Education - 2007

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


January 3
Skilled Trades Program Meets with Rave Reviews

January 4
$2.2 Million Investment Raises the Bar in School Laboratory Safety

January 10
Students Receive Skilled Trades Scholarships 

January 15
New Appointments Made to Board of College of the North Atlantic

January 23
Rural Youth Explore Post-Secondary Options Through Travel Program

January 25
Media Advisory: Education Minister to Make Announcement

Department Brings Education Opportunities to Labrador Worksite
Important Changes Made to Apprenticeship Registration System

January 26
Province is Celebrating Literacy Day

January 31
Integrated Collections Process Set to Begin 
Minister of Education Responds to Report of Auditor General  


February 2
Phys Ed and Healthy Eating Initiatives Gain National Attention

February 13
Next Phase for Mobile School Begins

February 14
Ministers Call for Increased Federal Funding for Post-Secondary Education and Take Action on Literacy

February 28
Skilled Trades Teachers to Receive First Aid Training


March 2
Media Advisory: Education Minister to Participate in Education Week Opening Ceremonies

March 5
Minister Highlights Investments in Education

March 6
New Contest Promotes Healthy Eating

March 7
Education Minister Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Student Debt
Media Advisory: Education Minister Available to Media

Media advisory: Minister Visits Happy Valley-Goose Bay to Present Literacy Award

March 8
Labrador Woman Recognized for Literacy Efforts

March 13
New Chair Appointed to MUN Board of Regents

March 16
Expansion Planned for Beachy Cove Elementary

March 21
College Extensions Nearing Completion

March 22
Ministerial Statement - Professional Development Pilot for Board Trustees

March 23
Exploits Valley Intermediate School Extensions Poised to Begin

March 27
Funding Will Bring Live Performances and Presentations to Schools

March 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Heritage Fair


April 2
Schools Showcase Histor!ca Heritage Fair Projects
Media Advisory: Minister to Hold News Conference

April 4
Teacher Allocations Announced – Focus on Need Versus Numbers

April 26
Media Advisory: New Equipment Purchased for Industrial Trades Shops

Turning Vision into Action: New Strategy Fuels R&D Momentum
A Vision of Opportunity with New Actions to Address Poverty
Government Delivers on its Vision for Excellence in the K-12 School System
Budget 2007 Actions Support the Vision for an Affordable and Accessible Post-Secondary Education System
A Vision to Empower People – Actions to Support a Skilled Workforce

April 27
College Students Benefit from New Equipment
Government Releases Feasibility Study on Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

April 30
Preparations for New College Campus Underway


May 1
Ministerial Statement - High School Theatre Festival Gets Underway this Week in Stephenville

May 2
Minister Attends International Education Conference

May 4
Extension Approved for Wesleyville High School

May 9
Ministerial Statement - Safety in the Classroom Reinforced Through Training Sessions for Teachers
Media Advisory: Minister to Release Skills Task Force Report

May 10
Government Releases Report of Skills Task Force

May 14
Teachers Meet Artists at ArtsWork Conference
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce $1 Million in Post-Secondary Ocean Technology Programming

May 15
Government Provides $1 Million to Create School of Ocean Technology

May 16
Education Minister Presents Details on Increases in Education Spending
Ministerial Statement - Minister Recognizes Success of Memorial University Team at National Competition

May 18
Media Advisory: Minister Checks Out Newspaper in Education Program
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Students from Across the Country
National Student Conference to Focus on Environmental Issues

May 22
Ministerial Statement - Province Hosts National Student Conference on the Environment

May 23
Media Advisory: Education Minister Addresses National Library Conference

May 24
Ministerial Statement - Province Launches New Campaign Aimed at Youth

May 25
Media Advisory: Post-secondary Students to See Further Improvements to Student Loan Program

May 28
Minister Announces More Improvements to Student Loan Program


June 1
Government Significantly Strengthens Commitment to Kids Eat Smart Foundation

June 4
Improvements Made to Student Assistant Program

June 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Social Workers

June 8
Strong Momentum and Growth Evident in Labour Market and Economy

June 11
Families to Benefit from New Buyback Program for High School Textbooks

June 12
Ministerial Statement - Students from Newfoundland and Labrador Excel at National Science Fair

June 19
Tender Awarded for Final Phase of New High School in Corner Brook

June 21
Textbook Buyback Program Draws to a Close

June 26
Minister Gives Report Card on K-12 Education Initiatives


July 6
More Apprentices to Work for Government, MUN

July 13
Province Welcomes Scientists from Atlantic Canada

July 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce New Opportunities in Distance Education

July 19
Rural Students to Benefit from Improved Distance Learning Opportunities

July 25
Media advisory: Minister to Hold Media Availability

School Infrastructure Top Priority for Williams Government

July 26
Learning Disabilities Association Receives Government Funding

July 31
Funding Approved for Labrador City Library


August 8
Over $1 Million in Tender Awarded for College of the North Atlantic

August 31
Paradise Elementary to be Replaced



September 5
Back to School More Affordable for Families

September 6
Parks as Nature’s Classroom Begins This Week
Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training Launch New Classroom Resources
Media Advisory: Minister and Community Partners Take Aim at Bullying

September 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend NLOWE Luncheon

September 10
Education Minister Addresses Issues Regarding Virginia Park

September 28
Minister Recognizes International Day of Education Rights for Deaf Children


October 15
Minister Congratulates ACE Memorial Team

October 18
Province Supports Kids Eat Smart Third Annual Walk to Breakfast

October 22
ABE Grants Announced

October 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Student Leaders


November 7
Province Promotes Skilled Trades during Canada Career Week

November 8
Media Advisory: Minister Visits Newfoundland and Labrador Youth Centre

November 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Institute and Present National Literacy Award

November 15
Outstanding Work in the Field of Literacy Highlighted at Special Event

November 16
Government Investments Result in Rising Apprenticeship Numbers

November 19
Stand Up Against Violence during Bullying Awareness Week 2007

November 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement in Paradise

November 21
Williams Government Responds to Needs in Paradise School System
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Marine Institute Award Winners
Media Advisory: Education Minister to Launch Promotional Campaign

November 22
Media Advisory: Minister Attends Awards Ceremony for College of the North Atlantic
New Promotional Campaign Encourages Young Women to Jump Start Their Lives

November 23
Schools and Students Benefit from New Safe and Caring Schools Initiative

November 29
Province Moving Forward With New Governance for Sir Wilfred Grenfell College


December 6
Media Advisory: Minister Brings The Rooms to Rural Schools

December 7
Travelling Culture Kits Bring The Rooms to Rural Schools

Media Advisory: Announcement of Funding for College of the North Atlantic
and the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University

December 10
Training Facility on West Coast Receives Operating Funds

December 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement Regarding ISSP and Pathways Commission Report

December 18
Changes Announced to ISSP and Pathways Models for Special Education Programming

December 27
Provincial Government Scholarship Winners Announced


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