Education, Early Learning and Culture

About us

The Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture develops and delivers high quality programs and curriculum in English and French to Island children from birth to Grade 12. The department provides corporate services, including general and financial administration, staff certification, research, planning and evaluation, human resources and school athletics. The Culture Division provides leadership, programs and services, including library services, historic preservation and documentation, and cultural development.

Some of the priorities in this mandate are to: 

  • Lead the implementation of changes to advance educational excellence in the province
  • Provide leadership in creating opportunities for student success in the education system
  • Build technology capacity and engagement in schools 
  • Work with other social policy departments on a renewed Poverty Reduction Strategy and Mental Health and Addictions Strategy
  • Lead the development of a ten-year Strategy on Culture to support a renewed approach to heritage and arts development

Learn more about our department

Education, Early Learning and Culture
Minister's Office
Tel:
(902) 438-4876
Fax:
(902) 438-4150
Deputy Minister
Executive Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Senior Communications Officer

General Inquiries

Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture
Holman Centre 
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE   C1N 1B6

Phone: (902) 438-4130
Fax: (902) 438-4062

educationinquiries@edu.pe.ca