Education

Family Violence Prevention Week

By NDP PEI / February 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Family Violence Prevention Week

By NDP PEI | February 12, 2020 The Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention was established by the premier of Prince Edward Island in December 1995. The mandate of the committee is to: coordinate the implementation of the provincial Family Violence Prevention Strategy; ensure integrity of community participation is maintained; ensure an evaluation component…

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Increase wages for childcare workers

By NDP PEI / October 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Increase wages for childcare workers

The Guardian (Charlottetown) 28 Oct 2019 The King government recently announced the creation of a publicly funded, half-day preschool program for four-year-olds on P.E.I. As long as the funding is adequate, such a program will help thousands of Island families, especially those living on low and moderate incomes. Within 24 hours, the Green Party was…

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NDP PEI Supports Early Childhood Educators

By NDP PEI / January 21, 2019 / Comments Off on NDP PEI Supports Early Childhood Educators

Joe Byrne meets with Association reps    There have been two very different responses to the call for a wage increase for PEI’s French-language early childhood educators.  On January 18th Jordan Brown, the Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, said that the $7 increase requested by workers in French centres “would throw the system…

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