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Phase 2 2017-2018 Highlights

The Phase 2 grant, developed by the EBP Project to encourage the development and implementation of PLCs and data teams, is currently in its seventh year of supporting projects in Quebec’s English School Boards. It was created in response to the need for school teams to have time to learn and resources to make positive changes for teachers and students.

To find out what the school boards have been working on and to read their reports, or to find out more about the Phase 2 grant, please visit our services support page and click on each school board’s link.

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The Learning Bar Workshop: OurSCHOOL Survey

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Learning Goals of the day:

  • have an increased understanding and knowledge of the research behind the survey

  • connect OurSCHOOL to their strategic planning process

  • better understand the different dimensions of the OurSCHOOL survey

  • move from broad to deep analysis of OurSCHOOL results

  • have...Learn more

Adaptation & Assistive Technologies Workshop: A CARE and EBP Collaboration

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The aim of this workshop is to bridge the gap between learning and evaluation for students with special needs, using assistive technology. By the end of the session, participants attending this design workshop will: 

  • refresh their current knowledge of flexible pedagogy, adaptations and modifications for ÉHDAA students
  • become familiar with assistive technology tools to support classroom learning and evaluation for all students
  • make the connection between classroom practices using technology and MEES...Learn more

Commitment to Success Plan: General Template

To ensure consistency across Quebec in the english sector and support school boards in the designing of their individual Commitment to Success Plans, CARE and the EBP Project have created a comprehensive general template. In addition to the template, CARE have created a data guide to support the completion of the template and the design of their plan.

Commitment to Success Plan: Data Guide and Template

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Graduation Rates (2017 Edition)

February 19th 2018

The 2017 edition of the certification and qualification report for Quebec secondary school students has been published.  In Quebec, the overall graduation rate for the 2009 cohort is 80.1%. This includes students from the private and public sectors in both french and english schools.

The graduation rate for students registered in english schools is 85%, compared to 79.9% for those studying in french schools.

To view the complete report, visit...Learn more

Action Research Projects 2017-2018

May 1, 2017

The final Lead Data Team seminar for 2017 took place April 27th and 28th in Bromont, Quebec.  The team collaborated in Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and started planning for Action Research projects to be carried out next year.   Some of the SIGs included, Response to Intervention (RTI), Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Flipped Classrooms and Student Engagement.

The projects will complement the Board initiatives, always with student success as the goal.

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Tip of the Trade

May 25, 2017

Did you attend the Response to Intervention at Work Institute in Quebec City, May 10-12, 2017? Are you wondering how you are going to implement some of the principles in your school? How will you get started?

One way to mobilize your colleagues around professional collaboration is to use scales or descriptive rubrics to assess the current status of your team around a given set of competences. We can find such scales for the implementation of Professional Learning Communities in ‘Learning By Doing’ by the Dufours for example.

Victoria Bernhardt has developed a similar set of scales entitled ‘Continuous School Improvement Continuums’....Learn more