Media - Nova Scotia


Pre-primary Expansion Complete

Government of Nova Scotia | February 11, 2020 Excerpt: "Pre-primary helps support educational, social and emotional development of children and supports their learning and growth the year before they start school.That is why every four-year-old in the province will have access to this free, universal program in September 2020.Premier Stephen...

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Pre-primary decision up to parents, but N.S. has made right choice

Local Xpress, July 25, 2017 Excerpt: "Regardless of their motivations, all of Nova Scotia will prosper from this essential investment in their youngest citizens. By improving educational outcomes, reducing illiteracy and poverty, and making the province a place where young families want to come and stay, Nova Scotia will feel...

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Universal preschool a game changer for Nova Scotia

May 3, 2017 Nova Scotia becomes the third jurisdiction in Canada, following Ontario and the Northwest Territories, to provide two years of preschool education for all children. The initiative begins this fall in 30 schools providing a full day of play-based learning to over 700 four year olds. Within four...

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It’s wise to turn child care into credible early learning

The Chronicle Herald, June 6, 2016 Excerpt: "This isn’t about patching up a floundering program or even getting more parents into the workforce. More than any baby box, good, caring early education is fuel for young minds and healthy bodies. What children learn during this period of rapid brain development...

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Nova Scotia’s Early Years Centre Research Advisory Committee

Nova Scotia’s Early Years Centre Research Advisory Committee meets at Rockingstone School, Halifax

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