News - Education and Early Childhood Development http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news.html News - Education and Early Childhood Development Teachers to participate in cultural immersion camp http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0935.html The provincial government is working with the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick to host a Wolastoqey cultural immersion camp for teachers. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:56:00 -0300 Government encourages eye exams for children returning to school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0918.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. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:12:00 -0300 Trades teachers building energy efficient house for Eel Ground First Nation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0880.html An energy efficient house is being built in Eel Ground First Nation by a group of trades teachers and other volunteers. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:51:00 -0300 Funding for welding station to help improve training in Eel Ground First Nation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0878.html A new welding station will offer more training opportunities to middle and high school students in the Eel Ground First Nation community. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 15:28:00 -0300 Investment in a social pediatrics initiative http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0856.html The provincial government is investing $350,000 in the establishment of a social pediatrics demonstration site. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 14:29:00 -0300 Gym renovation completed at Southern Victoria High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0820.html Renovations to the gymnasium at Southern Victoria High School are complete. Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:45:00 -0300 French language pilot projects for rural schools expanded http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0793.html A French language pilot project will be expanded in the 2018-19 school year to improve access to French learning in rural schools. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:51:00 -0300 Video contest for New Brunswick students http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0778.html A video contest for kindergarten to Grade 11 students was launched today. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:54:00 -0300 Research project will evaluate the impact of extra hour of play-based learning in elementary schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0749.html Seventeen schools have been selected to be part of a research project to study the impact of an additional hour of play-based learning activities for kindergarten to Grade 2 students. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:42:00 -0300 School nutrition policy enhanced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0741.html The provincial government has enhanced its public school nutrition policy to ensure students have access to healthier foods. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:47:00 -0300 Construction to begin on new École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0718.html Construction will begin shortly on a new school that will replace École Arc-en-ciel. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:35:00 -0300 Third phase of construction at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.06.0676.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. Mon, 04 Jun 2018 12:35:00 -0300 Forum to discuss school policies and practices to support immigrant and refugee learners http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0650.html New Brunswick is hosting the fourth international policy forum of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Strength through Diversity project. Wed, 30 May 2018 15:30:00 -0300 Renovations costing nearly $10.3 million continuing at École Marie-Gaétane http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0620.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. Thu, 24 May 2018 12:15:00 -0300 Renewed education agreement with France http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0618.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny and France’s National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer signed an education co-operation agreement today. Thu, 24 May 2018 11:30:00 -0300 International challenge for young francophones http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0615.html The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is teaming up with the National Film Board of Canada and the Conférence des ministres de l’éducation des États et gouvernements de la Francophonie (conference of ministers of education of states and governments that are members of La Francophonie) to create the Raconte-moi ta francophonie (tell me about your Francophonie) international challenge. Thu, 24 May 2018 08:44:00 -0300 New Brunswick hosts conference of education ministers of the international Francophonie http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0602.html The opening ceremony of the 58th ministerial session of the Conférence des ministres de l’éducation des États et gouvernements de la Francophonie (conference of ministers of education of states and governments that are members of La Francophonie) was held today in Bathurst. Tue, 22 May 2018 15:40:00 -0300 Upgrades planned for Saint John High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0559.html The provincial government is investing $21.6 million in upgrades at Saint John High School. Tue, 15 May 2018 13:42:00 -0300 Upgrades planned for Oromocto High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0558.html The provincial government will invest an estimated $27 million in upgrades at Oromocto High School. Tue, 15 May 2018 11:42:00 -0300 Construction continues at Harrison Trimble High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0557.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. Tue, 15 May 2018 10:31:00 -0300 Upgrades planned for three Restigouche region schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0491.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. Wed, 02 May 2018 15:22:00 -0300 Celebration of innovative school projects at École Abbey-Landry in Memramcook http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.05.0475.html Students from around the province will present their innovative projects at École Abbey-Landry in Memramcook today. Tue, 01 May 2018 09:53:00 -0300 Official opening of Le Galion des Appalaches school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.04.0443.html The official opening of the new school for Restigouche Centre, Le Galion des Appalaches, was held today in Campbellton. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:12:00 -0300 Capital improvement investments in two Bathurst region schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.04.0430.html The provincial government is investing close to $450,000 in capital improvements at two schools in the Bathurst region, École secondaire Népisguit and Superior Middle school. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:51:00 -0300 Planning under way for a new school in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.04.0388.html The provincial government is investing $2 million to begin planning for a new francophone school in Moncton for kindergarten to Grade 8. Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:59:00 -0300 Renovations and expansion of the workshops in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.04.0357.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. Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:04:00 -0300 World Autism Awareness Day to be recognized http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.03.0338.html The legislature will be lit up in blue on Monday night to mark World Autism Awareness Day, held annually on April 2. Sat, 31 Mar 2018 11:41:00 -0300 Child care operators embracing Early Learning Centre concept in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.03.0335.html Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the vast majority of eligible child care facilities in Saint John have become designated Early Learning Centres, which will help parents in the region access more affordable and high-quality child care services for their children. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:56:00 -0300 Local and healthy food initiative pilot project launched http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.03.0291.html The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has launched a local and healthy food initiative in three anglophone schools. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:44:00 -0300 2018 Provincial French Pride Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.03.0284.html The 29th Provincial French Pride Week was officially launched today at Le Domaine Étudiant school in Petit-Rocher. The week runs from March 19 to 23. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:02:00 -0300 New Brunswick to develop digital literacy standards for schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.03.0267.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). Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:14:00 -0300 New Brunswickers invited to participate in annual Pink Shirt Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.02.0215.html New Brunswickers are invited to help promote diversity and respect in schools, workplaces and communities by wearing pink on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:00:00 -0300 Planning to begin for new school in Moncton’s west end http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.02.0188.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built in Moncton’s west end. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:54:00 -0300 Provincial assessment results available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0073.html The 2016-17 provincial assessment results are now available. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:51:00 -0300 New school using New Brunswick curriculum officially opened in China http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0067.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 11:03:00 -0300 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0062.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. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:12:00 -0300 More information available about free child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0052.html Following its announcement to provide free child care for households with annual incomes of $37,500 or less, the government has created a question-and-answer web page to further explain what this means for New Brunswick families. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:03:00 -0300 Upgrades planned for Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0047.html The provincial government is investing $1.5 million to begin upgrades at the Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany school in Edmundston as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:11:00 -0300 Message on the anniversary of the ‘Boys in Red’ accident http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0036.html The following statement was issued today by Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny on the 10th anniversary of the accident that claimed the lives of seven members of the Bathurst High School boys basketball team and a teacher. Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:54:00 -0300 Free daycare for low-income families http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0035.html The provincial government has announced that families with an annual gross income under $37,500 will have access to free child care. Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:02:00 -0300 Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.01.0025.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. Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:39:00 -0300 Poster for 29th Provincial French Pride Week unveiled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.12.1626.html The artwork and promotional poster for the 2018 Provincial French Pride Week were officially unveiled today at École Terre des Jeunes in Paquetville. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:00:00 -0300 $28 million invested in wages for early childhood educators http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.12.1596.html The provincial government announced today an investment of $28 million over four years to support wage increases for early childhood educators beginning in 2019-20. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:26:00 -0300 Canada 150 High School Legacy project recipients announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.12.1595.html Funding grants totaling $500,000 have been awarded to eight high schools as part of the Canada 150 High School Legacy project. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:46:00 -0300 Solar panels installed on roof of Fredericton High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.12.1587.html The provincial government has installed solar panels on the roof of Fredericton High School as an investment in energy efficiency. The 100 kilowatt pilot project is the largest solar installation in New Brunswick. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:00:00 -0300 Locations chosen for rollout of early learning centres http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.12.1586.html The provincial government announced today that the first designated anglophone and francophone New Brunswick Early Learning Centres will be located in Saint John and the Greater Edmundston area, in March 2018. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:39:00 -0300 New grants to boost early learning experiences for preschoolers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.12.1563.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. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:07:00 -0300 Minister meets with early childhood stakeholders http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.11.1542.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny met today with Corinne Haché and Pam Whitty, co-authors of the Child Care Task Force Report. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:30:00 -0300 King Street Elementary School officially opens http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.11.1520.html King Street Elementary School officially opened on Monday, Nov. 27, in Miramichi. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:31:00 -0300 REVISED / Ring A Bell Campaign to promote positive mental health http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2017.11.1511.html The seventh annual Ring A Bell Campaign takes place from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:41:00 -0300 Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:56:00 -0300