Today, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Zach Churchill announced the province’s first ever inclusive education policy.
It provides guidelines on education and student supports, and describes what all partners in education will be working toward. The policy also sets up the next stages of work, including development of new guidelines for standards in schools and classrooms, an autism strategy and development of a student support worker program for African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaq students.
A copy of the news release and the policy is attached.
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
DOEECD Inclusive Education News Release
Provincial Inclusive Education Policy