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Pink Shirt Day is celebrated in Prince Edward Island on February 27 to help prevent bullying and to promote friendship and kindness. February 27 became anti-bullying day after a Nova Scotia student was bullied on his first day of high school for wearing a pink shirt. Two of his peers went to...
Island teachers and artists are working collaboratively to enrich learning and engage students in new and creative ways. There are eight projects happening Island wide right now during the 15th year of ArtsSmarts, a national initiative that fuses everyday learning with the arts. Projects allow...
This is application is for funding Early Learning Centres.
Highlights from the Review of Prince Edward Island’s Provincial Common Assessment Program .
An external review recommends that the provincial student assessment program should continue in its present format and offers suggestions to strengthen student learning. The review, conducted in the fall of 2018 by RMJ Assessment, indicates that overall, the program is functioning well, and the...
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...
New construction projects at five Island schools are on time and on budget. Additions at Stratford Elementary, L.M. Montgomery and West Royalty Elementary will provide 34 more classrooms and space for another 640 students at these schools. This additional space will ease pressure on these and other...
Islanders gathered today at Fanningbank to welcome and celebrate Prince Edward Island’s new Poet Laureate Julie Pellissier-Lush. In her new role, Ms. Pellissier-Lush will act as a spokesperson for literature in Prince Edward Island and raise awareness of poetry and the spoken word. “It is my great...
All of Prince Edward Island’s public schools will soon have access to modern automated external defibrillators (AEDs) known to dramatically increase the survival rate from a cardiac arrest. AEDs are used during a cardiac failure to shock the heart and restore its rhythm. The province has issued...