Ontario Bringing New School and More Child Care Spaces to Kitchener
supporting families in Kitchener with a new school that will provide a modern
learning environment for students and more licensed child care spaces.
New Schools and Child Care Spaces Coming to Communities Across Ontario
supporting families in communities across the province, with new schools, additions
and renovations that will create better, modern learning environments and more
licensed child care spaces.
Ontario Making Schools Healthier and More Energy-Efficient
students are benefitting from healthier, modern and more comfortable learning
environments with new energy-efficient upgrades in nearly 600 schools across
the province. This investment is part of
Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from
the province's cap on pollution and carbon market.
Administrative Reviews Completed in Halton District School Board
The Ministry of Education has
received and accepted the results of an examination into the accommodation
review process undertaken by the Halton District School Board
that resulted in the closure of two secondary schools in Burlington.
Ontario Expanding Early Years Programming in First Nation Communities Ontario is expanding culturally relevant child and family programs for more than 1800 children and their families in over 40 First Nation communities across the province. Ontario Seeking Public Input on Student Transportation
Ontario is seeking public input on how to strengthen its student
transportation system and create a new vision for the future of student transportation
that will be responsive to the changing needs of students and school boards, as
well as school bus drivers and operators.
Statement From Minister Hunter on Auditor General's Report
"We appreciate the work and advice of the Auditor
General and her team on how we can continue to improve education in Ontario.
Ontario Promoting Reading and Literacy Amongst First Nations Children Ontario has partnered with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to provide First Nations children living on-reserve with free books to foster a love of reading and help them reach their full potential. Ontario Ensuring Students Learn Indigenous Histories and Cultures Ontario is empowering educators to implement a
revised curriculum for all students about the contributions, histories, culture
and perspectives of Indigenous Peoples. Ontario Committed To Equity in Schools Ontario has selected the University of Ottawa to
lead a provincewide bilingual network that will bring together established
researchers and professionals from a range of fields to address equity in
Ontario schools. Financial and Digital Literacy Coming To Career Studies Course Next September Ontario is enhancing the Grade 10 career studies
course, bringing in mandatory learning on financial and digital literacy, as
well as expanding hands-on learning opportunities that will better prepare
students to succeed in a rapidly changing economy. New and Improved Schools in Milton Students in Milton are benefitting from new and
improved learning spaces this school year, with finishing touches wrapping up on
a brand new school and a new addition. Ontario Launching Pilot Program to Support Students with Autism in Schools Ontario
is improving school-based supports for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
(ASD) by launching a new pilot project for the 2017-18 school year. Ontario Making Schools Safer for Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions Ontario is making schools safer for students
with prevalent medical conditions, by requiring school boards to provide
individual care plans for these students to manage their daily medical needs. Ontario Expanding Early Years Programming for Children and Families
Ontario is making it easier for children and
their families to access high quality early years programming and services with
the launch of 100 new EarlyON Child and
Family Centres across the province.