The Ontario Ministry of Education is now accepting applications from schools councils for Parents Reaching Out Grants (PRO Grants) for the 2016-17 school year.
Application deadline: Sunday, May 29th.
School councils may apply for this grant to support school-based initiatives focused on engaging parents who may experience challenges in becoming involved in the school due to language barriers, recent immigration, poverty, newness to Ontario's school system, or other factors.
Visit the Ministry of Education website to learn more.
Thursday June 2, 2016, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
St. Patrick’s High School, 2525 Alta Vista Drive
Thursday June 9, 2016, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School, 2072 Jasmine Crescent, Gloucester
The Ontario Ministry of Education released revisions to the Health & Physical Education (HPE) Curriculum. This curriculum update, contains new material related to a number of issues, including mental health, online safety and the risks of sexting, respect for self, healthy relationships, personal boundaries, and respect for diversity.
The Bishops of Ontario asked Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) to oversee the development of resources to implement the revised HPE curriculum as part of the Family Life program in Catholic schools.
The Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) is pleased to provide "Relationships"; two new resources to support parents and educators. Healthy relationships are vital to the success of our children. Click on the links below to access these new resources for parents and schools.
Parent Tool Kit: "Relationships" - What parents can do to help their children develop healthy relationships.
Guidebook for Parents and Schools - To support the use of the "Relationships" tool kit