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A Budding Psychology Career Begins at a Young Age

By | November 14, 2018

As the assistant principal at Centennial High School entered Julia’s sociology class, she didn’t know that her entire career was about to take shape.

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With Your Help We Are Learning and Healing Together

By | October 15, 2018

At Niitsitapi Learning Centre, we are lucky to spend our days with students from preschool through grade two as we explore the Alberta curriculum from a variety of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit perspectives.

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Your Support Helps Students Feel Successful in Math

By | October 4, 2018

I arrived at William Reid School a year ago. As a banker in my previous life, I have a strong math background and mathematics is dear to my heart.

Equinor’s (formerly Statoil) First Arts Scholarship Recipient in Calgary

By | September 27, 2018

When Lan Tran saw the scholarship opportunity, she could not believe it. The Equinor, (formerly Statoil), Arts Scholarship at EducationMatters, would be given to a graduating high school student who demonstrated passion for artistic achievement

Your Support Helps Students Like Me Reach Their Goals

By | September 26, 2018

I always knew that I wanted to help people, I just wasn’t sure how. In 2017, while in grade 12 at Ernest Manning High School, I began to imagine the next steps for my life.

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RBC Helping to Build a New Generation of Electricians

By | September 24, 2018

Calgary students who are looking to begin a career in the electrical trades have something to be excited about this fall. EducationMatters is pleased to announce that RBC is expanding its commitment to creating meaningful work experience opportunities for students.

New Award Encourages Pursuit of Post-Secondary Studies

By | August 30, 2018

This year, an EducationMatters student award recipient will be selected during the fall semester for the first time. The Laurie Sommerville Scholarship Award was established to recognize students who have the potential to successfully complete post-secondary studies, but may not be able to do so due to challenging life experiences.

Marlborough learning commons

Adding Student Voice to Design Thinking

By | August 1, 2018

The summer sun may still be shining, but we’re guessing the staff and students at Marlborough School are getting pretty excited for the new school year to kick-off. With a grant from EducationMatters, Marlborough spent the past school year planning the transformation of its existing library into a modern learning commons.

Making Student Dance Dreams Come True

By | June 20, 2018

  Kaiti Perras was an inspiring young dancer in the Calgary community. To celebrate her, Kaiti’s family is sharing her passion with students in our city.

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Masks, Drama & Dance For Mental Wellness

By | June 4, 2018

Students at Forest Lawn High School are working collaboratively to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health by encouraging positive interactions that promote empathy and openness.