Education - 2002
January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 24
Education Minister applauds decrease in provinceís high school dropout rate
Family Literacy Day Read-In

January 28
New study from Statistics Canada finds link between literacy and wages

February

February 12
Early childhood literacy grants announced
Literacy funding announced

March

March 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: Education Minister to attend Adventure in Citizenship speak-off - March 5

March 11
Early Childhood Educatorsí Week proclaimed for March 9-16

March 21
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend Brain Bee Competition - March 22
New money for school construction and renovations

Continued commitment to professional development
Reinvestment in school board budgets continues
$1 million for library books

Backgrounder
 
C Teacher Allocations 2002-2003

March 26
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, Subject: Real Games

March 27
Teachers trained for The Real Game

March 28
Minister announces interim location for French first language students

April

April 1
Government partners with Community Mental Health Initiative Inc.

April 19
NOTE TO EDITORS: Canada Book Day, April 23
Tender awarded for Burgeo school

April 23
Education Minister celebrates Canada Book Day
NOTE TO EDITORS: Dedication of new school in Arnoldís Cove

April 25
Education Minister announces tender call
Minister congratulates school councils on national and provincial awards

April 26
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend graduation celebrations

April 29
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend celebration at Learyís Brook Junior High School

April 30
Minister provides funding for provincial math competition

May

May 1
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend Enterprise Education District Showcase

May 2
NOTE TO EDITORS: Construction to begin on new school in Burgeo

May 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend ceremony for the Computers for Schools Program -
May 7, St. John's
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to participate in the Women in IT Forum - May 7, St. John's

May 9
Ministerial Statement - Bullying in schools

Math 3205 public exam cancelled

May 10
Minister announces Lester B. Pearson Scholarship winner

May 15
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to participate in Teacher Recruitment Fair - May 16, St. John's

May 16
Second annual teacher recruitment fair

Government contributes $75,000 to strategy to get people active

Tender awarded for Happy Valley-Goose Bay school

May 24
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to speak at meeting of Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Adult Education - May 25, Gander

NOTE TO EDITORS: Education Minister to participate in videoconference between schools in Postville and Slough, England - May 27, St. John's

May 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend Morris Academy Bedtime Stories Evening - May 27, St. John's

May 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Creating Peaceful Schools - A Forum on Bullying - May 30, St. John's

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend ArtsSmart celebration - May 29, St. John's

May 30
Forum seeks solutions to the problem of bullying

Minister to attend Techsploration program

June

June 5
NOTE TO EDITORS: Seniors' Resource Centre's Listen to Me forum - June 6, St. John's

June 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Conference of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Business Development Centers, Inc. - June 13, Marystown

June 19
Tender awarded for new school in Postville

Tender awarded for new school in Mud Lake

June 21
Provincial Advisory Committee on Mathematics Achievement meets

July

July 3
NOTE TO EDITORS - National Conference of School Boards' Congress 2002 - July 4-6, St. John's

July 5
Minister announces new position dedicated to physical education

July 10
NOTE TO EDITORS: Premier and minister to address Canadian Teachersí Federation Annual General Meeting- July 11, St. Johnís

July 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: Opening ceremonies of Historica National Heritage Fair - July 12, Mount Pearl
 

July 16
NOTE TO EDITORS: New exhibits at Southern Newfoundland Seaman's Museum - July 16, Grand Bank 

Education minister responds to opposition education critic

July 26
Minister releases June 2002 high school results

July 29
Education department sponsors professional development institutes for teachers

September

September 5
Ministers celebrate International Adult Learnersí Week

September 12
Provincial high school scholarship winners announced

September 13
Minister applauds literacy award winners

September 19
Province moving forward with ABE Level 1 delivery model

September 23
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to launch new reading challenge

September 24
Minister launches
For the Love of Reading Challenge

September 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to meet with Mexican delegation, September 26, St. John's

September 26
Ministers welcome Mexican delegation to province

September 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, October 1, St. John's subject Criterion-Referenced Tests results

October

October 1
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference to release Criterion-Referenced Tests results has been cancelled

October 2
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, October 3, St. John's subject Criterion-Referenced Tests results

October 3
Primary students make tremendous improvements in reading and writing skills

October 4
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador join forces to establish a Francophone school and community centre in St. Johnís -
Version franÁaise
Government, NLTA recognize World Teachersí Day

October 9
Education and labour market ministers urge federal government to help provinces and territories meet challenges in areas of learning and labour market training

October 11
Minister, students sign proclamation

October 17
Minister announces program to get students ready for school

October 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend session on Safe and Caring Schools

October 28
Government efforts continue to prevent bullying in schools

October 29
NOTE TO EDITORS - news conference October 30, St. John's subject - official launch of Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to address session for school district personnel responsible for Safe and Caring Schools - October 30, St. John's

October 30
Government launches Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation

November

November 4
Education minister encourages parents to take their children to work

November 5
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to launch reading handbook - November 6, St. John's
Canada Career Week - Focus on the Journey

November 6
Department of Education launches new parent reading handbook

November 25
Ministerial Statement - Province national representative in international study by OECD

December

December 5
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to participate in events on west coast - December 6

December 6
Ministers, board chair attend official reopening of Grandyís River Collegiate

December 12
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ministers to visit schools in St. George's and Upper Ferry - December 13

December 13
Ministers join celebrations to mark redevelopments of west coast schools

December 18
Department of Education, NLTA sign Memorandum of Understanding
Ministerial Statement - Partnership with teachersí association
Tender awarded for site development for Holy Trinity High extension

December 27
Education minister updates CDLI initiatives


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