News - Education and Early Childhood Development http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news.html News - Education and Early Childhood Development Investment in theatre upgrades at St. Stephen Middle School http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.08.1187.html The provincial government is investing $289,000 in upgrades and renovations for the St. Stephen Middle School theatre. Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:45:00 -0400 Free online training on autism for parents http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.08.1172.html Parents of children and youth with autism spectrum disorder in New Brunswick will soon have free access to the online training currently offered to preschool autism agencies and educational personnel. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:45:00 -0400 Supporting innovation in schools http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.08.1155.html The provincial government is providing Brilliant Labs with $500,000 in grant funding to develop and promote innovation capacity in schools. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:28:00 -0400 Investment in early literacy programs http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.08.1109.html The provincial government has invested more than $150,000 in two literacy programs. Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:27:00 -0400 Early learning and child care facilities in Moncton area receive one-time grants http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.08.1062.html A total of 152 early learning and child care facilities in the Moncton region have benefited from $931,722 under the provincial government’s One-Time Quality Improvement Grant program. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:25:00 -0400 Early learning and child care facilities in Edmundston area receive one-time grants http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.08.1051.html A total of 36 early learning and child care facilities in the Edmundston region have benefited from $211,874 under the provincial government’s One-Time Quality Improvement Grant program. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 10:28:00 -0400 Early learning and child care facilities in the Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula region receive one-time grants http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.1034.html A total of 63 early learning and childcare facilities in the Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula regions have benefited from $304,337 under the provincial government’s One-Time Quality Improvement Grant program. Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0400 Early learning and child care facilities in Fredericton area receive one-time grants http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.1011.html A total of 131 early learning and child care facilities in the Fredericton region have benefited from $728,938 under the provincial government’s One-Time Quality Improvement Grant program. Thu, 26 Jul 2018 10:59:00 -0400 Early learning and child care facilities in Miramichi area receive one-time grants http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.1003.html A total of 35 early learning and child care facilities in the Miramichi region have benefited from $198,774 under the provincial government’s One-Time Quality Improvement Grant program. Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:56:00 -0400 Update on hiring of Grade 2 French immersion teachers http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0996.html The provincial government announced today that anglophone school districts have 97 per cent of Grade 2 French immersion teachers in place for this September. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:37:00 -0400 REVISED / Portal to help parents navigate child care options http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0994.html The provincial government has launched an online resource portal for families seeking information on early learning and child care services and programs. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:24:00 -0400 Early learning and child care facilities in Saint John area receive one-time grants http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0982.html A total of 89 early learning and child care facilities in the Saint John region have benefited from $704,797 under the provincial government’s One-Time Quality Improvement Grant program. Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:22:00 -0400 Renovations set to begin at Bath Community School http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0976.html The provincial government is investing $3.2 million from the 2018-19 capital budget for renovations at Bath Community School. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 14:10:00 -0400 First Nations students attend welding camps http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/news/news_release.2018.07.0970.html Students on the Eel Ground and Esgenoôpetitj First Nations will have the opportunity to explore welding through Mind over Metal Camps this summer. Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:26:00 -0400 Teachers to participate in cultural immersion camp http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Government encourages eye exams for children returning to school http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Trades teachers building energy efficient house for Eel Ground First Nation http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Funding for welding station to help improve training in Eel Ground First Nation http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Investment in a social pediatrics initiative http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Gym renovation completed at Southern Victoria High School http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 French language pilot projects for rural schools expanded http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Video contest for New Brunswick students http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Research project will evaluate the impact of extra hour of play-based learning in elementary schools http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 School nutrition policy enhanced http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Construction to begin on new École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Third phase of construction at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Forum to discuss school policies and practices to support immigrant and refugee learners http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Renovations costing nearly $10.3 million continuing at École Marie-Gaétane http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Renewed education agreement with France http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 International challenge for young francophones http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 New Brunswick hosts conference of education ministers of the international Francophonie http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Upgrades planned for Saint John High School http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Upgrades planned for Oromocto High School http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Construction continues at Harrison Trimble High School http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Upgrades planned for three Restigouche region schools http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Celebration of innovative school projects at École Abbey-Landry in Memramcook http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Official opening of Le Galion des Appalaches school http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Capital improvement investments in two Bathurst region schools http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Planning under way for a new school in Moncton http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Renovations and expansion of the workshops in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 World Autism Awareness Day to be recognized http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Child care operators embracing Early Learning Centre concept in Saint John http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Local and healthy food initiative pilot project launched http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 2018 Provincial French Pride Week http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 New Brunswick to develop digital literacy standards for schools http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 New Brunswickers invited to participate in annual Pink Shirt Day http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Planning to begin for new school in Moncton’s west end http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Provincial assessment results available http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 New school using New Brunswick curriculum officially opened in China http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care http://voixfemmesnb-voiceswomennb.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 -0400 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:45:00 -0400