Friday, July 7, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
This year the Ministry of Tourism is again providing the Fun Pass to students via their website. This year, to help celebrate Ontario’s 150th anniversary, they are expanding the Fun Pass so that two children, not one, get free admission with the Fun Pass to 18 popular provincial attractions with one paying adult or senior. Parents also save $5 on a daily parking permit at most Ontario Provincial Parks.
Monday, June 19, 2017
The Ministry of Education has engaged a team of researchers who will hold focus groups with students, parents/guardians and families, teaching and non-teaching staff, Indigenous communities, organizations and partners, and school boards to gather feedback and input to inform the development of the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework
As part of the engagement and data collection process, there is an online survey which is intended to capture the successes and challenges, and help to identify promising practices and opportunities across the province to provide further support to enhance the achievement and well-being of Indigenous students. If you would like to participate in the survey, please click on the link below.
Monday, May 15, 2017
The Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) is inviting the broader Ontario Catholic community to take part in an online voluntary survey entitled “Exploring the Critical Role of Catholic Education In Contemporary Society”. Information gathered for the survey will form the basis for the planning of Catholic Education Week in 2018. The three survey questions found on the link are listed below.
From the Ontario Bishops’ Pastoral Letter “Fulfilling the Promise”
- “The heart and soul of Catholic education is Jesus Christ, and our school system finds its very reason for existence in its communication of the Christian message. The goal of Catholic education is nothing less than a truly holistic formation of persons who will be living witnesses to the faith. …We are needed as a full partner in the human quest for greater justice and truer community.”
2) What are some current challenges facing Catholic education in Ontario?
3) What are some opportunities for Catholic education in Ontario that will help shape a positive future?
The survey is done on-line at the link listed below and is available until.