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TORONTO - Today, Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce announced that the Ontario government is providing $17 million dollars over three years to support First Nation, Métis, Inuit, and urban Indigenous education partners. This funding will provide certainty for school boards while ensuring safe learning environments for Indigenous students - either in person, or through remote and alternative learning options.

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Fri, Nov 13, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

The Ontario government is investing $550 million to build 20 new schools and add permanent additions to eight existing facilities across the province. This funding is provided through the Capital Priorities Program. These infrastructure projects will lead to the creation of nearly 16,000 new student learning spaces and 870 new licensed child care spaces.

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Fri, Oct 30, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding the revocation of O. Reg. 274/12: Hiring Practices, and updated teacher hiring practices:

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Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

The Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education will make an announcement.

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Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding the hiring of Dr. Joshua Tepper as Education Health Advisor.

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Thu, Oct 08, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

TORONTO — Today, Ontario is releasing two child care reports: Strengthening Early Years and Child Care in Ontario and the Early Years and Child Care Annual Report 2020 .

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Fri, Oct 02, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking action to recruit and retain more French teachers to ensure that all students receive a high-quality French-language or French as a Second Language (FSL) education. To assist in this effort the province is supporting various initiatives such as career fairs, as well as partnering with two working groups in order to focus on professional development for French teachers and raise awareness of employment opportunities.

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Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News
TORONTO - The Ontario government is proposing to modernize large-scale provincial student testing to better prepare youth for the future, and re-build parent confidence in the education system. The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), which creates and administers assessments, will procure a firm to develop an online, adaptive testing platform.
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Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

TORONTO — Today, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, and the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Ontario Digital Service, issued the following statement on making COVID-19 school-specific data publicly available online:

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Fri, Sep 11, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News

Toronto — Today, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education issued the following statement on students returning to school over the coming days.

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Mon, Sep 07, 2020
Source: Government of Ontario News
Tue, Aug 04, 2020
Source: People for Education – News and views
Wed, May 06, 2020
Source: People for Education – News and views