Education

Students colour at the John W. Lindsay YMCA during the free “Y-school” program. The program is taking place at the John W. Lindsay YMCA and the community YMCA on Gottingen Street in Halifax.

Local agencies provide in-person options for HRM students

In-person community programs fill gaps for students waiting to go back to class

Jan 13, 2022

Students stroll through Dalhousie University’s quiet campus on South Street, Halifax NS, on March 14, 2021. The once bustling campus has been left mostly deserted by online learning.

Outdoor classes idea appealing to students

Dalhousie University students are interested in an outdoor learning model implemented in Quebec this year

Mar 24, 2021

A beginner German student flips through grammar exercises.

A 'desire to communicate': Halifax language enthusiasts move online

Language learners have been practicing their skills and networking in cafés over zoom

Feb 5, 2021

Grace El Hawary (far left) and Isabelle Drohan (second from left) hand over the masks to the NECHC at the end of their campaign.

Halifax students give back to the community by collecting hundreds of face masks

The students collected 600 masks in total

Jan 28, 2021

Sylvia Parris-Drummond poses with a selection of the Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute's educational materials and a painting by local artist Letitia Fraser that will be featured on the cover of a forthcoming textbook.

CEO of Halifax non-profit wins national entrepreneur award

Head of Black education group one of seven recipients across Canada

Nov 20, 2020

Kierra D’penha, 8, coded a message for astronauts at the Halifax Central Library on Tuesday.

How some kids are sending jokes into orbit while learning to code

Kids code messages for astronauts Tuesday as part of Astro Pi: Mission Zero project

Feb 5, 2020

University of King's College launched a scholarly inquiry into their historical connections with slavery in Feb. 2018. The results of that inquiry were presented during an information session Monday afternoon.

King's College founder Charles Inglis contributed to 'legacy of slavery'

Scholarly inquiry shows many university founders had deep ties to slavery

Jan 28, 2020

Citadel High School students share their perspectives after casting their vote.

Federal electionYoung Haligonians ready to talk politics after Student Vote

Elections Canada organizes a mock vote for elementary and high school students

Nov 7, 2019

The faculty union at Mount Saint Vincent University says it will strike if a meeting Jan. 2 doesn't result in a contract deal.

LabourFaculty strike at MSVU? Jan. 2 is decision day

If an agreement isn’t reached, MSVUFA vows to strike on Jan. 7

Dec 4, 2018