Provincial Government Announces the Creation of Education Accord NL

Feb 23rd, 2024

The Honourable Krista Lynn Howell, Minister of Education, announced the creation of Education Accord NL. Education Accord NL, which will be co-chaired by Dr. Anne Burke and Dr. Karen Goodnough, to develop a targeted approach to transforming and modernizing Newfoundland and Labrador’s education system.

Dedicated to supporting a modern educational experience for all students in Newfoundland and Labrador, Education Accord NL will reimagine the education system to ensure students and learners at all levels receive the educational services they need in the classroom, are prepared for the modern global economy, and develop strong decision-making skills to foster positive health and well-being.

The Accord aims to create better outcomes for students and learners while also supporting the Provincial Government’s goal of becoming one of Canada’s healthiest provinces by 2031.

Education Accord NL will focus on four pillars:

  • Early learning and childhood development;
  • Education engagement and transformation;
  • Health and well-being in education environments; and,
  • Post-secondary education and learning across the life span.

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