Education - 2009

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

January

January 6
Newfoundland and Labrador Subject of New Social Studies Course

January 8
Campaign Promotes Skilled Trades to Young Women

January 15
Latest Appointment Made to MUN Board of Regents

January 16
$50,000 Scholarship Program Supports Adult Learners

January 21
Minister Outlines Actions and Continuing Commitment to Improved School Infrastructure
New Appointments Made to College of the North Atlantic Board of Governors

January 23
Minister Hosts Second Roundtable on Student Debt
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Family Literacy Day Activities

January 29
Tender Awarded for New Francophone School (Version française)


February

February 2
Media Advisory: Minister and Innu Nation to Celebrate Advances in Innu Education
Innu Kindergarten Resources Mark Milestone in Innu Education

February 4
Corner Brook Regional High Opens its Doors to Students

February 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Newspaper in Education Presentation

February 16
Minister Highlights Advances in Inclusive Education

February 17
Program Focused on Growing Province’s Research and Development Capacity

February 23
Media Advisory: Minister and Aboriginal Delegates to Attend Summit

February 25
February 26 Marks One-Year Countdown to Newfoundland and Labrador Day at 2010 Olympic Games

February 27
“Who is Your Hero?” Asks Education Minister
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister to Attend Official Opening of Corner Brook Regional High

Provincial Government a National Leader on Student Aid Initiatives


March

March 2
Corner Brook Regional High Celebrates Grand Opening

March 17
Additional Funding Provided for Public Libraries

March 18
Minister Announces Tender Award for New Schools in Torbay and Paradise

March 26
Standing Strong for Tomorrow’s Leaders – Unprecedented Investments in Education Foster a Bright and Prosperous Future
Strength Through Innovation: Budget 2009 Positions Newfoundland and Labrador as Centre for Innovation

March 30
Ministerial Statement - Alberta Centennial Scholarship Winners Announced


April

April 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Local Heritage Fair

April 8
More Help for Female Apprentices

April 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Young Bio-Technology Researchers

April 27
Ministerial Statement - BioTalent Challenge Winners Congratulated

April 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Changes to School Board Elections
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Launch of National Apprenticeship Conference

April 29
Ready, Set, Vote! Changes Announced for Upcoming School Board Elections

April 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce School Program for Newfoundland and Labrador Day at the Olympics
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Federation of School Councils AGM


May

May 1
Schools to Celebrate Newfoundland and Labrador Day at the Olympics
Grand Falls-Windsor Resident Presented with Literacy Award

May 4
Tender Called for Labrador West College Campus

May 6
Values of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Focus of Living Healthy Commotions

May 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Provincial Theatre Festival
Enter Stage Right! The Theatre Arts Festival Begins
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Graduation Ceremonies of College of the North Atlantic – Burin Campus

May 12
Provincial Government Supports Safe, Caring Schools

May 13
Government Hosts Skills Task Force Forum
Ministerial Statement - Memorial University Recognized for Excellence in Innovation

May 14
Media Advisory: Online Early Childhood Education Program to be Launched

May 15
Media Advisory: Online Early Childhood Education Program Launch Cancelled
Amendments Build on Previous Initiatives to Reduce Student Debt

May 20
Ministerial Statement - Skilled Trades Achievements Focus of Spring Forum

May 21
Minister Provides Update on School Infrastructure Projects

May 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Address High School Graduates
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Announcement Regarding Post-secondary Infrastructure

May 25
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest to Expand Post-secondary Education Research Capacity

May 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Address New Teaching Professionals
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Dedication Ceremony at Holy Spirit High School
Post-Secondary Student Wins National Award


June

June 1
Construction Set to Begin on Second Paradise School

June 3
Placentia School Project Moves Forward

June 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Members of Newfoundland and Labrador School Boards Association
Another New School Construction Project Tendered

June 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Visit Schools on Port au Port Peninsula
Media Advisory: Online Early Childhood Education Program to be Launched
Grand Bank Library Gets a Facelift

June 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Literacy Practitioners and Learners
Early Childhood Education Program Now Available Online
Media Advisory: Minister to Present Cheque to Student

June 15
Education Minister Releases CareerSearch 2008

June 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Address College of the North Atlantic Graduates

June 18
Public Post-Secondary Education System Gets Top Marks

June 24
Additions and Improvements Begin for Lester Pearson Memorial High

June 26
Government Investments Realize Advancements in K-12 Education

 


July

July 2
Construction Underway on New School for L’Anse au Loup

July 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Ground-Breaking Student Aid Initiative
Provincial Partnership Recognized with International Award

July 31
Minister and Students Celebrate Unprecedented Initiative
 


August

August 3
Province Gearing Up to Enhance Labour Market

August 4
Summer Enrichment Program Enjoys Great Success

August 7
New Facility Means Improved Opportunities for College Students in Labrador West

August 13
Construction to Begin on New School in Baie Verte

August 14
Extension and Renovation to Begin at St. Bernard’s Primary

August 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Launch of School Board Elections Campaign

August 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Visit School Extension Project

August 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend SIFE Memorial Event
Major Extension Underway at St. Edward’s Elementary

August 20

Minister Outlines Plans for H1N1 Virus as Schools Prepare to Re-open
Media Advisory: Minister and School Districts Representative Available to Media
 


September

September 8
Media Advisory: Minister Kicks Off New School Year


September 9
Safe, Healthy Schools a Priority as New School Year Begins

September 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Visit Burin Peninsula Schools

September 14

Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Unique Facility for St. Anthony Region
New Initiative to Bring Literacy Program to Learners Online
Premier Announces Unique Facility for St. Anthony Region With Multimillion-dollar Investment

September 15

Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Program Expansions

September 16
Minister Outlines Increases in Learning Opportunities
Outdoors Comes Alive When Parks as Nature’s Classroom Program Begins

September 17

Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Bishop Feild School Anniversary Celebration

September 18

Media Advisory: Educational Forestry Initiative to be Launched in Corner Brook

September 21
Futures from Forests Initiative Launched During National Forest Week 2009

September 22
Media Advisory: Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training to Launch Literacy Action Plan

September 25
Minister Welcomes New Board Chair and Members
Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training - Regional Literacy Action Plan Will Help Improve Literacy Rates in Atlantic Canada  (Version française)

September 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Present 2009 Literacy Award

 


October

October 1
Minister Presents Council of the Federation Literacy Award

October 2
Ministers Encourage Nominations for School Board Elections

October 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Youth Leadership Conference

October 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Address International Conference

October 22
New Members Appointed to Board of Regents

October 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Scholarship Recipients
New Edition of Program Increasing Awareness of Successful Entrepreneurs Launched
Province’s Latest Scholars Announced
 


November

November 2
Ministers Proclaim Paralympic School Week

November 4
Minister Provides Update on Actions at Schools Regarding the H1N1 Influenza Virus

November 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Newfoundland and Labrador Rock and Mineral Kit at Exploits Valley Intermediate

November 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Address National Autism Conference

November 16
Minister Proclaims November 15-21 as Mathematical Sciences Awareness Week

November 17
Media Advisory: Education Minister to Announce Arts Council Funding

November 18
Minister Announces Increased Funding for Cultural Connections Initiatives
Premier and Minister Welcome New President for Memorial University

November 27
School Travel to Resume as H1N1 Risk Declines

November 30
Minister Reports New Paradise Schools on Schedule
Ministerial Statement - Minister Promotes Safe and Caring Schools
 


December

December 7
Minister Provides Update on Post-Secondary Grants

December 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Details on New Labour Mobility Legislation
Newfoundland and Labrador Reaffirms Commitment to Labour Mobility through Proposed Legislation

December 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement on Grenfell
Government Announces Plan for Increased Grenfell Autonomy



 


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