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Leonardo DiCaprio to fund climate education at former school

LOS ANGELES – Leonardo DiCaprio will fund scholarships and a climate education program at the UCLA-based elementary school where he was once himself a scholarship student, the actor and the college said Tuesday. The Leonardo DiCaprio Scholarship fund and the Climate Justice Education Program are set to begin in the forthcoming school year at the […]

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High transportation costs, inflation prompts Waterloo region school board to send letters to education minister

Trustees with the Waterloo Region District School Board have passed the budget for the 2023-24 school year. But in doing so, they were “forced to make some very difficult decisions regarding staffing and resources,” chairperson Joanne Weston wrote in a letter to Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. The board’s letter, dated June 27 and

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SFU tops Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for sustainable cities and communities – SFU News

Simon Fraser University is number one for its global impact on sustainable cities and communities—and fifth in the world for its response on climate action—according to the Times Higher Education (THE) 2023 Impact Rankings. The annual rankings measure universities’ strengths in advancing the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs), which call on developed and developing

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Sask. government pledges $40M top-up for education budget

A month after Premier Scott Moe said more money was on the way for school divisions, Saskatchewan’s education minister announced a $40 million top-up. Dustin Duncan shared the news during a media conference in Saskatoon at Bishop Filevich Ukrainian Bilingual School. “The government of Saskatchewan has funded enrollment increases in the past and I want

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How to spot fake news? Canadians need better education: EU official – National

The European Union’s head of combating foreign interference in communications says allegations that Beijing is meddling in Canada’s elections can be an opportunity to improve the public’s understanding of disinformation. Lutz Guellner, who leads the EU foreign ministry’s work on strategic communications, was visiting Ottawa last week as part of collaboration on a G7 working

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CBSE implements the National Curriculum Framework for Nursery to Class 2

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Sunday announced the implementation of the National Curriculum Framework for Foundation Stage (NCFFS) from the 2022-23 academic session. According to the official notification, CBSE is adopting NCFFS 2022 and the new structure of five-year education at foundational stage (from Nursery to Class 2) will be introduced from the

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Provinces should ante up with more education funding

The Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils says music programs have been “severely cut” for the past two years, and will dwindle to nothing “if we continue whittling away at it.” The Greater Victoria School District’s largest parents’ group wants the province to help offset a budget deficit that could mean cuts to music education

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Saskatchewan online learning service lists courses offered for K-12 students

Descrease article font size Increase article font size High school students in Saskatchewan will have the option to buff up their hockey skills in one of over 180 courses for K-12 students that will be available as part of the Saskatchewan Distance Learning Corp.’s website. That’s according to the Ministry of Education, which says there

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