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New Site for St. Bernard School

Education (to March 26, 2013)

April 25, 2001 4:50 PM

EDUCATION--New Site for St. Bernard School
A new site has been selected for the new junior and senior high school in St. Bernard, near Weymouth.

2001-2002 School Calendar Released

Education (to March 26, 2013)

April 11, 2001 1:54 PM

EDUCATION--2001-2002 School Calendar Released
The Department of Education has released the 2001-2002 public school calendar.

Youth Entrepreneur Finalists Named

Education (to March 26, 2013)

April 9, 2001 9:00 AM

EDUCATION--Youth Entrepreneur Finalists Named
Twenty-eight finalists have been chosen for the second annual Planet Entrepreneur Awards for Atlantic Canada.

Teachers’ Single-Tier Bargaining Legislation Introduced

Education (to March 26, 2013)

April 3, 2001 12:40 PM

EDUCATION--Teachers’ Single-Tier Bargaining Legislation Introduced
Government is following through on its agreement with teachers to make collective bargaining more efficient. Amendments to the Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Act were introduced today to move from two-tier toward single-tier bargaining to create greater consistency in contracts for all teachers throughout the province.

Technology Is Focus of Information Rights Week 2001

Education (to March 26, 2013)

April 2, 2001 11:00 AM

EDUCATION--Technology Is Focus of Information Rights Week 2001
If knowledge is power, then libraries are a powerful resource.

Names Sought for Community Literacy Volunteer Awards

Education (to March 26, 2013)

April 2, 2001 10:00 AM

EDUCATION--Names Sought for Community Literacy Volunteer Awards
The Department of Education is seeking nominations for the first annual Community Literacy Volunteer Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding contribution and efforts of more than 600 Nova Scotians who help adults in their communities learn to read.

New Resources for Acadian Schools Introduced

Education (to March 26, 2013)

March 20, 2001 12:24 PM

EDUCATION--New Resources for Acadian Schools Introduced
Students in Nova Scotia’s Acadian schools are getting new classroom resources that reflect francophone culture in this province. The Department of Education is launching several new materials to support French curricula.

Atlantic Canada’s Entrepreneurial Community to Gather

Education (to March 26, 2013)

March 8, 2001 8:55 AM

EDUCATION--Atlantic Canada’s Entrepreneurial Community to Gather
The annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship 2001 conference will help fuel Atlantic Canada’s entrepreneurship engine.

School Code of Conduct On Its Way

Education (to March 26, 2013)

March 2, 2001 11:30 AM

EDUCATION--School Code of Conduct On Its Way
Nova Scotia is one step closer to having a school code of conduct in place by September. The Department of Education is asking the school community to comment on a draft code and proposed initiatives to support it.

Schools Get Resources for Active Young Readers Program

Education (to March 26, 2013)

February 26, 2001 9:21 AM

?EDUCATION -Schools Get Resources for Active Young Readers Program
Elementary schools participating in the Active Young Readers literacy initiative are being provided with additional reading resources this month.

Nova Scotians Urged to Appreciate Teachers/Staff Every Day

Education (to March 26, 2013)

February 16, 2001 2:30 PM

?EDUCATION--Nova Scotians Urged to Appreciate Teachers/Staff Every Day
Education Minister Jane Purves today commended Nova Scotians for showing their appreciation of teachers and school staff during this year's national Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week, Feb. 11-17.

Atlantic Canada's Young Entrepreneur Awards

Education (to March 26, 2013)

February 6, 2001 11:33 AM

EDUCATION--Atlantic Canada's Young Entrepreneur Awards
The Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development(CEED) has issued a call for nominations for Atlantic Canada's outstanding young entrepreneurs and their educators and supporters. The second annual Planet Entrepreneur Awards will be presented at a gala dinner this April.

ThinkTV to Help Parents Manage Children's TV Viewing

Education (to March 26, 2013)

January 29, 2001 0:10 AM

EDUCATION--ThinkTV to Help Parents Manage Children's TV Viewing
A new resource for educators is being introduced to help parents use television viewing to support their children's learning.

Mainland North School Construction Planned

Education (to March 26, 2013)

January 19, 2001 10:30 AM

EDUCATION--Mainland North School Construction Planned
A new school will be built to serve the growing population in Halifax's Mainland North region and replace Halifax West High School, Education Minister Jane Purves announced today.

Clare-Weymouth School Construction Plan Unchanged

Education (to March 26, 2013)

December 21, 2000 2:55 PM

EDUCATION--Clare-Weymouth School Construction Plan Unchanged
A new school project in St. Bernard, Digby Co., will proceed as originally planned, after school board and community groups in the Clare-Weymouth area were unable to reach consensus on other options.

Province to Conduct Remediation Program Over Christmas

Education (to March 26, 2013)

December 21, 2000 2:48 PM

EDUCATION -Province to Conduct Remediation Program Over Christmas
Two tenders have been awarded at a cost of $430,900 to repair some building joists in 22 schools across the province.

Grade 6 and Grade 12 Test Results Released

Education (to March 26, 2013)

December 14, 2000 2:00 PM

EDUCATION--Grade 6 and Grade 12 Test Results Released
The Department of Education has released results of Grade 6 and Grade 12 student assessments, part of the Nova Scotia government's commitment to expand and enhance testing in the province's public schools.

Officials Meet to Discuss Clare Community Concerns

Education (to March 26, 2013)

December 5, 2000 4:30 PM

EDUCATION--Officials Meet to Discuss Clare Community Concerns
Senior officials of the Department of Education met with representatives of education groups in the Clare-Weymouth area on Monday, Dec. 4 to discuss program offerings for students and the location of a new school in the area.

Government Launches Adult Learning Initiative

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 14, 2000 12:30 PM

EDUCATION--CXN--Government Launches Adult Learning Initiative
Education Minister Jane Purves launched a new initiative today that will help as many as 1,400 adult Nova Scotians get access to a high school education every year.

Commonwealth Education Ministers To Meet in Halifax

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 8, 2000 11:00 AM

EDUCATION--Commonwealth Education Ministers To Meet in Halifax
Education ministers and officials from up to 50 Commonwealth countries are expected to attend the 14th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers in Halifax, Nov. 26-30.

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