According to the most recent NETendance survey released by the Academy of Digital Transformation, 82 % of Quebec parents whose children have had to stay home because of the pandemic feel that their children have adapted well to school learning done online. Half of the parents also believe that digital technology should play a greater role in their children's school learning.
Quebec companies in the edtech sector have a detailed knowledge of the education system, present quality resources in French and adapted to the program as well as to the Quebec cultural context. However, they face the conservatism that persists in the school system and remains unknown to teachers. A study takes stock of the situation.
Press release - The Edteq Association (Enterprises for the development of educational technologies in Quebec) conducted in the winter of 2021 a study of the Quebec edtech sector in collaboration with the Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation. The report is released today.
Unsurprisingly, the results of the most recent NETendances survey, which provides a portrait of the use of the Web and digital technology in Quebec, reveal that 76 % of young Quebecers aged 6 to 17 have spent more time in front of their screens since the beginning. of the pandemic. Let's take a closer look at the results.
By the end of the school year, we will distribute portraits of organizations working in educational technologies in Quebec, members of the new Edteq Association. You will discover their history, their expertise, their love of the environment, their anecdotes and more! It's an appointment, a few times a week!
At the beginning of January 1998, Quebec was hit by a crisis in precedent. Hydro-Quebec's electricity network succumbs to the weight of the ice storm and deprives thousands of Quebec homes of electricity, in some cases for several weeks.
The Quebec Bridge recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the end of its construction. Begun in 1903, the bridge collapsed twice before being completed in September 1917. Let's take a closer look at this bridge, still considered a major work of engineering today.