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Gordon Porter Receives UNESCO Award

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On May 25, 2014, Inclusive Education Canada Director Dr. Gordon Porter and Gérald Richard, the Deputy Minister of Education and Early Childhood Education, New Brunswick received the UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize to Promote Quality Education for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. Gordon and Gérald received the 2013 prize after being nominated by Inclusion International … Continued

New Brunswick Adopts Policy on Inclusive Education

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After 27 years of inclusive education, the Ministry of Education in New Brunswick issues the first official policy on the subject. On September 17, 2013, Education Minister Hon. Jody Carr completed three years of work on strengthening the inclusive education program in the province by signing the first province wide policy on inclusive education. Policy … Continued

Minister Carr’s Mandate: Improvement and Inclusion

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Hon. Jody Carr, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, has emphasized the need for New Brunswick schools to improve student learning and do so in an inclusive context. “We need to increase student success in learning in our province,” Carr said, “and we need to build on the 25 year effort to make our … Continued