NSFHSA is a supporter for a Canada-Wide school food program. Please see the link below if you would like to read more information on the Coalition for Healthy School Food and #NourishKidsNow.
#NourishKidsNow is a grassroots campaign that is calling on the federal government to make a cost-shared investment in healthy, universal school food programs, which would build on the investments of our provinces, municipalities and communities.
In the link below you can find template letters to send to politial party leaders to add your voice to the campaign.
Congratulations to Pam Coleman, a parent-volunteer who is a recipient of the Education Week Awards. She was nominated by NSFHSA for volunteer work at her local school. Thank you for all you do for the students in your volunteer work and for going above and beyond.
Education Week provides a special opportunity for the education community to acknowledge educators, school support staff and partners for their outstanding work relative to this year’s Education Week theme of Student Wellbeing = Success. Education week takes place from May 9-15.
You may be interested to know that the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development's portfolio and list of objectives is publicly available on the Nova Scotia Government Website. It is also worth noting that the Premier holds the portfolio for Minister of Youth.
Click here for a link to the letters novascotia.ca/exec_council/2021-letters.html
or see letters below.
As a parent this is useful information to be aware of and will give you an understanding of where the priorities lie in Education.