Student wellness programs ready for new school year
Education, Early Learning and Culture Minister Hal Perry with PEI Health Eating Alliance Healthy Eating Coordinators Melissa Arsenault and Shannon Ochsner.
New and expanded student wellness programs will support student engagement in learning this academic year. Provincial government funding for school breakfast programs will double this year to $200,000.
Major Archaeological Exhibition continues at the Acadian Museum
Visitors can browse through this major Island archeological exhibition ''Digging into the Past'' which continues this summer and fall at the Acadian Museum, in Miscouche.
The exhibition “Digging into the Past” features the results of archaeological investigations conducted at Pointe-aux-Vieux, a pre-Deportation Acadian site on Malpeque Bay.
Fine crafts by Island artisans on display at Eptek Art & Culture Centre
Over 50 pieces of Island fine crafts are on display at the Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside, one of the seven provincial museum sites.
Eptek Centre partnered with the PEI Crafts Council to mount the Celebration of Crafts 2015 and the exhibit will be in place until October 9.
Library outreach van brings the library to Islanders
Education, Early Learning and Culture Minister Hal Perry with Outreach and Technical Services Library Assistant Keri McCaffrey and the Library EnRoute van.
The Library Enroute van has a wifi tech bar with iPads, tablets and laptops, so families can make use of our online services, sign up for a library card and participate in story time.
Strengthening career development in schools
(L-R): Mitch Murphy, English Language School Board; Sareena Hopkins and Lynne Bezanson, Canadian Career Development Foundation; and Kathy McDonald, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Government is committed to helping students graduate with the required knowledge, skills, and attitudes for post-secondary education, apprenticeship programs, and the labour market, says Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Alan McIsaac.