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The Islamic World Needs Innovative Financing to Reverse the Education Crisis | News

It is exciting to see how the 57 IsDB Member Countries, spread across four continents, are striving to build a future that blends a purposeful embrace of cutting-edge technologies with the rich heritage of Islam, situating them as a vibrant source of education and culture. Many IsDB member countries are scaling up investments in education, […]

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Alberta Government investing millions into Indigenous education – StrathmoreNow.com

The Alberta government is investing $10.5 million over three years to Indigenous Partners through the pilot program “Bridging Classrooms to Communities.” “Creating welcoming environments, demonstrating cultural awareness and providing system supports through the Bridging Classrooms to Communities program will help support Indigenous students’ success in and out of the classroom,” a government press release said.

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Education assistant with racy OnlyFans account fired for what employer calls ‘egregious’ conduct

A Maple Ridge education assistant who says she was struggling to make ends meet has been fired over her second job: posting racy content online, including on OnlyFans. Kristin MacDonald, 35, has posted titillating photos and videos for about a year under the name Ava James on the website known for custom pornography. That drew

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Debate on controversial education bill may extend NB legislature sitting – New Brunswick

A day after the premiere Blaine Higgs said debate changes to the Education Act could stretch into next week, all three parties say they are working on an agreement to extend the spring sitting of the legislature. “The whole program could continue if we find that questions continue then for us to move into next

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‘It’s micromanaging’: Unions say Quebec education reform won’t solve issues – Montreal

Dressed in medieval garb Friday, members of the Fédération du personnel de soutien scolaire (FPSS-CSQ) clamored that “his majesty” Quebec Education Minister Bernard Drainville doesn’t want to listen to school support staff. Union members were outside Quebec’s National Assembly, upset they were not invited to hearings over Bill 23, the province’s education reform. “Bottom line

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Mother says the education minister asked her to help rewrite the LGBTQ policy she supports

A Saint John mother is speaking out after she says the minister of education asked her to help rewrite a section of an LGBTQ-protection policy she fully supports. On Tuesday, Nicole Paquet spoke to the Progressive Conservative caucus about how that policy, if it had been implemented correctly, would have prevented harm to her son

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Higgs’s remarks on LGBTQ policy called ‘deplorable’ by education council members

Members of the Anglophone East district education council have waded into a debate over New Brunswick’s policy on LGBTQ students in schools, with one member calling Premier Blaine Higgs’s comments on the issue “deplorable.” “I know it’s recent news, it just came out, but the premier’s comments regarding Policy 713 tonight are absolutely deplorable,” Dominic

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Powers of anglophone school councils curtailed under proposed reforms

The Higgs government is reforming how district education councils govern the province’s schools, including a potentially thorny change that will see different models for the English and French systems. In the four anglophone school districts, elected councils will lose their decision-making authority over budgets and over superintendents, and will now only play an “advisory and

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Morden Adult Education Center seeing upward trend in enrollment – PembinaValleyOnline.com

Enrollment has doubled since the fall semester began at the Morden Adult Education Centre. Director Todd Folett says their numbers have been down due to Covid, and they are now on their way up. He says enrollment has doubled from the start of the school year to a total of 85 students. “We just started

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