education in the news this week

Generative AI News – Busting AI Myths, Giant Funding Rounds, AI in Education and Media, and More – Voicebot Podcast 337

on July 13, 2023 at 9:20 am Host notes – My apologies about the audio quality. We recorded on the road, and the mic setup didn’t work as planned. The audio quality is a bit stronger on the YouTube video than on the podcast, but definitely a bit below our standard at Voicebot. However, the […]

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Jordan’s Principle program helps students achieve educational goals

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Manitoba Author of the article: Canadian Press Brittany Hobson Published May 27, 2023 • 3 minute read Elilah Monias and her daughter Illeanna Knott smile in this undated handout photo. Monias reached out to a Jordan’s Principle co-ordinator through the Southern Chiefs’ Organization to request help for her daughter. The 17-year-old

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Mother says the education minister asked her to help rewrite the LGBTQ policy she supports

A Saint John mother is speaking out after she says the minister of education asked her to help rewrite a section of an LGBTQ-protection policy she fully supports. On Tuesday, Nicole Paquet spoke to the Progressive Conservative caucus about how that policy, if it had been implemented correctly, would have prevented harm to her son

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Quebec’s education minister criticized for comments about teachers’ salaries

Québec – Education Minister Bernard Drainville is dismissive of teachers when he insinuates that they are deserving less of a significant pay raise than MNAs, according to Liberal MNA Marwah Rizqy. In an interview with Le Devoir on Monday, Drainville was asked why Quebec teachers don’t deserve to be among the highest paid in Canada,

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Serbia shootings: Education minister Branko Ruzic resigns

BELGRADE, Serbia – Serbia’s education minister submitted his resignation Sunday following two mass shootings, one of them at a primary school, 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

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Sudbury news: Cambrian awarded for Indigenous education efforts

Cambrian College in Sudbury has been recognized for providing a learning environment that celebrates and respects Indigenous people. The school was recently presented with the Colleges and Institutes Canada silver award for Indigenous Education Excellence. Officials at Cambrian said Tuesday the school has taken many steps to show its commitment to Indigenous learning, including more

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‘Absolute chaos’: York Region teachers, parents call for more support

‘We’re going to end up … looking back and talking about a lost generation,’ the teacher says in wake of People for Education report sounding alarm on mental health in schools Right now has been one of the most difficult times of her teaching career, a York Region kindergarten teacher says. ‘Sarah’ describes classrooms as

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