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One Day Strike Savings to go into Student Support Grants

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 21, 2017 3:39 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--One Day Strike Savings to go into Student Support Grants
The government will put an additional $3.4 million dollars into Student Support Grants.

Government to Protect Service/Status of Substitute and Term Teachers

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 17, 2017 5:28 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Government to Protect Service/Status of Substitute and Term Teachers
School board superintendents were informed this afternoon that school boards should not disrupt teachers' term service or status as a result of the strike action by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union today, Feb. 17.

Action on School Policies

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 16, 2017 10:44 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Action on School Policies
Government has confirmed with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union its commitment to fund classroom improvements and to investigate potential changes to PowerSchool. Government has also directed school boards to take immediate steps to address classroom concerns from teachers.

Government to Introduce Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement Act

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 14, 2017 2:40 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Government to Introduce Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement Act
Today, Feb. 14, government is introducing legislation that will address classroom conditions and provide a fair wage package to the province's teachers.

Déclaration de la ministre Casey

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 9, 2017 8:42 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Déclaration de la ministre Casey
Voici une déclaration de la ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, Karen Casey.

Statement from Minister

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 9, 2017 8:39 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Statement from Minister
The following is a statement from Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey:

Accord de principe entre le gouvernement et le Syndicat

Education and Early Childhood Development

January 20, 2017 5:09 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Accord de principe entre le gouvernement et le Syndicat
Le gouvernement et le Syndicat des enseignants de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont conclu un accord de principe. L'accord sera recommandé aux membres par la direction provinciale du Syndicat.

Government, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Education and Early Childhood Development

January 20, 2017 5:08 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Government, Union Reach Tentative Agreement
Government has reached a tentative agreement with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. The agreement will be recommended to members by the union's provincial executive.

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.

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