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With the rise of technology our world is becoming increasingly smaller; today’s students are truly global citizens, and having an understanding and appreciation of different cultures is enormously beneficial. Bilingual programming is one way to help prepare students for a wealth of opportunities post-graduation, and Calgary Board of Education (CBE) schools have an ever-increasing range Continue Reading »
The Jason and Jane Louie Memorial Fund was established to honour and celebrate the memory two former Sir John A. MacDonald students; today, their memory remains alive throughout the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) community as a reminder of the importance of kindness and friendship. The Jason and Jane Louie Memorial Fund at EducationMatters provided Continue Reading »
Xylophones, metallophones, and glockenspiels – these are just some of the new additions to the music program at Annie Foote School, but the new instruments are not only making their mark in music class. Annie Foote has a large population of students who are English Language Learners (ELL), and finding opportunities for these students to Continue Reading »
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.
“I believe in public education because it gives every child the opportunity to become the best they can be – regardless of race, gender, religion or economic status.” Pat Cochrane In honour of Pat Cochrane’s 20 year commitment to public education, the EducationMatters Board of Governors has established a fund in her honour. It is Continue Reading »