Learning and Education 2017

  1. Learning and Education – Introduction

    Creating strong education systems and equitable access to lifelong learning opportunities is foundational to Niagara’s growth and prosperity. National Context: The 2016 Canadian Index of Wellbeing report shows that between 1994 and 2014: advances in education in Canada have matched growth in GDP (gross domestic product); across Canada there is...
  2. EQAO Scores

    EQAO testing provides a regular snapshot of Ontario elementary and secondary student achievement in reading, writing and math. Results for the 2015-2016 school year can be found at the following links. District School Board of Niagara https://eqaoweb.eqao.com/eqaoweborgprofile/profile.aspx?_Mident=83&Lang=E Niagara Catholic District School Board https://eqaoweb.eqao.com/eqaoweborgprofile/profile.aspx?_Mident=29&Lang=E
  3. Early Years Learning

    The Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC) offers thought leadership, cutting edge training, innovative resources, and coaching services highlighting best practices and emerging trends in early learning and child care. ECCDC provides Parent Direct Niagara, an online directory to help parents find information and links to programs, services, and resources...
  4. Levels of Education Attainment

    In the 2014-2015 school year, there were 61,142 students enrolled in the 4 publicly-funded school boards in Niagara.   The District Conseil scolaire Viamonde is the French-language public school board covering the central south-western region of Ontario, including Niagara. Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud is the Catholic French-language school...
  5. Literacy Levels and Literacy Training

    Ontario Literacy Association Niagara (OLAN) is a professional organization devoted to enhancing the language and literacy experiences of individuals across the life span.  In May, 2015 OLAN hosted a Spring into Reading Festival in Niagara Falls, for children in preschool through grade 6.  In April of 2016 the association hosted...
  6. Technology Use and its Influence on Education and Learning

    ihub – The District School Board of Niagara hosts the Educational Research & Innovation Hub (ihub) in partnership with Brock University, Niagara College and Innovate Niagara.  ihub facilitates collaboration among educators, students, parents, researchers, industry leaders, and ihub Portfolio Companies.  It is the first educational technology incubator in North America...
  7. Student Mental Wellness

    The work of over 74 organizations concerned with mental wellness in Niagara, to implement the Niagara Mental Health and Addictions Charter includes a focus on student mental wellness. The charter can be found here: http://www.niagaraknowledgeexchange.com/resources-publications/niagara-mental-health-and-addictions-charter/ Student and Workplace Mental Wellness was identified as one of 8 focus areas for Charter Implementation:...
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