The Manitoba government is supporting adult literacy and learning by introducing legislation that mandates a strategy and reporting on progress.
The province has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2023-24 Manitoba’s Excellence in Education Awards to recognize exceptional achievements in education.
Construction is underway on a new kindergarten to grade 4 school in Steinbach. The new school, which is part of the Hanover School Division, will provide much-needed education and child-care services for the growing city.
The Manitoba government is launching the new Manitoba Careers for Internationally Educated Professionals Program to help reduce financial barriers associated with foreign qualification recognition.
The Manitoba government is improving learning environments for students through a $260-million investment in school capital projects during the 2023-24 school year.
The Manitoba government is increasing the maximum benefit of the Manitoba Student Loan by $60 to $200 from $140 per week of study as of August 1 to better support students pursuing post-secondary education.
The Manitoba government has announced that it is improving education in the province by investing $5 million in 50 projects under the Teachers’ Idea Fund.
The Manitoba government is requesting proposals for an integrated provincial Student Information System (SIS) that will create one modern information technology platform to manage student data along with other education information for kindergarten to Grade 12 schools across Manitoba.
To strengthen public education and ensure equitable funding for schools, the Manitoba government is continuing consultations with education partners on developing a new kindergarten to Grade 12 education funding model.