Clair, Friday January 26, 2018. - On the occasion of the 9th edition of the CLAIR conference mobilizing more than 300 educational stakeholders from New Brunswick, Canada and the world, the school and the principal behind this gathering annual major were awarded exceptional recognition by the Canadian and international organization Idée Éducation Entrepreneuriale.
This presentation took place in the presence of the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sport of Quebec, the Honorable Sébastien Proulx, of the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development of New Brunswick, the Honorable Brian Kenny, and New Brunswick Minister of Economic Development, the Honorable Francine Landry.
Friday evening, an important distinction was presented at the Haut-Madawaska Learning Center (CAHM). The school in the Francophone Northwestern New Brunswick School District became the first ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL (ECE) in the world to achieve the highest level of recognition, that of ECE QUASAR. This recognition testifies to a marked performance in conscious, responsible and community-based entrepreneurial innovation.
“There is simply nothing impossible anymore when teachers, partners and leading management form a committed and determined team working energetically as a true educational community. They say there are big schools, but the important thing is the big schools, ”declared Rino Lévesque, founder of Idée Éducation Entrepreneuriale, when handing over the recognition to the CAHM team.
To complete the honors of this evening, Idée Éducation entrepreneuriale awarded for the first time the Paul Gérin-Lajoie International Prize: School Entrepreneur to Mr. Roberto Gauvin, director of the CAHM. This award pays tribute to an entrepreneurial school principal who, thanks to his pioneering leadership, has been able to guide the transformation of his educational establishment into an innovative “school-community” educational environment. “Making schools better is a mandate of great importance. You dreamed about it, Mr. Gauvin, and you did it ”, Mr. François Gérin-Lajoie, president of Idée education entrepreneuriale, proudly underlined.
About the NPO Entrepreneurial Education Idea
Idea Entrepreneurial Education provides educational circles with a team of passionate guides made up of teachers, school administrators and experienced professionals, all committed to the educational success of young people and adults of all ages. Their mandate is to support the appropriation of organizational and educational strategies favorable to the development of a conscious entrepreneurial culture. An overall approach that is carried out through a structuring and ecosystem-based “school-family-community” model, that of the École communautaire entrepreneuriale du Québec.
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