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Statement from Minister

Education and Early Childhood Development

January 14, 2017 9:22 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Statement from Minister
NOTE: The following is a statement from Education and Early Childhood Development Minister, Karen Casey, regarding negotiations with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.
We are disappointed with the outcome. We tabled an offer that attempted to deal with the classroom conditions raised. We offered solutions on wages and retirement bonus. Unfortunately, this proposal was rejected by the union. The conciliator concluded the parties came to an impasse.

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT–-Government Requests Teachers Union Return to Conciliation Table

Education and Early Childhood Development

December 14, 2016 2:19 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT–-Government Requests Teachers Union Return to Conciliation Table
NOTE: The following is a statement from Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey, today, Dec. 14.
On Tuesday, Dec. 13, government asked for the conciliation officer to bring the bargaining teams of the province and Nova Scotia Teachers Union together again in the hopes of reaching a resolution.

Le gouvernement demande au Syndicat des enseignants de revenir à la table de conciliation

Education and Early Childhood Development

December 14, 2016 2:16 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Le gouvernement demande au Syndicat des enseignants de revenir à la table de conciliation
REMARQUE : Voici une déclaration de la ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, Karen Casey, aujourd'hui 14 décembre
Le mardi 13 décembre, le gouvernement a demandé à l'agent de conciliation de réunir les équipes de négociations du gouvernement provincial et du Syndicat des enseignants de la Nouvelle-Écosse de nouveau dans le but d'arriver à une résolution.

Écoles ouvertes, déclaration de la ministre

Education and Early Childhood Development

December 5, 2016 5:02 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Écoles ouvertes, déclaration de la ministre
REMARQUE : Voici une déclaration de la ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, Karen Casey, le 5 décembre.
Nous sommes ravis d'annoncer aujourd'hui que toutes les écoles de la Nouvelle-Écosse seront ouvertes dès demain matin. Nous sommes maintenant satisfaits que le Syndicat des enseignants de la Nouvelle-Écosse a modifié ses directives aux enseignants de façon à ce que les écoles puissent être des endroits sécuritaires pour les élèves.

Schools to Reopen, Statement by Minister

Education and Early Childhood Development

December 5, 2016 4:59 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Schools to Reopen, Statement by Minister
NOTE: The following is a statement from Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey, today, Dec. 5.
We are pleased to announce today that all schools in Nova Scotia will reopen tomorrow morning. As of today, we are confident that the Nova Scotia Teachers Union has modified its directives to teachers in such a way that schools can now open safely.

Écoles fermées pour des raisons de sécurité

Education and Early Childhood Development

December 3, 2016 11:19 AM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Écoles fermées pour des raisons de sécurité
À compter du lundi 5 décembre, toutes les écoles publiques de la Nouvelle-Écosse seront fermées afin d'assurer la sécurité des élèves.

Schools Closed Due to Safety Concerns

Education and Early Childhood Development

December 3, 2016 11:17 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Schools Closed Due to Safety Concerns
As of Monday morning, Dec. 5, all public schools in Nova Scotia will be closed to students to ensure students' safety.

Province to Purchase 11 P-3 Schools

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 29, 2016 12:15 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Province to Purchase 11 P-3 Schools
Government is exercising its contractual right to buy 11 of 16 schools from OMERS and Ashford Investments when the leases expire in November 2020.

L'océan : notre terrain de jeu permet aux élèves d'explorer des carrières novatrices

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 23, 2016 10:09 AM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--L'océan : notre terrain de jeu permet aux élèves d'explorer des carrières novatrices
Des centaines d'élèves, d'enseignants, de bénévoles et d'innovateurs de la Nouvelle-Écosse participent à des ateliers dans le cadre de la Journée de l'éducation 2016, sous le thème « L'océan : notre terrain de jeux », aujourd'hui 23 novembre, au World Trade and Convention Centre à Halifax.

Our Ocean Playground Introduces Students to Innovative Career Paths

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 23, 2016 10:04 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Our Ocean Playground Introduces Students to Innovative Career Paths
Hundreds of students, teachers, volunteers and innovators from across Nova Scotia are participating in Our Ocean Playground workshops for Education Day 2016, today, Nov. 23, at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax.

La ministre demande des services de conciliation

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 17, 2016 1:20 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--La ministre demande des services de conciliation
Karen Casey, ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, a demandé à l'agent de conciliation, aujourd'hui 17 novembre, de réunir les équipes de négociation du gouvernement provincial et du Syndicat des enseignants de la Nouvelle-Écosse dans le but d'arriver à une résolution.

Minister Requests Conciliation Services

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 17, 2016 1:18 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Minister Requests Conciliation Services
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Karen Casey today, Nov. 17, asked for the conciliation officer to bring the bargaining teams of the province and Nova Scotia Teachers Union together again in the hopes of reaching a resolution.

Partnership to Continue, Government Seeks Input Directly From Teachers

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 9, 2016 9:02 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Partnership to Continue, Government Seeks Input Directly From Teachers
Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey said she is disappointed the executive of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union is walking away from discussions aimed at improving teachers working conditions.

Le gouvernement suspend les évaluations provinciales

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 8, 2016 10:48 AM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Le gouvernement suspend les évaluations provinciales
Karen Casey, ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, a annoncé aujourd'hui 8 novembre que le gouvernement suspend toutes les évaluations provinciales jusqu'à nouvel ordre.

Government Suspending Provincial Level Assessments

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 8, 2016 10:42 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Government Suspending Provincial Level Assessments
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Karen Casey announced today, Nov. 8, government will suspend all provincial student assessments until further notice.

Le gouvernement provincial entame le processus d'achat de 12 écoles de Scotia Learning Centres

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 2, 2016 11:21 AM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Le gouvernement provincial entame le processus d'achat de 12 écoles de Scotia Learning Centres
Le gouvernement provincial a avisé Scotia Learning Centres qu'il exercera son droit contractuel d'achat de 12 de ses 13 écoles en juin et en août 2020, à la fin des contrats de location.

Province Begins Purchase Process with Scotia Learning Centres on 12 Schools

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 2, 2016 11:15 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Province Begins Purchase Process with Scotia Learning Centres on 12 Schools
Government has advised Scotia Learning Centres that it will exercise its contractual right to purchase 12 of its 13 schools in June and August of 2020 after the leases expire.

Nova Scotia Teachers' Union Opposed Conciliation Board, Statement by Minister

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 1, 2016 2:17 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Nova Scotia Teachers' Union Opposed Conciliation Board, Statement by Minister
NOTE: The following is a statement by Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey.
Government agreed to convene a conciliation board regarding a contract for Nova Scotia teachers but the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union declined that opportunity.

La Semaine de l'orientation au Canada atlantique encourage les élèves à créer leur avenir

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 1, 2016 1:22 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--La Semaine de l'orientation au Canada atlantique encourage les élèves à créer leur avenir
Les élèves apprennent à exploiter leur esprit d'entrepreneuriat dans le cadre de la Semaine de l'orientation au Canada atlantique, qui se déroule du 31 octobre au 4 novembre.

Atlantic Canada Career Week Encourages Students to Create Your Own Future

Education and Early Childhood Development

November 1, 2016 1:19 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Atlantic Canada Career Week Encourages Students to Create Your Own Future
Students are learning to tap into their entrepreneurial spirit as part of Atlantic Canada Career Week from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4.

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