming ways to make the Canadian education curriculum relevant for the class of 2030 and beyond. One of the educators attending the C21 and Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) meetings was Denise Andre, Ottawa’s...
The Professional Learning Report
This document outlines a renewed model of professional learning for educators in Prince Edward Island.