“When I did not feel like coming to school, I would remember my project and come anyway. It was literally the only reason I got out of bed,” says a woodworking student in the Calgary Board of Education’s Discovering Choices program.
As it is for most people, December is a whirlwind of a month here at EducationMatters as we wrap up the old year and get ready for the new, so it‘s nice to pause for a few moments to reflect on everything we have done together for Calgary Board of Education (CBE) students in 2018.
There may be snow on the ground and holiday jingles playing over the loudspeaker at the grocery store, but for some Calgary schools it’s beginning to look like a lot like Christmas for a different reason.
As we celebrate this season of giving, we thank all our supporters for helping Calgary students to succeed this year. If you would like to end the year by investing in the Calgary Board of Education’s students and wish to receive a 2018 tax receipt, please be sure to note our holiday office hours and Continue Reading »
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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