Premier Greg Selinger and Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs Minister Jim Rondeau presented 10 outstanding Grade 12 students with the Premier’s Healthy Living Award for Youth, including Niverville student Jodi Ruchkall, at a ceremony at the Legislative Building.
The Steinbach Christian High School Grade 12 students soared in the Manitoba Pre-Calculus Provincial Standards test.
The provincial government wants to hear from Manitoba students on how schools can prevent bullying and will support the implementation of a new provincewide, online survey, Tell Them From Me (TTFM), which will allow schools to hear directly from students about bullying and help them make schools safer for all students.
To help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in Manitoba, the provincial government is providing $500,000 to upgrade technical vocational equipment used to train high school students.
Freedom of Information data shows that there are 525 temporary classrooms at schools throughout the province.
The Manitoba Government is partnering with 21 groups that are making a positive impact on the environment and at the same time gaining a competitive economic advantage through leading-edge technologies for recycling and pollution reduction.
The executive director of Agriculture in the Classroom Manitoba says efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts into the kindergarten to grade 12 curriculum appear to be paying off.
Protecting students from bullying in school, on the street and on the internet is an important priority for the provincial government.
The new, parent-friendly provincial report card is being distributed across Manitoba this month giving parents clear and uniform information about how their children are doing in school.
Manitoba will build on its success in increasing apprenticeship and trades opportunities for more Manitobans and grow Manitoba’s skilled workforce through a new program called Skill Build.