Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Dropout: generate mobilization through social media

The Mobilys Foundation proposes to mobilize businesses and citizens via social media to fight against dropping out. The Minister of Education, Line Beauchamp, granted him this week 1.5 million $ over three years to carry out his mission.

Giant mini-films!

Young aspiring filmmakers are invited to take out their cameras as part of the online video competition Mon mini-métrage à moi at the Carrousel international du film de Rimouski.

South Korea: soon undocumented schools

No more textbooks and notebooks! The backpack for 7.7 million South Korean students will soon be lighter since the country's Ministry of Education announced the switch to tablet computers this summer!

Trendy agenda for tech students!

After having seduced more than 5,000 teachers with his personalized diaries, Dominique Blais now offers one to students. Consultable on all "iDevices" and compatible with a multitude of sites and software including Outlook, Facebook, Windows Calendar and Google Calendar, it has everything you need to engage young people.

Reading and writing for boys' success

The graduation rate for boys at 17 was 49.1 % compared to 62.2 % for girls. To remedy the situation, the Federation of Teaching Unions and the Federation of Education Professionals of Quebec believe that it is necessary to focus on reading and writing. The main difficulties for students with learning disabilities are 90 % reading and writing, they argue.

Mobility and openness at Ludovia summer university

Mobility and openness, this is the theme of the 8th edition of the Ludovia summer university which will take place in Ax-les-Thermes, France from August 29 to September 1.

Press release: A new editor for Infobourg, the education information site

Quebec, August 23, 2011 - Brand is proud to announce that Nathalie Côté has been appointed editor-in-chief of Infobourg, its information site in education and new technologies (www.ecolebranchee.com).

The children of the "mini baby boom" arrive at school

In a few days, nearly a million young people will return to school benches across Quebec. Of these, more than 82,000 kindergarten students, about 4,000 more than for the 2010-2011 school year. The arrival of children from the “mini baby boom” continues.

Back in the past!

Have fun re-reading these articles drawn at random from our archives!

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