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Playschools facing challenges after being excluded from reopening plan

“Part of the problem is what they have suggested for daycare, doesn’t work for us.” After not being specifically mentioned in the Government of Saskatchewan’s reopening plan, some playschools are looking for answers on how they should approach their day-to-day operation. At the beginning of September, Southridge Playschool started letting children into their facility for the first time since closing …

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Pandemic causes spike in homeschooling enrollment

School of Hope and Wisdom Homeschooling are both reporting double the number of students enrolled than last school year. Local homeschooling organizations have doubled their enrollment following COVID-19, but administrators are ready for the year ahead. Both the School of Hope in Vermilion and Wisdom Homeschooling in Derwent offer online learning (teacher-directed), homeschooling (parent-directed) and shared learning (a blend of …

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Lakeland College, Alberta colleges form economic recovery task force

Lakeland College and several other colleges across Alberta have created a task force to assist students and governments in restarting the economy. Georgina Altman, VP of External Relations, claimed the Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF) could address employment gaps in industries by reviewing and adjusting program curriculums to suit the needs of their respective fields. “It’s a big deal for …

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