Education - 2010

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

January

January 8
Increased Funding Supports Aspiring Apprentices

January 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Funding Announcement

January 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Official Unveiling of Kindale Library

January 22
Government Investments in Public Libraries Evident in Stephenville
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Details of Funding for MUN Infrastructure

January 25
Government Provides Additional Funding to Enhance Memorial’s Infrastructure

January 26
Media Advisory: Minister Celebrates Family Literacy Day

January 29
Rock and Mineral Kit Showcases Province’s Geology and Mineral Potential


February

February 5
Media Advisory: Minister Celebrates Donation for Memorial

February 9
Students to Visit Capital City

February 11
Employers to Benefit from New HR Toolkit

February 23
Minister Congratulates Award-Winning Teachers

February 25
Newfoundland and Labrador Students Selected to Showcase Province’s Olympic Spirit

February 26
Minister Announces Recipients of Safe and Caring Schools Grants


March

March 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend National Meeting of Education Ministers

March 5
Ministers Put Education at the Forefront of the Economic Recovery

March 8
More Improvements for Prince Philip Drive College of the North Atlantic Campus

March 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Partner Recognition Ceremony
Advances Made to Improve Services for Students

March 29
Strengthening the Economy for a Prosperous Future: $1 Billion Slated for Infrastructure Spending in Budget 2010
A Secure Future through Education: Budget 2010 Invests in Our Children and Youth
Building a Solid Foundation: Budget 2010 Continues Substantial Investments in Education Infrastructure
Making the Right Investments to Support Self-Reliance


April

April 6
Minister Announces Post-Secondary Scholarship Winners

April 15
New Web Site Improves Services for Students

April 26
Education Minister Discloses Errors Made at College of the North Atlantic’s Qatar Campus
College President Tenders Resignation

April 27
Media Advisory: Ministers to Launch New Website Dedicated to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment

April 28
Media Advisory: Launch of New Website Dedicated to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Postponed
Media Advisory: New Time Set for Launch of Royal Newfoundland Regiment Website

April 29
Remembering the Great War: New Website Introduces Students to Soldiers of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Media Advisory: Minister and Parliamentary Secretary to Attend CNA Graduation Ceremonies
Media Advisory: New Apprenticeship Office in Clarenville to Officially Open

April 30
New Apprenticeship Office Officially Opens in Clarenville


May

May 3
Students to Benefit from Job Creation Partnership

May 6
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Government Invests in Teacher Housing in Labrador
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Responds to the Need for Safer Workplaces

May 18
Ministerial Statement - Scholarship Winner Congratulated

May 19
Media Advisory: Province to Celebrate National Award for Use of Technology in Education

May 20
Provincial Partnership Recognized with National Award for Use of Technology in Education
External Consultant Hired to Lead Review of College of the North Atlantic Overpayments

May 27
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Teacher Induction Ceremony


June

June 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Meeting of Council of Deans of Trades and Apprenticeship Canada

June 3
Ministerial Statement - Mass Communications Tool to be Introduced Throughout K-12 System

June 4
Media Advisory: Minister to be Keynote Speaker at National Apprenticeship Conference
Media Advisory: Ministers to Officially Open New Francophone School in Labrador

June 7
New Francophone School Officially Opened in Labrador (Version française)

June 10
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Murphy Centre Celebration

June 14
Ministerial Statement - Skills Canada – Team Newfoundland and Labrador Shines at 16th Annual Canadian Skills Competition
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Awards Ceremony

June 16
Legislative Changes Get Tough on Impaired and Careless Driving
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend CNA Graduation Ceremony

June 22
Media Advisory: Education Minister Visits Qatar


July

July 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Address National School Board Conference
Williams Government Makes Further Investments in Youth

July 9
Consultations Occurring on Private Training Legislation

July 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Break Ground for College Extension

July 15
Tender Awarded for New College of the North Atlantic Facility in Grand Falls-Windsor
Media Advisory: Minister to Officially Unveil Newly-Renovated Library in Grand Bank
Public Library Officially Re-opened in Grand Bank

July 22
Public Advisory: Department Advises of Error in Mail-out of High School Transcripts

July 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Event Celebrating One Year of Interest Free Student Assistance
 


August

August 2
Minister Joins Students to Celebrate One Year of Interest Free Student Assistance

Media Advisory: Education Minister to Hold News Conference Today
Newfoundland School for the Deaf to Close

August 6
Renovations in the Works for Schools in Grand Bank Region

August 9

Media Advisory: Minister to Address Summer Institute

August 10
Media Advisory: Ministers to Sign Agreements on Official Languages

August 11
Government of Canada Announces its Support for Official Languages in Newfoundland and Labrador (Version française)

August 12
Improvements Made to Terra Nova Schools

August 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of Holyrood Marine Base

August 17
Premier Honours Stanley Cup Champion Danny Cleary

August 18
Improvements Planned for Three Avalon Peninsula Schools

August 20
Schools in the District of Baie Verte-Springdale to See Nearly $1 Million in Upgrades

August 26
Significant Renovations in the Works for Bell Island Schools

August 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Memorial on Parade Banquet

August 31
Speeding Fines Doubled to Help Ensure Safety in School Zones


September

September 3
New Ventilation System in Progress for Placentia College Campus
Consultations to Begin on Early Childhood Learning Strategy

September 7
Significant Advances in Infrastructure Mark the Start of New School Year
Media Advisory: Minister to Tour New School and Present Literacy Award

September 8
Minister Recognizes International Literacy Day with Presentation of Literacy Award

September 10
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Taking Place on Monday

September 13
Students Take to the Outdoors for Parks as Nature’s Classroom Program
Media Advisory: Ministers to Break Ground on New Extension for Balbo Elementary in Shoal Harbour

September 14
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Taking Place Tuesday
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Taking Place
Work to Begin on Extension for Balbo Elementary in Shoal Harbour

September 15
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Taking Place in St. John’s and Placentia

September 16
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in Carbonear
International Students Contribute Significantly to the Atlantic Economy

September 17
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in Mount Pearl

September 20
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Taking Place in Labrador City

September 21
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Postponed in Labrador City

September 22
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

September 24
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in Hopedale
Public Advisory: Additional Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in Hopedale

September 27
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in St. Anthony

September 28
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Sessions Taking Place in Port Hope Simpson and Labrador City


October

October 8
Public Advisory: Early Childhood Learning Strategy Consultation Session Taking Place in Old Perlican
Infrastructure Upgraded at Conception Bay South Schools

October 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Release Reports on College of the North Atlantic - Qatar Over-billing
Findings of Review into Over-billings at College of the North Atlantic - Qatar Released
Media Advisory: Minister to See Demonstration of Marine Institute’s Ocean Mapping Equipment

October 13
Education Minister Gets First-Hand Look at New Marine Institute Ocean Mapping Equipment

October 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Visit North Coast of Labrador

October 21
Media Advisory: Premier, Minister to Attend Presidential Installation and Special Convocation Ceremony
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding for Apprenticeship Wage Subsidies
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Teacher Induction Ceremony

October 22
Provincial Government Supports Female Apprentices Through New Partnership
Media Advisory: Education Minister to Visit Isles of Notre Dame

October 25
Minister Highlights Major School Infrastructure Projects in Isles of Notre Dame
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Official Re-Opening of Pearson Academy

October 26
Minister Celebrates Grand Re-opening of Pearson Academy

October 27
Survey Being Conducted to Assess Apprenticeship Experiences

October 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Launch of New Offshore Training Program

October 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Atlantic Literacy Campaign
 


November

November 1
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend MUN Scholarship Dinner
Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training Launch Literacy: It means more than you think Campaign

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Cupids 400 Education Launch

November 2
Education Minister Announces Province’s Newest Scholars
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce New Partnership for Aircraft Maintenance Program

November 3
Media Advisory: Ministers to Break Ground for Gander School Extension
New Partnership Between College of the North Atlantic and Lufthansa Technical Training Strengthens Local Aerospace and Defence Industry
More than $4 Million Invested in Gander Area Schools

November 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend O’Donel High School Graduation Ceremony
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Ceremony of Remembrance

November 12
Save It Forward: Energy Efficiency Program Targets Youth

November 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Join Telegram Publisher in Launching New Initiative for Newspapers in Education

November 17
Provincial Government and Telegram Partner to Expand Newspapers in Education

November 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak to Industry Day Participants

November 23
Consultant’s Report Released on School Infrastructure Planning for Northeast Avalon
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media
Media Advisory: Revised Time for Media Availability
Media Advisory: Ministers to Launch Provincial Purple Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Violence Against Women

November 24
Purple Ribbon Campaign to Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women

 


December

December 6
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce New Partnership for Marine Institute

December 7
Marine Institute Enhances Simulation Capabilities with Support from Provincial Government and Lockheed Martin

December 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Meeting of Education Directors

December 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Read-a-thon

December 14
Millions Invested in Mount Pearl Schools
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Cultural Con’txt’ Celebration

December 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Practical Nursing Graduation
Three Burin Peninsula Schools See Improvements

December 20
New Award Will Recognize High School Volunteers

December 21
New International Graduate Retention Incentive Program Launched
 


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