education

Debbie Eisan (right) leads a blanket exercise at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre.

IndigenousLearning history on the blanket

An emotional exercise about the consequences of colonization

Jan 20, 2019

Cannabis use might lead to worse academic performance, higher debt, lower paying jobs, or more psychological problems.

cannabisGo to high school, don't go to school high, study says

Researchers followed young cannabis users for 10 years

Nov 10, 2018

Province and NSTU disagree on Glaze report implementation.

SchoolsStay or leave: Supervisory staff at schools given year to decide on future in NSTU

NSTU's position regarding report implementation stays the same

Feb 15, 2018

Karly Kehoe(middle), Edward Lempinen(right) hope that more refugee scholars can come to Nova Scotia to continue their research.

RefugeesHalifax would be a good home for refugee scholars, researcher says

Saint Mary’s University partners with international group that helps at-risk scholars

Feb 14, 2018

Shelly Whitman and Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire in their office at Dalhousie University was founded in 2007.

CHILD SOLDIERSExecutive director of child soldiers initiative does not want another missed opportunity

Dalhousie University initiative receives $3.1 million towards eliminating use of child soldiers

Feb 13, 2018

Danny Paul (right) says he is frustrated by the lack of community consultation from
government and chiefs.

Reconciliation'Love and understanding': Dalhousie hosts first TRC cafe

Truth and Reconciliation Café brings together people for discussion about community building

Feb 9, 2018

Provincial school assessments have been suspended to lighten the workload for teachers.

SchoolsNSTU quits Council to Improve Classroom Conditions

Education Minister Zach Churchill says he's disappointed with union's decision

Feb 2, 2018

(left to right) Zach Churchill, Sara Halliday

School No more regional school boards for Nova Scotia

Government also set to remove principals, vice-principals from province's teachers union

Jan 24, 2018

Burton Ettinger Elementary School in Halifax offers its students a breakfast club.

Health More money for public school meal programs announced Monday

Provincial government has doubled funding for the School Healthy Eating Program

Jan 22, 2018

Teachers check out the Body Worlds exhibit at an exclusive sneak peek event

Body WorldsNight at the museum: teachers check out exhibit about human remains

New exhibit at the Museum of Natural History attracts people of all ages

Jan 20, 2018

Stephen Smith describes two photos, Nazi Germany and US KKK, both taken in 1938 and both  men, women and children.

EducationGenocide education 'local responsibility' says Shaar Shalom lecturer

Stephen Smith says confronting hate means getting out of your comfort zone

Jan 19, 2018