Education

Yukon Party calls for details on how $4 million back-to-school funding from feds will be used

Additional busses, protective equipment and classroom changes are all options for flexible funding

 

Yukon First Nations launch their own education directorate

Directorate will advocate for Yukon First Nations students, work on creating own school board

 

Yukon Party argues school councils should be consulted about next school year

The Yukon Party claims teachers and school councils have not been consulted…

 

EDITORIAL: Teachers continue to lead by example

This will be an end of the semester like no other

  • Apr 17, 2020

Yukon parents, educators tackling learning at home amid a world pandemic

Yukon teachers will be assessing how to deliver education over the coming months

Yukon College, territory’s public schools shut doors amid COVID-19 concerns

Yukon College will be delivering some classes online, while public schools closed until April 15.

Calling young innovators! #YIS2020 wants your big ideas for a better tomorrow!

Submit your 30-second selfie video before April 30!

  • Mar 2, 2020

Updated: Yukon government announces review of inclusive and special education in the territory

Review stems from a 2019 auditor general report. Recommendations are expected in June

Yukon First Nations celebrate grad

Students from Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories gathered…

Parent strike: How come almost nobody cares about Yukon’s school councils?

Part of the problem is they have little power to do anything

  • May 31, 2018

College launches made-in-Yukon Indigenous governance degree

‘This is Yukon’s degree. This is for First Nations, this is for people working with First Nations’

Yukon education minister originally opposed French school plans, email shows

‘F.H. Collins School Council has serious concerns about having another high school placed next door’

  • Mar 23, 2018

Parties spar over the size of French high school planned for Whitehorse

New school to have room for 150 students, earlier report called for space for 200

Teachers’ Association president placed on leave following ‘serious’ allegations

‘I’m going to let the membership decide what it is that they want to do about this’

The Yukon needs to invest more in Indigenous education

Yukon First Nations have been seeking greater control over education

  • Dec 5, 2017

UPDATED: Flooding closes Golden Horn Elementary School

Department of Education is hoping the school will re-open tomorrow

Schedule change means Porter Creek students can’t catch city bus

New school hours make it difficult for students to get to downtown jobs

Yukon College gets $4.6 M to help Indigenous students

Programs aim to attract 300 new students

Yukon Teachers Association claims ‘victory’ on temp teachers case

‘Obviously, this has been a problem before, or the act wouldn’t exist’

Carcross/Tagish First Nation celebrates opening of new learning centre

The centre held three days of celebrations to open the building after nearly a decade of work.