News releases from Education and Culture (to July 1999) (Page 1)

Nova Scotia Attracts Swedish Educators

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Educators from Sweden leave Halifax today after a week of professional development in the area of entrepreneurship.

Astronaut to Tour Public Libraries

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Astronaut Steve MacLean will splash down in Nova Scotia Aug. 17-20, to promote the Nova Scotia Regional Libraries' Summer Reading Program. Dr. MacLean will visit libraries in each region to meet children, sign autographs and answer questions about the space program.

Guidance Counsellors to Tour Nova Scotia

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

A group of 27 high school guidance counsellors, mostly from the New England states, will arrive in the province next week to tour Nova Scotia's universities.

Gallery Calls for Exhibition Proposals

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

The Mary E. Black Gallery, part of the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, is calling for written exhibition proposals for the year 2001-2002.

Guidance Counsellors to Tour Nova Scotia

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Nineteen high school guidance counsellors, mostly from the New England states, will arrive in Nova Scotia next week to tour many of the province's universities and colleges.

Decoys in All Sizes at Craft Centre

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Some of the many different styles of lifelike decoys created by Nova Scotia artists and craftspersons are on display this summer at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design in Halifax.

Full-Day Primary Now in Effect

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

All school boards in Nova Scotia must offer full-day Primary in September, due to a regulation change approved by cabinet today.

Dr. Johnstone Award to Glace Bay Graduate

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Outstanding academics and active involvement in student and community affairs have earned Sherri Lynn MacLeod of Port Morien this year's Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Fund Entrance Scholarship.

Regulatory Change to Protect Primary: Minister

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Education and Culture Minister Wayne Gaudet will change provincial regulations to require the Halifax Regional School Board to offer full-day Primary this September.

Board Urged to Consider Full-Day Primary

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Education and Culture Minister Wayne Gaudet today urged the Halifax Regional School Board to consider all options before deciding whether to eliminate full-day Primary for the next school year.

Youth Employment Resource Guide Released

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Nova Scotian youths now have access to information on employment and entrepreneurship programs with the release of the 1999 edition of the Youth Employment Resource Guide.

Growing the Business Spirit in Cape Breton

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Nurturing new business ventures will be the focus of a conference on Friday and Saturday, June 25-26, at the Nova Scotia Community College, Marconi Campus, in Sydney.

Bridgetown Grads Reflect on School Ties

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Two Bridgetown Regional High School students have more in common than their Alma Mater.

Park View Grad To Attend Harvard

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Academic. Artistic. Athletic. These words describe Emma Wendt, who graduated from Park View Education Centre in Bridgewater this year.

Stellarton High Grad Prepares For Future

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

A Stellarton High School student is preparing for his future by excelling in the present.

School-to-Work Transition Research Project

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

A report on a research project aimed at helping youth make the transition from school to work is available to the public today.

Canso Academy Grad A Dedicated Volunteer

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Commitment to her community and school has led Melanie Parker to her dream of becoming a medical doctor.

Cabot High Grad Bound for Vet School

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

At 13, few teens would know what they wanted to do for the rest of their lives. Not Adam Algar.

'Team Nova Scotia' Wins Computer Contract

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

A team of Nova Scotia companies led by MicroNet will provide more than 5,000 computers to schools across the province over the next two years under a $12.8-million contract.

Libraries Blast into Orbit this Summer

Education and Culture (to July 1999)

Libraries across the province will go into orbit this month as children sign up for a summer reading program titled Launch yourself into a good book/Lancez-vous dans la lecture.