Education and Early Childhood Development
September 23, 2019 

Applications Open for Mathematics Bursary Program

Applications are now being accepted for the K-6 Mathematics Bursary Program. Through the Education Action Plan, bursaries are offered to K-6 teachers to build capacity and to enhance math pedagogy in primary and elementary schools.

The department welcomes applications from administrators and classroom teachers who work with K-6 students, including substitute teachers. For more information on the bursary program, including the application form, visit The deadline for fall applications is Monday, September 30.

Since 2018, more than $250,000 has been invested in mathematics professional learning opportunities for educators, including $80,000 in bursaries for K-6 teachers.

Budget 2019 allocates $13 million, an increase of $6 million from Budget 2018, to continue implementation of the Education Action Plan. Supporting education delivers on commitments in The Way Forward to strengthen the province’s economic foundation and deliver better services and better outcomes for residents. The Way Forward can be viewed at

“Mathematics has been identified as an area where there is a particular need for improved teacher education. It is important for primary and elementary teachers and administrators to have ongoing opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills. We have received positive feedback from teachers who have participated in the Math Bursary Program and I encourage eligible teachers to apply.”
Honourable Brian Warr
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development 

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2019 09 23                                                    4:50 p.m.