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New Woodshop Encouraging Students to Attend Class
“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.
A Budding Psychology Career Begins at a Young Age
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.
Equinor’s (formerly Statoil) First Arts Scholarship Recipient in Calgary
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
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.
RBC Helping to Build a New Generation of Electricians
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
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.
Masks, Drama & Dance For Mental Wellness
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.
The Hardest Working Student in High School
“The pipe trades course saved my child from being a high school dropout,” says the mother of Dean, a grade 11 student in Calgary.
EducationMatters Celebrates 15 Years
In 2018, EducationMatters is celebrating 15 years of creating opportunities for students in Calgary. Since opening our doors in 2003, we’ve worked closely with generous donors to provide educational enhancements to students in the Calgary Board of Education, like Cheyenne.
RBC Continues Support for Entrepreneurial Trades Program
February 21, 2017 EducationMatters (EM), Calgary Board of Education (CBE) and Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta (JASA) are partnering in a project that contributes to the transformation of public education in Alberta