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Fifty-one principals from across Canada chosen as Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2013
Principals to be honoured at Gala in February
TORONTO. February 6, 2013 – The Learning Partnership today announced Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2013. Fifty-one exceptional educators from every province and territory will receive their awards at a gala dinner event and awards ceremony on February 26, 2013, in Toronto. Read More
The Learning Partnership welcomes Akela Peoples as new President and CEO
TORONTO, ON. January 2, 2013 – On behalf of The Learning Partnership’s Board of Directors, Chairman Michael Coté is pleased to announce the appointment of Akela Peoples as President and CEO of The Learning Partnership, effective January 1, 2013. Read More
Forty principals chosen as Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2012 - Principals to be honoured at Gala Awards Dinner in February
TORONTO, Ont., January 26, 2012 – Great principals build great schools. They communicate a compelling vision, engage their communities and nurture their staff. They are exceptional leaders who lay the foundation for the success of their students and the betterment of their communities through a strong, vibrant public education system. Read More
Quarante personnes sélectionnées pour le prix des Directeurs et directrices exceptionnels du Canada de 2012
TORONTO, Ont., le 26 janvier 2012 – Les directrices et directeurs exceptionnels bâtissent des écoles exceptionnelles. Ils communiquent une vision convaincante, engagent leur collectivité et favorisent le développement de leur personnel. Ce sont des leaders exceptionnels qui pavent la route du succès de leurs élèves et de l’amélioration de leurs collectivités par le biais d’un système d’éducation public solide et dynamique.January 26, 2012. Read More
Companies showing exemplary dedication to students win The Learning Partnership Canada’s Outstanding Employer Awards
TORONTO, Ont., Dec. 7, 2011 – Ten companies from across Canada are being recognized today for their commitment to young people – Canada’s future work force – in the inaugural The Learning Partnership Canada’s Outstanding Employer Awards. Read More...
The Learning Partnership hosts special “author talk” session with children’s author Jan Thornhill
Moncton, N.B., Oct. 26, 2011 – Children’s author/illustrator Jan Thornhill will be holding a special Saturday morning reading at the Moncton Public Library on November 5. Read More...
Partenariat en Éducation sera l’hôte d’une séance de conversation spéciale avec l’auteure de livres pour enfants, Jan Thornhill
Moncton, N.-B., le 26 octobre 2011 – L’auteure et illustratrice de livres pour enfants Jan Thornhill tiendra une séance de lecture spéciale le samedi matin 5 novembre, à la bibliothèque municipale de Moncton.. More… Read More...
Thousands of Grade 9 students making important discoveries about the world of work today
TORONTO Ont., Nov. 2, 2011 – Over 200,000 Grade 9 students from Newfoundland and Labrador, to B.C., to The Yukon are getting an important taste of the world of work and exploring future careers as over 75,000 employers open their doors to Canada’s future work force on The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day.rs as over 75,000 employers open their doors to Canad More…. Read More...
Aspiring musician voted 2011 Ultimate Dream Job Contest winner
TORONTO, Ont., Oct. 24, 2011 – The 2011 Ultimate Dream Job Contest Grand Prize winner is Jacob, a Grade 9 student from Guysborough, N.S., who is an aspiring musician.
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Un musicien en herbe couronné gagnant du Concours L’Emploi de rêve de 2011
TORONTO, Ontario, le 24 octobre 2011 – Le gagnant du grand prix du Concours L’Emploi de rêve de 2011 est Jacob, un élève de 9e année, de Guysborough, en Nouvelle-Écosse, qui aspire à être musicien. More… Read More...
Choose the winner – Ultimate Dream Job Contest finalists’ gallery opens for voting
TORONTO, Ont., Oct. 17, 2011 – In the last stretch of the 2011 Ultimate Dream Job Contest voting begins today to determine which finalist will win the Grand Prize trip to Ottawa on The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. More…. Read More...
Choisissez le gagnant – La galerie des finalistes du Concours L’Emploi de rêve est ouverte pour le vote
TORONTO, Ontario, le 17 octobre 2011 – La période de vote du Concours L’Emploi de rêve de 2011débute aujourd’hui pour choisir le finaliste qui remportera le grand prix du voyage à Ottawa, lors de la journée Invitons nos jeunes au travailMC de Partenariat en Éducation, qui aura lieu le mercredi 2 novembre 2011. More… Read More...
Make an Impact on Student Success - Register Now for 2011 Take Our Kids to Work™ Event
TORONTO, August 30, 2011 – Employers are encouraged to mark their calendars now for The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and get ready to help Canada’s future work force as they begin to explore career options. Read More...
Influencez la réussite scolaire - Inscrivez-vous maintenant pour la journée Invitons nos jeunes au travailMC
TORONTO, le 30 août 2011 – Nous encourageons les employeurs à inscrire dès maintenant à leur agenda la journée Invitons nos jeunes au travail de Partenariat en Éducation, le mercredi 2 novembre, et à se préparer à accueillir les futurs travailleurs du Canada qui commencent à explorer leurs options de carrières. Read More...
2011 I3 Invention Convention Media Advisory
(Toronto, April 27, 2011) More than 270 grade 7 and 8 students from 10 Toronto area schools will be participating in The Learning Partnership's annual Invention Convention. The Invention Convention is a culmination of The Learning Partnership's program I3 - Investigate! Invent! Innovate!Read More...
Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2011 announced
32 exceptional principals to be honoured in February
(Toronto, January 5, 2011) Thirty-two principals from every province and territory are being honoured as Canada's Outstanding Principals™ for 2011. The award is an initiative of The Learning Partnership, and is presented to principals who have made a measurable difference in the lives of their students and their local communities. Read More...
Vote for your favourite entry in the Ultimate Dream Job Contest Finalists Gallery
(Toronto, October 18, 2010) Every vote counts as The Learning Partnership draws closer to announcing the Grand Prize Winner of its exciting Ultimate Dream Job Contest
for students. Read More...
Votez pour votre participant favori au Concours de L’Emploi de rêve dans la galerie des finalistes
Toronto, le 18 octobre 2010 – Chaque vote compte, car Partenariat en Éducation
annoncera bientôt l’élève qui remportera le grand prix du concours de L’Emploi de rêve. Read More...
The Nuclear Option
Online Video Showcases Exciting Careers in the Nuclear Industry
Toronto, September 28, 2010 - The Learning Partnership in partnership with Women in
Nuclear (WiN) is pleased to announce a new resource that will highlight career options
for students in the nuclear industry as never before. Read more...
Ultimate Dream Job Contest Voting NOW OPEN
Contest Showcases Students’ Career Dreams Online
Toronto, Thursday, August 26, 2010 - The Ultimate Dream Job Contest, launched August 16th by The Learning Partnership, in affiliation with Scotiabank Group, is up and running and the public is now invited to help students start on a path of self discovery by voting online for students’ photo submissions depicting their ideal jobs. Read more...
Les votes au concours « L’emploi de rêve » sont MAINTENANT OUVERTS
Le concours présente en ligne les carrières de rêve des élèves
Toronto, le jeudi 26 août 2010 - Le concours « L’emploi de rêve », lancé le 16 août par le Partenariat en éducation, en collaboration avec le Groupe Banque Scotia est en cours et le public est maintenant invité à venir appuyer les élèves à débuter sur le chemin de leur propre découverte en votant en ligne pour les photos soumises par les élèves décrivant leurs emplois de rêve.. Read more...
The Ultimate Dream Job Contest is Open!
Students have the opportunity to dream about their futures
August 19, 2010 – The Learning Partnership in partnership with Scotiabank Group is pleased to announce the second Ultimate Dream Job Contest as part of our annual Take Our Kids to Work™ program. This national online photo contest gives students in
public schools across Canada the opportunity to prepare for the future by exploring career opportunities. Read more...
Avis aux médias
Le Concours L’Emploi de rêve est commencé!
C’est l’occasion pour les jeunes de rêver à leur avenir
Le 19 août 2010 – Partenariat en Éducation, en partenariat avec le Groupe Banque Scotia, a le plaisir d’annoncer le deuxième concours annuel de l’Emploi de rêve, dans le cadre de sa journée annuelle Invitons nos jeunes au travailMC. Ce concours de photos
en ligne d’envergure nationale donne aux élèves des écoles publiques de tous le Canada la chance d’envisager une carrière en explorant les perspectives d’emplois. Read more...
Young Entrepreneurs Win National Awards
TORONTO,Ontario June 3, 2010 - Today, more than 200 young entrepreneurs from 14 schools in the Greater Toronto Area are participating in The Learning Partnership’s 14th annual Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase, exhibiting their unique business ideas to the public at First Canadian Place. Read more...
Dr. Saida Rasul and Firoz Rasul to be inducted into the Champions of Public Education Hall of Fame
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 4, 2010- More than 350 leaders in business, government and education, together with students and teachers, will be celebrating excellence in education at The Learning Partnership’s second annual Vancouver Tribute Luncheon. This year, Dr. Saida Rasul and Firoz Rasul will be inducted into the Champions of Public Education Hall of Fame for their dedication, generosity, and commitment to making the public education system in British Columbia one of the best in the world. Read more...
Meet Canada’s Great New Inventors!
The Invention Convention is the culmination of The Learning Partnership’s program I3 Investigate! Invent! Innovate!, which is an integrated science and technology program for Grades 7 and 8 students. The goal of I3 is to instill passion in all students for learning science, mathematics and technology, and to foster their entrepreneurial spirit.
Calgary, Alberta - April 21, 2010
St. John’s, Newfoundland - April 29, 2010
Toronto, Ontario - April 29, 2010
Edmonton, Alberta – May 4, 2010
Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2010 announced
32 outstanding principals to be honoured in February
TORONTO – January 19, 2010 – Great principals build great schools. They communicate a compelling vision, they engage their communities, they nurture their staff and they create an environment that increases student success.
32 exceptional leaders in education from across the country have been chosen as Canada’s Outstanding Principals™ for 2010. Read more...
Ultimate Dream Job Contest Announces Grand Prize Winner Today!
Chandler from Claresholm, Alberta meets Canada‘s PM
Toronto, October 26, 2009 - To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Take Our Kids to Work™, The Learning Partnership in partnership with Scotiabank, launched a national online photo contest. After a tremendous response a winner has been chosen for the 6 week Ultimate Dream Job Photo Contest. With a dream of one day becoming a manga artist – a Japanese inspired comic designer – a grade 9 student from Claresholm, Alberta, will be spending Take Our Kids to Work day, Wednesday November 4th, with the leader of our country, The Right Honourable Stephen Harper in Ottawa. Read more...
The Ultimate Dream Job Contest Enters its final Week!
Great Story About Encouraging Kids to Dream Big! And They Are.
Toronto, October 14, 2009 - Take Our Kids to Work is The Learning Partnership’s signature program; it connects young people with the world of work. Every year, on the first Wednesday of November, (this year Wednesday November 4th, 2009), thousands of grade nine students participate in The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work™ program. This program sees approximately 250,000 students take part in a day long job shadowing experience at approximately 75,000 businesses and organizations across Canada. Read more...
The Learning Partnership modifies programs to fit Aboriginal needs
Changes made to Kindergarten kits and new Principal award
Toronto, September, 2009 - Recognizing the distinctive cultures, languages, geography and rights of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples, The Learning Partnership has modified several of its programs across Canada to meet the particular needs of these communities.
Welcome to Kindergarten (WTK) has been expanded to include many rural and remote communities with significant Aboriginal populations. Read more...
The Ultimate Dream Job Contest Enters its 3rd Week!
Great Story About Encouraging Kids to Dream Big! And They Are.
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Take Our Kids to Work™, The Learning Partnership in partnership with Scotiabank launched a national online photo contest. The Ultimate Dream Job Contest, encourages students
from coast to coast to contemplate their dreams and visualize their futures. The Learning Partnership has had hundreds of participants from across Canada so far. Visit contest site at www.dreamjobcontest.ca
Take Our Kids to Work is The Learning Partnership’s signature program; it connects young people with the world of work. Read more...
The Learning Partnership and Scotiabank Launch “Ultimate Dream Job” Contest
A “Take Our Kids to Work” Special Event
Toronto, August, 2009 - To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Take Our Kids to Work™, The Learning Partnership in partnership with Scotiabank will launch a national online photo contest. From August 10 to October 26, students across Canada starting grade 9/Senior I/ Secondary III in the fall will be asked to submit photos representing their ‘Dream Job’, along with a short description (25 words or less) about why this would be their dream job. Photos taken with a cell phone, digital camera or gathered from the internet will be eligible. The contest is open to students from publicly funded schools. Read more...
Nominations for this year - Canada’s Outstanding Principals
Deadline October 30th - The Learning Partnership’s, Canada’s Outstanding Principals (COP) program is in its 6th year and this year’s winners will join the assembly of more than 155 previous recipients of this prestigious honour. Deadline for this year’s nominations is October 30th, 2009. Read more...
The Learning Partnership Helps Parents Get Children Ready For School
Toronto – August 11, 2009 – More than one in four of the [400,000] children entering school for the first time this September will begin their education journey significantly behind their peers. Aiming to redress this disparity, The Learning Partnership’s Welcome to Kindergarten program provides early literacy and numeracy strategies and resources to help parents prepare their children for kindergarten. Read more...
Partenariat en éducation, en collaboration avec la Banque Scotia, lance le concours « L’emploi de rêve »
Three Outstanding Canadians Honoured as Champions of Education
Toronto, Ontario – May 7, 2009 – The Learning Partnership, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to championing a strong public education system in Canada today honoured Dr. Peter George, C.M., O.Ont., President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University, Susan LaRosa, Director of Education for the York Catholic District School Board and Jim Leech, President of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as Champions of Public Education at the 11th Annual Toronto Tribute Dinner. The Learning Partnership has honoured 35 Canadians for their outstanding dedication to public education since 1999. Read more...
The Learning Partnership celebrates innovation in the classroom
TORONTO – May 4, 2009 – Eight exceptional educators and their teams from across the country have been selected as the winners of 2009 National Technology Innovation Awards (NTIA). A program of The Learning Partnership, the Awards celebrate educators at publicly funded schools, colleges and universities across Canada whose innovative approaches, through the use of technology, have contributed to making the learning experience more engaging for students. Read more...
Young Entrepreneurs Win National Awards
Toronto, ON – June 4, 2009 - Today, in a ceremony celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of young Canadians, student groups from 10 public schools across Canada were honoured with BMO National Student Innovation Awards. Read more....
Young minds to demonstrate new and innovative designs
Toronto, ON – April 22, 2009 - Over 1,000 young inventors from eight Boards of Education in the GTA will exhibit innovative inventions at The Learning Partnership’s 12th annual Invention Convention. The event will be hosted in five venues in Toronto. Read more....
Growing Environmental Stewardship in Children
Toronto, ON – April 22, 2009 - Today, on Earth Day 2009, 16 environmental experts will come together to talk about how to best instill the values of environmental stewardship and personal responsibility in children through the education system in Canada. Read more...
Celebrate Family Literacy Day
The Learning Partnership reminds everyone of the importance of literacy in Canada
TORONTO – January 27, 2009 – The Learning Partnership, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to championing a strong public education system in Canada reminds everyone that today is Family Literacy Day. Read more…
Les Directeurs et directrices exceptionnels du Canada de 2009
31 directeurs et directrices exceptionnels seront mis à l’honneur en février
TORONTO – Le 19 janvier 2009 – Trente et un leaders en éducation exceptionnels des quatre coins du pays ont été choisis en qualité Directeurs et directrices exceptionnels du CanadaMC de 2009. Read more..
Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2009 announced
31 exceptional principals to be honoured in February
TORONTO – January 19, 2009 – Thirty one exceptional leaders in education from across the country have been chosen as Canada’s Outstanding Principals™ for 2009. Read more…
Un événement spécial de l’initiative « Invitons nos jeunes au travail »
Toronto, août 2009 - Pour célébrer le 15e anniversaire de l’initiative Invitons nos jeunes au travailMC, Partenariat en éducation, en collaboration avec la Banque Scotia, lance un concours de photos en ligne. Du 10 août au 26 octobre 2009, des élèves du Canada qui entrent en 9e année/Secondaire 1/Secondaire III à l’automne seront invités à soumettre des photos représentant leur emploi de rêve accompagnées d’une brève description (25 mots ou moins) expliquant pourquoi il s’agit pour eux d’un emploi de rêve. Les photos prises au moyen d’un téléphone cellulaire, d’un appareil photo numérique ou recueillie sur Internet seront admissibles. Le concours s’adresse aux élèves des écoles publiques. Read more...
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