Media - New Brunswick


Atlantic Canada Online ECE Degree Program

FREDERICTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ Early childhood educators in Atlantic Canada may soon be logging on to earn a degree from the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The online Early Childhood Education degree program builds on existing diplomas and certificates offered by community colleges in the four Atlantic provinces. Students...

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National strategy for early years required

Source: Telegraph-Journal, February 18, 2013 By Jennifer Pritchett Excerpt: Philanthropist Margaret McCain is calling on the federal government to create a national early childhood development strategy for a public system that will give children a better life start. "It's absolutely necessary," she said, in an interview. Through the Margaret and...

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UNB Launches Feasibility Study into Early Childhood Degree

Source: Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick, February 2013 Excerpt: "The Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick has partnered with the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Inc. and the Jimmy Pratt Family Foundation to conduct a feasibility study into an online B.Ed. degree in early childhood...

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La Boussole Centre Named Success Story

Source: Overcoming Poverty Together: Community Inclusion Networks Success Stories, Vol. 1 number 1 December 2012 Excerpt: Kent Region - Kent Community Inclusion Network (CIN Kent) The Centre for Early Childhood and Family La Boussole, in Richibucto, offers a complete range of services to families with children 0 to 5 years...

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Foundation helps children's centre destroyed by floods

PERTH-ANDOVER, NB, April 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Inc. is contributing $25,000 to help young children heal following last month's devastating floods. "The Future Footprints Early Learning Centre has a critical role to play in helping preschool children understand the disaster and to feel the...

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