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Megamind Founder’s Scholarship For Students in Grades 8-12

This is a reminder that the $1000 Megamind Founder's Scholarship is closing on January 31, 2021. After that date, we will no longer be accepting any applications.


Student-Led Charity Supports Moving Ontario High School Classes Online

The FCSS-FESC, Canada's largest youth-led and youth-focused charity fully supports the Ontario government's recent decision to move all Ontario high school classes online from Jan. 4 to Jan. 25.


Anyone can create a Startup at the Global Innovation Challenge by AfricaHacks

Anyone can create a Startup at the 2020 Global Innovation Challenge, a Hackathon organized by AfricaHacks. Top teams will win prizes worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and join a Startup program to transform their projects to Startups.


FCSS-FESC Response To Bill 197 and Proposed Changes to the Education Act

Bill 197 is an omnibus bill which proposes to amend 20 pieces of legislation under the guise of "COVID-19 Economic Recovery." With no public consultation and minimum debate in the Ontario Provincial Legislature, the government's proposed bill limits public opportunity to consider or weigh in on the proposed legislative changes. Read to find out how Bill 197 amends the Education Act in several troubling ways.


Ontario Government Education Announcement on Coding

On June 23rd, 2020 the Ontario Government announced the introduction of Coding to the Math Curriculum to commence for Grade 1 students for the September 2020 school year.


Condensed Certificate in Lean: Growing Lean thinkers

Learn how to be a 'Lean thinker' based on the Toyota Production System. Lean thinking applies in the office, in services, in not-for-profit, for profit and for Government settings. Four days of Lean training lead to a 'Certificate in Lean', 'Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector' whereas six days of Lean training lead to an 'Advanced Certificate in Lean' or 'Advanced Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector'. The condensed Certificate in Lean is delivered over four consecutive days. The next condensed Certificate is June 11-14, 2019 at the Alpen Path Solutions Lean Training Centre & Micro Lab, 340 Albert Street, Suite 1720 in Ottawa.


TechyKids Does It Again! Coding School for Kids Launches In-School Program

April 19th, 2019. TechyKids announces the launch of its In-School Program. TechyKids is now offering specialized coding for Kids program to schools. There has been an overwhelming interest in Coding for Kids education in Canada, "we want to make coding available to all children," said Raye Ackerman, Founder, and CEO.


TechyKids Celebrates Opening of Third School in Mississauga

TechyKids celebrates opening its highly demanded Mississauga Location on March 18th, 2019.


SUNY Orange Becomes First US College to Implement Augmented Reality for Student Retention

Imagination Park Expects More Colleges to Adopt AR for Student Guidance, Tours, and Events


Study and Go Abroad Fairs Open up a World of Possibilities for Students

The Study and Go Abroad Fairs are unique events that offer students in Canada an opportunity to learn about undergraduate and postgraduate-level programs abroad, as well as work abroad, internship and language travel programs. Held twice, the year, the Spring 2019 circuit will include Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto.


Moncton Learning Center Expands to Asia to Meet Demand

Level UP Learning Centers welcomes their First Franchise Location in Asia.


High Speed Rail Canada Founder Paul Langan to Speak in Ottawa

Urban Forum Ottawa, will have host a presentation by High Speed Rail Canada founder Paul Langan on January 17th, 2019.


Belief in the Canadian education system is strong among the public polled: Global Teacher Status Index 2018

Leading international education charity - the Varkey Foundation launched its landmark Global Teacher Status Index 2018, the most comprehensive global study ever produced of teacher status, polling the public and teachers in 35 countries around the world. It follows on from the ground-breaking Index the Varkey Foundation produced five years ago that ultimately inspired the Global Teacher Prize. I hope you find the report of interest.


New Alpen Path Solutions Lean Training Centre & Micro Lab in Ottawa

The new Alpen Path Solutions Lean Training Centre & Micro Lab will soon open its doors in downtown Ottawa. The Lean Training Centre & Micro Lab will offer 1-day Lean training workshops as well as host teams that wish to engage in focused experiential learning about their own work.


Investment in Early Childhood Educators

The Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) is pleased by the recent announcement by the Provincial Government on their Childcare BC, ECE workforce strategy.


Great Northern Insulation donates $3,000 in scholarship funds to The Centre for Skills Development & Training for 2018

Great Northern Insulation is donating $3,000 to Home Reno/Construction, Women in Skilled Trades, and Get in Gear scholarships at The Centre for Skills & Development.


Guinness World Records gets a brand new entry from Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic System (UCMAS)

UCMAS Canada gets the prestigious entry in the Guinness World Record - organizing The Largest Abacus Lesson in History.


Urban Music conference “Northern Power Summit” to be held at Rivoli on August 18, 2018

On Saturday, August 18th, Toronto’s Rivoli will be the site of the third annual “Northern Power Summit”, a one-day Urban Music conference dedicated to providing education and tools, as well as access to individuals to help Canadian artists and industry professionals develop their careers internationally.


Mobile Platform Launching and Ready to Help Students

Univjobs announced today that the start-up is working to extend the company's already existing reach by launching a mobile version of the website for full launch within a two week window. This move was made to allow for the platform's "student-friendly" job opportunities to remain accessible for post-secondary students within Canada.


CSBC Wants To Keep Canadian Anglers Safe on the Water

June 30th- July 8th marks National Fishing Week in Canada. The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) wants to remind anglers that wearing your lifejacket is even more important than wearing your 'lucky fishing hat'. But they do share one trait. They both have to be worn to be effective!


Students' depressive symptoms peak at certain times of the year, new research shows

A Concordia study will help universities identify and assist young people at risk.


CONCEPT Professional Training and Palo Alto University Announce Summer Training Institute Focusing on Forensic Mental Health

CONCEPT Professional Training and Palo Alto University announced today that they are hosting Summer Training Institute 2018 at Palo Alto University.


WSO & Peel School Board Launch Sikh E-Module

The World Sikh Organization of Canada, in partnership with the Peel District School Board, today launched the Sikh Faith E-Module.


Innovative Partnership

Research Partnership Connects China and Burnaby


Learn and advance with Excel at BC Seafood Expo

Excel Career College’s aquaculture expert to host five workshops at BC Seafood Expo 2018.


Comment maîtriser l’art de la négociation commerciale?

Que vous soyez employé d'une entreprise ou bien travailleur autonome, il est souvent essentiel de savoir manier l'art de la négociation afin d'atteindre ses objectifs et accroître son profit et ce, peu importe le domaine dans lequel vous travaillez.


Scorpions Volleyball Announce Academic Excellence Bursary Winners

Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club will be giving $4,000 worth of bursaries to graduating players with an average of over 85%.


Launch of new research journals ''European Journal of Sciences (EJS)®'' & ''European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®''

After successful launch of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) early this year, UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announce the release of the first outcomes of research journals European Journal of Sciences (EJS)® & European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®.


Lisgar Collegiate to Celebrate 175th Anniversary with Reunion

In just under two weeks, Ottawa's Lisgar Collegiate Institute will celebrate its 175th anniversary with a reunion for alumni spanning eight decades.


University of Lethbridge transforms the business school landscape by launching the Dhillon School of Business

The University of Lethbridge today announces the transformation of its Faculty of Management to the Dhillon School of Business, which will have a strategic focus on finance and business innovation.


THE STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIRS

Study and Go Abroad Fairs are held twice a year in various cities across Canada.  The event highlights opportunities to study degree programs abroad, as well as gap programs, work abroad and internships.


Charity R.O.C.K.S Local Schools Showcasing Bullying Awareness

The MySchoolROCKS organization has entertained and inspired over 15,000 students throughout the GTA since 2014. It recently registered as an official CRA charity looking to expand its R.O.C.K.S. programming throughout Ontario. MySchoolROCKS is led by professional musicians who are very active in Canada's music scene and want to play a role in helping youth succeed!


Parent Expo

Join us online on Thursday, November 16, 2017, to celebrate Parent Involvement Day, discuss the value of postsecondary education and connect with industry experts to learn about the wide range of possibilities and pathways available to your children. Sign-in and join us for a Free and ONLINE interactive presentation and panel discussions that will help prepare you to provide support to your child on their post-secondary journey.


Students Defeat BDS at the University of Winnipeg

Today, a motion in favour of Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) against Israel was voted down at the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association’s (UWSA) Special general meeting.


Student Concerns Over TDSB Ensuring Equity Task Force Decision

In response to the draft report released by the Toronto District School Board's (TDSB) Ensuring Equity Task Force, the Federation of Canadian Secondary Students | Fédération des élèves du secondaire au Canada (FCSS-FESC) raises concerns that the recommendations of the task force may in fact harm student learning, achievement, and well-being; goals counter to the stated objectives of the task force.

The report which calls for the reduction or elimination would be detrimental to the diverse learning environments created by specialized programmes and optional attendance schools and the FCSS-FESC calls on the TDSB Chairperson, Trustees, and Staff to reconsider these proposals in the best interests of students.


This nanoelectronics breakthrough could lead to more efficient quantum devices

A Concordia University study, published in Nature Communications, reveals the potential for even smarter transistors.


Ultra-cold neutron research heats up at UWinnipeg with $15.7 million in new funding

A puzzle about our universe has perplexed physicists for almost a century. It is believed that the Big Bang resulted in equal parts matter and anti-matter being produced, but where did the anti-matter go? UWinnipeg’s physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin is trying to solve this mystery with a team of international partners that have received $15.7 million from Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and a number of other contributing partners.


U of L iGEM teams succeed at provincial competition and prepare for Giant Jamboree

The University of Lethbridge international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) collegiate and high school teams are readying for November’s Giant Jamboree after they came away with awards and cash prizes at the recent annual aGEM (Alberta Genetically Engineered Machine) competition in Edmonton.


Supporting Indigenous Research

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum as the inaugural Indigenous Research Scholar Award recipient (UWIRSA).


University of Lethbridge Calgary campus opens Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching at BVC

Faculty of Management students at the University of Lethbridge’s Calgary campus at Bow Valley College now have access to the latest in hands-on training technology with the opening of the Calgary Campus Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching (CFMRT).


What’s the latest on gut microbiota? Concordia University microbiology undergrads publish their findings

Concordia researcher Chiara Gamberi guides 106 students through the writing, editing and submission process.


Stress Experts Stuart Shanker and Susan Hopkins to Speak in Winnipeg

Self-regulation experts Dr. Stuart Shanker, and Dr. Susan Hopkins are coming to Winnipeg on October 2 and 3 to host events that will show how Shanker Self-Reg® can help teachers and other professionals understand and mitigate the negative impacts of excess stress on children and youth.


MOTION FEATURES

New Motion Features available on SafetyLine's Mobile App.


From the Senate to the Classroom

MB Senator Marilou McPhedran returns to UWinnipeg to inspire next generation.


Memorial's Genesis Centre launches federal Startup Visa Program for international entrepreneurs

One of the most difficult things to do as an immigrant to a new country is achieve citizenship. Navigating the course of immigration is a challenging process — one that can be made easier if an individual has employment already arranged.


Journey to Diversity Workplaces Launches Crowdfunding for new Scholarship Program

The Doris Tretter Memorial Scholarship for Diversity in the Fine Arts aims to award $1,000 each to two students pursuing post-secondary studies in Ontario in May, 2018.


The ‘ideal’ teacher? It’s all in your mind

A Concordia study leverages the unvarnished opinions of redditors to further our understanding of what makes a good educator.


Dr. Stuart Shanker Hosts Stress Management Symposium at Trent University

Educators will gather at Summer Self-Reg Symposium to explore Dr. Stuart Shanker's innovative method for understanding and reducing students' stress.


FACETS ENDORSED AS OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA'S ACADEMY OF SCIENCE

Appointment highlights new innovative partnership between Canada's National Science Academy and Canada's foremost science publisher.


How to educate future therapists more effectively

A Concordia study offers 8 recommendations to prevent stress and create better pedagogical approaches.

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