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NAIT to Launch National Clean Fuels Education and Awareness Program – Morinville News

by Morinville Online Staff NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) is launching what it says is a groundbreaking national clean fuels online awareness and education program, made possible by a $300,000 contribution from Natural Resources Canada. The program aims to promote understanding and adoption of clean fuels and technologies across academia, industry, government and the …

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She didn’t have a single lesson on Indigenous culture growing up. Now, she’s changing that

Robyn Michaud can’t remember having a single discussion about Indigenous history and culture throughout her entire primary and secondary school education — or the first 15 years of her teaching career. Despite what she calls some positive milestones for Indigenous learnings in Ontario public schools, there’s something she says is largely missing — Indigenous educators. …

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This Hogwarts Professor Accidentally Proved How Dumb Magic Education Was

The educational system in the Wizarding World is utterly imperfect, there’s no doubt about that — and this unnoticed movie detail is the best illustration to this point! Ever since the first Harry Potter book came out, fans started discussing just how flawed the education young wizards were getting was. The later books never fixed …

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Quebec ups offer for education, healthcare workers in union negotiations

The Quebec government announced Wednesday that it’s upping its offers for education and healthcare workers in the hopes of reaching collective agreements with unions. According to Treasury Board president Sonia LeBel, the government is offering a $12,000 lump sum to retirement-eligible teachers who voluntarily agree to remain full-time in 2023-2024. Quebec estimates that nearly 7,000 …

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Ministry rejects Ottawa school board plan for 4-day week

An Ottawa-area school board said it would not move to a four-day schedule at two of its elementary schools this fall after Ontario’s Education Ministry refused to approve the plan. In March, the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) announced the pilot project would begin this fall at École élémentaire catholique l’Étoile-de-l’Est in Orléans …

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Serbia’s education minister resigned in the wake of deadly mass shootings, including at primary school

Serbia’s education minister submitted his resignation Sunday following two mass shootings, one of them at a primary school, that left 17 people dead, while the European country’s government urged citizens to turn in all unregistered weapons or run the risk of a prison sentence. Education Minister Branko Ruzic is the first Serbian official to resign …

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Ontario has ‘come quite far’ on Indigenous education but there’s much more to be done: report

Publicly funded schools in Ontario have made significant progress on Indigenous education over the last decade, but there’s still more to be done before the province can say it’s fully implemented the education-related calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a new report says . The report was published Monday by the public …

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The eye-popping new school designed by its pupils – Positive News

Classrooms are arranged around an indoor rainforest. Porthole windows which look like googly eyes peering out from lumpy, butter-colored walls. Zigzagging roofs and soaring archways. If this mind-bending vision sounds like something that might have been dreamed up by school pupils, that’s because it was – and now those dreams have become reality in the …

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Why Chinese students are an increasingly rare sight in Taiwan | Education News

Taipei, Taiwan — It is Jamie Wang’s headline show at Taipei’s Two Three Comedy and the audience loves her. She has been doing standup sets at shows and open-mic nights here for a year. Tonight, she is wearing a pink minidress with knee-high white boots, her eyeshadow glittering under the spotlight. She gives a dry …

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