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Plan released for return to schools in September 2020

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy today released the parameters for the public-school system for the 2020-21 school year.

Students provided with internet and technology access to support home learning

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has invested $860,000 towards the acquisition of 1,000 iPads with data plans, 500 laptops and 300 MiFi Hubs to support home learning by providing students in need with access to devices and internet services. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy made the announcement today.

Continuity of learning, graduation plans released

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development released today home learning plans and resources for families to support the continuity of learning while schools remain closed to students. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy outlined the plans.

Poster for 31st Provincial French Pride Week unveiled

The artwork and promotional poster for the 31st edition of Provincial French Pride Week were recently launched at École Le Galion des Appalaches in Campbellton.

New gymnasium floor in Fredericton

A new gymnasium floor has been installed at the Nashwaaksis Field House in Fredericton. The $720,000 project was financed through a partnership between the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Anglophone West School District and the City of Fredericton. The gym serves Nashwaaksis Middle School students, as well as many community groups after-hours and on weekends. Previous flooring ...

2019 Excellence in Education Awards (anglophone sector)

Ten educators in the anglophone sector have been presented with the Minister’s Excellence in Education award recognizing their outstanding work. Front row, from left: George Daley, deputy minister of Education and Early Childhood Education (anglophone sector); recipients Angela Young, Venessa Poirier-LeBlanc, Sheila Morgan and Susan Boyle. Back row, from left: recipients Shane Kelbaugh, Jonathan Godbout, Paul Kelly, Lesley Stewart, Ginger ...

Take Our Kids to Work Day

Take our kids to work is the most recognized career exploration event in Canada during which students step into the working world for a day. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Grade 9 students had the opportunity to accompany a parent/guardian, family friend or volunteer host to the workplace for the day. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy met with ...

2018-19 Excellence in Education Awards (francophone sector)

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 2018-19 school year. Seated, from left: recipients Steven Haché and Éric Chiasson. Standing, from left: recipients Linda Harris Soucy, Tina Brasseur and Tania Roy; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy; and recipients ...

Funding to support innovation, hands-on learning in schools

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy visited Brilliant Labs today to announce a $500,000 funding grant. After the announcement, Grade 8 students Ben McNally (centre) and Rohan Katreddy (right) explained how they designed the podium built for the occasion and featured a voice-activated lighting system.

Carbon monoxide monitors to be installed in schools

The provincial government announced today that carbon monoxide monitors will be installed in about 160 provincial schools which have fuel-fired appliances. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy and provincial fire marshal Michael Lewis.

Early learning and child care educators celebrated

New Brunswickers are celebrating the 12th annual provincial Early Learning and Child Care Week from June 3 to 7, and marking Early Childhood Educator Day on Wednesday, June 5. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy participated in the Children United activity at Jilly Beans Childcare in Hanwell.

Wage increase for trained early childhood educators

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy announced a 75 cent per hour wage increase for early childhood educators who have completed a two-year college diploma or a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field.

2019 Provincial French Pride Week

The 30th Provincial French Pride Week was officially launched on Monday at École l’Odyssée in Moncton. This year, the theme for the week, which runs from May 18 to 22, is Les fenêtres de l’Acadie s’ouvrent sur la francophonie! (Acadia serves as a window to the Francophonie). From left: Francine Cyr, chair of the Francophone nord-ouest school district education council; ...

Provincial government surpasses goal for designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centres

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announced that as of March 1, more than 330 child care facilities have become designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centres, surpassing the government’s goal. Cardy and visited Little Munchkins Preschool Centre in Hanwell to tour the facility and discuss the benefits of becoming a designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centre. He also ...

Booklet outlining playful ways to develop literacy skills in children now available

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy and library clerk Judy Johnston read books to children and parents participating in Babies at the Library at Fay Tidd Public Library in Oromocto during the launch of the Exploring Literacies booklet on Tues., Feb. 12.

2017-18 Excellence in Education Awards (francophone sector)

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 2017-18 school year. During a visit at the Francophone Sud school district, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy met and congratulated the district’s award winners. From left: Paul Demers, president of the ...