Education and Early Childhood Development http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia.html Education and Early Childhood Development Government encourages eye exams for children returning to school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-10_01.jpg.html The provincial government is reminding parents and guardians to get their child’s eyes tested before they enter or return to school in September. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; optometrist Dr. Joceline Maillet-Boudreau; and Charlotte Woods, who begins kindergarten this fall. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Trades teachers building energy efficient house for Eel Ground First Nation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-04_03.jpg.html An energy efficient house is being built in Eel Ground First Nation by a group of trades teachers and other volunteers. The house will be donated to a member of the community when completed. From Left: Eel Gound First Nation Chief George Ginnish; Sacha Dewolfe, director of the Office of First Nation Education at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris and Tim Nichol, a trades teacher at St. Malachy’s Memorial High School. Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Funding for welding station to help improve training in Eel Ground First Nation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-04_02.jpg.html A new welding station will offer more training opportunities to middle and high school students in the Eel Ground First Nation community. From left: Eel Ground councillor Tyler Patles; Eel Ground councillor Merrill Martin; Sacha Dewolfe, director of the Office of First Nation Education at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; Eel Ground councillor Brian Simon; Michelle Stanford, representative of the CWB Welding Foundation; Eel Ground First Nation Chief George Ginnish; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris and Eel Ground councillor, Kelvin Simonson. Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Construction to begin on new École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-11_02.jpg.html Construction will begin shortly on a new school that will replace École Arc-en-ciel. From left: Claude Paulin, president of the parent school support committee; Willy Wilondja, member of the Francophone sud school district education council; student council members Alyssa Roy, Sarah-Maude Bélanger, Aiden Bérubé and Kyra Lustig; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; and school principal Tammy Akerly-Cyr. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Third phase of construction at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-04_04.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $3.3 million to continue the mid-life upgrade at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier in Tracadie as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Chantal Doucet, chair of the parent school support committee; Tracadie Mayor Denis Losier; Tracadie-Sheila MLA Serge Rousselle; Premier Brian Gallant; Liette Nadeau, school principal; Ghislaine Foulem, chair of the district education council; Rebecca Benoît, student representative on the district education council; and Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel. Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Renovations costing nearly $10.3 million continuing at École Marie-Gaétane http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-25_04.JPG.html Renovation work valued at nearly $10.3 million is continuing at École Marie-Gaétane in Kedgwick in order to accommodate all of the region’s students in kindergarten to Grade 12 starting in January 2019. Premier Brian Gallant and Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage participated in the announcement at the school. Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Renewed education agreement with France http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-24_01.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny (right) and France’s National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer signed an education co-operation agreement today. Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Construction continues at Harrison Trimble High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-16_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $3.45 million to continue upgrades at Harrison Trimble High School as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Lee Purves, vice-principal of Harrison Trimble High School; Aubrey Kirkpatrick, director of finance for the Anglophone East School District; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; Candace Scott, manager of facilities at the Anglophone East School District; Heather Stordy, acting community engagement co-ordinator for the Anglophone East School District; and Norval McConnell, member of the district education council. Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Upgrades planned for three Restigouche region schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-03_01.JPG.html The provincial government is investing about $355,000 in upgrades at three schools in the Restigouche region: Académie Notre-Dame, Aux quatre vents school and Sugarloaf Senior High School. From left : Mario Pelletier, francophone nord-est school district education council member; Aux quatre vents student council president Sophie Landry; Sugarloaf Senior High School principal Michael O’Toole; Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; Ghislaine Foulem, francophone nord-est school district education council president; and Aux quatre vents principal Brian Landry. Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Renovations and expansion of the workshops in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-05_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $2.6 million in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine to complete renovations and expand the school’s trade workshops. From left: Alain Bissonnette, principal of the Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine; Richard Gallant, vice-chair of the Francophone nord-est school district education council, Premier Brian Gallant; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; and Gérard Robichaud, member of the district education council. Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0300 New Brunswick to develop digital literacy standards for schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.03.2018-03-12_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing in the creation of digital literacy standards for provincial classrooms, in co-operation with the University of New Brunswick (UNB). From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Stephen Lund, CEO of Opportunities NB; Matt McGuire, PhD student at UNB; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; and Eddy Campbell, president of UNB. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0300 New school using New Brunswick curriculum officially opened in China http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-18_01.jpg.html Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet helped officially open the new Fuzhou Concord College of Sino-Canada, a school offering the New Brunswick curriculum. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-17_02.jpg.html The provincial government announced today that families with children aged five and under attending a designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centre will not pay more than 20 per cent of their income for child care. From left: Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold; Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick president and CEO Liane Roy; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Premier Brian Gallant; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; and Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-11_01.jpg.html The provincial government has released its Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, Everyone at their best… from the start: Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, which details how the government will make investments to transform the system. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Scott Duguay, president of the board of directors at L’Envolée daycare; Vicky Fraser, director of L’Envolée daycare; and Premier Brian Gallant. Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Poster for 29th Provincial French Pride Week unveiled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-20_01.JPG.html The artwork and promotional poster for the 2018 Provincial French Pride Week were officially unveiled today at École Terre des Jeunes in Paquetville. In photo: Mélanie Gagnon, the school principal, (left) and artist Michelle Smith, along with some students. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0300 New grants to boost early learning experiences for preschoolers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-07_01.jpg.html Operators of child care facilities will be eligible for $12.2 million in grants as part of a plan to designate hundreds of facilities as Early Learning Centres offering high-quality, inclusive and affordable services. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny made the announcement today. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Minister meets with early childhood stakeholders http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-30_01.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny met today with Corinne Haché (right) and Pam Whitty (left), co-authors of the Child Care Task Force Report. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 King Street Elementary School officially opens http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-28_01.jpg.html Students and dignitaries participated in the official opening of King Street Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 27, in Miramichi. From left: Paula Hache, principal; Lisa McNeil, Susan McLenaghan and Beth McCarty, members of the Building a Future for our Children community group; Eileen Bowes, chair of Building a Future for our Children; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Mark Donovan, superintendent of the Anglophone North School District; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Michael Mortlock, chair of the district education council; Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; and Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Ring A Bell Campaign to promote positive mental health http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-27_02.jpg.html The seventh annual Ring A Bell Campaign takes place from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny visited the Grade 5 students of Terry Fox Elementary School to talk about the campaign and the importance of mental health awareness. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-22_01.jpg.html The official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School was held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Saint John. Photo shows students from the school and, from left, Education and Early Childhood Minister Brian Kenny; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Gerry Mabey, member of the Anglophone South District Education Council; Premier Brian Gallant; Rob Fowler, chair of the district education council; Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Jocelyn Matt, vice-principal of the school; and Michelle Deschenes, principal of the school. Behind the dignitaries is the school choir. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 2017 Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards (anglophone sector) http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-20_02.jpg.html Twelve educators in the anglophone sector have been presented with Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards in recognition of their exceptional work. Front, from left: Tracey Furlotte; Judy Haley; Susie Collins; Jill Isherwood; and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. Back, from left: Sonya O’Donnell; Tracy Ross; Leisa Comeau; Julie Allain; Sondra Kitchen; Shelley O’Toole; and Valerie Marshall. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 More students to visit legislature through Canada 150 initiative http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-17_03.jpg.html A new Canada 150 initiative to support citizenship education will encourage class visits to Fredericton, where students can tour the legislature and, when possible, observe the house in session. Photo shows a Grade 5 class from École L’Envolée in Shippagan with Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, back, along with teachers and chaperones. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 2016-17 Excellence in Education Awards (francophone sector) http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-06_01.jpg.html Five teachers and three early childhood educators in the francophone sector have received the Excellence in Education Award in recognition of their exceptional work over the 2016-17 school year. Standing, from left: Carmène Duguay; Anne Louise Dubé; Akémi Takatsuka; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Sylvie Lang; Nathalie Allain; and Rolande Dubé. Seated, from left: France Bossé and Michelle Losier Roy. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Construction continuing at Harrison Trimble High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-23_03.jpg.html Demolition of the carpentry shop and science labs is underway as upgrades continue at Harrison Trimble High School. The project, which began in 2015, is expected to be completed in 2019. Photo shows Finance Minister Cathy Rogers touring the construction site with contractor David Foulem. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Official opening of École Champlain http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_02.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, along with students, staff and guests, participated in the official opening of École Champlain in Moncton. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Site selected for new Oromocto school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_01.jpg.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on Carpenter Drive in Oromocto. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Isabelle Savoie, executive director of learning, Francophone sud school district; Tammy Akerley-Cyr, principal of École Arc-en-ciel; Mayor Bob Powell; Deputy Mayor Kelly Murdock; and Oromocto’s chief administrative officer Dick Isabelle. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Students compete in provincewide career competition http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-04_01.jpg.html High school students across New Brunswick will take part in the second annual ChatterHigh competition from Oct. 2 to Dec. 1. Photo shows Employment, Labour and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage (centre) with students and staff of École Marie-Gaétane in Kedgwick. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in mental health support in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-27_01.JPG.html The Integrated Service Delivery model for providing mental health, addiction, intervention and social services to children and youth has been expanded to all public schools in the province. Premier Brian Gallant made the announcement on Tuesday during an event at Riverview Middle School. From left: André Gionet, manager, child and youth teams, Acadian Peninsula, mental health, Vitalité Health Network; Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent of the Anglophone East School District; Monique Boudreau, superintendent of the Francophone sud school district; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Pierrette Desfonds, foster parent, Miscou; Wilbert Smith, foster parent, Miscou; Gallant; Annette Harland, area manager, addiction and mental health services, Horizon Health Network; Jodie Fischer Cormier, guidance counsellor on the Kennebecasis Valley child and youth team; and Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Expanded Rogersville school renamed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-14_03.jpg.html École secondaire Assomption in Rogersville has been renamed Étoile de l’Acadie. From left: Zivi Richard, community development officer, Francophone sud school district; Angèle McCaie, manager, Village of Rogersville; Monique Boudreau, superintendent of Francophone sud school district; Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Jessica Thériault-Doucet, school principal; Roger Martin, a member of the district education council, Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc; and the masters of ceremonies, Grade 6 student Makayla Gaudet and Grade 12 student Renée Gaudet. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Children and families to benefit from improved early learning and child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-30_01.jpg.html The federal and provincial governments have signed a three-year, bilateral early learning and child care agreement, under which the federal government will invest close to $30 million to improve early learning and child care for preschool-aged children in the province. The province will contribute $41 million for a total of $71 million. Premier Brian Gallant, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the agreement today at Wee College in Moncton. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Memorandum of understanding respecting First Nations education http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-21_03.jpg.html The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven First Nation communities respecting First Nations education and the calls to action as set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. From left: Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Arren Sock; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Tobique First Nation Chief Ross Perley; Oromocto First Nation Chief Shelley Sabattis; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Esgenoôpetitj First Nation Chief Alvery Paul. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Welding in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-16_01.jpg.html Caledonia Regional High School is one of the latest schools to benefit from an innovative partnership between the Canadian Welding Association Foundation and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The department partnered with the foundation to increase opportunities for students to learn welding. From left: Finance Minster Cathy Rogers, who is also the minister responsible for Literacy; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; Madison Anderson, a welding student at the school; Brian Gray, departmental technology/vocational learning specialist; Michael Robertson, skilled trades teacher at the school; Deborah Mates, executive director of the Canadian Welding Association Foundation; Andrew Bartlett, technical outreach officer; Richard Daley, subject co-ordinator, technology, Anglophone East School District; Pamela Wilson, director of schools, Anglophone East School District; and Donna Godfrey, school principal. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Site selected for new Moncton North school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-15_03.jpg.html A new middle school with a projected cost of $26.5 million will be built off Maplehurst Drive, between Teaberry Avenue and Windcrest Street, in Moncton. Design work is underway and the school is expected to be open in the fall of 2019. From left: Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent for the Anglophone East School District; Angela Lawson, vice-chair of the district education council; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Design work underway for school upgrade in Shediac http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-08_03.jpg.html Design work has begun on a major upgrade at Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud in Shediac. From left: Beaubassin East Mayor Ronnie Duguay; Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Léger; Michelle Bertin, school principal; Paul Demers, district education council chair, Francophone sud school district; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Health Minister Victor Boudreau; Mélika Belliveau, student council president; Gilles Cormier, member of the education council, sub-district 4; Luc Michaud, former school principal at Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud; and Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBlanc. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Site selected for Campbellton school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-08_01.jpg.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on Arran Street in Campbellton. From left: Gary Parker, Campbellton councillor; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Micheal Mortlock, district education council chair, Anglophone North School District; Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage; Mark Donovan, Anglophone North School District superintendent; Balmoral Mayor Charles Bernard; Campbellton Deputy Mayor Sterling Loga; and Atholville Mayor Michel Soucy. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 New makerspace at Superior Middle School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-30_02.JPG.html Students at Superior Middle School in Bathurst are benefiting from a new makerspace though a partnership with Brilliant Labs. Grade 6 student Areeb Rasul, right, explains his project to Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Assessment planned for Edmundston school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_06.jpg.html The provincial government is conducting a building assessment to determine the need for upgrades at Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany. From left: Bertin Lang, school principal; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; chair of the district education council, Richard Landry; and president of the student council, Samuel LeBlanc, who is also a Grade 12 student at the school. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 French language pilot projects for rural schools announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_05.jpg.html French language pilot projects will be implemented next school year to improve access to French learning in rural schools. From left: Angela Sinclair, Amanda Rossiter and Charlene Butland, members of the parent school support committee; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Barry Snider, principal of Riverside Consolidated School; Grade 5 student Tyler Holmstrom; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; and Rachelle LeBlanc, subject coordinator with the Anglophone East School District. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Improvements to Connaught Street School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_04.jpg.html The provincial government is renovating the Connaught Street School to provide enhanced facilities for students. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Grade 5 students Duncan Lockhart and Ayla Brown; Barb Corbett, school principal; and David McTimoney, superintendant of the Anglophone West School District. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Upgraded school officially reopens http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-08_04.jpg.html The official opening for the renovated and expanded Gretna Green School was held in Miramichi. From left: Carmel Hambrook, district education council member, Anglophone North School District; principal Kevin Comeau; Grade 6 student Gracie Burns; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Grade 8 student Braden Bell; Beth Stymiest, Anglophone North School District superintendent; and Micheal Mortlock, district education council chair. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in early learning and child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-24_04.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $1 million to support the Early Learning and Child Care Trust Fund. Participating in the announcement at Wee College in Moncton were Premier Brian Gallant and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers, who is also minister responsible for literacy. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Schools which will offer early French immersion announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-13_03.JPG.html Early French immersion will be offered at 67 schools around the province in September, including at six schools where immersion is not currently being offered. Premier Brian Gallant joined students at Minto Elementary Middle School to make the announcement. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in Fredericton High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-12_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing about $5 million on upgrades to Fredericton High School as part of the 2017-18 capital budget. From left: Shane Thomas, principal of Fredericton High School; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Wayne Annis, director of schools for Anglophone West School District; Stephanie Haslam, district education council, sub-district 6, Anglophone West School District; and Kimberley Douglass, chair, district education council, Anglophone West School District. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Premier visits school to see work of numeracy leads http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-07_01.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant visited Forest Hill Elementary School today to see first-hand how numeracy leads are working to improve educational outcomes. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Conceptual image of renovations to École Marie-Gaétane revealed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-04_02.JPG.html The provincial government today revealed the conceptual image of the renovation work to be done at École Marie-Gaétane in Kedgwick. The work, estimated to cost about $9.3 million, will begin during the summer. Renovations and upgrading will enable the school to accommodate students from kindergarten to Grade 7 from École Écho-Jeunesse. In the photo: Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage and students from both schools. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Max Aitken Academy expansion http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-03_02.jpg.html An addition to Max Aitken Academy will be constructed to provide more classroom space for students. From left: Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Mike Mortlock, education council chair, Anglophone North School District; and principal Mark Donovan. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Legislature to light up in blue http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-31_03.jpg.html The legislature will be lit up in blue on Sunday night to mark World Autism Awareness Day, held annually on April 2. From left: Travis Wolfe, parent; Holly Soucoup, parent; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Danielle Pelletier, owner of Autism Intervention Services; Janet Mitton, a clinical supervisor at Autism Intervention Services; Lisa Crimmins, parent; Paul McDonnell, chair of the board for Autism Connections Fredericton; and Rick Hutchins, executive director, Autism Connections Fredericton. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Teacher-led research released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-29_01.JPG.html Research by New Brunswick teachers on the topic of accommodating learning differences was released today in Fredericton. From left: Ann Sherman, dean of the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of education; Monica Watson-Bedard, teacher at Millidgeville North School; Joe Crossland, physical education and health lead, Anglophone West School District; and Nancy Boucher, acting deputy minister of Education and Early Childhood Development (anglophone sector). Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Official opening of Max Aitken Academy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-27_04.jpg.html The official opening of the new Max Aitken Academy was held today in Miramichi. Front, from left: Kamryn Manderson and Jacob Tenass, students. Back, from left: Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Celia Hale, student; school principal Mark Donovan; Jenna Taylor, student; school mascot Max the Moose; Kierstan Hamilton, student; Sophie Taylor, student; Seniors and Long-term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Miramichi mayor Adam Lordon and Michael Mortlock, chair of the district education council. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 March break welding camp http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-13_01.jpg.html Students in St. Stephen had the opportunity to explore welding, one of the many career options in the trades, this week through a Mind over Metal Camp. From left: Dan Tadic, executive director of the Canadian Welding Association; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Robb Wilson, camp instructor and St. Stephen High School teacher. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0300