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Graduates Report Being Well Prepared for Life After High School

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 29, 2007 2:33 PM

EDUCATION--Graduates Report Being Well Prepared for Life After High School
Most high school graduates from the class of 1998 say Nova Scotia's public school system prepared them well for post-secondary education and the workplace.

Les élèves de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont un bon rendement au niveau international

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 28, 2007 1:18 PM

ÉDUCATION--Les élèves de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont un bon rendement au niveau international
Les élèves néo-écossais de 4e année font partie des meilleurs jeunes lecteurs au monde puisqu'ils ont obtenu une note considérablement plus élevée que la moyenne lors d'une évaluation internationale des compétences en lecture.

Nova Scotia Students Perform Well Internationally

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 28, 2007 1:15 PM

EDUCATION--Nova Scotia Students Perform Well Internationally
Nova Scotia Grade 4 students are among the world's best young readers, scoring significantly above average in an international reading assessment.

Premier Officially Opens Citadel High School

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 26, 2007 4:43 PM

EDUCATION--Premier Officially Opens Citadel High School
Students, staff and elected officials joined Premier Rodney MacDonald for the official opening of the leading-edge Citadel High School today, Nov. 26.

Public Input Sought in Student Assistance Review

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 19, 2007 3:44 PM

EDUCATION--Public Input Sought in Student Assistance Review
The Department of Education is asking students, parents and other interested people to share their views on the Nova Scotia Student Assistance Program.

Appui provincial à un programme littéraire au profit des élèves

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 19, 2007 11:02 AM

ÉDUCATION--Appui provincial à un programme littéraire au profit des élèves
Un plus grand nombre de jeunes lecteurs néo-écossais seront inspirés à lire grâce à l'appui provincial à un programme régional de lecture qui fournira un grand nombre de livres nouveaux et intéressants aux bibliothèques de toutes les écoles élémentaires.

Students Benefit from Provincial Support for Literary Program

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 19, 2007 11:00 AM

EDUCATION--Students Benefit from Provincial Support for Literary Program
More young Nova Scotian readers will be inspired to read thanks to provincial support for a regional reading program that will put many exciting, new books into every elementary school library.

Minister Responds to Public Library Concerns

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 10, 2007 11:01 AM

EDUCATION--Minister Responds to Public Library Concerns
A task force is being formed to lay the groundwork for a multi-year funding recommendation for Nova Scotia's public libraries.

Students Benefit from Lessons in Home Safety

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 9, 2007 11:01 AM

EDUCATION--Students Benefit from Lessons in Home Safety
Elementary students across Nova Scotia are getting an important lesson in home safety from world champion skater Barbara Underhill and her husband, Halifax-native Rick Gaetz.

Strait Regional School Board Approves New Bylaws

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 8, 2007 11:24 AM

EDUCATION--Strait Regional School Board Approves New Bylaws
By a vote of 9 to 3, the Strait Regional School Board voted Wednesday, Nov. 7, to approve an amended set of procedural bylaws as directed by Minister of Education Karen Casey.

Medical Databases Available Through Public Libraries

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 2, 2007 10:03 AM

EDUCATION--Medical Databases Available Through Public Libraries
Finding accurate, up-to-date medical information is a mouse click away for Nova Scotians.

Team Nova Scotia Honoured During Skills Ceremony

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 1, 2007 3:16 PM

EDUCATION--Team Nova Scotia Honoured During Skills Ceremony
Members of Team Nova Scotia were recognized for achievements in a variety of trades and technologies at the Skills Excellence Awards in Halifax, today, Nov. 1.

La province enseigne aux parents d'élèves du secondaire des habiletés de guide en matière de carrière

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 1, 2007 2:36 PM

ÉDUCATION--La province enseigne aux parents d'élèves du secondaire des habiletés de guide en matière de carrière
En Nouvelle-Écosse, les parents qui ont des enfants au secondaire seront mieux outillés pour aider ces derniers à prendre des décisions éclairées quant à leur études et à leur carrière grâce à des ateliers offerts gratuitement par l'entremise du ministère de l'Éducation.

Province Teaches High School Parents Career Coaching Skills

Education (to March 26, 2013)

November 1, 2007 2:35 PM

EDUCATION--Province Teaches High School Parents Career Coaching Skills
Parents of Nova Scotia high school students will be better equipped to help their children make informed career and educational decisions, thanks to a series of free workshops offered through the Department of Education.

Le premier ministre accueille le Forum sur le rendement des élèves

Education (to March 26, 2013)

October 30, 2007 1:22 PM

ÉDUCATION--Le premier ministre accueille le Forum sur le rendement des élèves
Plus de 400 partenaires en éducation se réuniront à l'ultra-moderne Citadel High School à Halifax pour discuter des priorités en ce qui concerne l'avenir de l'enseignement public en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Premier to Host Forum on Student Achievement

Education (to March 26, 2013)

October 30, 2007 1:17 PM

EDUCATION--Premier to Host Forum on Student Achievement
More than 400 education partners will gather at Halifax's state-of-the-art Citadel High School to discuss priorities for the future of public education in Nova Scotia.

Decision to Take Control of School Board Upheld by Court

Education (to March 26, 2013)

October 29, 2007 4:11 PM

EDUCATION--Decision to Take Control of School Board Upheld by Court
The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has upheld a decision by Education Minister Karen Casey late last year to strip authority from elected members of the Halifax Regional School Board.

New Apprenticeship Graduates Enter Skilled Trades

Education (to March 26, 2013)

October 27, 2007 6:00 PM

EDUCATION--New Apprenticeship Graduates Enter Skilled Trades
Patrick Fougere has always loved preparing meals for his friends and family. After spending four years in university trying to decide what career path to take, he decided he wanted to prepare meals for a living, so he entered the apprenticeship system to become a cook.

Des compteurs d'énergie pour surveiller la consommation d'électricité

Education (to March 26, 2013)

October 24, 2007 9:28 AM

CONSERVATION N.-É./ÉDUCATION--Des compteurs d'énergie pour surveiller la consommation d'électricité
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent maintenant mesurer leur consommation d'énergie en temps réel.

Energy Meters Will Help Nova Scotians Monitor Electricity Use

Education (to March 26, 2013)

October 24, 2007 9:24 AM

CONSERVE N.S./EDUCATION--Energy Meters Will Help Nova Scotians Monitor Electricity Use
Nova Scotians can now measure their electricity use in real time.

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