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Alberta premier gives mandate to develop for-profit colleges to offer diplomas and degrees

Alberta’s premier wants the advanced education minister to pave the way for private career colleges to deliver accredited diploma and degree programs. The proposal raises concern from advocacy groups that for-profit career colleges in the province could eventually receive public money after the government slashed funding to public universities, colleges and polytechnics. Premier Danielle Smith […]

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High transportation costs, inflation prompts Waterloo region school board to send letters to education minister

Trustees with the Waterloo Region District School Board have passed the budget for the 2023-24 school year. But in doing so, they were “forced to make some very difficult decisions regarding staffing and resources,” chairperson Joanne Weston wrote in a letter to Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. The board’s letter, dated June 27 and

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Northern Ireland schools teach pupils that homosexuality is wrong

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission’s report found that relationships and sexuality education in Northern Ireland schools does not meet human rights standards. (Getty Images) A report has been ruled there is a “compelling” case for a reform of relationships and sexuality education (RSE) after it was found that some schools in Northern Ireland teach

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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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Higgs’s remarks on LGBTQ policy called ‘deplorable’ by education council members

Members of the Anglophone East district education council have waded into a debate over New Brunswick’s policy on LGBTQ students in schools, with one member calling Premier Blaine Higgs’s comments on the issue “deplorable.” “I know it’s recent news, it just came out, but the premier’s comments regarding Policy 713 tonight are absolutely deplorable,” Dominic

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Quebec education minister skewered for suggesting teachers don’t deserve the same pay hike as MNAs

Quebec Education Minister Bernard Drainville is facing fierce criticism for comments he made about the relative worth of teachers’ work in a video interview Monday with the editorial team at Le Devoir. Political columnist Michel David asked Drainville about negotiations with the province’s teachers, who have been offered a nine per cent increase over five

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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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EpicQuest Education Announces Agreement between Davis College and Chongqing Technology and Business Institute for Intake of At Least 46 Students in September 2023

Enrollment Expected to Reach at Least 138 Students in 2025 Reinforcing the Internationalization of EEIQ’s Mission MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, April 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — EpicQuest Education Group International Limited (NASDAQ: EEIQ), (“EpicQuest Education”, “EEIQ” or the “Company”), a provider of comprehensive education solutions for domestic and international students seeking college and university degrees in the US,

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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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