Document from 2007 has guided Manitoba Education pandemic response

Saturday classes and “vacation school” are listed as options to make up for lost instruction time in the emergency preparedness plan that has guided Manitoba’s COVID-19 response to K-12 education. In March 2020, Manitoba Education staffers circulated a 2007 document outlining pandemic guidelines for schools. A physical copy of the plan, recently obtained by the … Read more

Hefty CPS board agenda includes superintendent contract | K-12 Education

With a summer break nearby, the Columbia School Board agenda looks to the future. The board will consider a new superintendent contract, and board members and administrators will receive committee assignments for the 2022-2023 school year. Superintendent contract The board will vote on a new contract for Superintendent Brian Yearwood. It would run through June … Read more

Mkhize aides fight back in Digital Vibes scandal

Former Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize’s associates Tahera Mather and Naadhira Mitha are fighting back against corruption allegations and have enlisted the help of former National Director of Public Prosecutions Advocate Shaun Abrahams. FILE: Digital Vibes boss Tahera Mather (R) and former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. Picture: Tahera Mather / Facebook. JOHANNESBURG – Embattled former … Read more

Milton Keynes University Hospital recognized as one of the leading NHS organization for digital innovation – MKFM 106.3FM

Milton Keynes University Hospital Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been recognized as one of the leading NHS organizations for digital innovation. It comes after receiving accreditation from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) as part of its Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) program. The accreditation was presented at a ceremony at the hospital … Read more

Manitoba launches Indigenous education framework

Forget textbooks – a growing number of students and teachers in Manitoba are learning about the histories, cultures and contemporary lifestyles of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people directly from elders and knowledge keepers. Manitoba has earmarked $ 1.6 million to expand an initiative that has seen elders partner with school divisions throughout early 2022 … Read more

Teacher of the Week: Carrie Cool, special education, Bismarck-Henning Junior High | Education

After 16 years of teaching in the Danville and Indianapolis school districts, Carrie Cool decided to return to the place she grew up. In the four years since she was hired as Bismarck-Henning Junior High’s seventh- and eighth-grade special-education teacher, she’s added fifth and sixth grades to her slate and has become the leader, schedule-maker, … Read more

Lehi-based augmented reality tech company brings businesses into the metaverse

Jon Cheney, CEO of Seek, shows off some of the company’s software during an interview in Lehi on Monday. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes LEHI – It’s happened to many of us before: after ordering something online, the product that’s delivered to your doorstep is not what you expected. Maybe … Read more

Indigenous education featured in Manitoba reforms

In a nod to the treaties and traditional lands on which K-12 classrooms in Manitoba operate, the new provincial education plan states there is “an urgency” to prioritize Indigenous education, especially language programs, in public schools. Following the release of Manitoba Education’s latest reform plans, readers were quick to notice repeated references to truth and … Read more